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Make an Armored Ornament Out of Thumbtacks

15 December 2008 11,150 views 7 Comments

by heather

Make an amazing-looking Christmas ball ornament using a styrofoam ball and some silver thumbtacks. It looks like armor! [project by Cristina from Bueno Bonito y Barato]

Project Estimate:

  • Styrofoam ball, 3 for $1
  • Package of thumbtacks, $1

Total cost: $2

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  • Frog Riding Bike said:

    This looks really cool, I couldn’t guess what’s it made of until I read.

  • Ally said:

    That is so cool! I think I’ll make one for my grandma.

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  • Cristina said:

    Thank you!

  • April said:

    wow, that’s cute & easy, i never would’ve thought of it :)

  • David Carrero said:

    I like this. I’ll invite our christmas spanish site in http://navidad.es

  • eve said:

    I love that. I do’t have any balls but i do have a wreath, a small one. I think i wil try that and see how it turns out.

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