Handmade Holidays: Christmas Ball Bouquet


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I’m trying to make a lot my holiday decorations this year from stuff I already have instead of buying them. Saves me money and is better for the environment that way.  One of the things I came up with was this Christmas Ball Bouquet table centerpiece. It’s festive, colorful and didn’t cost me any money. Plus, it took less than a 1/2 hour to put together.

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Materials:

  • Shatterproof holiday bulbs
  • Thin sticks from the yard
  • Hot glue gun
  • Quilt batting
  • Ribbon
  • Vase

How-to

  1. Pop the hooky part off the ornaments.
  2. Poke the sticks through the hole of the ornaments and use a hot glue gun to affix them.
  3. Bundle your finished ‘flowers’ together and roll them up in some quilt batting.
  4. Tie a ribbon around them to help keep them in place and pop ‘em in your vase.

9 Comments on “Handmade Holidays: Christmas Ball Bouquet”

  1. I love it, I will definitely be trying these out.

  2. Adorable. I’m definitely making one of these this weekend!

  3. I really like this idea!

  4. This is seriously cute- I’m going to have to do it! Thanks for sharing!

  5. lovely! lovely! lovely! :D

  6. So cute! I’m definitely going to try that!

  7. This is a great idea! Definitely going to try it.

  8. I absolutely love it…..I am decorating today and cannot wait to try this!

  9. I did this tutorial & posted the pics & a link to your site on my blog – http://perfectchancememories.blogspot.com/2009/12/handmade-holiday.html – So cute!

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