This post is part of my week of Christmas ornament DIYs series. I’m sharing 7 different DIY projects for clear ball ornaments, each of which you can complete in 30 minutes or less. You can see all of the DIYs here. Today I’m making texture-painted ornaments using Americana Decor Texture paint. This post is sponsored by DecoArt. Thank you for always being awesome, DecoArt!
DIY Texture Painted Ornaments
Welcome to day 5! Sick of my emails yet? I hope not 🙂 Today I’m sharing a DIY that, to be totally honest, I wasn’t sure how it would turn out. I love experimenting with new products and techniques, but I’d never worked with DecoArt’s Texture line before. Turns out it’s pretty forgiving and easy to work with. It’s a high-viscosity, heavy-bodied formula that comes in satin and metallic finishes. I’m working with two metallic colors today, Champagne and Zinc.
What do you think? Pretty cool. DecoArt will be running a special on this paint the weekend of the 24th and the 25th, so definitely mark your calendar to check out the DecoArt’s Texture line then!
Here’s what I used for my DIY texture painted ornaments:
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- Clear plastic ball ornaments
- DecoArt’s Texture line paint
- Small paint brush
- Paper towels
- Disposable gloves
And here’s how I did it!
Step 1: Grab a clear ornament and your texture paint. This paint is thick, so don’t be shy slopping it onto your ornament. Once you get it on, you can work with it a bit to give it some texture.
Step 2: Swish it around to make different patterns. Some I made swirl patterns, while others I did one direction all the way around the ornament. Hang carefully to dry.
Step 3: On one, I also grabbed some FrogTape to do a textured dipped effect.
What do you think? Pretty cool effect! I was really pleased with how hard the paint dried, too. If you want to add more protection, you can spray the ornaments down with a clear sealer. Want more inspiration? Check out the DecoArt project gallery, which has a nifty feature that lets you filter projects by the product line used.
Here are all 7 ornament DIYs using clear ball ornaments:
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