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Styro Ball Ornaments - I went crazy and had a BALL!!!

Styro Ball Ornaments - I went crazy and had a BALL!!!

Old 03-05-2011, 05:21 AM
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Here is a photo of the Christmas ornaments gifts I made from Dec.'10 thru Feb.'11. I used Xmas scraps and/or fat eighths. I like the fact they look like they're quilted. Really found it fun and easy to do while watching TV, waiting for an appointment, etc. I made enough for each of the staff persons at my aunt's retirement home and then just kept going (some for relatives and me too).

Made a box of bows (see below) which I'll attach with an ornament hanger in Nov. using a glue gun. Also made 6 Spring/Easter ones and three sets of hanging Valentine ones.

If interested, directions can be found at

Bought the 3" styro balls at Michael's with coupons and the MANY pins needed at Michael's or JoAnns with 40% off coupons or notions' sales. Be sure to use a thimble.

Christmas ornaments

Bows to attach later

Valentine ornament
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Old 03-05-2011, 05:25 AM
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Wow, you did have fun with those! Your tree will be amazing this year!
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Old 03-05-2011, 05:26 AM
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Wow, you have been busy.
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Old 03-05-2011, 05:30 AM
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Great & your bows are a beautiful addition. Now you'll have time to twiddle your thumbs in Dec. while everyone else is scrambling to finish gifts!!
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WOW! You sure were busy. Love these.
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They do look like fun to make. Very pretty!!
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Old 03-05-2011, 06:10 AM
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Very nicely done!
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Old 03-05-2011, 06:12 AM
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They're so cute.
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Old 03-05-2011, 06:18 AM
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Wonderful! I need to try those!
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Old 03-05-2011, 06:34 AM
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So pretty, I made some once, but forgot how nice they are. Will have to do some more, you have inspired me
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