Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: Christmas Tree Lantern or Card

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Nov 30, 2012

Christmas Tree Lantern or Card

This scherenschnitte Christmas tree can be made into a three sided lantern or a card.

papercut Christmas lantern

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.

scherenschnitte Christmas card

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.

tealight Christmas card lantern

Check out my family Christmas cards from the past 20+ years.
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