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Making Paper Globes

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Paper Globe
Folded paper circles are used to make these decorative paper crafts. This is a guide about making paper globes.
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July 27, 2010

Simple folded paper circles are glued together to create a fun globe. Decorate with paper globe topiary or make several globes and thread on to a length of embroidery silk or thin wire to make a garland.

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Instructions

  1. Cut or punch 20 circles on to the paper.
  2. Cut out a triangle from cardstock.
  3. Place the triangle pattern in the center of each circle and lightly draw around with a pencil to make the score lines.
  4. Score along the lines using the back of the craft knife blade.
  5. Lay the circles flat and gently fold up the flaps. Create top and bottom: With glue stick, glue flaps of 5 pieces together to make a dome. Repeat for globe bottom.
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  7. Create middle band: Glue remaining 10 circles together.
  8. Glue first piece to last piece to form band.
  9. Glue globe top to globe band.
  10. Glue globe bottom to other side of globe band to form ball.

  11. To create paper globe topiary: Cut 3/16 inch hole at center of one paper circle to allow for topiary pole.
  12. Paint 3/16 inch dowel with apple green acrylic paint.
  13. Cut floral foam to fit into pot. Insert covered dowel into hole in paper globe. Insert dowel into center of foam. Cover pot with crumpled strips of tissue paper.
  14. Tie ribbon bow around dowel at base of paper globe.

By Maricel from Fairfax, VA

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July 29, 20100 found this helpful

Love it! A great winter project, when all we see is snow, thanks for sharing.

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July 29, 20100 found this helpful

Thank you for all of the detailed instructions. I will save this for future use.

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August 13, 20100 found this helpful

How adorable, I really like the combination of craft paper you've used too.

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February 17, 20120 found this helpful

Another variation to this project is to use photos. It's tricky to get them correct but well worth the effort.

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