Paper Doily Christmas Tree

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finished treeMake a delicate Christmas tree to add to your table decorations for Christmas Eve. Use cardstock and paper doilies to create it, and add a silver star to the top of this dainty little tree.


Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: one tree



  1. Roll the red cardstock into a cone and use Sellotape to keep it in position. Note: The base for the tree can be made in any color cardstock ~ for the purpose of this article, red was used, so that the tree could fit with red-and-white table decorations.
  2. rolling paper cone
  3. Use the scissors to trim the bottom even so that the cone will be able to stand on a surface.
  4. finished cone
  5. Cut off the lace part of the doilies.
  6. lace part of doily removed

  7. Cut each lace section into smaller strips.
  8. snipping doily lace
  9. Starting at the bottom, glue the first lace part of a doily around the cone. Add some glue where it overlaps and cut off the excess of the lace part.
  10. adding first round of paper lace
  11. Glue the next lace part directly above the first one, then add the third, fourth etc., until the whole cone has been covered.
  12. continuing to add the lace
  13. Gently fold each lace strip upwards so that it will create the mock pine branches.
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  15. Hot glue the star to the top of the tree.

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