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Pretty Hand Made Ornaments
These are really Cool when they're done but the ends are sharp be careful. Oh, and sorry about the picture it had too much paint on one side and kept on wanting to lean to the left. It's also supposed to say 2007 but part of the two fell off.

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  • How to make a bauble. Swirled Ornaments - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies. You need one glass ornament and at least two differnent colors of paint.

  • How to make a bauble. Swirled Ornaments - Step 2
    Step 2

    Take off the metal cap.
    IMPORTANT NOTE: The piece of ornament beneath the cap is very sharp be careful.

  • How to make a bauble. Swirled Ornaments - Step 3
    Step 3

    Get at least two different colors of paint and squeeze a dab or two into the ornaments. Not too much or the ornament will pool in one side and make it heavy.

  • How to make a bauble. Swirled Ornaments - Step 4
    Step 4

    Twist Around. The paint will not mix and make an icky brown color despite what your mother tells you. It will swirl and make a pretty marble effect. Before you shake it put your finger lightly on the top. You may put a glove on first if you prefer.

  • How to make a bauble. Swirled Ornaments - Step 5
    Step 5

    Put the cap back on your ornament. If it is the kind with long branches be careful not to scratch the paint when you insert it.

  • How to make a bauble. Swirled Ornaments - Step 6
    Step 6

    DECORATE! Now you can add whatever you want to the outside. I added the year and a little tree to mine. You can add glitter gems or even stickers. Or maybe you like the way it looks all by itself. Whatever you want.

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Danyell W.
Danyell W. · Olympia, Washington, US · 20 projects
When I made these with my stepmom, we would put them upside down on top of a plastic cup so the excess paint would drip out and it could dry quicker--just a tip!
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