They are a little heavy but hold just fine in my tree. I painted them with gold and copper to make them more festive.
They are very simple to make, you will find all the details below.
How to make Christmas ornaments with concrete
Materials you will need for this DIY Christmas decoration:
- Large plastic caps
- Sanding paper
- Paint (love these ones, perfect for holidays season)
Take a container and make the concrete mix, pour the concrete in the caps.
Stuck a piece of the skewer in each mold. This will allow you to have a hole to pass a ribbon or a yarn to hang the ornament.
Let the concrete dry for at least 2 days. Then you can begin to remove the molds. Use a cutter to make several vertical cuts in the plastic cap.
Use pliers to remove the side cap. Once it’s done you can easily unmold your ornament.
Sand each side of the concrete piece and clean it under clear water to remove all dust.
Once the ornament is dry, you can paint it the way you like.
I choose to make geometric shape with gold and copper paint. You can use masking tape to delimit the painting area. Don’t forget to paint both side of the ornament.
When the paint is dry, pass a piece of yarn or ribbon to hang it.
And done! Pretty cool don’t you think? They will match perfectly with those DIY Christmas cube!
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