Upcycle your Christmas ornaments
Christmas really starts when your Christmas tree is up and filled with pretty lights and cute ornaments. In this step-by-step-plan we will show you how you can upcycle your ornaments.
What you need
- Various colors Talens art Creation Vintage chalk
- Various colors Talens Art Creation Metallic
- Various colors Talens Art Creation Effect liners
- Various colors Amsterdam glitter
- Amsterdam Pouring Medium
- Standard or clothesline to hang the Christmas ornaments
- Various colors Christmas ornaments
- Stir sticks and cups
Before you begin cover your surface with plastic and protect your own clothes. Then, gather all the things you need.
Take the colors Vintage chalk paint and Metallic paint that match the colors of the Christmas ornaments you use. Stir the paint well and pour the paint in seperate cups.
Use 1 part Vintage Chalk or Metallic paint, 1 part water and 1 part pouring medium in a bowl and stir well, leave it for half an hour and stir it again.
Take a cup and pour the colors in layer by layer. Alternate the Vintage chalk with the Metallic paint. The paint will not mix.
Hang the Christmas balls on a standard or on a clothesline. Pour the contents of the cup over the Christmas balls and let the paint drip off.
If you like you can sprinkle some glitter into the wet paint. Leave the Christmas balls to dry for at least 12 hours.
Once the paint is dry use the Effect liner to decorate the Christmas balls with lines or dots. Let this dry overnight. Now you can use them to decorate your Christmas tree. Enjoy!