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Scrap Fabric Decoupage Ornaments

As someone who has collected a good amount of fabric over the years from sewing projects, I’m always looking for creative ways to use my leftover material. This Christmas craft for making decoupage ornaments is one great option for upcycling those fabric scraps.

Scrap fabric decoupage ornaments hanging from a tree branch.

Making Decoupage Christmas Ornaments

Decoupage is one of those types of crafts that once you start you won’t be able to stop. The skies the limit when it comes to materials and surfaces that can be used. From using paper to decoupage picture frames; napkins to decoupage wood slices and even plastic water bottles; there are so many ways to upcycle and repurpose supplies you already have around the house.

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Not wanting to throw away my leftover fabric, I hold onto it until I can find a way to reuse it. This scrap fabric heart garland and heart wreath as well as this scrap fabric monogram wreath were made from those leftovers, as well as these scrap fabric pumpkins and lavender sachet.

Materials Needed to Make Decoupage Ornaments:

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Materilas needed to make scrap fabric decoupage ornaments.

How to Make:

Apply the mod podge in small sections on the ornament. Attach the fabric squares.

Applying mod podge to a glass ornament.

Repeat process until the ornament is covered. Allow to dry completely.

Gluing fabric squares onto a glass ornament.

Apply a second coat of Mod Podge and allow to dry overnight.

Adding a second layer of mod podge onto a glass ornament.

If desired, apply decorative embellishment with the glue gun.

Hot gluing a Christmas holly onto the scrap fabric decoupaged ornament.
Scrap fabric decoupage ornaments hanging from a tree branch.

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Scrap fabric decoupage ornaments hanging from a tree branch with text overlay.

Scrap Fabric Decoupage Ornaments

Jane and Sonja
Making one-of-a-kind decoupage ornaments using leftover scrap fabrics.
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Materials
  

  • Round glass or plastic ornament
  • 1" Fabric squares
  • Mod podge
  • Foam brush
  • Hot glue gun with clear glue sticfks
  • Decorative embellishment optional

Instructions
 

  • Apply the mod podge in small sections on the ornament.
  • Attach the fabric squares.
  • Repeat process until the ornament is covered. Allow to dry completely.
  • Apply a second coat of Mod Podge and allow to dry overnight.
  • If desired, apply decorative embellishment with the glue gun.
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