DIY Washi Paper Ornament

Usually used for origami, Japanese washi paper can also be used for collaging. We used it to cover plain cardboard ornament shapes that can be found at any craft store to create bright and cheerful decorations that you'll want to display long after the holiday season has ended!

 

DIY Origami Washi Paper Ornament

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What You'll Need:

Washi paper (sold at any art or craft store in the origami supplies section)

Glossy Mod Podge

Cardboard or Plastic ornaments

Paintbrush

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STEP 1. Tear the washi paper into small 1/2" - 1" sized pieces.

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DIY Origami Washi Paper Ornament

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STEP 2. Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the ornament and place a piece of washi paper over it.

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STEP 3. Then coat the piece of washi paper with another thin layer of Mod Podge.

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DIY Origami Washi Paper Ornament

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STEP 4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until the ornament is completely covered. Be sure to mix the placement of paper patterns.DIY Origami Washi Paper OrnamentiVillage

STEP 5. If your ornament did not come with a string already attached, use a needle to sew thread through the top of your ornament. Hang and admire your craftiness!

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