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Fan-Tastic Snowflakes | Christmas Display Ideas

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Fan-Tastic Snowflakes

Punch a bunch of these simple paper snowflakes, then hang them from your ceiling or fireplace mantel. For a truly frosted-looking flake, use parchment paper or vellum.


  • 8 1/2 by 11-inch sheet of paper
  • Stapler
  • Scissors or pinking shears
  • Hole punch
  • Clear tape


Fan-Tastic Snowflakes - Step 1

1. Fold the paper lengthwise and cut it in half.

Fan-Tastic Snowflakes - Step 2

2. Starting at one short end, fanfold the paper in 1/2-inch folds. Staple the fan in the middle.

Fan-Tastic Snowflakes - Step 3

3. Use scissors or pinking shears to trim both ends, then hole-punch a design into the fan?s folds. When you are finished, unfold the fan to create a circle and tape the edges together to secure it.