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Wooden Christmas String Light Ornament

Add a touch of americana to your tree with this old-fashioned Christmas tree light ornament.

At a Glance:

#5770 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
  • Mod Podge Tools and Accessories  Logo

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 2894

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 2957

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Mod Podge - Extreme Glitter, 8 oz. CS15066 - CS15066

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Number Needed: 1 $-1.00
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Other Supplies

Christmas light wooden ornament, Green tissue paper, 2 green metallic chenille stems, Red jingle bell, Green jingle bell, Scissors, ¾” Flat brush


You can find all the items featured in this project at your local Michaels store!

  1. Basecoat the bottom of light with Wicker White. Allow to dry.
  2. Paint the top of the ornament with Pure Black. Allow to dry.
  3. Cut the green tissue paper into ½” squares and Mod Podge on to the white light. Allow to dry. Add a layer of the Extreme Glitter Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  4. Add several coats of the glow in the dark Mod Podge to achieve the right amount of glow.
  5. String the bells onto the chenille stem and wrap around the ornament. Twist to hold in place. Wrap the stem around a pencil to make the stem swirl.

Learn how to make the coordinating DIY Christmas tree topper pictured above!

Learn more about Mod Podge Home for the Holidays

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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.

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