How to Make a Teaspoon Ornament

The photo I used on these ornaments is Juliette Gordon Low, founder of Girl Scouts. This made a perfect gift for some Girl Scout friends, but you could add a photo of anyone near & dear to you!

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How to Make a Teaspoon Ornament
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Pick out spoons.  I found these at the thrift store, .29 cents each.

Pick out spoons. I found these at the thrift store, .29 cents each.

2
Carefully bend them in half.

Carefully bend them in half.

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3
Put your photo underneath the spoon, this is your template.  Cut out.

Put your photo underneath the spoon, this is your template. Cut out.

4
Trim picture as needed.

Trim picture as needed.

5
Make tiny snips with scissors all around the outside edge of picture.  This will help the picture lay smooth in the 'dip' of the spoon.

Make tiny snips with scissors all around the outside edge of picture. This will help the picture lay smooth in the 'dip' of the spoon.

6
Apply a light layer of mod podge in the spoon, carefully put the picture in, pressing down and smoothing out.

Apply a light layer of mod podge in the spoon, carefully put the picture in, pressing down and smoothing out.

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Let dry.

Let dry.

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Apply a light layer of mod podge over top of picture to seal.

Apply a light layer of mod podge over top of picture to seal.

9
I cut  a tiny daisy out of card stock, and picked some buttons to embellish this spoon.  I played around with placement until I decided on what I liked, and was ready to glue down.

I cut a tiny daisy out of card stock, and picked some buttons to embellish this spoon. I played around with placement until I decided on what I liked, and was ready to glue down.

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Squirt tacky glue in the spot you want to attach embellishments...

Squirt tacky glue in the spot you want to attach embellishments...

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Add embellishments...

Add embellishments...

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This tacky glue (Aleene's) will dry clear.

This tacky glue (Aleene's) will dry clear.

13
Set spoons aside to dry completely.

Set spoons aside to dry completely.

14
I used a sharpie and added the year on the back.

I used a sharpie and added the year on the back.

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I added some ribbon, lace & a decorative hook.  They are now ready to wrap for gift giving.

I added some ribbon, lace & a decorative hook. They are now ready to wrap for gift giving.

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