A pair of these bright red cherries is hard to resist—pick them, and they'll make the perfect present.
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glitter spun cotton cherry ornaments

We've got just the thing for a starter tree: a box of handmade ornaments so delectable, they'll conjure visions of sugarplums. And because they're crafted from shatterproof spun cotton—coated in craft paint, then glitter—you can gift a full set knowing they'll stand the test of time (and pets, and toddlers).

For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of DIY Ornaments.


What you need


How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Paint balls with craft paint and let dry. Apply craft glue to balls with a paintbrush, then sprinkle with glitter and let dry.

Step 2

Wrap a 7-to-8-inch piece of floral wire with floral tape; bend at center to create two "stems." Glue faux leaves to wire at top; let dry.

Step 3

Poke a hole in top of each ball with floral wire. Remove, apply a spot of craft glue to ends of wire, and reinsert. Let dry. If desired, twist a loop of gold-filled wire through stem for hanging.


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