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...

I'm linking to these parties:
Chic on a Shoestring Decorating

Funky Junk Interiors

Link Party

Sumo's Sweet Stuff
Home Stories A2Z
Tip Junkie handmade projects

Organize and Decorate Everything



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

  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's Craft Blog

  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.

  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!

  5. so cute and easy I'd love it if you would add this to my link party at

  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!


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

  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

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

    Lisa @ Creative Raisins

  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!!!!