DIY Patterned Ornaments 6 Ways

Time: 10 minutes
Materials: ornaments, Montana acrylic paint makers

DIY Patterned Ornaments 6 WaysGreat news: this may just be the easiest way to decorate ornaments ever. Even better news: Montana is giving away the supplies you’ll need to recreate it yourself (along with the supplies from yesterday’s color block project)!

DIY Patterned Ornaments 6 WaysBecause the acrylic paint is in marker form, you’ll have much more control than if you were using a paintbrush. There’s also ZERO cleanup which makes this a project thats great for the whole family. Here are 6 different patterns you could make, though the possibilites are endless:

DIY Patterned Ornaments 6 WaysAll you need to do is draw your pattern on; you can freehand or even use a stencil. Simple enough right? The dry time is fast, but do make sure your pattern is completely set before touching so you don’t smear. Other than that, there’s nothing to it! Easy peasy!

DIY Patterned Ornaments 6 Ways

DIY Patterned Ornaments 6 WaysAnd for the Giveaway! If you entered yesterday, don’t worry, you can enter again (yahoo!). 3 winners will receive 6 cans of spray paint + 6 acrylic paint markers from Montana. Goes until 12/10 at 5:00pm PST (open to US & Canada residents). a Rafflecopter giveaway


Ornament Terrariums + Giveaway

Time: 25 minutes
Materials: ornament, plant, soil, rocks, moss, paint

DIY Ornament Terrarium | The Crafted Life

DIY Ornament Terrarium | The Crafted Life
1. Roll up a piece of paper to make a funnel. Add a layer of rocks.

DIY Ornament Terrarium | The Crafted Life
2. Add your soil. 1/4 cup is more than enough!

DIY Ornament Terrarium | The Crafted Life
3. Add moss and plants. I used a chopstick to help with positioning.

DIY Ornament Terrarium | The Crafted Life


I loved doing this project so much that I’d like the share the experience with you! Enter to win all the supplies you’ll need to make your own ornament terrarium simply by clicking this link to share on Twitter.

Winner will be announced via Twitter Friday, February 1st.

While I used tillandsias for my terrariums, I recommend that you use a succulent or other plant that requires soil and moisture to live. Because of the delicacy of the air plant, it’s been more high maintenance than expected.