DIY Decorations: Orange Holiday Ornaments

| 12/7/2011 12:13:01 PM

Tags: DIY, Crafts, Ornaments, Homemade Holiday Ornaments, Holidays, Christmas, Orange, Citrus, Good Housekeeping, Orange Ornaments, Justine Patton,

J.PattonDecember is underway, which means your holiday shopping days are numbered. If you find yourself out of gift ideas for your family and friends, I just may have the solution you’ve been searching for: homemade holiday ornaments.

I first found these orange ornaments on Good Housekeeping, but there are many variations of these instructions on the Internet. They are fun, eco-friendly gifts that your loved ones will use year after year. Plus, nothing gets you into the holiday spirit quite like constructing a heartfelt gift with your own two hands. So, give a few out as gifts, and don’t forget to save a few for your tree at home.

These homemade ornaments give off a wonderful scent and add color to your tree.
Photo by Klara Kim/Courtesy

Orange Ornaments 

• 2 oranges
• Baking sheet
• Small paring knife
• Twine

1. Cut oranges crosswise into 3/4-inch slices so that they look like little pinwheels.

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