DIY Photo Christmas Ornaments

by ClutterBug
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Create your own beautiful family photo ornaments for pennies!
Create this beautiful and one -of-a-kind photo ornaments for your tree. I love making them with photos of family, places we've traveled and loved ones who have passed away.
You will need clear plastic (or glass) ornaments, floor polish, glitter and some 2 inch photos that you have printed on REGULAR printer paper with LASER jet ink. Note: Most home printers are ink jet, but ALL commercial printers are laser. Get your photos printed at Staples or make a photocopy!
Pour in the floor polish, swish it around and empty it out. Roll your picture slightly and insert into bulb. Use a small paintbrush to press all the edges down flat and smooth out bubbles. Add more floor polish if you need to. The last step is to add glitter and shake until it is all covered!
Watch this Step-by -Step video and learn how you can make these ornaments for your friends and family! A wonderful DIY Christmas gift.
Suggested materials:
  • Clear Ornament   (Craft Store)
  • Floor Polish
  • Photos printed on REGULAR printer paper
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  • Dixie Dixie on Dec 13, 2019

    I tried making these ornaments and found that the pictures were so dark that they are barely visible after the glitter is put in them. The only ones that the pictures are good are the ones I used white glitter behind. Would they have better results if the picture was printed on photo paper?

  • Ria Ria on Nov 03, 2021

    Hello! Can I use actual pictures that you purchase from a photo store? Or does it have to be laser printed/copies of pictures?

  • Deb55363634 Deb55363634 on Nov 30, 2021

    Is there an alternative to the floor polish? I really don't want to purchase a whole bottle for just a couple ornaments.

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  • Dee Dee on Dec 20, 2019

    Super cute! tfs

  • Donna Donna on Nov 12, 2020

    Want to try these, they are beautiful, love the memories you can add to Christmas to make it more special.Thank you.😀❤️💫