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How to Make Homemade Christmas Crowns (+ Video)

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Christmas crowns, made out of tissue paper, are such a quintessential part of a British Christmas!

Traditionally, they’re put in Christmas crackers and worn at Christmas dinner (and on Christmas day), and while there isn’t really a fantastic answer for why Brits enjoy wearing paper tissue hats on their head all day, it’s said to date back to Roman celebrations!

Instead of buying Christmas crowns, you can make your own really easily with few materials!

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Materials for DIY Christmas Crowns

To make your own Christmas crowns, you’ll need:

  • tissue paper, color of your choice
  • scissors
  • tape

How to Make Christmas Crowns at Home

First, cut your tissue paper into a strip about 4 to 5 inches in width, and the length should be enough to fit around your head (so this very much depends – give it a test!)

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Once you have your strip of tissue paper, fold it in half like this with a piece of tape on the end.

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Wrap the tape around so it’s fully taped together and makes a loop.

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While laying flat, start folding the paper like shown below.

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Lay your folder paper with the open ends on top and bottom, and make one cut, as shown below.

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And there you have it! Unfold it, and you’ve got your British Christmas crown!

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