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Modern Christmas Ornaments

Decorate a little Christmas tree with handmade, hand-painted ornaments in neutral modern designs with this easy ornament DIY.

At a Glance:

Project #16273 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FOLKART GLOSSY PAINT SET, 8 PC, 2 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $24.99
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FolkArt Glossy Acrylic Paint - Brilliant White, 2 oz. - 11815

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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FolkArt Glossy Acrylic Paint - Onyx, 2 oz. - 11834

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Mod Podge ® Matte, 4 oz. - CS11305

Number Needed: 1 $4.49
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Other Supplies

  • 6 Paper Mache Vintage Shape Ornmanets
  • 3 natural wood beads
  • Coordinating scrapbook paper scissors

instructions

  1. Using ornament as a pattern- create a pattern by tracing section of ornament. Copy that pattern onto desired scrapbook papers and cut out.
  2. Following directions on Mod Podge, apply papers to ornaments as shown. Let dry.
  3. Black and White Ornaments- Basecoat each section of ornament as shown with FolkArt Glossy and let dry.
  4. Using small brush and brushstrokes as shown. Let dry.
  5. Add natural wood bead and hang.

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Decorated candles using Mod Podge ® or Royal Coat ® Decoupage Finish are meant for decorative purposes and not for illumination. Many of the decorations would catch fire and be hazardous if the candle were burned. However, if you are using a wide pillar candle and the decorations do not go to the top of the candle, it can be burned down slightly to create a well, then a votive candle inserted into the well. A new votive candle can be inserted when the old one is finished. Use extreme caution and good judgment when burning candles that have been decorated.
First check to see if the napkin is 2 ply. If so, separate and lay aside. Brush Mod Podge directly on the your surface. Carefully place the printed napkin on the surface and lightly blot down with a dampened sponge. Start blotting in the center and work to the edge. Once it is in place, let dry. After about 30 minutes lightly apply a top coat of Mod Podge.
  1. Apply a coat of Mod Podge® to the inside of the form and allow to dry slightly. Place the Napkin design where desired and gently rub it flat with your thumb.
  2. Cover the image with a second very thin coat of Mod Podge®, beginning in the center and brushing out. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  3. Add special sponging or spouncing effects, as desired, around the design and let dry.
  4. Paint the whole inside with a light color of FolkArt® Acrylic Colors. If you want to use a darker color inside, first paint around the Napkin design with a light color, let dry and then add the darker color.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.