The Art of Paper Craft: Simple Geometric Ornaments With Upcycled Greeting Cards

Kerri Klein, Photographer/Maker/Mama

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6 Videos (13m)
    • Intro: Making a Geometric Paper Ornament With Upcycled Card Stock

    • Tools & Materials for Your Geometric Ornament

    • Cutting Your Template

    • Choosing & Punching the Circles

    • Scoring & Folding the Circles

    • Assembling Your Ornament


About This Class

Take a peek into the world of paper crafter, vintage picker & photographer Kerri Klein as she shows you how to make a one of a kind paper ornament using a few simple tools and used papers sourced from around the home.

In this class, she will lay out the simple steps to take old cards and papers destined for the recycling bin and turn them into beautiful keepsake decor pieces. She will show you her process and reveal how she creates the ornaments she sells at her own Etsy storefront The Rehatchery.

This class is a great introduction for anyone wanting to get their hands a bit messy and sticky as well as anyone interested in basic paper crafting techniques. The class does use basic cutting tools, so it is not for younger children and all participants should find a safe crafting space with plenty of room to work.

At the end of the class I will encourage you to share your ornaments and challenge you to think outside of the (paper) box when it comes to materials. It's all about how you choose to combine what you have to make something simple yet magical.


14 of 14 students recommendSee All

Lovely! Great mood, instruction and tutorial! Great job on video!
Lynette Crathorne

inspiration, inspired: God's joy in my spirit!

This is a perfect way to keep cards from family and friends, without them collecting dust in a closet. Such a neat way to showcase them during the holidays. A definite "must-take" class for those who like the traditional look at Christmas. The beauty of it is the technique is not limited to Christmas. Well done!
Diane Ziomek

Writer/Fiber Artist NotJustAlpaca on Etsy

Quick, well-produced class that shows quickly and clearly, step by step, how to make a really cool geometric paper ornament. Looking forward to making one of these!
Debbie Hart

Artist and Designer





Kerri Klein


Kerri Klein is a Fine Art Photographer & Maker with a deep knowledge of analog photography & a love for printmaking, paper making, paper crafting & anything that involves her hands getting submerged/inky/gluey/pulpy.

She achieved the rank of Master of Fine Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005 & had wanted to teach full time, but found herself pretty darn burned out on academia. Instead she decided to get married, play roller derby, run her Etsy shops & have babies.


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