â€¢ Unfinished papier-mÃ¢chÃ© and wooden ornaments*
â€¢ Metallic gold dimensional craft paint in applicator-tip plastic bottle, gold acrylic paint, fine- and broad-tip permanent gold markers, small seasonal stencils, gold stamp pad and stamps*
â€¢ Acrylic paints in desired colours*
â€¢ Artist's paintbrushes*
â€¢ Clear acrylic spray varnish (optional)*
â€¢ Scraps of gold cord, narrow satin ribbon or wire-edged ribbon*
â€¢ Stickers, photos and motifs cut from Christmas cards, gift wrap, comics or
computer clip art
â€¢ Sequins or buttons (optional)
â€¢ White craft glue
â€¢ Small piece of sponge
*Available at craft supply stores.
1. If necessary, tie short length of cord to top of each ornament for hanging loop. Brush on base coat of paint in desired colour; hang to dry.
2. With paint (using brush or sponge), marker(s) or stamps, decorate ornament; hang to dry.
3. Adhere stickers or glue on photos, paper cutouts, tiny bows, ribbon scraps, sequins or buttons if desired; let dry. Spray with varnish if desired.
4. To use as napkin ring: Roll up napkin and slide through hanging loop. Or thread 50 cm (19-3/4 in) length of cord or ribbon through hanging loop, wrap around rolled napkin and tie in bow.