Monday, December 12, 2011

Easy 50¢ Snowflake Ornaments

I was looking for some easy ornament gifts for family members to show off Connor's holiday photos. When I was at Joanns, I noticed these felt snowflakes and rhinestone stickers for $1 each.

To turn the snowflake into a frame opening, I cut out the middle section. The left snowflake shows how they looked when I bought them and the right snowflake shows how I cut out the middle.
Then I used the little rhinestones to accessorize the snowflake because...well, why not?

To make a backing for the frame, I used some white glitter felt and traced around the snowflake shape.

The turned out to be stars which is kinda cute!

Then I traced around the snowflake again so I would have the right size photo for the opening.

I glued the back of the photo to the felt star backing using some Elmer's glue.

And then I glued the photo onto the back of the snowflake and let it dry. I had to glue the corners again just to keep the edges down.

Using a large needle, I added a silver ribbon to the top of the snowflake.

Because I'm a crafty hoarder, I save old holiday cards. I found a glitter snowflake one and cut out a little piece to use as a label on the back of the frame.

We don't have a tree up this year (sad face), so I don't have any fun photos of it on a tree branch. But I'm sure it will look nice on the trees of the family members that get one!


  1. I love your photo ornament. I have a weekly linky Anything goes mon-fri, and an ongoing Winter linky I would love to have you join. The Winter linky is on the right side bar with a picture link. Hope you will come strut your stuff. Happy holidays.

  2. so cute, and great idea! you always amaze me with your crafty genius!

  3. Ha! - great idea!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  4. This is so so cute! Please come and share your talented and promote your blog here

  5. That is perfect! Great project, looks like a million bucks, and has a sweet little photo!

  6. oh and that ornament is super duper cute and so is the little angel inside !

  7. What a cute ornament! I can't wait till I get to make little things like this!

    I'd love for you to link your post up at my Friday Favorites party. This week is a special Holly Bloggy Christmas edition, but all holiday ideas are welcome!

  8. What a simply gorgeous idea! Would you please share this with my readers for Fun Stuff Fridays?

  9. Lisa, these ornaments are absolutely beautiful, and little Connor is positively adorable in his little Santa hat!

    Thank you so much for being a part of the holiday spirit at Rook No. 17 last Tuesday. Can't wait to see what you have to share today!

    Warmest wishes,


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