Who doesn’t have a bunch of old and slightly boring Christmas Tree Ball ornaments lying around in a box? Give them a makeover by covering them with strips of newsprint and they get a whole new rustic look!
- Start by cutting about 1 cm wide strips of newsprint or a page from an old book.
- Brush on decoupage varnish on one paper strip at a time and cover the Christmas ball from top to bottom.
- When the ball is completely covered, brush on an extra layer of varnish on top of everything.
- We used glossy decoupage paint. Attach a fine band to the ball and hang to dry.
The kiddos and I really enjoyed this simple yet fun craft. The kids added a few extra sparkles and touches to theirs as well as finger knitted the hangers. They’ll be a great extra little present from them for friends and family! Hope you enjoy and let us know your favorite fun DIY projects this season!
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