Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Art Glitter Tree Ornaments by Jan Hennings

Cricut, Holiday Cheer Cartridge (Provo Craft)
Clear Glass Balls (Hobby Lobby)
Transparency (Art Glitter)
Aqua Marine Ultra Fine Opaque Glitter (Art Glitter)
Faux Snow (Art Glitter)

1.) Drop in a spoonful or more of Faux Snow into ornament with a paper funnel.
2.) Using acetate, cut tree shapes.
3.) Run through Xyron to apply adhesive to one side.
4.) Sprinkle with glitter. Shake off excess.
5.) Punch a tiny hole through the top of the tree and tie some clear beading thread through the hole.
6.) Roll tree shape around a pencil and insert into ball.
7.) Feed the two ends up through the two holes in the top of the ornament and tie in A KNOT.

Be sure to visit Jan's blog for more Christmas ideas! Papercraft Pleasures


  1. Jan, I just tried this with a votive candle glass jar and glued faux snow around the sides and bottom, it looks great! I'll post a picture soon, thanks for sharing another great idea!

  2. oh these are wonderful - very beautiful but easy enough I think my girl scout troop will be able to do with ease. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Omg these are awesome, my dck can make these for xmas for their parents. Very easy and awesome looking..thank you for sharing

  4. These are just beautiful! I never thought of using my cricut to make these!

  5. Love this project - so creative and pretty! Just wanted to let you know I featured it in my roundup of glass ornament crafts here. Feel free to check it out if you want and hope you like it! : )

    -Mel the Crafty Scientist