How to Make a Personalized Christmas Ornament

A beautiful homemade keepsake. Make a few and give as Xmas gifts.๐ŸŽ

How to Make a Personalized Christmas Ornament
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Gather the materials. I purchased these items at my local Michael's craft store

Gather the materials. I purchased these items at my local Michael's craft store

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Here is the plastic ornament I used. This is the standard size. They had smaller ones as well as larger ones. Use what you like.๐Ÿ‘

Here is the plastic ornament I used. This is the standard size. They had smaller ones as well as larger ones. Use what you like.๐Ÿ‘

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This is the fun part  I took my sons hand and painted it with acrylic paint. I used a nice red color. I pressed it firmly on the ornament and allowed it to dry.

This is the fun part I took my sons hand and painted it with acrylic paint. I used a nice red color. I pressed it firmly on the ornament and allowed it to dry.

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After the paint dried, I personalized it by writing my sons age and year using a permanent marker.

After the paint dried, I personalized it by writing my sons age and year using a permanent marker.

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I gathered some Epsom salt and added a handful inside my ornament๐Ÿ‘ŒEpsom salt looks just like snow, it's so cuteโ˜บ๏ธ

I gathered some Epsom salt and added a handful inside my ornament๐Ÿ‘ŒEpsom salt looks just like snow, it's so cuteโ˜บ๏ธ

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I took a 4x6 photo and traced an outline of the picture using the ball, this was challenging but I did it๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

I took a 4x6 photo and traced an outline of the picture using the ball, this was challenging but I did it๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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I than rolled up the pic and inserted it in the ornament and adjusted it with my fingers.

I than rolled up the pic and inserted it in the ornament and adjusted it with my fingers.

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This part was a little difficult. I inserted my little finger to adjust the pic. It was hard but the end result was beautiful. Using a tweezer would be ideal, but I had none ๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ˜ž

This part was a little difficult. I inserted my little finger to adjust the pic. It was hard but the end result was beautiful. Using a tweezer would be ideal, but I had none ๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ˜ž

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I got the picture exactly how I wanted it yayyy๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ

I got the picture exactly how I wanted it yayyy๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ

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I finished by putting the top and adding a cute little bow

I finished by putting the top and adding a cute little bow

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Here is the beautiful result. I do this every year for my baby. It reminds me how big he is getting, plus it's a beautiful keepsake.

Here is the beautiful result. I do this every year for my baby. It reminds me how big he is getting, plus it's a beautiful keepsake.

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