DIY ornaments are a fun holiday craft that is easy to do and very functional. I love making crafts that I know I’ll get a lot of use out of. Ornaments are the perfect example of that. You can make them with your kids as well. They are also great to give as gifts.
To make shabby chic Christmas ornaments, you need ornaments to decorate and plenty of materials (that doesn’t mean it’s expensive) to dress them up with.
For a full tutorial, see the video below:
This video is a full walk-through of how to make various shabby chic Christmas ornaments. From painted, lace, to snow globe type ones.
I love this video because it is very detailed, but you can also get the sense of how to do it yourself with whatever craft supplies you have at home.
I think doing the clear ornaments like she did was very effective for the style, but you can see how easy it is to glue lace onto solid color or glitter ornaments too to create a similar effect.
There are some very creative ideas shown in this tutorial that I never would have thought of. I was definitely inspired to make some of my own after watching it.