Tea Jug Poinsettia Ornament
"This Poinsettia is made from plastic tea jugs. I take a lighter and run over the back of the leaves and petals and kind of let them take their own free form. They are all hot glued in layers on a plastic disc. They are painted with glass paint. The bulbs in the middle are pearls that I put on with hot glue and pulled them up, held them there so they set up higher. Green yarn is glued to the back for hanging."
Estimated CostUnder $10
Time to CompleteIn an evening
MaterialsBeads, Paint, Plastic
Primary TechniqueGreen Crafting
Project TypeMake a Project
- Glass paint
- plastic tea jug
- paint brush
- leaf and petal template
- hot glue gun and glue
- circle disc from tea jug
- 7 inch piece of yarn
Find and print templates
cut out leaf and petals from plastic tea jug (use as many as you like)
heat with lighter until leaf or petal is the shape you want
paint with glass paint
glue leaves on
glue petals on top of the leaves in layer making sure to let the leaves show.
In the middle of the flower put down a small blob of glue and put the pearls on making sure to put up so that they set higher.
Attach yarn with hot glue for hanging.
Hang your beautiful Poinsettia on your tree.
NotesI love working with recycled materials. Plastic is a great one because you can mold it just about any way you want.