Last night I tried my hand at making ornaments for an upcoming ornament exchange. Haha.
To pinterest and Michael’s I went. Here’s the craft I attempted:
You can click on the above photo, or HERE for how to do it, but basically you are supposed to use a liquid adhesive (they use varnish…I used clear Elmer’s glue) to roll around INSIDE the ornament to coat it, then you pour sprinkles in to coat the ornament. Haha. They even mention how to not get the sprinkle colors to run. Oops.
Sooooo um, this is how mine turned out…
Not too bad, until you look at the ornament from the top:
ANYWAY, I tried the craft again, with some slight modifications:
Here were my supplies:
(I used Clear Elmer’s glue instead of varnish…mostly because I couldn’t find the varnish. Also, I used glitter instead of sprinkles. Glitter colors don’t run. Also, I wanted something more glamorous.)
I did the same thing I did with the sprinkles…put some glue in the ornament, and tilted the ornamet around until the inside was coated with glue. Then I simply poured in some glitter! I put the ornament upside down in an old cup to let excess glitter and glue drop out. Et voila!
In moving forward, I will most likely mix my own glitter. I wanted something with a little more gold in it. So next time, I will mix my own glitter and customize it that way. I wasn’t super impressed with Michael’s selection of glitter. Apparently I’m a connoisseur. lol
Well that’s it for my craft night! If anyone has been successful with the sprinkle ornament, let a sista know! lol