Ornaments are not just for Christmas, in my opinion! This DIY spring ornament is bright and fun and made with Mod Podge. It’s so easy!
Ornaments – not just for Christmas anymore, my friends! Ornaments can be hung around the house any time of year, or used for decorating mantels . . . or whatever floats your boat.
This spring ornament project is so easy that children can participate as well. I can imagine a tree of these in a ton of colors. Whee! Continue on to see how I made it.
Gather These Supplies
- Paper mache ornament
- FolkArt acrylic paint – Calypso Sky
- Mod Podge Gloss
- Fabric – scraps to make the flowers
- Die cut machine or something to make shapes (I use a Sizzix Big Shot)
- Craft glue
It’s a good idea to prepare fabric to run through the die cutter. To prepare the fabric, spread on a non-stick surface and paint a medium layer of Mod Podge on it. Do this with all the fabric that you are going to use (makes it easier to Mod Podge as well!) Let it dry.
While the fabric is drying, paint the ornament with several coats of blue paint. Let dry.
Cut your fabric into shapes, either with a die cutter or by printing clip art and using it as a template. I used the die cutter for my flower tops, but I cut the stems by free handing it.
I Mod Podged the stems to the ornament, criss-crossing at the bottom. Let dry.
Give the ornaments a few more coats of Mod Podge and let dry.
Add buttons to the centers of the flowers with craft glue. And as you can see, I did this all in my pajamas! All in a hard day’s work, my friends.
Enjoy your fun spring ornament, and make like, a hundred more.