Diy glass ball ornament ideas
Turn to nature for something a little woodsy! Creating this beautiful ornament is easier than it looks.
You will need:
- White craft glue
- Acorn caps (amount will vary depending on the size of your project and the size of the acorns. Smaller project generally require acorn caps.)
- A Styrofoam ball (size of your choosing)
- Hot glue
- Brown paint
- Paint brush
Paint the Styrofoam ball with the brown paint and let it dry. Next, paint the outer rim of the acorn caps with glue, and dip them in the glitter. Permit the glue to dry fully.
Then, create a loop of twine for the ornament to hang off of, and boiling glue it to the top of the ball.
Affix the acorns to the styrofoam ball with boiling glue, side by side. For an added effect, top off the final product by tying a ribbon to the twine at the top of the ball. The perfect embellishment for any Christmas tree, this ornament also makes a amazing gift!
Scrabble Tile Ornament
This cute ornament is perfect for any game lover, and is an simple way to create unique ornaments everyone will love!
You will need:
- Scrabble tiles with the letters of your choosing
- a paper plate
- textured snow paint
- craft glue
Arrange the Scrabble tiles on the paper plate.
Trace the tiles and cut out their shape. This will create the backing for your ornament. Glue the tiles to the paper plate cut out, and apply textured snow paint to the edges of the tiles to create the effect of freshly fallen snow. When the ornament has dried, create a loop of ribbon and affix it to the back. Cut a piece of felt in the same shape of the ornament and glue it to the back (this will hide the ribbon and paper plate cut out). Let the ornament fully dry before hanging it on your tree.
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What would Christmas be without the beloved and highly ornate Evergreen tree? Without it, where would Santa leave his presents? Keeping your Christmas decorations safe and sound until the gifts come is an simple task if you live in a pet-less household, but if you’re an owner to an evil cat named Mr.
Mittens or a amusing dog named Scruffy, it might become a mission impossible.
From your point of view, the Christmas tree is almost sacred — you’ve spent at least a couple of hours searching for the perfect ornaments, then a couple more decorating it and a couple more admiring the final result. From your pets point of view, you’ve just set up a great scratching post, high-jump training area or a snack bar, depending on the given critters taste. Anyways, what follows next is a destroyed tree lying on the floor with broken Christmas tree decorations every over the put with a culprit of it every being the amusing cat, revenging on you naming him Mr.
Mittens. The excellent news is that with simple hacks shown in the pictures under, it’s no longer necessary for you to select between having a pet OR having a fabulous Christmas tree.
Now go ahead and check our collection of ideas on cat-proof Christmas trees!
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Cinnamon Cookie Cutter Ornaments
A enjoyment and simple craft to do with children, these ornaments require few ingredients and are a grand Christmas activity!
You will need:
-3/4 cup applesauce
5 oz of cinnamon
A drinking straw
Preheat the oven to °F.
Combine the applesauce and cinnamon in a bowl until a soft dough is formed. Between two sheets of plastic wrap, roll out the dough to a ¼-inch thickness. Remove the top sheet of plastic wrap, and use the cookie cutters to cut the dough into your desired shapes.
Use the drinking straw to create a hole near the top of the ornament (for hanging). Put the ornaments on a cookie sheet and bake for 2 ½ hours. Let the ornaments stand for days to ensure that they are fully dry, turning occasionally. When dry, string the ornaments with ribbon and decorate with paint or glitter, if desired.
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There is no decoration better than a homemade Christmas ornament! These ornaments are simple to create, and can be cherished for generations. This holiday season, create these unique ornaments for your home or for your friends and family.
Each of the following ornaments are straightforward to create, but certainly don’t glance it. Happy crafting!
1Black Paper Tablecloth
Ditch a fussy tablecloth and use black butcher paper instead. This way, you can channel your inner artist and paint or draw on decorative details and put cards. Plus, it makes cleaning up after a holiday dinner much easier.
2DIY Christmas Bulb Advent Calendar
Not only is this super colorful strand of bulb string lights gorgeous wall (or tree!) decor, but it’s also a clever advent calendar filled with treats.
Get the tutorial at The Home That Lars Built.
3Upgrade Wrapping Paper
Christmas paper decorations don’t own to involve complicated instructions and a penchant for crafting. It can be as simple as upgrading your wrapping paper. Coordinate your present wrapping to complement the color scheme in your living room, and use the same techniques for your ornaments for a cohesive whole.
4DIY Origami Paper Christmas Trees
These origami trees from Bird’s Party might be the cutest Christmas paper decor we’ve ever seen. Use bold, graphic patterns but stick to a monochromatic with metallic statements for a more modern spread.
5Paper Candle Christmas Tree Ornaments
Make some paper candles to hang on your tree. Much better than hanging actual candles because the genuine deal would be a fire hazard for certain. Study how to make them from The Home That Lars Built.
6DIY Paper Garland
Buy paper lantern lights and then spruce them up with faux flowers and twinkly lights. These are so beautiful, you’ll desire to leave them up every year. Get the tutorial at eHow.
7Outdoor Porch Decor
For something especially festive, considering DIYing some oversized felt Christmas lights, love these from Sugar & Charm.
Or use construction paper and cardboard if you own any of those materials lying around. If your door is painted a bright color, match some of the «lights» with it, while keeping the others on-theme for Christmas.
8Make a Bell Garland
String up red and white paper bells with fishing line along your mantle for a bright, festive, and airy hallway display. Red and white is the perfect color scheme for a candy cane theme (bonus points if you add a touch of green with an accent chair).
9DIY Paper Home Christmas Ornament
Yes, gingerbread houses are grand and every (listen, they’re edible!), but these mini paper houses from Lia Griffith are better-suited for your tree.
10Spice Up a Garland
Grab some construction paper in enjoyment, vibrant colors and then cut out some shapes (here, little triangles that resemble trees). Then glue those shapes together and hang them from your garland to give it a unused, personal touch.
11Hang Snowflakes Overhead
Dangle white paper lanterns or DIY snowflakes from the ceiling over your holiday dinner table. For a finish winter wonderland atmosphere, stuck to an all-white glance with some unused greenery sprinkled in.
12DIY Pom Pom Christmas Tree
Who even needs lights and ornaments with a tree this colorful? It’s perfect for apartment dwellers or as office decor during the holidays.
Get the tutorial at Sugar & Cloth.
13Metallic Paper Holly and Mistletoe Wreath
Finally—a wreath you won’t own to throw out at the finish of the season. And it’s a grand craft for holiday parties or to hold the kids busy. Get the tutorial at Lia Griffith.
14Repurpose Coffee Filters
You really can use anything to make beautiful Christmas decorations if you put your mind to it—this garland is made from crinkled up coffee filters! If you don’t own any of those lying around, tissue paper is a grand swap.
15Colorful String Lights
These strings lights brighten up an entire room, even if they are just made of paper.
Playful, colorful, and no fire hazard whatsoever.
Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.
Hadley MendelsohnDesign EditorHadley Mendelsohn is Home Beautiful’s design editor, and when she’s not busy obsessing over every things decor-related, you can discover her scouring vintage stores, reading, or stumbling about because she probably lost her glasses again.
If you’re over a certain age, you probably remember the pre-digital (aka pre-iPhone) days of Fotomats and physical photographs that were lovingly placed in albums and scrapbooks. And while you may love being capable to snap and erase selfies on a whim, those «old-fashioned» photos you can reach out and touch still own a put in this world!
We every know that one of the best ways to warm up holiday decor is with a personal touch—and nothing is more personal than family photos.
Ponder about what a large kick you get when you decorate the tree with DIY Christmas ornaments. Now imagine if those DIY ornaments sported a photo of your first born as an adorable toddler, a picture of your first home, or even an engagement or baby announcement. That’s why we’ve rounded up lots of DIY photo ornaments for every style, correct here.
Now that we’ve sold you on the importance of photo-friendly Christmas ideas, we own even better news! Whether you own a home full of never-crafters or almost-pro crafters, there are every kinds of ideas for handmade, sentimental decorations for every skill level under.
Even better: Most of these ideas won’t break the bank. After you’ve perfected and placed of every of your DIY photo ornaments, you may be inspired to take on a wonderfully crafted tree topper. And once the tree trimming is finish, you probably won’t be capable to put the glue gun down! So ponder about taking on a slew of other holiday craft ideas too. Just make certain someone snaps your photo while you’re in action so you can use it on an ornament next year.
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