Hiya, creative friends! I just LOVE mini trees for the holidays, and isn’t this one the cutest?? It was bought for a side table in my living room, and I can’t wait to share with you the awesome ornaments I made for it. I LOVE turquoise and black together, but it’s obviously not a traditional Christmas color pallet. I couldn’t find anything online to work with my colors, so I made my own ornaments instead! Today I’ll show you how to make ornaments with an easy marbled paint technique!
- Darice Clear Glass Ornaments
- Marabu Easy Marble Paint
- Darice Bamboo Skewer Sticks
- Small Plastic Container
- Rubber Gloves
When learning how to make ornaments with this marbling technique, don’t worry about messing up, it will still look great!
You are going to very slowly push the ornament into the water. The paint will stick as you push it down. After it is submerged all the way to the metal topper, use your other hand to take a skewer stick and skim any leftover paint off the top. This will allow extra paint to not build up when you lift it out.
Carefully lift up your ornament out of the water. Ta-da! So fun!
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Natalie is a wife and mom to four fabulous children. Well, except the last one. She’s a bit of a stinker. Natalie is a full time crafter, thrifter, blogger, photographer and creator of Natalme.com. She has a studio in her home where she likes to hide from her children and watch Netflix on her iPad. I have done everything from being a power seller on eBay, to selling handmade goods and upcycled furniture at local boutiques and art fairs. In her free time, she volunteers for the Circle of Love Foundation and the Special Needs Youth Athletic Foundation, all in hopes of one day being forgiven for her constant use of profanity.