Ornaments on the Christmas tree are such a unique, personal way to decorate for the holidays. Our tree is decorated all kinds including handmade, souvenir and others with special meaning, as well as a few just for fun.
Here is a Christmas tree ornament that can be made by you and your kids!
It’s a DIY Gumball Machine Christmas Ornament, and is cute and unique! It’s easy and made with simple items, and you can pick whatever pom pom colors you like.
It also makes a great gift!
NOTE: If your kids are little and want to make these, be sure to supervise and help with the glue gun.
Mini red solo cup
Clear plastic ball ornament
Mini pom poms
Black felt tip sharpie marker (a regular Sharpie marker with a fine tip will work)
Hot glue gun
All of these can be found at stores like Michaels and Walmart, or online.
There are a ton of options on Amazon, and I included a few links above. You may be able to find them cheaper in your local store.
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Fill the clear plastic ornament with 12-20 mini pom poms.
Draw a door on the bottom of the cup with a black sharpie.
Use the hot glue gun to glue the ornament to the top of the cup.
Tie with bakers twine.
Let the glue set, and voila! A cute ornament you can hang on your tree or give as a gift!
Be sure to Pin or save this craft:
Want more homemade Christmas crafts and gifts?
Make this Homemade Christmas Tree Pop Up Card:
Or these Peppermint Marshmallow Cocoa Spoons:
Also check out these 20 Tips for a Festive & Frugal Christmas (and Free Printable Gift Coupons!)!
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