Make Glitter Glass Ball Ornaments

Designer Robin Baron shows how to dress up glass bulb ornaments with glitter for the holiday season.
Red and Gold Christmas Ornaments

Tiki Barber's Red and Gold Christmas Tree

As seen on HGTV's Celebrity Holiday Homes, designer Robin Baron transforms the home of ex-NFL star and CBS sports radio host Tiki Barber into a holiday wonderland, including a DIY glitter ornament on a 10-foot Christmas tree.

Photo by: Anders Krusberg; 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Anders Krusberg; 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Materials Needed:

  • glass bulb ornaments
  • 1 tablespoon floor finish (per ornament)
  • ultra-fine glitter (in desired colors)
  • funnel

Prepare Ornament

Remove metal cap from tops of glass bulb ornament.

Remove Cap From Glass Bulb

Step 1: Prepare Your Ornament For Glitter Transformation

In this episode of HGTV's Celebrity Holiday Homes, designer Robin Baron transforms the home of ex-NFL star and CBS Sports Radio Host Tiki Barber, into a holiday wonderland. DIY glitter ornaments step 1: remove the cap from the top of the glass bulb.

Photo by: Anders Krusberg; 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Anders Krusberg; 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Add Floor Finish

Use funnel and pour approximately one tablespoon floor finish into the glass ornament. Make sure to pour against the side to avoid bubbles. Swirl liquid around inside ornament to cover entire surface area. Pour excess floor finish back into bottle.

DIY Glittery Christmas Ornament

Homemade Christmas Ornament

Designer Robin Baron pours approximately 1 tbsp of floor finish into a glass bulb ornaments and swirls to cover the entire surface area. The floor finish will give glitter a sticky, tacky surface to bond to.

Photo by: Anders Krusberg; 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Anders Krusberg; 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Add Glitter

Use funnel to pour generous amount of glitter into ornament. Twist ornament around. (Glitter should cover all inside surface areas.) Pour excess glitter back into bottle. Wait approximately 10 to 15 minutes before placing cap back onto ornament.

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