Reindeer Foot Ornaments
If you are looking for new ideas and some inspiration to decorate your home, then reindeer foot ornaments can be one of your best diy projects, you can make your own original designs after reading this article, and render your home impressive with beautiful ornaments. Despite there are other examples in this article, more emphasis is placed on reindeer foot ornaments. You can work in a few different ways for this acrylic ornament. Now let’s explain to you the design of reindeer foot ornaments. It’s really very easy! And then, here you can find the design of an ornament that you can hang on the ceiling. This is also as easy as reindeer foot ornaments. Anyway, there are only three steps for reindeer foot ornaments. Also, parents can do these works with their children. Especially reindeer foot ornaments…
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MATERIALS TO MAKE Reindeer Foot Ornaments
1st Method: Using Clay
This is a method preferred by people more often. Because when making reindeer foot ornaments, as it is said in the name of the ornament, the foot pattern or shape should be used. You can use the clay by shaping it with your hand or by stepping on it and removing your own foot mold.
2st Method: Using Cardboard
According to this method, you can create a printed foot picture with the help of paint and cardboard. If you don’t want to deal with clay, you can choose this method for reindeer foot ornaments. With a colored ribbon and a few accessories, your design will look just fine. Also, your x will be lighter than a clay ornament.
If you choose the method, move on to the steps of reindeer foot ornaments design!
Shaping the reindeer foot ornaments
These stages were prepared with a clay design in mind. So in the 1st step, you should shape the wet clay of reindeer foot ornament. You can make a mold, or shape the reindeer foot ornament by hand. Then you have to drill a hole in the wet clay to thread the rope or ribbon to hang it. You can add pieces of clay on top of each other and wet the clay occasionally to shape the ornament more easily. You should let the reindeer foot ornaments dry when the process is done. After that, all you have to do is wait. You don’t need to bake the clay.
Painting the dried reindeer foot ornaments
You may start painting if reindeer foot ornaments are dry. You can sharpen the details with a finer paintbrush or acetate pen. I recommend acrylic paint for this process because of acrylic paint does not crack after drying. Then you should thread the rope or colored ribbon on the hole of reindeer foot ornaments.
Decorating the reindeer foot ornaments
You have many options. You can use reindeer foot ornaments without decors. As another option, you can choose to decorate. You can knit with threads. You can make cute bows with colored ribbons. You can paint a pinecone with a metallic acrylic paint, stick plastic flowers and leaves around it, and buy stickers with shiny glitter for your design of reindeer foot ornaments. As you see, this is simple and fun artistic work.
How Can We Make Our Own Ceiling Ornaments?
- Bright colored cardboard
- Bright stickers
- Ribbon or rope
First of all, you have to cut the cardboard in a square shape and fold it by matching the corners and edges.
You should fold the cardboard from the cut areas for the last time and glue the overlapping folds together.
Then, The parts indicated by arrows should be cut with scissors.
Finaly, you must glue the two cardboard ornaments diagonally to each other.
After that, it’s up to you. You can make a stylish rope hanger like you designed in reindeer foot ornaments and hang your shiny cardboard ornament on the ceiling. That’s all!
Led strip lights can be a nice decoration material. You can wrap them around an old jar or a canvas painting and use them for your interior design.
Colored candles may also be a good idea to decorate your home. There are many products with a Christmas concept for this. Inspirational days!
If you’d rather watch a video on how to do it step by step, take a glance at this video here: