Shiny Christmas Ornament - Pet Friendly And Made From Trash

4 Materials
2 Hours
One of my favorite “things” (read trash) to “save” (read hoard)  is the foil wrappers from snack bags, candy bars, breakfast bars etc. I guess it is because they are shiny and I like shiny things.
I have never made this type of ornament before but I thought it would be fun to try. Is there a specific name for this shape? Anyway I have seen them made from all kinds of different papers and even old Christmas cards.

Since we have four furry creatures in our home I am always looking for non breakable ways to decorate and this seemed like a perfect fit.

I started with an empty Cheetos bag and some card stock weight junk mail. I used rubber cement to glue the two layers together.
I made a template out of scrap cardboard to make 20 circles folded into triangles and then assembled the pieces using a glue stick.

You can see the whole process in the video below.

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Suggested materials:
  • Snack chip bag
  • Junk mail
  • Rubber cement
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Cindy @ Upcycle Design Lab
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