8 DIY Christmas Bauble designs

So many of you loved my Painted Pumpkin post so much that I'm back with another big DIY post. This is the final post in my #7DaysOfChristmas and you can read all the other Christmas posts here. So if you fancy getting a bit crafty and pimping up your baubles, then here are 8 DIY Christmas Bauble designs that you can try right now on your existing Christmas decorations to give them a festive makeover!

I used some plain white baubles from B&Q as well as some of my Next baubles. Plus my gorge tree is the silver pine from Next too ;-)

Plus stay tuned till the end of this post for my big #7DaysOfChristmas giveaway where you can win lots of items from my Gift Guides.

MARBLED CHRISTMAS BAUBLES

DIY marbled christmas baubles
MARBLE DIY

STEP ONE

Fill a container with water deep enough to submerge the baubles.
Pour in your chosen nail polish colours for marble I used grey, black metallic and silver.

MARBLE DIY

STEP TWO

Swirl the colours gently using a stick.

Attach your bauble to a stick

MARBLING DIY

STEP THREE

Dip the bauble into the water turning it to get the nail polish to stick all over.

Hang up to dry.

DIY MARBLE BAUBLE
DIY MARBLE BAUBLE
DIY MARBLE BAUBLE

 

WOOL WRAPPED CHRISTMAS BAUBLES

DIY christmas  BAUBLE
DIY christmas  BAUBLE

STEP ONE

Choose a plain bauble and type of wool.
You'll also need a glue gun.

DIY christmas bauble

STEP TWO

Start at the top and apply glue the bauble and stick down the end of the wool.
Start to wrap round the bauble gluing a small line at a time.

DIY christmas bauble

STEP THREE

Wrap and glue around the bauble till you reach the bottom.
Snip off the end and glue down.

DIY christmas bauble
DIY christmas bauble

 

GOLD GLITTER CHRISTMAS BAUBLES

gold glitter bauble diy
gold glitter bauble diy

STEP ONE

Using washi or masking tape, tape your design out.

gold glitter bauble diy

STEP TWO

Paint with gold paint.
Whilst still wet sprinkle with glitter.

gold glitter bauble diy

STEP THREE

Once dry peel off the masking tape.
Clean up edges by scraping off paint with knife.

gold glitter bauble diy
gold glitter bauble diy
gold glitter bauble diy
gold glitter bauble diy

 

POM POM CHRISTMAS BAUBLES

pom pom bauble diy
pom pom bauble diy

STEP ONE

Using glue gun apply a dot of glue and press on multi coloured pom poms

pom pom bauble diy

STEP TWO

Alternate the placement and colours of poms poms 

pom pom bauble diy

STEP THREE

Glue poms poms on till there are no gaps left.

pom pom bauble diy

 

BLACK & WHITE CHRISTMAS BAUBLES

hand drawn baubles
hand drawn baubles
hand drawn baubles
hand drawn baubles

STEP ONE

These are the simplest to make. Use a plain bauble and draw your design on using a sharpie marker.

hand drawn baubles

 

FEATHER CHRISTMAS BAUBLES

diy christmas baubles
feather bauble diy

STEP ONE

Chop down craft feathers to shorter length.
Start glueing them around the bauble starting half way down.

feather bauble diy

STEP TWO

Then glue a row of feathers above with ends tucked into bauble cap.

feather bauble diy

STEP THREE

Finish off top and hide feather ends by gluing pearl or jewels around the cap.

feather bauble diy

 

CHALKBOARD CHRISTMAS BAUBLES

chalkboard christmas baubles
chalkboard christmas baubles

STEP ONE

Paint plain baubles with matte black paint.

I used a tester pot.

chalkboard christmas baubles

STEP TWO

Hang them up to dry

Apply a second coat if needed.

chalkboard bauble diy

STEP THREE

Draw your design using a white chalk pen or white paint.
( I couldn't find mine so used a grout pen!!)

chalkboard bauble diy
chalkboard bauble diy

FILLED CHRISTMAS BAUBLES

filled Christmas baubles
diy christmas baubles

STEP ONE

Use any empty bauble you have from gifts etc

Fill with your chosen item I used gold painted leaves.

filled Christmas baubles

STEP TWO

Sprinkle inside some glitter.

Close the bauble up.

filled Christmas baubles

STEP THREE

Shake to distribute the glitter.

Add ribbon to match the contents.

filled Christmas baubles
filled Christmas baubles

Christmas tree - Next | Baubles - Next and B&Q 

 


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44 Comments

  1. Gill Abrahams
    December 11, 2016 / 10:16 pm

    I liked the making of the Christmas tree baubles

  2. Lorraine Bell
    December 11, 2016 / 10:16 pm

    LIFESTYLE & JEWELLERY CHRISTMAS GIFTS #7DAYSOFCHRISTMAS is my fave post

  3. Susan Crosswaite
    December 11, 2016 / 10:47 pm

    I liked the post on unique ways to wrap gifts – it gave me lots of ideas for prettying up my Christmas gifts.

  4. Heather Knotts
    December 12, 2016 / 3:56 am

    5 unique ways to wrap gifts on a budget was my fave – Some great tips there

  5. Tracy Nixon
    December 12, 2016 / 5:53 am

    #7DaysofChristmas I found your 5 UNIQUE WAYS TO WRAP GIFTS ON A BUDGET #7DAYSOFCHRISTMAS post an inspiration!

  6. amy bondoc
    December 12, 2016 / 7:16 am

    the making of the Christmas tree baubles is my favourite post :)

  7. Emma Gibson
    December 12, 2016 / 11:26 am

    I love the pom pom bauble.

  8. December 12, 2016 / 11:34 am

    oh my goddddd i love them all! Definitely saving this post for next year so I can create some gorgeous baubles. My favourites are the pom pom and feather one! What a generous giveaway, I’ve entered and I’m crossing my fingers tightly! xx

    Hannatalks

  9. Anthony Harrington
    December 12, 2016 / 10:16 pm

    I liked the black and white tree decorations, I love the monochrome look, I think it creates so much more of a statement piece than multi colours. I prefer photos in black and white too.

  10. Alica
    December 12, 2016 / 10:57 pm

    I loved the baubles (especially the pom poms!!) :)

  11. Ellie Wood
    December 13, 2016 / 8:24 am

    The unique way to wrap gifts on a budget, I’m always looking for creative ways to wrap presents

  12. Lindsey Stuart
    December 13, 2016 / 9:30 am

    I enjoyed reading the 5 unique ways to wrap gifts on a budget post superb tips and was a it was a good read

  13. Sam McKean
    December 13, 2016 / 4:37 pm

    The DIY bauble post is amazing, so many great ideas, thank you!

  14. Jules Eley
    December 13, 2016 / 6:12 pm

    5 unique ways to wrap gifts on a budget was my fave so helpful

  15. michelle o'neill
    December 13, 2016 / 6:41 pm

    5 unique ways to wrap gifts on a budget x very useul

  16. Jodie A Harvey
    December 14, 2016 / 2:57 pm

    5 unique ways to wrap gifts on a budget

  17. Sarah Brokenshire
    December 15, 2016 / 10:47 pm

    Making the baubles! :) #7DaysofChristmas

  18. Tracy Hanley
    December 16, 2016 / 8:35 pm

    I love the chalkboard christmas baubles

  19. Sarah Lewis
    December 17, 2016 / 4:37 pm

    I love the idea of making your Christmas tree baubles

  20. Kat Allinson
    December 17, 2016 / 9:10 pm

    I like the diy baubles, I love doing thisngs like this with my daughter

  21. Jane Middleton
    December 17, 2016 / 9:40 pm

    5 unique ways to wrap gifts, I love wrapping Christmas presents and am always on a lookout for new ideas

  22. Lilly Anne Shayn
    December 17, 2016 / 10:28 pm

    I Loved the 8 DIY Christmas Bauble designs post – especially the marbled and filled baubles (STUNNING). What a fantastic prize! Fingers, toes and everything else crossed! x

  23. Amanda tanner
    December 17, 2016 / 10:36 pm

    Making your own Christmas baubles

  24. ADEINNE TONNER
    December 17, 2016 / 10:52 pm

    My favourite was the DIY baubles it’s so cool and creative

  25. Patricia Avery
    December 17, 2016 / 11:17 pm

    Wrapping on a budget :)

  26. Rachael Ashmore
    December 17, 2016 / 11:28 pm

    These baubles are beautiful. Merry Christmas ???

  27. Richard Tyler
    December 18, 2016 / 3:29 am

    5 unique ways to wrap gifts, such a useful post! :)

  28. joanne casey
    December 18, 2016 / 7:06 am

    I loved the 5 unique ways to wrap gifts

  29. Carole E
    December 18, 2016 / 10:05 am

    5 unique ways to wrap gifts on a budget

  30. Rachel Butler
    December 18, 2016 / 11:08 am

    Oh my goodness!!! These baubles ???? My tree will be fully redecorated by the time of finish! I love love love this post and I loved the Unique ways to wrap gifts! Xoxo

  31. Kat Glynn
    December 18, 2016 / 1:55 pm

    5 unique ways to wrap gifts on a budget I’m hopeless at wrapping :)

  32. Lynne Oconnor
    December 18, 2016 / 2:14 pm

    the making of the Christmas tree baubles

  33. Rebecca Cusick
    December 18, 2016 / 2:28 pm

    The baubles are amazing!

  34. Katie Skeoch
    December 18, 2016 / 5:02 pm

    The 25 Christmas jumpers #7DaysofChristmas post! Love a Crimbo jumper

  35. Stacey Leigh
    December 18, 2016 / 6:24 pm

    5 unique ways to wrap gifts on a budget was my favourite! Some of those baubles as well fantastic will be making some of these the kids will love the Pom pom ones xx

  36. Ellen Stafford
    December 18, 2016 / 6:52 pm

    I liked the 5 unique ways to wrap gifts on a budget – love it! Thanks for the chance!

  37. Alison Johnson
    December 18, 2016 / 8:12 pm

    I have to admit this one about decorating baubles is brilliant. Would never have thought about using nail varnish the way you did. #7DaysofChristmas

  38. Anneka Hulse
    December 18, 2016 / 8:23 pm

    men’s Christmas gift ideas was my favorite read

  39. Diana
    December 18, 2016 / 10:37 pm

    The DIY bauble post :)

  40. Sharon
    December 18, 2016 / 11:32 pm

    I loved the making of the baubles! Very detailed, the pictures are great and you gave me done inspiration! X

  41. Angela Wilcox
    December 23, 2016 / 10:06 pm

    I love these ideas especially the feathered ones :)

  42. January 4, 2017 / 4:25 pm

    I love this! I made my own baubles too, it was so fun :)

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