Melting paper snowman

Hello folks! I made this paper snowman last year and thought it would be funny to make a melting version (inspired by these biscuits!).

It’s been 3 or 4 years since we have had a good covering of snow in the South West of England so I have my fingers crossed for some this year!

Melting paper snowman

I hope all your Christmas preps are going well.

Melting paper snowman

Melting paper snowman

YOU WILL NEED:
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+ Good quality A4 paper
+ Scissors
+ Ruler
+ Something pointy (to score your paper with)
+ Glue

HOW TO
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1. Print out the snowman pdf. Make sure you set your printing preferences to ‘photo’ and ‘best photo’. Cut around the outside of the body, head and nose.

2. Take the head and score along the light grey lines using a ruler and pointy object (such as compass or needle). Fold along each of these lines. Glue together

3. Cut and fold the nose.

4. Glue the nose onto the head and the head onto the body.

Cheerio for now
Kate ^_^

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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

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Paper Owl Mask

Hello all,

I hope you are all well and preparations for Halloween are going well. Paperchase asked me to design a mask for Halloween. I have a thing for owls so it seemed only natural to make an owl mask.

Autumn Colourway

Paper Owl Mask // Free printable

All you need to make the mask is a printer, some ribbon and a selection of papers. I’ve tried two different colourways – do message me pictures if you make a mask and try a different selection of colours – I would love to see them.

Click here to go to the Paperchase blog and get the printable files otherwise you can click here to see more minieco Halloween projects.

Paper Owl Mask // Free printable

Rainbow Colourway

Paper Owl Mask // Free printable

Happy Halloween
Kate ^_^

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Cut + colour spiral paper snake

Hello, do you remember the paper octopus I posted recently? Well here is another ‘scissor skills’ project aimed at younger children (my sons, now 7 & 8 enjoyed making them too).

Cut + colour spiral paper snake

To make the snake simply print the template, colour-in and then cut along the dotted lines. This is a great project if you are working with larger groups of children because you can photocopy the sheet. For best results I would recommend printing the template onto thin card.

Cut + colour spiral paper snake

Happy crafting!

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