Woof! What happens when you’re decorating for Christmas but have a rambunctious dog that likes to volley squeaky balls off his nose during a game of catch? That’s right – you keep the breakable ornaments in the bins and put only shatterproof ones on the tree. Well, it turns out that most of the ornaments here are breakable, so we had to shore up our supply of plastic ones. Enter: this project.

Since getting the Cricut, I’ve been exposed to a whole new world of crafting possibilities. And these DIY glitter ornaments are HUGELY popular among the Cricut crowd. After making several myself, I can understand why–even more so–I couldn’t resist making several to fill in our otherwise sparsely decorated tree. 

After doing a few of these and watching tons of YouTube videos, we decided to assemble all the great lessons we’ve learned on our own, as well as a couple of great ideas we found along the way, to bring you our top 10 tips for making glitter ornaments. 

Now pour yourself some egg nog and check out the video below:

🛒 Tools and Materials (most links = affiliate links):

Polycrylic – Semi Gloss – https://amzn.to/38al7Zq
Clear ornaments (several size options) – https://amzn.to/37wG15Z
Hot glue gun + hot glue – https://amzn.to/3ochAAe
Extra Fine Glitter – https://amzn.to/34tOg0W
Funnel – https://amzn.to/3p2tRYw
Squeeze bottle – https://amzn.to/38nI4c2
Plastic cups – https://amzn.to/2J6qdh4
Mixing sticks – https://amzn.to/3p37q5y
Cricut Maker:
Cricut – https://cricut.pxf.io/maker
Amazon – https://amzn.to/3r9FrD8
Permanent vinyl – https://amzn.to/37wU4sd
Transfer tape – https://amzn.to/2Wvn4dz
Rubbing alcohol – https://amzn.to/3nDORoo
Push down pump dispenser bottles – https://amzn.to/3mAwjDU  
Craft pliers – https://amzn.to/3amQkvo
Paper towels 

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