Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

wrapped twine ornament

Twine ornaments are a perfect accent to a tree inspired with natural materials. These ornaments are fun to make and can be made with any shade of twine or string.
Step 1

Blow up a balloon to use as the mold to shape your ornament.
TIP: The size of the balloon will be the size of the ornament so keep the balloons small.

Step 2

Fill a disposable bowl with clear glue and a bit of water. Mix with a craft stick until the glue is slightly thinner.

Step 3

Cut a long piece of twine and submerge the twine into the thinned glue. Massage the twine until it is saturated with glue.

Step 4

Next, wrap the long twine piece around the small balloon in all different directions until all sides are even.
TIP: There will be openings around the balloon, you do not want to completely cover balloon. If you need more twine, simply cut more, soak it in the diluted glue and continue to wrap.

Step 5

Once the balloon is wrapped to your liking, set it in the egg carton to dry overnight. Rotate the wrapped balloon a couple of times to help the glue-soaked twine dry on all sides.

Step 6

Now, pop the balloon and carefully pull out the balloon pieces from the middle of your twine ornament.

Step 7

Cut a piece of twine to make a loop for a hanger. Tie a bow with ribbon and glue it to the base of the hanger.

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