DIY Santa Ornament

I like to make my own Christmas ornaments. Last year I made these, in honor of Edison’s obsession with Harry Potter.

These were really easy. I just tore up pieces of tissue paper and sorted them into Hogwarts House Colors.

These were really easy. I just tore up pieces of tissue paper and sorted them into Hogwarts House Colors.

 

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This one was a bit trickier because the kids wouldn’t give me any of their mini-figs, so I had to buy my own.

The one on that I found recently Pinterest is a little more elaborate than the one I made. In fact, it looks like this:

 

Photo Courtesy of LilMizDesigns on Etsy.

Photo Courtesy of LilMizDesigns on Etsy.

 

Super cute, but I decided to paint mine instead of using ribbon and a soda tab. First I started with a clear glass ornament from the craft store.

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Then, I outlined a strip using masking tape, and painted that strip black with acrylic craft paint.

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After it had dried,

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I used some silver acrylic to paint on the belt buckle.

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Then I got some red paper fill, like the kind you might use in a gift basket,

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and filled the ball with it. Very easy.

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Ho! Ho! Ho!

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