Nicole™ Crafts Holly Leaves Ornament

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by Denise Bianco, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Holly Leaves Ornament

A wonderful addition to your Christmas tree.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the dimensional fabric paint.
  • 2
    Remove glass ball ornament cap. Pour Gold Glitz into glass ball ornament. Roll glass ball ornament until paint covers entire inside surface. Turn glass ball ornament upside down on a paper cup and allow to drain and dry overnight. Replace glass ball ornament cap.
  • 3
    Draw a three diamond-shapes cluster on the glass ball ornament using Black marker. Continue this process around entire glass ball ornament (you should have room for about eight clusters).
  • 4
    Fill in diamond shapes with Shiny Bright Green dimensional fabric paint so that they resemble holly leaves. Set the dimensional fabric paint while it is still wet using a hair dryer or heat gun to prevent dimensional fabric paint from dripping.
  • 5
    Outline holly leaves with Gold glitter glue. Set this glitter glue while it is still wet using a hair dryer or heat gun to prevent paint from dripping.
  • 6
    Add three dots of Shiny Red dimensional fabric paint to the center of each cluster. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  • 7
    Tie a piece of Red ribbon through top of cap for hanger. Trim excess, if needed.
  • 8
    Make a multi-loop bow with Red ribbon. Cut a small piece of ribbon and tie around center of bow to secure. Glue bow to top of cap. Trim excess, if needed.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Glass Ball Ornaments 80 mm 4 pc. 104555860
  • DecoArt Glamour Dust Glitter Paint 2 oz. Gold Glitz 104549474
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Gold 104277419
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Shiny Red 104762905
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Shiny Bright Green 104762965
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Fine Point Black 104128524
  • Morex Organdy Ribbon 1/4 inch x 10 yard Red 104442390
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Paper Cup
  • Hair Dryer or Heat Gun (see step 4)
  • Scissors