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Christmas Ornament Frame Wreath

By: Purely Katie
December 2, 2015

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Christmas Ornament Frame Wreath
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The holiday season is finally here!  Are you getting excited?  This year I am doing things a bit different than my normal red and green decor.  I am adding pops of bright colors and metallic silver to celebrate Christmas this year.  I think it is fun to change things up a bit and with a four year old daughter at home, she is loving the bright colors, especially pink. Today I am going to show you how to make a Christmas Ornament Frame Wreath.  This frame wreath can be displayed on a mantel, shelf, or hung on the wall to add fun and cheer this Christmas.

Items needed:

  • Americana Acrylics 2oz - Cadmium Red
  • Americana Acrylics 2oz - Festive Green
  • Americana Acrylics 2oz - Bubblegum Pink
  • Dazzling Metallics 2oz - Shimmering Silver
  • Americana Acrylics 2oz - Peacock Teal
  • Assorted Brushes
  • Vinyl Letters or Stickers
  • Frame
  • Curling Ribbon
  • Hot Glue
  • Paper Mache Ornaments


Instruction #1 - Americana Acrylic Paint
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Start by painting the fronts and backs of 5 round paper mache ornaments using Americana Acrylic Paint in fun festive colors.  I purchased the ornaments at my local craft store.

Instruction #2 - Paint paper mache ornaments with Americana Acrylic Paint this holiday season
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Using a small round foam brush, apply Shimmering Silver Metallic Acrylic Paint to add polka dots to each ornament.

Instruction #3 - Metallic Acrylic Paint is a hot trend this holiday season
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I used my electronic cutting machine to cut the letters M E R R Y in white vinyl.  If you don't have an electronic cutting machine, you can use alphabet stickers.

Instruction #4 - Add vinyl letters to paper mache ornaments
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Tie a piece of silver curling ribbon around each ornaments hook, leaving a long tail to attach to the frame.  Then, cut the extra ornament hook off.

Instruction #5 - Bright Festive Holiday Decorations
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The final step is to attach the ornament to the frame.  I used a hot glue gun to glue the ribbon to the frame,  I also added a piece of washi tape over the ribbon, just to make sure the ornaments were secure.

Instruction #6 - How to make an ornament frame for Christmas
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Will you be decorating with fun festive colors and metallics this holiday season?

Instruction #7 - Christmas Ornament Frame Wreath
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