Ornamenting the tree

Making ornaments for the Christmas tree is easy — if you have the right products.

These are wooden ornaments by KaiserCraft. They only cost a couple of dollars and can be covered with a variety of products for unique, and beautiful, gifts.

For this one, I wanted to play with Vintage Glass from Art Glitter. I thought it would provide a little more texture than just the microfine glitter I normally use, so I used it for the tree.

Then, I added glitter to the remaining part of the ornament. I just used my finger to spread around Art Institute Glitter Glue in Clear and then poured glitter on top.

Then, I added a few beads, also from Art Glitter, to finish it off.

Although it’s hard to see the beauty and dimension of the different hues and sparkles in the glitter, I hope the photos are good enough to inspire you. (Click on the photos to make them bigger) I can’t wait to see how they look next to the lights on my tree!

When I finished the first one, I found that I loved the deep purple so much, I covered the entire last one in it. It was simple and super easy, but I think the result is amazing!

For the middle one, I wanted to try something different, so I covered it in Tim Holtz Distress Ink.

Then, I used a snowflake stamp by Inkadinkado and black Ranger Archival Ink to create a patterned design.

Next, I added a bit of gold Perfect Pearls for some shimmer. In the end, there isn’t a whole lot of it visible, but I think it adds to the overall look.

Then, I applied four layers of UTEE, which turned the ornament from flat to sculpted. I absolutely love the dimension it created. It’s going to Guam for my son’s tree.

The two glitter ornaments are currently at Scrap Tales, if you’d like a closer look …

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