Treat your tree to one of these handmade delights: spun cotton balls are wrapped in striped crepe paper and glittered to perfection.

glitter spun cotton wrapped candy ornament
LENNART WEIBULL

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.

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What you need

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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Cut out a 4-by-4-inch strip of crepe paper. Wrap crepe paper around ball, twisting ends to secure.

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Step 2

Apply craft glue to stripes with paintbrush, then sprinkle with glitter. If desired, poke wire through paper into ball. Remove wire, add a dot of craft glue to end, reinsert, and let dry.

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