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How To Make Tin Star Ornaments From Tin Cans

A simple tin can upcycle idea: Turn tin cans into beautiful tin star ornaments.

How To Make Tin Star Ornaments From Tin Cans

When you buy your next tin can, these metal Christmas ornaments come free with it! Making tin stars is an easy tin can craft project that is completely free. And these metal Christmas tree ornaments are actually easier and faster to make than you’d probably think. However, you have to be careful when cutting out the tin stars because tin cans are really sharp! Continue reading How To Make Tin Star Ornaments From Tin Cans

How To Make Gilded Leaves – Natural Ornaments

Shiny gilded leaves – an inexpensive, quick and easy craft project for autumn or Christmas!

How To Make Gilded Leaves - Natural Ornaments

After making gilded walnuts and gilded acorns – I love how they turned out! – I now made gilded leaves. To paint leaves with gold paint is just as easy as painting nuts. Gilded leaves are an inexpensive, easy craft project for autumn or winter. Continue reading How To Make Gilded Leaves – Natural Ornaments

Dried Orange Slices (Oven Or Dehydrator)

How to make dried orange slices in the oven or dehydrator as natural Christmas ornaments.

Dried Orange Slices

Oranges have a long tradition as Christmas tree ornaments. Since medieval times, oranges were used to decorate the Christmas tree. And in the Victorian era, oranges were still popular as Christmas tree decorations. Continue reading Dried Orange Slices (Oven Or Dehydrator)

How To Make Snow Covered Pine Cones

Snow-covered pine cones are easy and cheap to make at home. All you need for these snow pine cones are white acrylic paint and pine cones. DIY snow covered pine cones look great as natural Christmas tree ornaments!

How To Make Snow Covered Pine Cones

Three years ago, I’ve already made eco-friendly snow-covered pine cones with salt and DIY wheatpaste. I love how they turned out but these snow-covered pine cones are even easier and quicker to make than the eco-friendly version! It takes just one or two minutes to paint one pine cone. Continue reading How To Make Snow Covered Pine Cones

How To Make Tin Tinsel From A Tin Can

Turn trash into treasure! Make tin tinsel icicles out of a tin can!

Old-Fashioned Twisted Metal Icicles From A Tin Can

If you’re wondering what you can make with tin cans, you’ve come to the right place! Empty tin cans are perfect to make DIY metal Christmas ornaments.

If you read my blog regularly, you know that I love upcycling! Here I recycled tin cans into old-fashioned tinsel ornaments. And I love how these metal icicles turned out: They look stunning as vintage Christmas tree decorations! The tinsel icicles hang on strings so that they twist in the air and reflect the light. And what’s best, this tin can craft takes just a couple of minutes to make! Continue reading How To Make Tin Tinsel From A Tin Can

DIY Felt Pine Cones

These DIY felt pine cones are made without glue! All you need for the DIY felt pine cones is felt and a piece of thread.

DIY Felt Pine Cones

DIY felt pine cones are a fun and easy last-minute Christmas craft! While felt pine cones are often made with glue and a foam core, these DIY felt pine cones are eco-friendly made without glue! But they are just as easy – or even easier – to make than glued pine cones. Additionally, these felt pine cones are even all-natural Christmas ornaments if you use wool felt like I did. You could even compost them after Christmas time but they are much too pretty for that! 😀 Continue reading DIY Felt Pine Cones

24 DIY Christmas Ornaments & Treats – Craft-Along Advent Calendar 2020

Bake and craft along with me to count down the days until Christmas! Visit my interactive Christmas countdown calendar every day in December to open a door and find a DIY Christmas ornament tutorial or Christmas recipe behind it!

24 DIY Christmas Ornaments & Treats - Craft-Along Advent Calendar 2020

Merry Christmas and welcome to my Advent calendar 2020! 🎄 This year is the fourth year that I’m hosting an interactive craft-along Advent calendar on my blog. Continue reading 24 DIY Christmas Ornaments & Treats – Craft-Along Advent Calendar 2020

Victorian Gilded Walnuts – Tutorial

Gilded walnuts were popular Christmas tree ornaments in the Victorian era. Victorian gilded walnut ornaments are easy, cheap and beautiful natural Christmas decorations – all you need are walnuts, ribbon and gold acrylic paint.

Victorian Gilded Walnuts Tutorial

‘Then the ladies called us into another room and there was the Christmas tree! […]There were dozens of little candles upon it all alight. And it was covered with pretty things, gilded walnuts, and oranges, and apples, and sweets.’ (Philips’ Series Of Reading Books For Public Elementary Schools, 1874, p. 57)

Continue reading Victorian Gilded Walnuts – Tutorial