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Upcycled Ornaments

Upcycled Ornaments

Create your own holiday magic with upcycled and handmade ornaments and holiday decor! Click here to view the video segment we filmed for Fox 13 News!

Painted Leaf Ornaments

Super affordable, satisfying and pretty!  This ornament is great decor for any season, but looks especially beautiful on our white tree.

What you’ll need:

Sturdy dried leaves (I think these are Magnolia)
Craft paint
Paint brush
Ornament hooks

Painted Leaves Christmas Tree Ornament

Flower and Felt Fairies

These sweet fairies (or angels) are so easy to make and can be customized to match your holiday colors.  We roughly followed the methods shown in the Wee Felt Folk book.

What you’ll need:

Pipe cleaner

Craft felt


Fake/Silk flowers

Embroidery floss & needle

White Glue

Flower Fairy Angel

Melted Craft Bead Ornaments

This is another project that can be used for all types of seasonal decor.  There are plenty of melted bead craft tutorials out there to choose from.  Remember to follow the safety recommendations!

What you’ll need:

Plastic craft beads

Cookie cutter or cupcake pan



Ornament hook

craft bead ornament or sun catcher

Sparkle Bottle Cap Ornaments

Looking for a fun Fun FUN…and easy…diy ornament project that will add a punch of glitz to your tree?

What you’ll need:


Clear drying glue (we used diamond glaze)

Bottle caps

Glue gun

Ornament hooks

glitter bottle cap ornaments

Upcycled Necktie Flower Wreath

We dressed up a wreath form with some festive neckties that matched our color theme.

What you’ll need:

Necktie fabric (from the inside and the outside)

Needle & thread

Wreath form

Glue (we used a bottle of fabric glue)

Faux berries

fabric flower wreath upcycled neckties

Hours of Operation Upcycled Ornaments featured on Fox 13 News
Hours of Operation
Upcycled Ornaments featured on Fox 13 News