This scherenschnitte Christmas tree can be made into a three sided lantern or a card.
I adapted the tree design from a pattern I found here.
To make the card, download file and cut. Back the tree panel with contrasting paper.
Card files: pdf or dxf or svg or studio.
To make the lantern, download file and cut.
Lantern files: pdf or dxf or svg or studio.
Crease between the windows.
Glue tab on right-hand side to inside of left-hand panel.
Back each window with thin paper. You could use parchment if you have it. I had some ancient airmail paper hanging around, so I used that.
Light with a battery operated tealight.
Check out my family Christmas cards from the past 20+ years.
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