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This mini paper Christmas tree is a beautiful table top decoration made simply using paper and paper quills. Decorate your dining table or simply gift it to your friends. This colourful Christmas trees made with a personal touch is sure to bring smiles on people's faces
Take an oval shaped MDF wooden plaque
Take an empty tissue roll for the bark of the tree
Stick the tissue roll on one side of the plaque with Fevicol MR
Paint the wooden oval plaque with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour - White and tissue roll with Dark Brown
Leave it to dry.
Take green coloured card paper
Draw and cut 4 circles measuring 5”, 4”, 3” and 2” in sizes
Cut the slit in each circle up till the centre
Make cones by sticking the ends, overlapping them using Fevicol MR.
Let it dry
Once the cones are made, make fine fringes on the bottom edges. Do the same for all the circles.
Start building the Christmas tree by starting with the biggest circle on the tissue roll and ending with the smallest.
Stick each coned circle with Fevicol MR.
Leave it to dry.
To make the star for the tree top take the quilling strips of of your choice.
Quill the strips and make loose coils out of it. Make 5 such coils.
Shape the coils into a leaf shape by pinching both the ends.
Arrange and stick the leaf shapes to form the flower
Take the paper crimper and run 10 mm quilling strips through the crimper to get the corrugated effect on the paper
Make them in different colours
Shape them into gift boxes with ribbons and bows made with quilling strips.
Arrange and stick these gift boxes randomly around and beneath the tree with Fevicol MR.
Add glimmer to the entire creation by dotting the tree randomly with Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter – Gold 401 and with few loose quilled coils.
Paint the rim of the plaque with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour - Crimson 04. Let it dry.
Stick the star on the top of the Christmas tree.
Fevicryl Acrylic Colours – Crimson 04, Dark Brown 05, White 27, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter – Gold 401, Fevicol MR, Paper Crimper, 5mm and 10mm Thick Quilling Strips, Slotted Quilling Tool, Oval Placemate, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, Tinted Paper – Green, Scissors, Water Container