Make Painted Glass Christmas Ornaments

A long time ago, when my son was a baby, I made a ton of these ornaments for his first Christmas. Its one of the sweetest memories I have – him in his high chair, and me making ornaments just for him. I still have them, too!

Now it is time for new ones and I am wild about spa blue! I bought a white Christmas tree last year and thought that a few of these ornaments using metallic pearl white and metallic ice blue would be so swoon-worthy! They are so beautiful!

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Today, I will share with you how I made these inexpensive beauties!

Materials:

  • Clear glass ornaments
  • Acrylic craft paint
  • Small plastic cups
  • Coordinating ribbon

Carefully remove the hangers from the ornaments and set them aside.

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Using the paint, pour a little in the opening at the top. Add the next color and any remaining colors.

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Continually turn the ornament to spread the paint until the inside is entirely coated.

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Turn the ornament upside down and set it in the cup so the excess paint drains out of the opening.

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Once the remaining paint has drained, turn the ornaments right side up and let dry for at least 24 hrs.

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Replace the hangers and use the ribbon to add a bow.

These ornaments are so cute when they are painted in bright or metallic colors, plus they are so inexpensive!

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