Tree Ornament - Candlewicking Style
3.5 inch (9cm) Blown Glass Ball Ornament.
1/8 inch (3mm) wide silver cord.
This is a very decorative Christmas craft that is perfect for special gifts.
Start by taking a crayon or eyeliner pencil and softly draw out your floral design onto the glass ball. You can be as creative as you want or stick to simply daisy style flowers and squiggly lines.
Once you have your design draw on, paint in any petals or leaves with your glitter paint. In this project you can see the mint green glitter has been used to form the petals and some leaves and curls.
Once the glitter is dry, using some craft glue and a paint brush or a fine nib on your bottle draw over the lines with the glue. Sticking down the cord as you go. You can work a small section at a time if it is too intricate for you.
Once finished make sure all the cord is stuck down and allow to dry.
These make wonderful handmade Christmas gifts boxed up for friends and family.
Try marking out someones name or the year for a more personalized finish.
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.