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I'm a stay at home mom of 4 cute kids. I love anything that has to do with homes & decorating. My husband Steve often gets recruited into helping me finish things that I start! We are making our house a "HOME" one project at a time!!

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Easy Christmas Ornaments....

I found a cute gift bag & a frame from the Dollar Store. 
Then I got an initial ornament for .50 at Hobby Lobby for each of my kids.
First, paint your frame the color you want.
Take your gift bag & trace the paper that came in the frame onto it.
Mine made four & I still had a whole backside of the bag to use for something else, it's cheap scrapbook paper!  Next, cut them out & glue the paper onto the cardboard part of the frame.
Place it back into the frame. I didn't put the glass back in the frame for this.
I then hot glued the initials onto the paper & began decorating it how I wanted. 
I just put some ribbon through the frame to hang on my tree.
I added ribbon to the initial ornament & to the outside of the frame on this one.
On my boy's initial I added glitter & I had a cute snowman gift tag (from the dollar store) & glued it on the side.
I did each of my kids a little different...but they turned out cute!
Here is how they look on our tree...

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10 comments:

  1. This is awesome!!! I am your newest follower!!

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  2. I love this project!! I also love the "L"!! ;)

    I'd be honored if you linked up this and any other Christmas-themed projects to my 26-Day Christmas Craft Marathon Linky Party on my blog!!

    Thanks so much for sharing!!
    ~Lisa
    Lisa's Craft Blog

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  3. These make beautiful ornaments, plus it's simple. Thanks for the tutorial. I'm a new follower, I would love a visit when you have a chance.

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  4. Cute!! I love anything with an initial!! Would love for you to link this up to the Special Christmas Soiree I'm having with The ArtsyGirl Connection!

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  5. so cute and easy I'd love it if you would add this to my link party at http://raegunwear.blogspot.com/2011/11/what-i-wore-wednesdays-1.html

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  6. Thanks for following our blog! We just joined yours! you do some really cute things and cant wait to see what else you come up with!

    -chelz

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  7. Very cute! Returning the blog love :-) I am your newest follower!

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  8. These are wonderful, a great idea and beautifully created. Kudos. I have joined your followers list and would love to have you to join me as well. Hugs, Gayle
    http://atastefultouch.blogspot.com

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  9. These are super cute, I am your newest follower.

    Lisa @ Creative Raisins

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  10. Hi Sally!! Thanks for stopping by QOTC! I am definitely following you... Where have you been all of my blogging life?! ;) Love this project!! I may need to sneak off to Hobby Lobby for those ornaments today!!!!

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