Wire Christmas Star Ornament

With Christmas season in full swing, I come across so many fun DIY pins, it’s impossible not to attempt some myself. I found a wonderful idea of wire Christmas ornaments, and all you need is a wire!

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My first one I tried was with silver wire I had left over from previous projects.

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It is so simple! Draw a little star on a wooden plank, hammer in a nail at each vertex and wrap away! Then secure in the intersections and fasten off! I did have to pull the nails out to release the star.

I then tried to spray paint it gold.

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I liked how it looked, but then I bought some gold wire and liked how that came out, too.

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Too cute!!! Make it and love it!

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This is where most of them ended up, more on this later! One exciting post coming up!

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DIY – 4 Easy Christmas Ornaments

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Of course, these trending Pins were going to creep up onto our Christmas trees. This year they have sojourned everywhere – onto leggings, quilts, wall art, kids’ rooms, bracelets, etc. Just so happened, Christmas came, and the “trend” was all over it.

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If you were on the moon, and missed the trends, here is the review:
Ornament 1: Bunting.

This particular “Bunting-gone-Christmas-Tree-Ornament” is simply some felt cut into triangle shapes and threaded together. Super easy, super cute!

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Cut a strip of felt into triangles and thread through with white thread.

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Ornament 2: Himmeli

Himmeli is big this Christmas. Must be because of the strong geometrical trend.

There are so many brilliant tutorials out there. Google any one of them and you won’t regret it. However, I haven’t come across even one that would give you this hint: use cotton buds! Other tutorials suggest using straws, cocktail sticks, actual straw, etc, however cotton buds are the cheapest, sturdiest, most durable and white. Don’t buy Johnson’s brand though, as their sticks are compressed paper and not plastic tube that you need.

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Cut of the tips and use the tubes. With so many tutorials out there, I am afraid to infringe someone’s copyright, so my advice – google it. Cheeky me!

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Ornament 3: Cotton bud garland

What to do with all those cotton bud tips we’ve cut of for the above ornament? Thread them into a cute garland!

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Alternate with some beads every now and then, and you are set!

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Beautiful!

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Ornament 4: Pompoms

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Twist some yearn around a fork, tie and knot tightly around the center, cut the loops and fluff it up!

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You could trim them some more and even machine wash them in the delicates bag to make them more even, but I like a more handmade look to my pompoms.

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This is it! Decorate away!

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Make it and love it!

If your Christmas tree is fully decorated, maybe you are thinking what to put under that tree. Here are some suggestions:

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