• Paper Craft,  Tutorials

    How to Make a D20 Icosahedron Ornament

    What do you call a 3D shape that has twenty sides? If you said an icosahedron, you’re right! From my geeky history, a D20 dice comes to mind more than the technical term. To make this ornament out of paper, you can follow the related tutorial for a 3D Christmas ornament.   The concept is the same: take 20 circles and fold the edges to form equilateral triangles, attaching them edge to edge in order to build the twenty sided shape. The difference between these two processes is that instead of attaching them together with the edges towards the outside, the edges are folded into the inside. First, make sure…

  • Paper Craft,  Tutorials

    Scrapbook Paper 3D Christmas Ornaments Tutorial

    This weekend was our first major snowstorm of the season, and being stuck inside gave me motivation to work on my Christmas tree.   Other than the tree skirt, I realized there was nothing homemade on my tree!  Time to get crafty and make some ornaments out of scrapbook paper: Supplies You’ll Need Round paper punch Three sheets of coordinating scrapbook paper Scissors Double-sided tape Ribbon Punch out 20 circles from scrapbook paper. I layered the three sheets and punched them at once to triple my productivity. Punch out one extra circle and cut out an equilateral triangle from it, as large of a triangle as can fit in the circle. …