Tuesday, December 21, 2010

DIY: Ornaments

I wanted to try making my own mori-inspired tree ornaments, so here is a small photo tutorial (my very first tutorial as a matter of fact)! I made these out of items I found around my room, so I'm sure they could look much better if you used different items, like mosses and little flowers. No glue or tape was used, the tops secure themselves and everything inside the balls are loose.

Dried flower petals

Small sea shells and egg shells + a snail shell

Feathers and more rose petals

Only small acorns will fit!

Ribbon and lace for bows

Ornaments themselves can be purchased at most craft stores

Let's get started, shall we?
This is what it looks like without the top

Add petals and other little things to your liking

That looks good!

Add a ribbon by tying it around the mouth of the ornament

With a bow, it's finished!

 Here are my finished products (in the light to show detail)

On our tree :)
Happy crafting everyone!

1 comment:

  1. The peacock feather one is my favorite :)

    Years ago I did this with red rose petals that came from my garden, and gave them to coworkers. They all loved them! So these make good gifts as well.