DIY: Christmas deco with reused materials

Christmas tree decorating ideas

Green your Holidays with these ornaments

One of our favorite parts of Christmas is to gather around with the family to decor: put colorful lights outside the house and the ornaments in the tree while listening to Frank Sinatra’s songs. It’s a season of joy, fun, and creativity. That’s why we decided to share with you two easy and affordable ideas to create your own ornaments at home.

 

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Key-frost the Snowman 

What you need: 

-Black marker

-Orange marker

-Pipe cleaners

-White acrylic paint and a brush

-1 reusable key

-Glue gun

-PVC coated wire (you can find it in the bread bags)

-Ribbon, yarn or any fabric scraps

-Tiny Pom Poms

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Instructions:

Cover the key with the white paint until both surfaces are well painted, wait 15 minutes for it to dry completely and begin decorating. Use the black marker to draw the eyes and the smile of the snowman, the orange marker to paint a carrot nose.

 

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Insert the PVC coated wire through the keyhole and spin it until you make a knot. Use the end of the wire to make a ring. Cut the pipe cleaners to the size of the Snowman and paste one pom pom on each end to create small earmuffs, paste it on both sides of the key and hold until well attached.

 

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Finish decorating the snowman with a scarf: you can do it with ribbon, yarn or even a shoelace. Voilá! You have finished your first ornament.

Snow bottle-cap

What you need: 

-Black marker

-Orange marker

-White acrylic paint and a brush

-Buttons and ribbon

-3 bottle caps

-Glue gun

 

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Instructions: 

Paint the bottle caps white and let it dry completely. Give life to the snowman by drawing it a face with markets. Glue the three bottle caps to each other to form the snowman body. Cut a piece of ribbon and form a loop just a little larger than the body, glue the snowman to the ribbon.

Make a tiny scarf by tying a ribbon between the first and second bottle cap, accent with a colorful button!

 

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You’re done! Now you have two adorable ornaments made by you. The best part is that they are really simple to make and you can find the materials in your house or office.

 

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Happy Crafting!

How are you decorating your Christmas tree this year? 

Maygheen Tortolero
She loves black and white photography, dancing and listening to all kinds of music.