DIY: Baroque Pearl Ornament

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If you want your ornaments to make an elegant statement, we have the DIY for you! This month is all about sparkle and shine, from the tinsel on a Christmas tree to the icicles adorning your window. With these frosty and fun images in mind, we wanted to create something that was both seasonal and sparkly!

Baroque Pearl Ornament DIY from M&J Trimming

What You’ll Need:

8mm Faux Pearls Package #49380

6mm Faux Pearls Package #49387

40 x 30mm Oval Women Head Cameo #41584

3/8” Single Face Satin Ribbon (Ivory) #00295

7/8” Single Face Satin Ribbon (Silver) #00298

Styrofoam ball

Pins

T-pins

Glue

Scissors

Gluing Cameo onto Styrofoam Ball

Placing Cameo onto Styrofoam from M&J Trimming

1. Glue the cameo onto the center of the Styrofoam ball, and begin pinning pearls around it to create a frame.

Pinning Pearls from M&J Trimming

2. Continue adding pearls to the ornament until it is completely covered, aside from a small space at the top.

Gluing Ribbon from M&J Trimming

3. Pull your satin ribbon through a t-pin, and glue one end to the other.

Gluing Ribbon to Ornament from M&J Trimming

4. Once the ribbon seam is dry, push the t-pin through the empty space on top.Ribbon Bow Ornament from M&J Trimming

7. Create a bow using the other satin ribbon, and glue it in front of the looped ribbon.

DSC_0092Baroque Pearl Ornament from M&J Trimming

This pearl-adorned ornament is perfect for a classic and elegant tree. If you want the ornament to be a little less Baroque-inspired, just remove the cameo for an ornament that’s reminiscent of a playful snowball!

25 comments on “DIY: Baroque Pearl Ornament

  1. lovelydeer says:

    Wow this looks great!

  2. heaven03 says:

    I think I want to try that

  3. looks like a jewel, just to keep in the safe :D

  4. I had found a TON of little styrofoam balls at a yard sale and totally squirreled them, not even knowing exactly what I would do with them, but now I do! :) I might also try wrapping with yarn or jute then embellishing with a beautiful brooch. Or maybe just straight up cover it in glitter ;) Beautiful idea, and thanks for the tip on how to adhere the bow. Mine might’ve ended up as a glue-tastrophe.

  5. alfridaelsy says:

    Reblogged this on MessyFunnyAwkward and commented:

  6. accidentallyblogger says:

    That is a really nice idea!

    accidenallyblogger.blogspot.com

  7. Reblogged this on Red's Life and commented:
    What a beautiful gift idea!

  8. suzisew2013 says:

    You’ve inspired me, thank you!

  9. This is really great. It look’s really expensive too! Nice one.
    x

  10. Rosie says:

    What are the item numbers for the two different sized silver balls? Thank you.

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