Paper Lollipop Ornament TUTORIAL

 Learn how to make a super easy Paper Lollipop Ornament! So as requested, here’s a quick tutorial for my Lollipop Ornaments.
Supplies:
  • two 1.5″x12″ strips of double sided pattern paper (this will make a 3″ diameter lollipop)
  • two 2″ circles of coordinating paper
  • button(s)
  • 6″ hemp or ribbon (to hang it with)
  • double sided adhesive
  • hot glue gun
Take one strip of 1.5″x12″ paper and fold over about 1/2″.
Flip over and fold again 1/2″ so that your paper starts looking like an accordion.
Fold both strips of paper like this.
Then place the end of one accordion strip onto the end of the other strip. Overlapping one or two folds. Use your double sided adhesive to hold in place. I suppose you could use your hot glue gun for this as well, but I’d recommend double sided adhesive.
Then twist the other ends of the accordion strips around. You will have excess length that you’ll want to cut off. Depending on how big your folds are will depend on how much extra length you’ll have. I cut off about 7″ (I pulled it straight to measure it)and my folds were roughly 1/2″. I recommend folding extra because it seems like each lollipop I make the folds are slightly different and I need different lengths. With two 12″ long strips, I usually have enough. (if you want really big lollipops, you’ll use 3 or 4 strips of 12″ paper) Use your double sided adhesive to hold the ends together.
Now squish the circle and try to the center whole as small as possible.
Put hot glue all around the center trying to get inside the accordion grooves as best as you can. (I tried other adhesives for this step, but this is what I found worked best for me. I tried glue dots and double sided adhesive strips, but nothing held for longer than 5 minutes. If you have something that works better, let me know)
Then attach one 2″ circle over the hot glue.
Repeat with the back side.
Attach the other 2″ circle to the back.
Hot glue on your button. I threaded my button with DMC floss.
Put hot glue under the front 2″ circle and slip your ribbon or hemp into the glue.
There you go! Simple, cute, and inexpensive!
Here’s the original Lollipop Ornaments I made:

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Linda
Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥
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  1. 1
    Vanessa

    Thank you so much!!! I love it!

  2. 2
    Kim -today's creative blog

    As you saw……..you are my feature today. :) Please email me for your featured button.
    krjdemmon@comcast.net

  3. 3
    P@nmyfreetime.blogspot.com

    These are adorable!
    Thank you for the tutorial!

  4. 4
    laterg8r

    fantastic, love that they are two sided :D

  5. 5
    Kimmy C

    Thank you so much for sharing! I am going to go home and make these! :)

  6. 6
    The Jerseymooners

    Thanks for the tutorial. There are so cute!

  7. 7
    Bird learning to fly...

    Hi Linda,

    I discovered your blog through Kim's, and I am loooooooving it!

    Have already become a follower…

    Thanks for all the great ideas!
    I would be very chuffed if you stopped by to say hi :)

    Bird

  8. 8
    Bonnie B.

    yay!!! thank you, thank you, thank you…from a long time lurker! i'm so excited to make these!

  9. 9
    Simply Be Photo/Melissa

    so creative and cute. i love it!

  10. 10
    Lisa@Pickles and Cheese

    So cute! Thanks for the detailed How-To. These look so fun to make!

  11. 11
    Stephie Hicks

    Thanks for the tutorial!! These are so cute! I also loved your feature at Today's Creative Blog!!

    madebystephie.blogspot.com

  12. 12
    michelle@somedaycrafts

    You are Big TIME!!! Today's Creative Blog loves you!!!! Congrads!

  13. 13
    Amanda @ Serenity Now

    So stinkin' cute, Linda!!! :) Hope you stop by for my 1 year Blogiversary/Christmas Giveaway today!! :)

  14. 14
    The Domestic Contessa

    What a CUTE idea – and so easy! I've linked to you over at my blog. Keep the good ideas coming!

  15. 15
    Miss Suzi

    How do you come UP with all of this stuff?! I absolutely love it! Keep it coming!

  16. 16
    Stephanie @ A Fine House

    What a great idea! I have soooo many buttons that I am always looking for new and crafty ways to use them!
    Stop over and to see my diy ornaments for kids.

  17. 17
    Watsons

    These would also make cute gift tags! You could just write the to & from on the back circle.

  18. 18
    anhesty

    what a great tutorial! i am def going to make use of this to make a garland! thanks!!!!

  19. 19
    Alisa

    I love the idea of using these on gifts! Very cute and thanks so much for the nice tutorial!

  20. 20
    Barbara Jean

    sweet!

    thank you

    barbara jean

  21. 21
    Inspire Me Heather

    I loved your ornaments tutorial and linked them to my "ornaments" post!

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  24. 22
    Rosi

    I made my first one like this with book pages, looked very vintage. I gave it a sprinkle of glitter. So easy and relaxing! Gonna give some as Christmas gifts to those that are hard to buy for.