Basketball Ornaments

By  Debby Forshey-Choma 

  • Basketball Ornaments


  • Midwest Products Co., Inc.: Birch Plywood; Mirror Styrene: Gold, Silver; Clear PVC
  • Basketball-print paper
  • Royal Rub-On Transfers: Basketball (ROY1444)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Bleached Sand, Oxblood
  • Ellison Sizzix Machines and Dies: Frames, Circle Combo; Bigz Sassy Serif Alphabet, Circles #2
  • Memory Keepers Clear Stamps: Champ (411000)
  • Black inkpad
  • Metallic ribbon, 12” lengths: gold, silver


  • Paper glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Paintbrush
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)
  • 1. Use machine and "B" die to cut two letters from birch plywood and four letters from basketball-print paper. Glue basketball-print paper letters on both sides of birch plywood letters.
  • 2. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply "basketball" rub-on onto letter B.
  • 3. Use scissors to cut two banners from birch plywood. On covered work surface, paint banners Bleached Sand. Let dry. Use black inkpad and Champ or MVP stamp to stamp banners.
  • 4. Use machine and Frames Circle die to cut: large frame shapes from gold styrene and silver styrene, two large birch plywood circles, two large clear pvc circles. Trim photos same-size as circle frames.
  • 5. Paint plywood circles Oxblood. Let dry.
  • 6. Glue photo on Oxblood circle. Glue clear pvc circle on photo and gold or silver styrene circle on pvc circle. Let dry.
  • 7. Glue photo window and banner on "B." Let dry. To hang, measure and cut 12" ribbon length. Tie ribbon around top of "B."