fa la la la la – Yep, it’s that time, guys! Thanksgiving is over and you know what that means – it’s time to break out the Christmas decorations! Why not get a little crafty and MAKE some Christmas decorations this year? This easy Christmas craft, simple DIY Santa Yarn Balls, are fun and festive – and you can even give them as gifts!
I have always loved decorating for the holidays, and I am kind of torn about what to do this year. With it just being myself and Angeline, I am not sure that we have the elbow grease to decorate the entire house – we definitely aren’t going to put up the Christmas lights like Chris did every year. BUT…we are going to decorate at least a little, I bought a small tree last year that I can’t wait to put up!
Santa Yarn Balls Materials
- Styrofoam balls in a variety of sizes
- red yarn
- white puffy paint
- black ribbon
- hot glue gun
Heat the hot glue gun and place a dollop of hot glue on top of the first Styrofoam ball. Place the end of the red yarn in the glue and allow it to dry (see photo).
Gently wrap the Styrofoam ball in yarn to completely cover it. Once the ball is completely covered, snip the yarn and hot glue the end on the back or bottom of the ball.
Give Santa a belt, using the black ribbon. Hot glue the ribbon to the back of Santa, gently wrap it around and glue the end in back.
Use the white puffy paint to make a small square on the ribbon as Santa’s belt.
Repeat with the desired amount of Santa Yarn Balls.
You can either hot glue a ribbon to make these an ornament, or simply fill a bowl full of them for a fun, easy Christmas decoration!
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