The best gifts are made with love, why not make some personalized ornaments as gifts this holiday season? Making metallic twig ornaments is super easy and they look great!

You will need:

-twigs or thin dried out branches about 4mm thick

-hot glue gun

-scissors or pruners to cut twigs

-jute twine

-paint brushes

-metallic paint (I recommend Martha Stewart metallic craft paint)

mkl michelleklare michelle liebmann diy christmas ornamentsCut your twigs the desired length and lay out your initial. Use hot glue to secure the twigs in place. Make sure to glue on both sides of the twig so it is a secure hold.

mkl michelleklare michelle liebmann diy christmas ornaments

mkl michelleklare michelle liebmann diy christmas ornamentsCut a piece of jute twine and make a loop, glueing the ends of the string to the twig letter.

mkl michelleklare michelle liebmann diy christmas ornaments
mkl michelleklare michelle liebmann diy christmas ornaments copyPaint the twigs all over. I recommend using two coats, letting the paint dry completely between coats. Be careful not to get paint on the jute twine.

mkl michelleklare michelle liebmann diy christmas ornaments

mkl michelleklare michelle liebmann diy christmas ornaments

That’s it! Your ornaments are done! I love how the gold looks against the bright green of our Christmas tree.¬†Hang your new beautiful ornaments on your tree or give them as gifts, everyone will be impressed and surprised that you made them!

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