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DIY Holiday Ornaments

The Holiday Season is upon us and a lot of people like to make their own ornaments and gifts. Here are a couple festive ideas!

 

From Cutesycrafts.com

It’s a cute little felt gingerbread house Christmas ornament. But WAIT, there’s more!  The roof comes off and dun da da duh……it’s the home of some cute little gingerbread people!!!

You will need:

* felt (the type and colors I used are listed on the pattern)

* embroidery floss in white, beige, red, and dark brown

* tiny buttons for gumdrops (I got these at Michaels. I included a small circle on the pattern if you would rather cut them out of felt)

* Tape

To stiffen felt, you will need:

* felt

* white school glue

* warm water

* old container

* wax paper

* iron and ironing board

For the detailed instructions on how to make - CLICK HERE!

Note-Try making the gingerbread house ornament with colored paper, markers and glue for the younger ones. Just cut out the floor and walls as one piece then fold up and glue corners with the white strips.                            

 

How to Make Bird Seed Ornaments from wikihow.com

 

Gelatin Ornaments

1/2 cup (125 milliliters) water

2 1/2 tsp (11.75 g) unflavored gelatin

3 Tbsp (45 milliliters) corn syrup

3/4 cup (175 g) flour

4 cups (900 g) bird seed

 

Coconut Oil Ornaments

1 cup (250 milliliters) coconut oil

1/4 cup (56.7 g) chopped nuts

1/4 cup (56.7 g) birdseed

 

Other Items Needed

Larger holiday shaped cookie cutters

Non Stick Spray

Non Stick Cooking Foil

Twine

 

For the detailed instructions on how to make - CLICK HERE!

Then decorate your outside trees for a festive look that makes the birds happy at the same time. 

 

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