Use our recipe for Popcorn Balls with Golden Raisins to create the ornaments.
Popcorn Balls Ornament How-To
Cut 8- to 9-inch lengths of thin, decorative ribbons. Form ribbons into loops, and knot at ends. Shape your popcorn balls around the knotted ends, covering 1 to 2 inches of the ribbon. Transfer to parchment to cool, and then hang.
3/16-inch woven ombre ribbons in Brick-Ladybug and Brick-Moonstone, $2.99 for 8 yards, by Martha Stewart Crafts, from Michaels, 800-642-4235 ormarthastewartcrafts.com.
Popcorn Garland How-To
String together day-old popcorn (it's easier to work with than fresh), dried cranberries, and golden raisins with a needle and thread.
For more Christmas tree decorating ideas, see our article Christmas Traditions: A Day at the Tree Farm.