30 Days of HoliDIY: Bright Animal Ornaments

Whether you use animal, car or princess figurines, your kids will go wild for these adorable DIY toy ornaments from Hi Sugarplum.

 

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Why I love it: This was such a fun project for my daughter and I to do together, and she loves having her very own tree in her room. I love overhearing her imagination at work when she plays with the little animals.

What you'll need:

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Package of plastic animals from craft store

Spray primer

Acrylic craft paints

Screw eyes hooks (found in the picture-hanging dept)

Mini jingle bells

Embroidery thread or yarn for hanging

Drill with 1/16-inch drill bit

 

Step 1:

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Gently drill a pilot hole in the top of each ornament.

Step 2:

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Screw in the eye hooks.

Step 3:

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Prime the animals with hooks and allow to dry completely.

Step 4:

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Paint them with assorted bright colors.

Step 5:

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Once dry, thread jingle bells on a piece of cut string, and tie through the hook on the animal.

You're done!

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Hang from your tree and enjoy!

 

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Cassie Freeman is the blogger behind Hi Sugarplum! where she embraces travel, DIY, and home inspiration. Follow Cassie on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram

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