Monday, December 24, 2018

DIY Glitter Monogram Ornaments

Hello there,

I can't believe it's Christmas Eve!  Are you all ready for tomorrow?  A couple of weeks ago I was in Pottery Barn and I saw these glitter monogram ornaments.  They caught my eye, but I wasn't impressed with the quality of them as they were made out of cardboard.  I thought it would be easy to recreate these at home.

Pottery Barn Silver Ornament
A few days later, I swung by Michaels Crafts and picked up 3 wood letters for 99 cents each.  I used some Champagne Metallic Paint, Mod Podge, and Fairy Dust Glitter to create monogram letters for our Christmas stockings.

I started by drilling a whole in the corner of each letter then sanded the wood lightly to remove any rough spots.

Next, I painted each letter with a coat of Champagne Metallic Paint.  Don't worry if it doesn't come out perfect as the glitter will hide any imperfections.

After waiting about 30 minutes or so I painted each letter with a thin coat of Matte Mod Podge and then sprinkled ... sprinkled ... and sprinkled glitter all over them.  Tap off the excess glitter and let them sit for a few minutes to dry.

Because I didn't want the glitter to rub off onto everything I sprayed an even coat of sealant over the top of each one.  To hang each letter from our stocking I used Baker's Twine and tied a knot around the loop.

Pippin's Stocking
Can you see the glitter?

Donna's Stocking
Michael's Stocking
What a super easy project, which allowed me to create letters to match our Christmas stockings and they are better than Pottery Barn!

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro' the house,
not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there ...



Louca por porcelana said...

Merry Christmas!God bless you and yours!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Your letters are so beautiful, they are so superior to the others. Happy Christmas and a Wonderful New Year.

Jeanne H said...

Wonderful idea. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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