Easy Snowflake Ornament

 This is a very simple and economic ornament to make for your students.  This not a project for the children.  I like to make these as a little gift from me.  They are sooooo sweet.
I found the glitter snowflake ornaments at Walgreens at buy one, get one half price (there are 12 per box).  The clear gems came from the dollar store.
WHAT YOU NEED:
  • glitter snowflake ornaments
  • clear gems
  • Mod Podge
  • hot glue gun
  • photos
 
HOW TO MAKE THE ORNAMENT
  1. Trace the shape of the gem over the part of the photo you would like to use.
  2. Cut out the photo piece. Cut the photo ever so slightly smaller than the size of the gem.
  3. Apply a thin coat of mod podge to the top of the photo and press the gem on top of it.
  4. Let dry for a few minutes.
  5. Hot glue the photo gem to the middle of the snowflake.
  6. Done!

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Comments

  1. Tara says:

    Oh how I wish I would have seen these last week!! They are def. on my to do list for Christmas next year with my kiddos!!! (our last day was yesterday) Thanks for sharing, they are beautiful!!!

    4th Grade Frolics

  2. Hi Sally,
    I love love love your ornaments. Inexpensive and adorable, my two favorite things. I have a sample of what I do on my blog. Hope you can take a peek. Have a wonderful holiday.
    Tammy
    primaryparadise.blogspot

  3. These cost me under $5 for 24 ornaments! (Photos were given to me by the school). Love that!

    Tammy – heading over to check out your ornaments now!

  4. Great idea Sally! Those glass gems are wonderful and can be used for so many things. I got the smaller ones and used them to jazz up thumb tacks and used them in all kinds of ways in my classroom. You can check out a few of my examples on the following post I wrote. http://creatingthroughlife.blogspot.com/2011/11/gleaming-glass-magnets-thumb-tacks-and.html

  5. I hopped on over and loved your ideas for the glass gems! Loved the thumb tacks and magnets! So cute!

  6. Marlana says:

    I just found your blog through Pinterest and I feel like I’ve totally been missing out. I can’t wait to read through lots of your old posts during Christmas break. I love these cute snowflakes! What a great gift! I’m your newest follower.

    Blessings,
    Marlana
    Lil’ Country Kindergarten

  7. Courtney says:

    Love them to pieces and can’t wait to hang that cute little blonde boy in that picture up on my tree this year and every year to come:)
    Ps. So fun that he has quite the crush on M pictured with him 🙂

  8. LOL! That is so fun! I am so excited for you to see him in our little sweet play!

  9. Amy Anderson says:

    These are great! I love the addition of the little glass marble!

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