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Patriotic Ornament

Make them for gifts or add them to your own collection. Recommended for age 12 and up.


2-1/2" Styrofoam Ball
Approximately 200 Blue Sequins
Approximately 100 Red Sequins
Approximately 100 White Sequins
Sequin Pins
Small Ribbon Bow
Tacky Glue
Hair Pin
Thin Rubber Band


Push a hair pin half way in on the top of the ball. This will be the hanger.

Place a thin rubber band around the middle of the Styrofoam ball.

Squeeze some tacky glue out on a piece of wax paper. Pick up a white sequin with a pin and scoop up some glue with the tip of the pin. Press into the Styrofoam ball right beneath the rubber ban. Continue adding pins with white sequins all around the ball completely covering the rubber band.

Beneath add a row of red, then white, alternating until the bottom is covered.

Do the top in blue in the same manner. Working around the hair pin hanger.

Glue on bow.

This craft reprinted courtesy of Terri at Making Friends.com.

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Christmas Crafts, Patriotic Crafts, Teen Crafts

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Terri Bose of MakingFriends.com

Terri is the creator of makingfriends.com, freekidscrafts.com, scoutswaps.com and badginabag.com. Her work is republished all over the internet and is considered the queen of kids crafts.

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