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Handmade Christmas Ornament - Easy Christmas Craft

Posted on November 19 2019

Handmade Christmas ornaments: a house, tree, and Christmas present

Hi everyone, Mou here with a tutorial to make handmade Christmas ornaments using Gelatos and Pitt Artist Pens®! Let me list the supplies before I show you how to make these ornaments with basic tools and supplies.

Recommended Art Supplies:

Faber-Castell Gelatos:

Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pens:

Other - cardstock, thread, trimmer, scissors, pencil, glue

Paper cut in the shape of a tree, house, and Christmas present

Start by trimming 4x4 inches squares out of white cardstock, six pieces for each ornament.

Fold squares in halves. Draw a tree, a gift box and a house with a pencil. Cut out with scissors.

Using the first piece as a template, cut the other five pieces for each ornament design.

Handmade Christmas ornaments: a Christmas tree, a Christmas gift, and house

Cut about three pieces of thread or twine, each to 6 inches. 

With glue, attach the matching design pieces back to back. Before attaching the last piece, fold the thread in half and place between the previous and final piece to make a loop.

Gelatos and Christmas tree ornament

Color the tree ornament with Mango, Comet and Satellite Gelatos colors. Blend with water.

Christmas tree ornament and Pitt Artist Pen

Once dry, make marks on the tree ornament with the Permanent Green Olive Pitt Artist Pen.

Christmas present ornament with three Gelatos

Color the gift box ornament with Mars, Odyssey and Gold Champagne Gelatos colors.

Christmas present ornament and two Pitt Artist Pens

Add details to the ornament with the Pale Geranium Lake and Gold Pitt Artist Pens.

Two Gelatos and house ornament

Color the house ornament with Odyssey and Aqua Dolce Gelatos.

House ornament and Pitt Artist Pens

Add details with the Gold and Black Pitt Artist Pens.

Handmade Christmas ornaments: Christmas tree, Christmas gift, and a house

Now, your ornaments are ready to decorate your tree or give as gifts.

Hope you enjoyed today's tutorial and have fun making your own handmade ornaments!

 

Artist Biography - Mou Saha - Mou Saha Studios

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