DIY paper decorations

Hello all. Here is a quick roundup of some of my paper decorations in case you want to start making Christmas decorations. (The links are at the foot of the post). I’m working on some geometric snowmen decorations at the moment and hope to get them on the site next Monday. Have a happy week. Kate x

DIY paper decorations // MiniEco

1. Christmas cracker templates
2. Platonic solid templates
3. Great stellated dodecahedron
4. Accordian folding // Paper baubles
5. Simple paper-cut Christmas decorations
6. Paper gems
7. Cut + fold paper stars


Skull bunting // Cobweb wrap

II really loved those skull cards so made some matching skull bunting which is now hanging up in our kitchen.

Skull bunting // Cobweb wrap

There is some cobweb wrap too….

Skull bunting // Cobweb wrap

Hope your Halloween plans are coming along nicely! If you have any good costume ideas do let me know.

Skull bunting // Cobweb wrap

Kate x

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Skull bunting
Cobweb wrap


DIY Halloween Invitations

I love Halloween. It’s one of my favorite times of year for making stuff! I imagine a lot of people will be planning their parties at the moment so I thought it would be a good idea to design an easy DIY Halloween invitation.

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

I’ve made two versions of this skull card – a simple papercut version and an ordinary printed version (if you are short of time). As usual I’ve kept the style very minimal.

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

If you want to make some then check out the templates at the foot of the post.

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

What are you making this Halloween? I would love to know so please leave a comment with a link to the project!

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

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10 Minutes

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+ Good quality A4 paper
+ Craft knife
+ Scissors
+ Ruler

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1. Make your envelope.

2. Print out the invite (pdf’s at bottom of post). Set your printing preferences to ‘photo’ and ‘grayscale’. Cut around the outside of your invite.

3. Using a craft knife and ruler cut away the holes (unless you are making the standard printed version)

4. Make some confetti to pop in your envelope.

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Invitation – papercut version
Invitation – standard version

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco



I‘ve been having a clear out and came across some leaves that I pressed last year.

Silver leaves // Christmas decorations

I sprayed them with silver paint and they look ace. You could use them for all sorts of things – such as an autumnal garland or gift topper. I’m going to use mine as Christmas tree decorations (what do you think?).

Silver leaves // Christmas decorations

Silver  leaves // Christmas decorations

The best thing is that they are cheap and quick to make.

I pressed my leaves in a heavy book. I put a single layer of leaves in between two tissues and then popped them in between the pages. Make sure you use an old book just in case any moisture seeps out.

Silver leaves // Christmas decorations

Silver Leaves // Christmas decorations

Finally I took them outside to spray them – my spraypaint is a bit smelly. Make sure you put plenty of newspaper down – unless you want silver grass of course!


Geo-paper totem!! Watermelon bunting Watermelon bunting Paper diamonds Mini paper medallions Pencil crayon necklace Envelope templates (C6, C7, C8) // String-tie & standard designs Popup heart card

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