Sparkling Glitter Button Ornaments
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Sparkling Glitter Button Ornaments

These red and black ornaments will be dramatic on a silver or white tree. Change the colors to fit your own Christmas décor.

Designed by Helen Slabodukh for Blumenthal Lansing Co.

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Favorite Findings™ Glitter buttons (Red, Black)
  • Round Clear Glass Ornaments (2)
  • 18-inch lengths 1 ½-inch wide wired ribbon (Red, Black)
  • 10-inch lengths ¼-inch satin ribbon Red, Black)
  • E Beads (3 Red, 3 Black)
  • Acrylic Paint (Red, Black)
  • Round Self-Adhesive Gems (Red, Black)
  • Embroidery Floss (color of your choice)
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue Gun and Glue
  • Small Paper Cups
  • Rubbing Alcohol

Project Instructions

Remove toppers/hangers from ornaments.

Clean the insides of ornaments by pouring a teaspoon of rubbing alcohol inside.

Swirl and pour out.

Turn upside down on cups, let dry completely.

Pour red acrylic paint inside one ornament.

Swirl around until the inside is completely covered.

Turn ornament upside down on paper cup, letting excess paint drain into cup. Let dry at least 24 hours.

Repeat with black paint and second ornament.

Replace toppers.

Stick self-adhesive gems around glass ornaments: red on black ornament, black on red ornament.

String red satin ribbon through top loop of black ornament.

Tie ends, making a loop.

Repeat with red ribbon on black ornament.

Tie a double loop bow with black ribbon, trim ribbon ends.

Stack large red button and medium black button.

Tie together with floss, adding 3 red E beads on top.

Knot on back of buttons.

Glue button stack to center of black bow.

Glue to ornament top.

Repeat reversing colors on black ornament.


Refer to photo for placement and assembly.