Thursday, November 18, 2010

Pink and Black Chic Ornament- Tutorial

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A few days ago, I saw some foam balls in my closet that I bought at the Dollar Tree a year or so ago.  I racked my brain for a cute ornament I could make with it.

I wanted to make an ornament that wasn't your traditional Green and Red, sooooo here is what I came up with!

Here's the list of supplies you will need:

-white foam balls (dollar tree!)
-Modge Podge (Michaels, Joanns, hobby lobby)
-fabric (ripped into 3/4 x 5 inches long (I like the ripped look)
-glue gun

Sorry I didn't do step by step pictures, but this is such an easy craft.  Who needs pictures, right?

1. Cover the ball with strips of fabric coated with modge podge.  I wasn't real picky about whether the fabric was smoothed down.  I just wrapped it around the ball.  Do this with strips of fabric until you cover the whole ball.

2.  Let dry overnight. This is an important step.  It takes about 8-12 hrs to dry completely.

3.  Glue on coordinating buttons in random places.

4.  Glue a ribbon bow on top, with a coordinating ribbon for the loop.  I glued the loop under the bow.

5.  Your done!  Let it dry completely of course before you hang it on your tree.

I like how it turned out.  I wish I would  have used glossy Modge Podge, but it is still pretty!  Have fun with it!


  1. Way cute! I am going to have to make these with my daughter this year!

  2. Cute and easy idea, the color combinations are endless! Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Very cute!
    Happy Friday! I'm a new follower, hope you can stop by for a visit.

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  6. Cute! I like to use non-traditional colors for ornaments, too!

  7. Wow I love it!! Your blog is so cute! :)

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    Heather From and Mommy Only Has Two Hands! and Lynhea Designs

  8. What a cute craft! I really like the buttons!

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  10. I love this idea! Especially since I have two little ones that love to touch breakables! PS, left a blog award for you on my blog!

  11. I love the look you get from this ornament. So fast a so cute.

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  13. How fun...and easy too! I love the addition of the buttons :)

  14. what a cute ornament!! love pink n black together!

  15. I just became a follower and love what you did with this ornament. I was looking for something to make for the granddaughters and this is perfect. Thanks for sharing and stop by my blog sometime. Blessings, Vicky

  16. Love this I plan to make some for my niece for Christmas!!!!!


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