Reduce, Reuse, Rejoice: Decoupage Ornaments

Give old glass ornaments a facelift. We decoupaged on a new coat with repurposed gift-wrap and tissue paper.

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Give old glass ornaments a facelift. We decoupaged on a new coat with repurposed gift-wrap and tissue paper.

Paper Globes
These ornaments resemble the paper maché and cardboard ornaments that became popular when glass was scarce.

You will need:

• Glass ornaments
• Assorted pieces tissue paper and lightweight gift-wrap
• A small paintbrush
• Mod Podge decoupage medium

Start by tearing narrow strips of wrapping and tissue paper. Torn edges blend most easily and make a smoother surface.

Al Mo
12/6/2012 3:14:59 PM

some pretty cute ideas for home made stuff.



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