Make a Chandelier Ornament

Use a chandelier die to make this elegant ornament for your Christmas tree.

What You'll Need

  • Card stock
  • 8-1/2-x-11-inch double-sided mounting adhesive
  • Chandelier dies and die-cut machine (optional)
  • Glitter
  • 1/16-inch circle punch
  • Embroidery floss
  • Beads or crystals (optional)

How to Make It

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1. Cover both sides of the card stock with the double-sided mounting adhesive. Trace a chandelierlike pattern or use a die-cut machine to produce chandelier shapes.

2. Cut out the shapes with scissors. You need three shapes for each ornament. Peel the paper backing from one side of each shape.

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3. Sprinkle glitter over the adhesive-covered side of the chandelier shape.

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4. Fold each chandelier shape in half with the glittered sides facing. Remove the remaining paper backing from the shapes.

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5. Press half of one shape to a matching half of a second shape.

6. Press the third shape in the same way to the assembled shape.

7. Punch a small hole at the top and thread the hole with embroidery floss for a hanging loop.

8. Add hanging beads or crystals to your ornament if desired.

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