Family Photo Ornament

HOW-TO VIDEO

Make the perfect gift for relatives with a unique photo ornament you can create with your kids. A simple design and easy-to-follow instructions allow you to easily make a lot for gifts.

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The Third Day of Christmas:

FAMILY PHOTO ORNAMENT

Create a holiday keepsake with Americana DecouPage Glue and a family photo.

DecoArt Products

Americana® DecouPage Glue

DS106 Matte

Americana® Crystal Gloss Enamels

DAGT12 Crystal

Americana® 3D Gloss Enamel Opaque Writers

DGEW36 True Blue

Other Supplies

Surfaces

flat glass ornament

Supplies

#12 flat brush
paper towels
water container
palette or plastic plate
family photo printed on Laser printer
cosmetic sponge
white ribbon
scissors
rubbing alcohol

Instructions

Note: Allow to dry between painting steps.

  1. Print photo with Laser printer.
  2. Cut out photo with scissors to fit ornament.
  3. Clean ornament with alcohol. Let dry completely before painting.
  4. Use #12 flat brush to apply small amount of DecouPage just where photo is going to be.
  5. Press photo down firmly from center out.
  6. Apply more DecouPage. Wipe off any excess DecouPage with paper towel and alcohol. Let dry completely.
  7. Using cosmetic sponge, lightly dab Crystal on palette or plate before applying to glass.
  8. Dab True Blue 3D Opaque Writer to outline photo in dots.
  9. Add dots of True Blue randomly on ornament and use toothpick to pull out four points, creating a star.
  10. Cut and tie ribbon to ornament.