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Giant Christmas Ball Decoration


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Giant Christmas Ball Decoration - blue ornamentFrom such humble beginnings I was able to create something pretty cute. Dollar Tree plate chargers and some glitter hot glue come together for this cute scene.

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Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 2

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Steps:

  1. With the felt banners from another project, I first cut out the shape of the little hangers the balls have on top. Once cut, I glued them onto the ball, making sure the manufactures tag was on the other side.
  2. Giant Christmas Ball Decoration - cut out two felt ornament tops, glue to the charger
     
  3. Once that is done, get the glue gun nice and hot. This will take several sticks so be ready to load when one is done.
  4. NOTE: When you change colors, you will have to push the new stick in and "bleed" the last of the old color out. This is tricky so if you don't want a "blended" effect, do it on cardboard or plastic, not on the project.
  5. Giant Christmas Ball Decoration - decorate with glitter hot glue
     
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  6. Start the glue gun, I used silver on blue and gold on red, as if there was snow on the ball. Like it's melting. Sadly I didn't have any white paint that had not dried up, or I would have made it more realistic.
  7. Giant Christmas Ball Decoration - glitter glue on red ball
     
  8. Because I didn't have any white paint, I layered the glitter glue so I could get as much on that could be seen. Luckily, this is pointed inward and no one can see my "booboos". Punch a hole in the "hanger" and hang up by suction cup or hot glue. N-JOY!!
  9. Giant Christmas Ball Decoration  - add additional rows of glitter glue, hang from suction cup
     
    Giant Christmas Ball Decoration
     
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December 9, 20180 found this helpful

So nice. How big is it?

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December 10, 20180 found this helpful

Sorry, they are 15". They are the round placemats you can get at the Dollar Tree. My bad!!

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December 18, 20180 found this helpful

Thank you,!

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December 5, 20210 found this helpful

Looks good.
Marg from England.

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