Ornaments

How To : Make Christmas ornaments from soda cans

Diet Coke can be festive! After you drink all the Diet Coke, you can turn the empty cans into Christmas tree ornaments. Make sure you rinse all the cans and take the tabs off, and you'll also need a very sharp knife. Make soda cans into something cool!

How To : Craft a 3D Finnish star Christmas paper ornament

Finally purchased a tree from the tree lot but in serious lack of pretty ornaments? Not a problem. You can make a bundle of these Finish 8-pointed star ornaments quickly, and they look quite impressive. The Finnish star ornament can be made in any size from tiny sized tree or ...more

Silver & Gold : DIY Modular Origami Christmas Ornaments

After becoming addicted to basic sonobe modular origami, I decided to make ornaments for relatives as Christmas gifts. I tried using fancy paper from stores like Paper Source, and cutting it to proper origami size, but I could never get the tight folds I wanted with non-tradit ...more

How To : Make styrofoam and fabric Christmas ornaments

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Styrofoam and fabric Christmas ornaments. First, shape the Styrofoam into a ball and then grab the fabric you want to place around it. Place the ball into the fabric, then tie it at the top with a ribbon and some string. After this, you w ...more

How To : Decorate clear glass Christmas ornaments

You can take a carton of plain glass (or plastic) Christmas ornaments and then add your own personal touch as a gift or holiday decoration. Fill the large globes with things like garlands or tinsel, and or add paint and glitter to others.

How To : Make Icosahedral Planet Ornaments

In honor of the new Astronomy World, I thought we should look at a few planetary icosahedrons. The icosahedron is the most round of the Platonic solids with twenty faces, thus has the smallest dihedral angles. This allows it to unfold into a flat map with a reasonably acceptab ...more

How To : Make a glitter Christmas ornament

Here is a tutorial about how to turn a normal glass bulb into a glittery Christmas ornament. Make beautiful glass ornaments with clear glass bulbs (you can buy this at any craft store), glitter and reinker. All you need are the previous materials, a funnel and a paper towel. T ...more

How To : Make a photo ball ornament wtih Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell shows you how to make photo balls using your favorite pictures. Fold your pictures into a ball shape to turn them into an ornament. Make a photo ball ornament wtih Rosie O'Donnell. Click through to watch this video on blip.tv

How To : Make a Macrame Christmas Tree Ornament

This unique hand made decor can be used as a Christmas Tree ornament. They look lovely hanging in a window, or on a door. This Macrame pattern is flexible and you can make it in different sizes. Watch the video to see how to make it yourself. Video: .

Mathematical Holiday Ornaments : Escher "Snow Flakes"

This week's post on creating 6-sided Kirigami Snowflakes got me interested in seeing whether I could use the process to create tessellation snowflakes using the method. I still haven't succeeded, but I did decide to make some ornaments based off a few of the tessellations by M ...more

How To : Make beautiful handmade Christmas ornaments

Today you will learn how to make two different Christmas ornaments that you can hang from your Christmas tree. You will need decorative stamps, decorative hole punch, rubber stamp ink pad, styrofoam bowls, fake flowers, acrylic paint, ribbon and clips for hanging. This is a fu ...more

How To : Fold a Christmas ornament out of origami paper

This isn't quite origami, since you will need some kind of tape or glue to hold it together, but this will still make a lovely Christmas star ornament you can hang on the tree! Better yet, Post It Notes are perfect for making these origami stars.

How To : Make photo ornaments for a Christmas tree

Photo ornaments are one of the cutest ways you can celebrate family love on Christmas, and they're also really cheap. Watch this video to learn how you can turn any photo into a photo ornament that can be presented to any member of the family.

How To : Decorate your own clear glass ornaments

Make every Christmas a personalized one. This tutorial shows you how to start with some basic clear glass ball ornaments, and then add a few different modifications, decorations and crafts to turn them into your own personal Christmas tree ornaments.

How To : Paint your own Christmas ornaments and gifts

Nothing says happy holidays like a homemade gift sent to someone you love. In this tutorial, learn how to paint a unique glass Christmas ornament that you can proudly display on your own tree, or offer to a loved one as a present. This video is easy to follow and you will le ...more

How To : Make Christmas ornaments from pine cones

Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! Make a Christmas ornament from a pine cone by wrapping the top with wire, applying hot glue to the edges and sprinkling glitter over the entire thing for a winter effect. Add holly to the top of a pine cone ornament with instructions ...more

How To : Make candy cane Christmas tree ornaments

Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! To make a candy cane Christmas tree ornament, wrap red and green pipe cleaners around criss-crossed candy canes, curl the ends of the pipe cleaners and glue small bells to the front. Hang up a handmade candy cane ornament by one of t ...more

How To : Make a handmade snowflake wreath ornament

In order to make a snowflake wreath ornament, you will need the following: a snowflake punch, adhesive, foam, rhinestones, card stock, a hole punch, a circle cutter, scraps of paper, and ribbon. Punch out 17 white snowflakes and 17 blue snowflakes for each side of the ornamen ...more

How To : Make paper flower ornaments

This video demonstrates how to make gorgeous paper flower ornaments for home decoration, special occasions, or gifts. These are made using Japanese papers, and f you hang them in the window, the light reflects through the translucent paper. You can even use them to hold photos!

How To : Create a Christmas ornament in Illustrator

To create a Christmas ornament in Illustrator is very simple if you follow the steps below. Before starting the process one should ensure that all project files used in the tutorial is available. First by holding the shift key draw an oval, then go to gradient and create a new ...more

How To : Make an ornament accordion book

This versatile paper accordion book can be used as a holiday tree ornament, a personalized card, a wedding favor, a gift, or a photo holder. If you enjoy scrapbooking, card making, or making personalized stationary, you will love this crafts project. Learn how to cut, fold, an ...more

How To : Make craft foam Christmas ornaments

Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! Making Christmas ornaments out of craft foam is easy by cutting out tree or wreath shapes and gluing down holly, bows and mini ornaments, all cut out of foam. Use craft foam to make simple Christmas ornaments with instructions from a ...more

How To : Fold an origami Christmas tree ornament

Origami is simple and fun and our host proves that right off by displaying how little we actually need material wise, to make something unique and pretty. Just two swathes of patterned paper, put flush together and a paper clip. First folding your little construction into the ...more

How To : Make a paper sphere ornament

Sphere ornaments fashioned from holiday cards are simple to make and add a decorative touch to any Christmas tree. Materials needed are holiday cards, scissors, hole punch, paper fasteners, decorative thread. Make a paper sphere ornament. Click through to watch this video on m ...more

How To : Make an origami hanging crane ornament

This video guide will help you to fold your own hanging origami crane ornaments to hang on a Christmas tree or in your windows. Perfect for beginners. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own fold ...more

How To : Create personalized glittered Christmas ornaments

Purchasing mass-produced sets of ornaments during the holidays does save you time, but why have your tree resemble those of every house on your block when you can make your own, personalized Christmas ornaments? Watch this tutorial by Sandra Lee to learn how to add glittery d ...more

How To : Make Macrame STAR Ornament

This unique hand made star ornament can be used as a tree ornament. They look lovely hanging in a window, on a door or somewhere else.. This Macrame pattern is flexible and you can make it in different sizes.. If you want it can be used as a keychain or other purposes.. Video: .

How To : Make a beach Christmas ornament with shells & sand

A beach ornament can be made by filling a clear Christmas ornament with red confetti, small sea shells and a bit of sand or glitter. Create a beach-themed ornament for the Christmas tree with instructions from an experienced craftswoman in this free video on Christmas crafts.

News : M.C. Escher Square Tessellation Ornaments

Imatfaal's awesome post on Escher's tessellations on Polyhedra reminded me of some ornaments I made this summer. I made some of Escher's square tessellations onto cubes and then reprojected them onto spheres. I actually used a 60 sided Deltoidal hexecontahedron since that net ...more

How To : Make Angel Christmas Ornaments

Learn how to make a gold angel for the top of your Christmas tree in this free holiday crafts video from a Christmas ornaments expert. Video: . Part 1 of 17 - How to Make angel Christmas ornaments. DIY Angel Christmas Ornament: Video Series | eHow. Click here to see the rest o ...more

How To : Quill beautiful snowflakes for Christmas ornaments

Save money on your Christmas decor this year by making your own Christmas ornaments! Create elegant decorations for almost no money at all by quilling Christmas snowflakes. All you need is a little bit of glue and plain printer paper. Attach a string to hang it up on your tre ...more

How To : Create a raffia angel christmas ornament

This learning how to make a raffia angel. Once completed they can be used for gifts or a decoration on a Christmas tree. Supplies needed are: pipe cleaner, glue sticks/glue gun, scissors, wire cutters, pliers and embellishments. Wrap raffia around twice. Tie off, and leave som ...more

How To : Make an angel Christmas ornament

Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! To make an angel Christmas ornament, use pre-made wings or simply white feathers as a base, glue a looped pipe cleaner down as the halo and then attach a body and head out of colored poms. Create an angel ornament, using another orna ...more

How To : Origami a frog-lily base kusudama ornament

You really NEED to be VERY PATIENT, VERY BORED or HAVE TOOO MUCH TIME to do this project... I actually don't know how I made it!!!... It took me 3 days to finish it! All you need besides time is a lot of origami paper and string or glue.

How To : Embroider freestanding lace ornament covers

Freestanding lace ornament covers add elegance and tradition to your Christmas decorations. Wonderful as gifts for family as friends! Be sure to pay attention to all the necessary steps in this embroidery tutorial video. You need to start stocking up on these ornament covers f ...more

How To : Make concrete moulds and ornaments

The Concrete Jungle guide to making concrete moulds and ornaments as a hobby or business is presented here. This is a short excerpt of a longer film. Mixing the concrete is presented. It is important to get the correct consistency to make the ornament successfully. Other featu ...more

How To : Make Christmas ornaments from CDs

This video from Educational Art Institute shows us how to repurpose old CDs for use as Christmas ornaments. There are many different ways to do this. One idea is to use glue applied onto the CD in any pattern or design and add one or more colors of glitter. If you don't like t ...more

How To : Make easy fabric Christmas ornaments

Check out this video to learn how to make some easy fabric ornaments for Christmas. Decorating will be a snap, not a pain, when you take advantage of the scraps you have lying around from past projects. Let your holiday spirit out! Learn how to make easy "no sew" fabric ornam ...more

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