Swirly Ornaments

Creating colorful ornaments for the Christmas tree is a great holiday tradition to start with your little ones.

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Gather all of your supplies and cover your workspace if needed.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Squeeze different colors of paint into one ornament.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Slowly tip the ornament back and forth to mix the colors together. Keep going until the bottom of the ornament is covered. (Add more paint if needed.)

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Set the ornament updside down in a cup for 15 minutes to let the extra paint drip out. Then remove the ornament from the cup and turn it right side up to dry overnight.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Step 5

    When the paint is dry, slide the corn into the top of the ornament. Wrap a pipe cleaner around the neck of the ornament and shape it into a hook. You can also tie a loop of ribbon around the neck.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

  • Step 6

    Hang your swirly ornaments on the tree and admire your creation!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 6

  • Done!

    The Swirly Paint holiday craft is also available in our shop!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 7

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