DIY Christmas Ornament for New Babies or New Couples


My sister in law made me these gorgeous Christmas tree ornaments that have each of my kids’ birth announcements inside. I cried when I opened them, and I don’t cry! I love them. They are such a great gift idea for any momentous occasion – you can use a baby’s birth announcement or you could use a wedding announcement.

Many of you have asked how you make it so here is the step by step for you.

You will need:

Announcement card
Clear glass ornament
Optional: Paper cutter

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Start with the announcement card and photo if one is not included in the announcement.

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Establish what part of the announcement card is important to highlight and cut with a paper cutter or scissors.

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Make the pieces different sizes to add interest to the final product. You won’t need to use all of the pieces.

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Roll each piece around your finger to get the shape you want.

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Use scissors for added curl and hold. Some pieces can be tightly curled while others can be more loose depending on what details you would like to highlight.

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Place them inside the clear glass ornament.

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Replace top and voila. A beautiful gift for the holidays.

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One that will be cherished, year after year.

Wishing you and yours a magical holiday.






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