DIY Christmas Ornaments

Looking for a way to include your dog in on holiday decorating? Don’t worry we have your back Gal’s! We know the importance of Christmas decor and more importantly puppies being involved in everything! We have three super cute DIY ideas to incorporate your pup into you Christmas tree! 

Paw Print

Your dog leaves a paw print on your heart, so obiv they should be leaving that same paw print on your Christmas Tree! Check out this awesome DIY personalized paw print ornament! Ours might be more of DIY fail, but next year, we promise it will be Pintrest gold next year!

Step ONE. 

Mix 1/2 cup cornstarch and 1 cup baking soda in a saucepan. Slowly add 3/4 cup of water, while stirring.

STEP TWO.

Place on a medium burner and stir constantly. Mixture will begin to thicken – make sure that you stirring to the bottom of the pot, picking up the thickened mixture that is down by the burner.

STEP THREE.

Once it has come together as a doughy ball, remove it from the heat and let it sit until you can comfortably handle it. When it has cooled, knead it for a minute or so, until it is soft and pliable.

STEP FOUR.

Section into pieces, roll into balls, and press flat.

STEP FIVE.

Next, you will have to go to your dog and press his paw into the dough firmly and as evenly as possible. Use a toothpick to make a small hole for your string to go through at the top of the ornament.

STEP SIX.

Finally, bake at 250 degree oven for 30 minutes on a tray lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil.

STEP SEVEN.

Thread with festive string and hang on your tree!

 

Tennis Ball

If your dog is anything like my pups, than tennis balls are life. Like more important than food. Then what better Christmas tree ornament for your pup, than just that, a tennis ball. And when you see how easy it is to make, your mind will be blown!

All you need:

Marker

Tennis Ball

Christmas ribbon

Craft Knife

Step One.

Write your dogs name on the ball, make sure you a marker and go over it a few times.

Step Two.  

Take your craft knife or scissors and make an X in the top of the ball.

Step Three.

Cut your Christmas ribbon and make a small knot in the middle. Then stick the knot in the cut you made in the ball.

Step Four.

Tie extra ribbon as a bow on top of ball, and hang on tree!

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