3D Paper Snowflake Decorations

These 3D Paper Snowflake decorations are perfect for doing together as a family. They are a bit fiddle but younger kids can have great fun punching out the snowflake shapes whilst the older kids and adults piece them together.

3D Paper Snowflake Decoration

You Need

Cardstock or Paper – I used printer paper to make the plain white snowflakes,
Stick glue – I prefer stick glue for this as pva (white glue) can make the paper warp so if you do use it use sparingly.
Ruler – an optional piece of equipment to help fold the snowflakes. I find it easier to do by hand

3D Paper Snowflake Equipment

Punch out your snowflakes. You either want 3 or 5 snowflake shapes per decoration. I like to have a mix of both.

Hole punched snowflakes

Carefully bend each snowflake down the center.

Bent 3D Snowflake

Add a layer of glue to one half of a snowflake and carefully place a matching half on to it. Taking care to make sure everything is aligned.

Snowflake Building

Add the remaining snowflakes one by one leaving one set of halves unglued. Fold back the edges and glue a looped piece of hanging thread down the center. Then glue the final two sides together. A gorgeous little snowflake to hang on your home.

Paper Snowflake Decoration

They also look gorgeous used as table and mantle decorations.

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27 Responses to 3D Paper Snowflake Decorations

  1. These look so cute and fun to make. i will need to source out a snowflake punch.

  2. I love these and will be trying it out with my sons for sure. I’m already imagining the colour options and variations.

    Hugs Michelle x

  3. I need that size of snowflake punch! In the meantime you’ve given me an idea of something to do with my circle punch…

  4. I love how delicate they are! I’m sure I have a punch around here somewhere….

  5. Hayley says:

    These are amazing and look so professional – like something you would buy in a shop!

  6. Oh I love these! Really simple but so effective! No posts to link up as yet sorry. Not really got into Christmas properly 🙂

  7. I love these – I wonder if I’ve got a big snowflake punch in my stash that we could have a go at making them with.

  8. Rachel says:

    These look brilliant, I was thinking you had a lot of patience for cutting them out 😉 x

  9. These are so pretty. i’ve scheduled to share on my FB page. LOVELY!

  10. so sweet! I’m loving all these decoration DIY’s off to pin x

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  12. Oh I am LOVING this! I have a snowflake punch – hoorah!

  13. Mihaela says:

    Awww! These are so sweet! Now I need a snowflake punch!

  14. I need some giant hole punches in my life 🙂

  15. They look amazing! I wish I was more a craft person 🙂 I used to like crafts but stopped doing it a long time ago, it may be a good time to try again!

  16. Kara says:

    we have to make paper plate snowflakes for school but love these

  17. Globalmouse says:

    I absolutely love these and they look great with the blue dotty paper!

  18. Polly says:

    so pretty! i need to make some

  19. Shell Louise says:

    When I first saw them I thought, wow, she’s got some patience to cut them out so perfectly! I never even thought of a punch but now I want one!

  20. Michelle says:

    These are adorable! I’ll have to cut some out on my Cricut as I know I don’t have a snowflake punch!

  21. Pinkoddy says:

    They are so delicate and beautiful

  22. I adore these! So delicate and beautiful… 🙂

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