Create a Beautiful Christmas Ornament Using Mod Podge and Napkins

5 Materials
$5
3 Hours
Medium

I absolutely love everything robin related, so when I was thinking about a Christmas ornament idea I knew I would use my paper napkins with robins on them. If you read the blog you will see I attempted two types - one with napkins and one with a printed image and both worked great!
create a beautiful christmas ornament using mod podge and napkins
I used a plain plastic bauble and opened it. I then used only one half and covered the outside of the bauble with mod podge
create a beautiful christmas ornament using mod podge and napkins
I then separated the 3 layers from the napkin and used the top layer only.
create a beautiful christmas ornament using mod podge and napkins
Then place the napkin FACE down outside of the bauble (reverse decoupage and smooth the wrinkles over. I used some cling film over and smoothed over with my finger.  Then put an extra layer of mod podge.
create a beautiful christmas ornament using mod podge and napkins
I then painted the outside of the bauble using chalk paint (optional) and then covered the bauble with Snowtex - snow paste and let it dry.
create a beautiful christmas ornament using mod podge and napkins
I then added some snow around the front (please note the robin in this picture is from a print that I also attempted as well as a napkin, read the blog post to see more)
create a beautiful christmas ornament using mod podge and napkins
I then glued on some winter craft berries and embellishments on the front and tied a ribbon.  The ornament is then done!
create a beautiful christmas ornament using mod podge and napkins
create a beautiful christmas ornament using mod podge and napkins
create a beautiful christmas ornament using mod podge and napkins
[single robin bauble - done with print]
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  • Bonnie
    on Jan 8, 2018

    Really nice. I'd like to try that with my older grandchildren next year. You mentioned using a print and a napkin. Which worked better or was easier to work with?

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