Diy Elegant Christmas Baubles

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Project article and photographs

by  Madeleine M Langlois,  MaddyLane Designs


For the joy of making beautiful holiday crafts



Deck the Halls with elegant Christmas baubles made with love.


Hands-on time: Less than two hours per dozen.

Total time: Plus 48 hours for paint to cure.

Skill: Easy to moderate.

Cost estimate: Less than $10.00 for a dozen.


Materials & Tool

•  Clear or frosted glass balls in assorted shapes and sizes

•  Vitrail and Porcelaine 150 paints by Pébéo (you can also use Vitrea and simply do not heat set it)

•  Copper or gold leaf sheets and adhesive size by Pébéo

•  Micro beads

•  Assorted beads to embellish the balls

•  Decorative wire in 22 to 25 gauge

•  Assorted colourful and white rice papers

•  Tissue paper medium (it’s a sealant decoupage medium) by Pébéo

•  Bling Bling medium by Pébéo

•  Iridescent flakes, rhinestones, tassels, gold string and fun wool for decorative accents