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Silhouette Christmas Ornaments

 The weekend before Christmas… this is crazy! This season has just flown by!
I didn’t get to have an entirely handmade tree this year. I worked so hard at it, but we got a bigger tree. Definitely next year though!
These were just one step closer though.

Silhouette Christmas Ornaments

Silhouette Christmas Ornaments via Cherishedbliss.com #ornament #christmas

Today I am going to share with you my kid’s silhouette ornaments. These are really easy to make, and a great tradition to do every year.
Last year I made silhouette stocking holders for my mantel. I’m not sure what it is, silhouettes just feel Christmas-y to me!

wooden tags (or other surface)
sparkle modge podge
foam brush
washi tape


First you will need to print off your kids’/family’s silhouettes sized to fit on the surface you are using.
mine was 2.5″ x 1.5″
I have a tutorial on creating silhouette’s using photoshop elements

Silhouette Christmas Ornaments via Cherishedbliss.com #ornament #christmas
Using your X-ACTO knife cut out your silhouette’s and figure out where you want to place it on your surface.

Silhouette Christmas Ornaments via Cherishedbliss.com #ornament #christmas

Using your foam brush and modge podge apply a layer to the wooden tag, then place your silhouettes on top.
Let that dry for a few minutes, and then apply a sealing coat on top of your paper silhouettes.

Once dry, I added a piece of washi tape at the bottom and tied some crochet thread in a bow to hang it from the tree.

Silhouette Christmas Ornaments via Cherishedbliss.com #ornament #christmas

And that’s it. You can write the year on the back so you can keep track of what the time, because we all know it flies by!!

Silhouette Christmas Ornaments via Cherishedbliss.com #ornament #christmas

Can you believe Christmas is next week!? Tell me I’m not the only one who hasn’t wrapped a single gift yet ; )

Don’t forget to check out the rest of my whimsical decor this year!


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  1. Eva Williams says

    Thank you for all your wonderful “things” all year long. I love this blog. Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!

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