Craft Video: German Bell Ornament

Follow a video tutorial for instructions on how to make a German bell ornament.

German Bell Ornament

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This German bell adds a personal touch to your holiday décor. Watch the video or follow the instructions below.

German Bell Ornament


  • 1 6″ x 6″ piece of paper
  • 1 12″ piece of wire
  • 3 beads
  • Needle nose pliers


  1. Take piece of paper and fold in half. Open up and fold in half again.
  2. Open up and fold in half diagonally. Repeat folding the other way.
  3. Open up and fold corner in to meet center fold. Repeat with all four corners of paper.
  4. Push in along four sides to create a four sided star. Push all corners up to meet in a point.
  5. Push bottom out to create shape of bell.
  6. Glue 3 pointed tips together. Let dry.
  7. Place beads on bottom of wire and loop end of wire with pliers to hold in place.
  8. Insert wire through bottom point of bell up through top.
  9. Loop top of the wire to form a hook.
  10. Glue last point to finish.

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