Recollections™ Ballet Glitter Glass Ball Ornament
Create this beautiful glass ornament to add shine and dimension to your Christmas tree decor!
Designed by Celeste Crockett courtesy of DCWV.
- Recollections™ Paper Pad, 12"x12" – Ballet
- Clear Ornaments (Glass or Plastic)
- Celebrate It® Sheer Ribbon, 5/8" – Purple
- Celebrate It® Frayed Ribbon
- Dowel Rod, Small
- Paper Crafting Adhesive
- Glitter-It! Glue
- Paper Trimmer
- Super Glue
Cut dowel rod to 1"-2" long.
Remove the top of the ornament. Pour glue and glitter, as directed on package of Glitter-It!, inside the ornament and roll it around until the inside is completely covered. Set aside to dry.
Select an assortment of coordinating prints (around five) from the Ballet paper pad. Cut into strips of varying widths, leaving each 12" long.
Once your glitter and glue are dry, take a small section of a dowel rod and adhere to the opposite side of the ornament opening (directly underneath) with super glue. Allow to dry.
Begin folding paper strips into loops with the print on the outside. Adhere on the bottom and work your way up to the area around the ornament, as shown. As you work higher up on the ornament, cut the strips into varying lengths so that the top will hang shorter than the bottom.
Once the dowel is completely covered, tie the frayed ribbon around the top, in the area closest to the ornament. Tie a loop of the purple sheer ribbon around the loop at the top of the ornament long enough for it to hang off your tree. Trim ends.
Repeat as desired.