Nov 23, 2012

glittery patchwork tree

<<< psst! you can see a full list of my diy projects here! >>>

time minutes...hours
difficulty : ★   ☆ ☆
hazards : glitter infestation, hot glue gun burns
would i do it again? : yes!

   > gold paper
   > scissors or paper cutter
   > foam cone
   > hot glue

cut the paper into strips...then squares:

hot glue overlapping paper squares onto your foam cone:

keep gluing...

cut smaller squares as you get closer to the top of the cone:

since the foam cone isn't a perfect tip at the top, i criss-crossed two strips of paper to hide the blunt edge:

...and there you have it!

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* mari



  1. So pretty & festive! BTW you reminded me I have been meaning to buy one of these No More Burn Hot Glue Gun kits to avoid those pesky finger burns http://www.etsy.com/listing/79044441/no-more-hot-glue-burns-hot-glue-gun?ref=sr_gallery_1&ga_search_query=hot+glue+gun&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=ZZ&ga_search_type=all

  2. thank you jennifer!! and thanks for *yet another thing* i added to my etsy cart...!


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