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Easy Plaid and Burlap Ornaments

Easy Plaid and Burlap Ornaments
Easy Plaid and Burlap Ornaments
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This year, decorate your Christmas tree from top to toe with rustic and antique looking ornaments including these Easy Plaid and Burlap Ornaments. The best part about these decorations is that they won't break if you drop them. Because of how durable these DIY ornaments are, they would be perfect to place on any of your pine trees in the backyard. You and mix and match plaid fabrics and designs as you please. This inexpensive Christmas craft needs to be included on your tree this holiday season.

From the blogger: "I love rustic Christmas decorations so these plaid and burlap ornaments are going to fit right in here this holiday season. You can make your own easily with some Styrofoam balls and a few tools! Watch the video in the post below for all of the instructions and learn just how easy it is to make your own Christmas ornaments. I also have some other ornaments linked from some of my blog friends that you will love as well."

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Easy

Materials List

  • Styrofoam balls (any size)
  • Styrofoam tool set (this is the best tool for the job) (you can also try a butter knife)
  • Plaid fabric
  • Burlap
  • Jute twine
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue and glue gun

DIY Project Instructions

  1. Wrap twine around the Styrofoam ball as a guide.

  2. Use the foam tool or a butter knife to score the foam beside the twine.

  3. Remove twine and make score line deeper with the tool.

  4. Repeat process to get three lines that go all the way around the ball and are approximately evenly spaced.

  5. Lay plaid or burlap over one section that you have created. Stuff the fabric into the line a little all the way around.

  6. Use scissors to trim fabric as close to ball as possible.

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