Tuesday, December 11, 2012

DIY "HO, HO, HO" Christmas Tree Ornament


Hello! Today I have a holiday inspired DIY for you guys. A DIY "HO, HO, HO" Christmas tree ornament. It is perfect for hanging up on your tree or giving it to a friend or family member to hang up on their tree. The best thing about this DIY is that not only is it super cute, it is also very affordable and environmentally friendly. So you save money and the earth when you make this ornament instead of buying one at a store. Can it get much better than that?

Level of difficulty: Easy to medium difficulty. You must be able to hand sew/ embroider.

Supplies: Old pair of tights, embroidery floss, needle, scissors and lace trim.

Cost: This DIY cost me nothing because I used supplies that I already had. This was a great use for a pair of tights that were too small for me. I also used lace trim and embroidery floss that I had leftover from a previous DIY.

Time: This DIY is not super quick. The amount of time that this DIY takes you depends on the size of your ornament and how quickly you sew. I would estimate that for most people, this DIY would take between 30 minutes to an hour.

Steps:
1. Gather supplies.
2. Cut two circular pieces of the same size out from your old pair of tights. 
3. Thread your needle with embroidery floss.
4. Embroider/ sew on "HO, HO, HO."
5. Sew the two circular pieces together 3/4 of the way around. 
6. Stuff the inside with with either fabric from your tights (what I used) or with stuffing.
7. Continue sewing all the way around.
8. Sew on lace trim.
9. Sew on a piece of ribbon or embroidery floss to use to hang the ornament up.
10. Et voila! A new ornament for your tree. 

**You can use felt instead of an old pair of tights if you prefer. However, this is a great use for old tights and by re-using your tights instead of throwing them out, you are helping to protect the environment. 

8 comments:

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