DIY Emoji Ornaments

12/2/2014

DIY Emoji Ornaments

I had too much fun with my emoji balloons and new I couldn’t stop with just that! So, I took a Christmas spin this time and made EMOJI ORNAMENTS! These would make GREAT teacher gifts, stocking stuffers, grab bag gifts, the list goes on! All I know is, we probably all feel each of these emotions over the holidays, so why not wear them on your tree. (See what I did there?)

DIY Emoji Ornaments
DIY Emoji Ornaments

White Ceramic Ornaments (I used these!)
Yellow Spray Paint (You can also use regular craft paint, but if you’re making multiple, spray paint is quicker!)
High-quality Paint Pens (I found Sakura’s Pen-Touch pens worked best)
Twine

DIY Emoji Ornaments DIY Emoji Ornaments
DIY Emoji Ornaments DIY Emoji Ornaments
DIY Emoji Ornaments DIY Emoji Ornaments

1. Spray paint front and sides of the ornament yellow and let dry according to instructions on the can.
2. Each face is different, use the various colors of markers to draw and fill in the features of each emoji. You can see a few tips in the photos illustrating my favorite crazy-face above. In general, I recommend starting with the eyes. Be sure to let the paint dry completely. Some colors (like the white) will need more than one coat. So let the first coat try and then go back over it again.
3. Trace the outlines of any hard-to-mimmick details. You can see the outline of the mouth traced here, before filling in the tongue.
4. Try to avoid have to color light over dark. The tongue was done first here, followed by filling in the mouth around it so we didn’t have to color pink on top of black.
5. To make the string to hang it with, cut a piece of twine and tie the ends together in a knot. Slip the loop through the hole and pull the knot through the loop. Tada!

DIY Emoji Ornaments
DIY Emoji Ornaments

DIY Emoji Ornaments

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And there it is!!!!!!!!!! These also make great gift toppers, and they’d be pretty funny dangling around a wreath, eh!?

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