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BY SHAI LAGARDE |

The Manila office enjoys a white Christmas this year with some frosted adhesive paper, metallic Japanese papers, poster paint and whiteboard marker.

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DIY snowflakes

Snowflakes make for very pretty decorations, and they’re actually very easy to create! Simply follow the photo collage, with steps detailed below.

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1. Get frosted adhesive paper (the kind that you use to wrap textbooks) and cut into square pieces.

2. Fold the square diagonally into 1/2 to make a triangle.

3. Fold the triangle into 1/2.

4. Fold that folded triangle further, into a 1/3 triangle. I’m holding it with the left “wing” over the middle portion.

5. Fold the right “wing” over the left “wing” in picture 4. It should look like a letter A.

6. I made three A triangles to cut into three different snowflakes later on.

7. Go crazy with the cutting of patterns. It takes a bit of practice, and it would help if you would search for cutting guides on Goodle.

8. Unfurl the folded triangles and voila!

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This is what the frosted adhesive looks like on a glass door or window.

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I also made one using silver Japanese paper, with a bigger square to start with. Since Japanese paper is really thin, you can cut even more intricate patterns out of it.

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I stuck the Japanese paper on the pantry door as the focal design. Using gold Japanese paper, I cut out tassels to attach to the top of the door, and little stars to surround the snowflake. As for the snowballs, I simply mixed white poster paint with a little bit of water and dabbed into those circles using a small brush! It’s easy to wipe out once Christmas is over.

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DIY Snowman

Hello, Olaf! I used the white poster paint for the snowy parts (see how the water drippings actually give it a more icy effect), orange poster paint for the arms and nose, and black whiteboard marker for his clothes.

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This is how it looks along with the snowflakes and snowballs.

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What do you think? 🙂 Go ahead and try these merry decor tips!