Nicole™ Crafts Santa Bubble Ball Ornament

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Santa Bubble Ball Ornament

Let your children decide how bushy to make Santa's beard on this ornament. Just make sure you have plenty of Poly-fil on hand. And with just about all the supplies available at A.C. Moore, you'll want to make it the place you shop for all your Christmas decorating needs!

Project Details

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

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Squeeze Flesh Tone paint into each half of bubble ball ornament. Rotate halves so paint covers entire surface of each half.
  • 2
    Turn over to let excess paint to drop out. Allow ornament to dry. Carefully place ornament halves together, lining up holes.
  • 3
    Cut a 10 inch piece of cording. Thread through hole and tie to create hanger.
  • 4
    Use a pouncer and Baby Pink paint to create cheeks on one half of ball. Let dry.
  • 5
    Glue on wiggle eyes.
  • 6
    Use craft stick to spread tacky glue on beard area. Make beard by rubbing a small amount of Poly-fil between palms and then placing it on top of glue. Repeat this step for hair and eyebrows, trimming excess Poly-fil if needed.
  • 7
    Make a long tube by rubbing a small amount of Poly-fil between palms. Use a small piece of wire to secure it. Fold tube in half and glue it to top of beard. Trim excess if needed.
  • 8
    Glue pom pom to center of mustache for a nose.

Project Details

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

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Clear Bubble Ball 80 mm 104183051
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil® Fiber 12 oz. 104236978
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 20 mm 35 pc. 104233382
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 100 pc. 1/2 inch Spring 104276839
  • Panacea™ Wire Cloth White 32 gauge 18 inch 12 pc. 104679776
  • Darice® Bright Jewels Metallic Cord 27 yard Gold 104631279
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Pink 104106661
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Flesh Tone 104106684
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Medium 104110703
  • Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue® 4 oz. 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Craft Stick