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Splatter-Paint Ball Ornaments

A spritz of color gives these ornaments a playful feeling. Get the whole family involved: they make a fun kid-friendly holiday craft.

holiday project splatter ornaments

Photography: John Armitage

Source: Martha Stewart


  1. Tape off a diagonal section of an ornament with stencil tape.

  2. With a pouncer, paint the bottom section using Slate Gray paint; remove tape and let dry completely.

    holiday project splatter ornaments painting
  3. Dip a brush into one of the other colors. Aiming at the ornament, hit the brush against another brush in a "cross" formation. Splatter until you achieve desired coverage.

    holiday project splatter ornaments brushing
  4. Repeat with a second color, then hang ornament to drip-dry.

    holiday project splatter ornaments adding gold flecks
  5. With the remaining colors, splatter another ornament with 2 colors, or continue the color-block and splatter combination.

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