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DIY Monogram Christmas Ornament & Gift Topper

Create unique and personal ornaments as gifts this year using Gallery Glass! Paint a simple monogram and festive holly berries to give your Christmas tree that something extra.

At a Glance:

Project #15685 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • Gallery Glass Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

G/G WINDOW COLOR 2 OZ. REAL RED

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Kelly Green, 2 oz. - 16008

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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Aqua, 2 oz. - 17049

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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Green Shimmer, 2 oz. - 16851

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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Crystal Clear, 2 oz. - 16001

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G/G WINDOW COLOR 2 OZ. BRIGHT WHITE

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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G/G LIQUID LEAD 8 OZ. BLACK

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz. - 524

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Platinum, 4 oz. - 5552

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Gold Taklon Set, 3 pc. - 50559

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Other Supplies

Ornament/Gift Topper

  • Glass Ornaments Flat Round
  • Desired Ribbon or string to hang
  • Desired Letter to Personalize
Gift bags
  • White gift bags
  • Tooth brush
  • Pencil (optional)
  • Ruler (optional)
  • Paper plate

instructions

Ornaments/Gift Toppers

  1. Place copy of holly design under ornament as shown, following basic Liquid Lead Instructions, lead several ornaments as shown and let dry.
  2. Find and print pattern for personalization, place pattern under ornament and lead.  Let dry.
  3. Color in each design as shown.  Blend 2 colors using a toothpick.  Let dry completely.
  4. Using the bottle tip of the Clear Gallery Glass and Aqua, fill in all areas around holly with Aqua and blend into Clear with a loose swirl pattern as shown.
  5. Let dry completely.
  6. Tie bows as shown and hang.

Gift Bags

  1. Lay the white gift bag flat on your workspace.
  2. Using a 1/2” fat brush, hand paint horizontal stripes on the bag using Calypso Sky. You can measure and mark with a pencil and ruler before painting for accuracy. Let dry.
  3. On a paper plate, thin down Wicker White with water slightly. Dip the toothbrush into the paint mixture. Aim the toothbrush at the bag and rake your thumb over the bristles to create splatters that will be visible on the blue stripes. This is called fly-specking.
  4. Repeat step 3 using Treasure Gold Platinum and let dry.

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Related FAQs

Apply two or three colors of Gallery Glass paint on a stencil blank. Next, swirl the color by slightly mixing using a palette knife.  Allow to dry.  Once dry, the marbled paint can be cut into shapes using a craft knife and then placed on a glass vase or other 3D surface. The paint will cling to the surface until peeled and removed. This technique is perfect for a modern, colorful seasonal display!
  1. Select your pattern.
  2. Prepare your work surface: work on a flat surface protected with newspaper.
  3. Compare the size of your desired application surface to that of your planned design.
  4. Cut out or copy the pattern from your pattern sheet. For ease, cut to separate patterns from a large pattern sheet.
  5. Tape desired pattern to backside of your project surface.
  6. Simply outline & fill with Gallery Glass.
  • Glass cleaner or rubbing alcohol
  • Masking tape
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Paper Towels
  • Notebook paper
  • A glass surface, such as from a picture frame
  • Toothpicks
  • Gallery Glass Tool Set (optional)
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