How to Make Christmas Photo Ornaments

Decorate your Christmas tree with this keepsake ornament featuring a photo of a loved one.

You will need

  • Photo
  • Scissors
  • Transparent ornament with a removable top
  • Pencil
  • Cotton swab
  • Glue
  • Decorations
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Ribbon

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.

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.