Don’t you just love this time of year? Time to add some Christmas sprinkles around your home and get creative. I’ve been so lucky this year to have been paired with my long time blogging pal Leanna from over in Canada for our 2019 Ornament Exchange! So knowing that she adores Buffalo Check today I’m sharing How To Make Buffalo Check Christmas Ornaments.
How To Make Buffalo Check Christmas Ornaments
If your wondering what the Ornamant Exchange is all about it’s where bloggers have teamed up in pairs from all over the world. We then have to make an ornament using a $15 budget and then send it to our partners.
Aren’t they just the sweetest!! These beautiful little Farmhouse Rag Doll Angels were what Leanna my dear friend made me! They mean the world to me and will be cherished always. Unfortunalety they didn’t arrive until the day our blog post is due to go live so I was unable to get a photo of them in their new home! I will be sure to take one and share here soon.
You can see how Leanna made these gorgeous Farmhouse Ragdoll Christmas Angels HERE.
- 6 x Polystyrene Balls
- Fusion Mineral Paint – Coal Black Sample
- Fusion Mineral Paint – Picket Fence
- Buffalo Check Material cut into 10″ squares
- 1/2″ Flat Brush
- Glue Gun
- Various Ribbons of your choice
- Christmas Berry Sprigs
- Small Wood Slices
Paint a circle around each wood slice using your flat brush and coal black.
Then using your liner brush and picket fence paint on the words Joy, Peace and a snowflake. If you don’t feel comforatble handpainting straight onto the wood slices, use a chalk pencil to draw on your design and then paint over it.
Tightly wrap your buffalo check around your ball. Secure tighly with jute in a double knot.
Cut out 10cm strips of ribbon, jute and Christmas Berry Garland. Lay 6 sets out at various angles. Pinch the center of the messy bow and secure all of the pieces with some jute with a double knot.
Take your glue gun and secure the messy bow at the top of your bauble. Then glue on your wood slice. Glue in loops at your desired length to the top of each bauble for hanging.
And now all of your ornaments are ready to be hung! Be sure to check out all of the other wonderful handmade ornaments from bloggers all over the world HERE.