Published on November 23, 2016 — Leave a comment

Merry Making: How To Renew Old Ornaments

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Welcome to thredUP’s Merry Making series! This holiday season, we’re all about celebrating with (re)purpose. That means getting festive with repurposed materials, resulting in a happier planet, wallet, and you! Place an order today for a free Merry Making guide, and read on for how to make this adorable wrapping paper with items you have around the house.

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YOU WILL NEED:

  • -Old ornaments
  • -Acrylic paint
  • -Mod Podge
  • -Fine paint brushes
  • -Plate (for the paint and Mod Podge)
  • -Twine

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1. Grab an ornament! Paint a pattern on it using the fine paintbrushes. Start with the bottom of the ornament.

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2. Let dry. Place on the first side you painted, which will be almost dry by now.

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3. Cover with Mod Podge.

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4. Let dry.

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5. Once dry, tie a little twine into the metal part of the ornament. It’s a softer, prettier alternative to ornament hooks!

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Check out more Merry Making fun! And learn about our contest (you could win $500 to shop)!

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