These DIY plaid Christmas ornaments are easy to make and will brighten your Christmas tree this year.
Since I’ve added plaid to my Christmas mantel and living room decor, I decided to make some plaid tree ornaments.
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To make these DIY plaid ornaments, you’ll need the following:
- plastic ornaments
- strips of plaid flannel or cotton fabric cut 1 inch wide, 8 inches long (I used flannel ribbon and cut them lengthwise in half but old plaid T-shirts work too)
- hot glue gun and glue sticks
- jute twine
- Remove the top metal part of the ornament and put a dab of hot glue near the top of the ornament and carefully press a strip of fabric down. Wrap around the ornament and glue the other end down.
2. Take another strip and dab some glue to the right side of the first strip, overlapping some and wrap around the ornament until it comes up on the right side again and glue into place.
3. Continue wrapping the strips until you have filled the whole ornament (should be 5-6 strips an ornament).
4. Glue around the top edge and push the metal top back in place.
5. Dab glue over the metal top and hold some twine in place, twisting around the top a few times and glue the cut end down.
6. Tie some twine through the loop and hang on your tree.
I love how they turned out and it adds just a splash of plaid color to my tree.
I also love the candle clip-on lights that I just purchased this year. They are battery operated and have no wires so they can be placed anywhere which I love! With the remote, you can make the lights flicker.
I also cut some red and green ribbon and gave it a twist before adding them to the tree. They add just a little bit of red and because they have wire in the ribbon, they just stay in place.
I also added my Eiffel Tower globe ornaments that I’ve had for years and still love.
I also added my chandelier ornaments that I bought last year.
This is the first time in a long time that I’ve added red to my Christmas decor and plaid!! I’m loving the change and I also love how it still goes with my ornaments from previous years.
And with just a few plaid touches, it’s made my whole Christmas decor different from previous years.
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