So if you checked out my Holiday Home Tour yesterday then you know I made a small army of Sweater Ornaments. Or snowballs as my kids like to call them. Well today I’m sharing the easiest tutorial ever so you can make your own. Really, it shouldn’t even qualify as a post, but just in case you wondered if I got all fancy with a hot glue gun or meticulously sewed these together (ha, like that was a possibility) I’ll show you the quick and easy way I made my ornaments.
First get an old sweater, an old ornament and some floral wire. This is perfect for A.D.D. decorators like myself because you can switch up last years ornaments without damaging them permanently.
Cut out a circle shape, ok so this isn’t remotely circle like, but you get the idea.
Wrap the sweater up around it and hold it tight.
Wrap your floral wire around the top tightly, leaving 2 long pieces of wire so you can secure this to your branches.
TA-DA! I know it isn’t the cutest thing all by itself, and you definitely have to secure it to your tree in a way that doesn’t show the little wonky tuft at the top.
But next year when you aren’t decorating for a festive red and white sweater snow ball fight and are going for…
Well, who knows what I’ll be going for – my brain is not done with this Christmas yet…
But when you are done with these ornaments, you can just unwrap them and have your pretty ornament back totally unharmed.
Albeit a little naked feeling without it’s festive holiday sweater.
Here are a few ways I used mine…
In our tree….
In my snowball garland…
and just in a pretty pile.
That’s it now go cover all your poor freezing ornaments in cozy sweaters :)