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Popsicle Stick Button Snowflake- Homemade Christmas Tree Ornament

Making homemade Christmas ornaments is my favorite crafting activity right now! By the time Christmas comes around, my kids and I will have created a good bunch of new, completely DIY Christmas ornaments to display! This time, I decided to go with an iconic symbol of winter, the snowflake! If you’d also like to adorn your tree with a homemade Christmas tree ornament or two, then make this Popsicle Stick Button Snowflake!

Popsicle Stick Button Snowflake- This homemade Christmas tree ornament is so fun to make, and easy to customize! This year, add this cute DIY popsicle stick button snowflake to your tree! | diy Christmas ornament, Christmas craft, homemade Christmas ornament ideas

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If you’re doing this craft with kids, consider putting your hot glue gun on low heat. Hot heat isn’t necessary, and low heat reduces the chance of anyone touching super hot glue. I wouldn’t suggest using regular white school/craft glue as it probably won’t be strong enough.

I used all white buttons on my homemade Christmas tree ornament. But you don’t have to! Consider using different colored buttons and/or painting the base snowflake a different color. Be creative and have fun with it!


Popsicle Stick Button Snowflake- Homemade Christmas Tree Ornament

Materials

Popsicle Stick Button Snowflake- This homemade Christmas tree ornament is so fun to make, and easy to customize! This year, add this cute DIY popsicle stick button snowflake to your tree! | diy Christmas ornament, Christmas craft, homemade Christmas ornament ideas

3 craft sticks/popsicle sticks
White acrylic paint
White buttons (I used one half ball style pearl button for the center, but that’s optional)
Embroidery thread or string
Hot glue/hot glue gun
Paint brush


Directions

Popsicle Stick Button Snowflake- This homemade Christmas tree ornament is so fun to make, and easy to customize! This year, add this cute DIY popsicle stick button snowflake to your tree! | diy Christmas ornament, Christmas craft, homemade Christmas ornament ideas

1. Use white acrylic craft paint and a paint brush to paint three craft sticks. Let dry completely.
2. Use hot glue to attach the sticks together, in the center as shown.


Popsicle Stick Button Snowflake- This homemade Christmas tree ornament is so fun to make, and easy to customize! This year, add this cute DIY popsicle stick button snowflake to your tree! | diy Christmas ornament, Christmas craft, homemade Christmas ornament ideas

Popsicle Stick Button Snowflake- This homemade Christmas tree ornament is so fun to make, and easy to customize! This year, add this cute DIY popsicle stick button snowflake to your tree! | diy Christmas ornament, Christmas craft, homemade Christmas ornament ideas3. Attach white buttons onto the craft sticks with hot glue. I started with a larger button in the center and found a half ball style button to put on top of that. Continue to add buttons until your craft sticks are completely covered.


Popsicle Stick Button Snowflake- This homemade Christmas tree ornament is so fun to make, and easy to customize! This year, add this cute DIY popsicle stick button snowflake to your tree! | diy Christmas ornament, Christmas craft, homemade Christmas ornament ideas

4. Cut a piece of embroidery floss or string about 5″ in length. Make a loop, and hot glue the two ends to the back of the snowflake as shown.


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