Decorate your Christmas tree with this keepsake ornament featuring a photo of a loved one.
Step 1: Cut out photo Cut out the photo you want to use into a circle that measures about 3 inches across.
Step 2: Remove cap Remove the hanger and cap from the bulb. Then wrap the photo around a pencil, making sure the photo is facing outward.
Step 3: Put photo inside Holding the photo around the pencil, slip it inside the bulb. Release the photo from the pencil.
Step 4: Straighten the photo Position and straighten the photo with a cotton swab.
Step 5: Fill the inside Get creative and glue small shells, colored tinsel, colored sand, and even popcorn to the inside and outside of the ornament.
TIP: Gluing decorations inside will also help keep the photo in place.
Step 6: Add date and a message Write the date on the back of the ornament with acrylic paint, and a message if you like. Finish by tying a bow around the top of the ornament and give it as a gift to the person in the picture or hang it on your own tree.
FACT: Ornaments on the 2008 National Christmas tree were made with holographic film to make the tree look lit all day.