A “Make Your Own Ornament” Party

Ah sequins, so festive. 
I have a group of girlfriends who I have remained close with through the years and we all are living back in the same area again. We go by the “coyotes” – don’t judge I think we made up the name when we were 14ish. We grew up together and have been a group since 6th grade, some of us were even in the same kindergarten class! I am lucky to have them because I know its rare. Once a month, we take turns hosting “Coyote Night” and this past month it was my turn… craft hour and wine… yes please. 

How to host your own Ornament Party:
sequins, sequins, sequins - I got an array of colors and sizes

I also got a variety pack 

You need sequin pins, which are not the same as sewing pins and will be located by the sequins at the craft store. I bought gold and silver, and we were picky about which ones we used, then we realized you couldn’t even tell the difference.

Styrofoam Balls, these came in a 6 pack 

extras: ribbon for the hanging part, foam glue is optional, extra little dishes for each person

There doesn’t have to be any rhyme or reason to the ornament making and that is why it was fun. It is perfect for a girl get together because it it mindless so you can still talk, eat and drink :)

Some of us had a color scheme, some did a pattern, and some were totally random, I love them all!

Progress… it does take a while, thankfully for us we never run out of things to say.

A little later…

I wanted to keep all of them :)

This is the one I made, happy on my tree. 

 Has anyone else had a “make your own ornament party” yet? I think you should.
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  1. this is such a great idea!! they look so pretty too.

    oh and p.s., nice bokeh!


  2. Love Love These Ornaments! Thanks for the great idea!

  3. These are adorable!!! love all the sparkles :)

  4. So so cute!! Love all the colors

  5. Those are awesome! Love anything with glitter & sequins!

  6. Great, I like them!

  7. What a fun idea! I love this!

  8. So fun and easy! They turned out super cute.

  9. We love this, wish we had time to do something like this with all our friends before Christmas gets here.
    We would love to have you come link this up at our link party, Crafty Lassie Tuesday. It’s going on now.

    Heather & Rose

  10. Oniea Ivanov says:

    That is so beautiful!! I will definitely try this.

  11. Oooh sparkly! They’re so festive! And how fun must it have been to have a craft night with old friends?

    Visiting from TT&J! :)

  12. These are so pretty!!

  13. Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday – you were featured today!! –Mandy, http://www.SugarBeeCrafts.com

  14. LOVE these! Such great memories this post brings back. When I was about 10, my grandma showed me how to do this. I bet I could still find the one I made at my mom’s house. :)

  15. This totally brought back memories of when I was in elementary school making these! So pretty! Love them! I’m a new follower! :) I love your blog! :)

  16. Those are gorgeous! What a fun idea! Maybe I should host a cookie exchange/make your own ornament party next year!

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