Project Idea: Christmas Page Borders

Holiday Page Borders

Make up some hot cocoa and put the Christmas carols on… you’re gonna be in the Christmas spirit in just a few moments! 

This post features a set super quick & easy page borders you can make in no time flat! Included in the Christmas Joy Paper Pack, you’ll find two sheets of pre-printed border strips:

Holiday Page Borders

They’ve been designed so you can simply slice each of them apart into 8 separate 1.5″ sections like this:

Holiday Page Borders

Now you’ve instantly got a fun set of 8 borders you can use as-is! Isn’t that sweet? However, if you’re itching to dress them up a little, you sure can. And very easily, we might add. Here’s what they’ll look like with just a few things added:

Holiday Page Borders

To create these borders, you’ll need:

And here’s how to create them:

For the Happy Holidays border, cut a strip of light green patterned paper to measure 12″ x 1-3/4″. Adhere Happy Holidays border strip across center, then adhere Happy Holidays sticker to center using foam squares for dimension.

For trees border, cut a strip of dark green patterned paper to measure 12″ x 1-5/8″ and a strip of grey patterned paper to measure 12″ x 2″. Layer and adhere together as shown. Adhere red star sticker to top of tree, then adhere tree to border using foam squares for dimension.

For Merry Christmas border, cut a piece of dark green patterned paper to measure 12″ x 2″. Trim out large “tag” shape from border strip. Using scissors, cut a slit along both ends where small light green oval is. Cut a strip of red patterned paper to measure 12″ x 5-8″. Thread red strip through slits as shown, then adhere large tag and red strip to dark green strip as shown.

For ornaments border, tear a strip of red patterned paper to measure 12″ x approximately 1″. Adhere across top of ornaments border strip, then adhere Merry Christmas border sticker to finish.

For houses & snow border, cut a strip of grey patterned paper to measure 12″ x 1″, and a strip of red patterned paper to measure 12″ x 1/2″. Layer and adhere houses border strip, red strip and grey strip as shown. Tear a strip of white cardstock to create “hills” that measures 12″ x approximately 1/2″ – 3/4″. Adhere white strip to bottom of houses, then “roll” the tops of the torn area down to look like dimensional snow hills.

For gold Merry Christmas border, cut a strip of gold striped paper to measure 12″ x 2-1/4″, and a strip of red striped paper to measure 12″ x 2″. Layer and adhere strips as shown. Adhere Merry Christmas sticker using foam squares for dimension.

For light string border, cut a strip of green patterned paper to measure 12″ x 1-3/4″, and a piece of plaid paper to measure 12″ x 2″. Layer and adhere strips as shown. Adhere light bulbs to border using foam squares for dimension.

For Christmas tree border, cut a strip of gold striped paper to measure 12″ x 1-3/4″, and a piece of green patterned paper to measure 12″ x 2″. Layer and adhere strips as shown. Adhere red star sticker to top of tree, then adhere tree to border using foam squares for dimension. Lastly, adhere 25th sticker to tree using foam squares to finish.

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