It’s officially the Christmas Season! Have you started decking your halls yet?
I’m working on our decorating and I’ve been thinking a lot about my years of being on a tight budget and making a lot of my Christmas decorations. I still love to make decorations and all the better if they’re quick and easy. With that in mind, I’ve been doing some 5 Minute Ornaments and here’s the latest, a tiny jar Christmas ornament…
These are made from little spice jars!
With a few 3D stickers tucked inside…
If you have 30 seconds, I’ll show you how quick you can whip one up!
Here’s What You Need
(I got mine at World Market, but you could use jars like these cuties: affiliate link:)
*Paint for lids (I used Americana Multi-surface in Deep Turquoise & Dark Scarlet)
*Stickers (I used raised, 3D type stickers)
*Bakers Twine or ribbon for hanging
*Little things to add that go w/ your theme
(for my stickers that were woodland creatures, I used reindeer moss, twigs, tiny pinecones. For the penguin stickers, I added fake snow and tiny pom poms as snowballs! Use something you have around the house or out in the yard!)
First paint your lids! This took 2 coats. If you have spice jars like this (with holes in the top), turn the lid to open 1/2 of large hole (like the red lid below). This will be perfect for your string…
Add things to your jar to make a little ‘scene’…I didn’t glue anything, just tucked the things inside…
To hang your ornament double knot the string and thread it through the 1/2 open hole in the lid. For other types of jars adjust the way you add your string. (for instance, if you use a mason jar type jar with no holes in the top, punch a hole in the center of the top for your string!)
This is a project your kids can do! And if you use things around the house, it’s super cheap too!
If your Little’s help, add the date to the bottom of the ornament…
I really wish I’d gotten more spice jars because these tiny ornaments look so cute on the tree…
How’s that for a cute 5 Minute Christmas Ornament!?
I’d love to see yours if you decide to make them! Post pics on my Facebook page! xo
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