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Christmas Ornament Frame Wreath

By: Katie Enzenberger
December 2, 2015

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Christmas Ornament Frame Wreath

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

Instructions:

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.

Using a small round foam brush, apply Shimmering Silver Metallic Acrylic Paint to add polka dots to each ornament.

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.

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.

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.

Will you be decorating with fun festive colors and metallics this holiday season?

Be sure to visit Purely Katie  for more projects and to learn more about Katie Enzenberger.

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