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Thursday, December 2, 2010

{simple mod podged ornaments}

I'm always on the lookout for new, cute ornaments...that don't cost a lot. I ran across these plain wooden ornaments at JoAnn Fabrics for around .70 each, and I knew there was something I could with them!

These would also be fun to personalize and give away...I'm picturing them attached to a yummy plate of treats. :) How darling would they be as gift tags?

{Mod Podged Ornaments}

  • wooden ornaments
  • spray paint, or craft paint
  • scrapbook paper
  • mod podge and foam brush
  • ribbon
  • vinyl lettering, or other embellishments (Christmas shapes, etc.)


1. Paint your ornaments--both sides, and let dry completely. If you can't find wooden ornaments with the holes, just use a drill to make your own holes. You could also use any shape you like!

2. Trace the ornament onto the back side of your scrapbook paper, then cut out.

3. Trace the ornament hole, then use a hole punch or exacto knife to remove the center.

4. Mod podge the paper onto the front side of your ornament, and let dry completely.

5. Sand the edges of the ornament, removing any excess paper along the edges.

6. Add your vinyl, or other embellishments. I used black vinyl--century gothic font.

7. Tie on your ribbon!

Aren't they darling?  I love looking at them on my tree, and my kids get so excited to see their name.

Merry Christmas!


Blogger staci @ lizard n ladybug said...

so so cute!
These would be great as gift tags too!!

December 2, 2010 at 1:36 PM  
Blogger Malinda said...

Great idea for my daughter's classmates. I will definitely try this.

December 2, 2010 at 1:40 PM  
Blogger AngelaW said...

My dearest friend Kierste, do you have a crop-a-dile? It would be the perfect tool for the hole, and so many other things. Let me know, I feel a Christmas present coming your way!

December 2, 2010 at 1:41 PM  
Blogger brown paper packages said...

No crop-a-dile...I don't even know what that is, lol! :)

December 2, 2010 at 1:48 PM  
Blogger My Serendipity said...

Very cute! love the colors!

December 2, 2010 at 2:01 PM  
Blogger DanielleisNesting said...

So darn cute! Hello next project!

December 2, 2010 at 3:08 PM  
Blogger Kelli @ RTSM said...

Very cute! I love the paper you used!

December 2, 2010 at 3:18 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

great idea! what a cute little Christmas gift!

December 2, 2010 at 4:34 PM  
Blogger One Cheap B*tch said...

So stinking cute! Thanks for sharing the DIY!


December 2, 2010 at 8:08 PM  
Blogger Mimi said...

So cute!! Perfect idea for gift tags for co-workers' gifts. Thanks!!

December 2, 2010 at 9:19 PM  
Blogger Matt and Amy said...

Cute! I might do this craft with my students!

December 2, 2010 at 10:19 PM  
Blogger Mod Podge Amy said...

FUN! I love the polka dots (of course)

December 3, 2010 at 10:27 PM  
Blogger MeenyMoe said...

They turned out so cute!! Love your ideas! - Karen

December 6, 2010 at 4:38 PM  
Blogger Jaymee said...

I love Mod Podge too!!! I just posted some inspiration using Mod Podge you might like:)

December 12, 2010 at 2:44 PM  
Blogger destiny said...

These are adorable!!! Where did you find the cute ornaments?

December 15, 2010 at 5:55 PM  
Blogger Tasha said...

I would like to link these from my blog this next week. I will post one picture with a link directly back to you. I hope you do not mind. Please let me know if you do. I love your blog!! Thank you for sharing so many wonderful ideas with us!

October 31, 2011 at 12:23 AM  
Blogger Em said...

Do you modge podge onto the ornament and on top of the paper?

November 1, 2011 at 1:40 PM  
Blogger Em said...

Do you mod podge on both sides of the paper??

November 1, 2011 at 1:41 PM  
Blogger Bruce said...

Thanks for a great Christmas decoration post
Best Christmas Decorations

November 21, 2011 at 8:59 AM  
Blogger ewe scrap said...

Very cute - well done! What a great idea and great blog!

June 28, 2012 at 10:30 PM  

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