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Made from cardboard tubes, an easy and cool gift to hang on a christmas tree.
This can be a nice original gift, to place on the tree or just stand up like a mini framed picture.

Posted by Gaby R. from Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico • Published See Gaby R.'s 33 projects »
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  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Recycled Picture "Joy" Ornament - Step 1
    Step 1

    You´ll need pictures, cardboard tubes, glue, glitter, scissors and cutter.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Recycled Picture "Joy" Ornament - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut 3/4 inch off the cardboard tube. Then trace around the picture and cut out the shape.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Recycled Picture "Joy" Ornament - Step 3
    Step 3

    On the construction paper trace the outside circle.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Recycled Picture "Joy" Ornament - Step 4
    Step 4

    Draw the letter J and Y. At this point you can draw about anything you like, not only on the side but up or down.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Recycled Picture "Joy" Ornament - Step 5
    Step 5

    On the cardboard, find the middle and trace a line 1/4 of an inch away from the edge. Then cut following the line Cyellow line on the picture.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Recycled Picture "Joy" Ornament - Step 6
    Step 6

    now, place the cardboard on top of the picture, and from that middle marks trace the inside. you'll end up with a shape like the yellow outline, so when you slide your picture it will fit perfectly.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Recycled Picture "Joy" Ornament - Step 7
    Step 7

    Paint the cardboard and the letters J and Y, add string and glue picture to the word.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Recycled Picture "Joy" Ornament - Step 8
    Step 8

    slide the picture and fix it until it fits well.

  • How to make a Christmas decoration. Recycled Picture "Joy" Ornament - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add glitter or anything you want.
    I hope you`ll make this and let me see what you've come up to!!!

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