Santa and Elf Ornaments

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam Eggs: 3”, 5”
  • The Robin’s Nest Dew Drops Embellishments: Santa Glacier Diamond (dd173), Ornament Mini (dd202); Elf Champagne (ddp), Ornament Mini (dd202), Christmas Tear Drops (td74), Classified (dd192), Fiesta Diamond (dd175)
  • The Robin’s Nest Santa Clippies
  • Sheer black ribbon, 3/8”-wide
  • Gold cording

Tools

  • Hampton Art Studio G Gold Sparkle Glitter Glue
  • Beacon Adhesives 3-in-1 Craft Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, scoring tool, ruler, pencil

Directions

Santa

  • 1. Wrap and adhere black ribbon lengthwise around 5” foam egg, knotting ends together at narrow end. Knot ribbons together again 2-1/2” from first knot to create hanging loop; trim ends.
  • 2. Lightly score back of small Santa Clippies image so it will curve to egg surface. Place egg with ribbon at sides and adhere image to front of egg. Adhere gold mini Dew Drops around image; let dry.
  • 3. Adhere four rows of black diamond Dew Drops around circumference of egg, on either side of Santa image, to create belt; let dry.
  • 4. To finish ornament, adhere red mini Dew Drops over entire foam surface; let dry.
  • 5. Apply glitter glue to Santa image; let dry.

Elf

  • 1. Wrap and adhere gold cording lengthwise around 3” foam egg, knotting ends together at narrow end. Knot ribbons together again 1-1/2” from first knot to create hanging loop; trim ends.
  • 2. Use glue bottle to draw 1” rounded square on front of egg. Adhere alternating silver and gold mini Dew Drops.
  • 3. For elf’s feet, insert tips of two green teardrop Dew Drops into foam in center of square. Remove and adhere rounded ends firmly into foam. Let dry.
  • 4. Use glue bottle to draw two legs above feet; adhere mini green Dew Drops. Adhere pearl Dew Drops to foam to fill in square background. Let dry.
  • 5. Adhere row of black Dew Drops around circumference of egg, on either side of square, to create belt; let dry.
  • 6. To finish ornament, adhere green diamond Dew Drops over entire foam surface; let dry.
by Rachel O’Crowley for The Robin’s Nest
Santa Ornament
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