Guest Blogger: Brooke – Christmas Tree Ornaments tutorial

Christmas Tree Ornaments tutorial

I am happy to join Jess again today to share a few easy Christmas tree ornaments.

Where I live, here is still a large following for primitive country décor.

I added some glass beads, wire and fabric strips to simple rusty tin shapes to make these fun ornaments.

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I just wrap the wire around the shape and add a few glass beads.

I make a hook with the other end of the wire for hanging.

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I love the farm animal shapes.

I use either copper wire or aluminum wire.

They are both really easy to work with.

You can use needle nose pliers but I usually just use my hands.

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I also do simple country shapes.

Christmas Tree Ornaments

I use both true rusty shapes and faux rusty finished shapes.

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I love the moose shape.

It is fun to wind the wire and beads around the antlers.

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I do snowmen and snowflakes as well.

If there is a hole in the tin, I use it to put the wire through to hold it in place.

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The next little snowflake was actually from a garland.

I cut the garland apart really close to the shape on one side and then used the longer piece to twist around and make a hanger.

I glittered this one lightly with glittering glue and fine blue glitter.

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The last one has glitter done differently.

I used a fine tipped glue bottle to squeeze it on and them sprinkled the glitter on.

This method allows for more detailed application…

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These ornaments are quick and easy to do as last minute gifts. They make great package toppers as well.

Thanks so much for letting me stop by Jess!

Merry Christmas…

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  • These are truly cute and original. I love the pig and snowman ones the most!

  • the ones with beads look very unusual; I’ve never seen anything like this before…

  • This is a cute idea. I bet this was so fun making. Thanks for sharing this with us.

  • how cute…I love homemade ornaments.

  • DIANE

    LOVE YOUR IDEAS!

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