Are these adorable DIY Ball Ornament Place Card Holders for the kids table or the adults table!? I’ll let you decide!
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Materials Needed for Ball Ornament Place Card Holders:
1. Ball Ornaments (HERE is what I used, but HERE and HERE are some other cute ball ornaments!)
2. Animal Gift Tags (HERE are the ones I used, but HERE are others!)
4. Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
5. Tin Foil or Wax Paper
I found these gorgeous ball ornaments at JoAnns for 60% off! They came in a huge pack and have all different sizes and shapes. I love the blue tones and sparkly texture! Did you see the disco ball ones!? How fun!
I was looking for some ornaments to fill two glass containers in my dining room. As luck would have it, it dawned on me that I could use them as place card holders! However, I needed to figure out how to make them stand. I realized that I could use a little bit of hot glue as a base.
Then it got even better when I remembered that I had this adorable gift tag set from Ikea that I could use as the place cards! They are bright colors and look great with the ornaments! I thought they’d be so fun on the kids Christmas table! Honestly, I think I might put them on the adult table also, since I have two packs!!!
I’m trying something a little different this year with my Christmas color scheme. It’s definitely not traditional.
It wasn’t really my plan, but my daughter’s first birthday was at the beginning of December, and I was trying to figure out how to decorate for her birthday and Christmas. I was decorating with bright cheerful colors for her party, and I decided to stick with that color combination for Christmas as well! I’m so digging it! You can see her Sky High Birthday Party Vision Board and her First Birthday Party Decor to see how it all began!
Details to DIY the Ball Ornament Place Card Holders:
Use a pair of sharp scissors and cut the piece on top of the ornament (where you would place an ornament hook). The plastic is very easy to cut. This should work the same if you have an ornament with a metal wire at the top as opposed to a plastic silver top like this. Repeat for all of the ornaments.
Write the names on the back of the cards. Place them into each slit that was made from cutting the ornament top as seen below.
Squeeze a small circle (about the size of a dime) of glue onto the tin foil. You could use wax paper as well. Immediately place your ornament on top of the glue making sure that it is as straight as possible. Let the glue harden.
Once the glue has hardened, peel the ornament off of the tin foil. If the tin foil sticks to the glue it is fine. Just rip any excess tin foil off of the circle of glue.
Now you are ready to put your place card holders onto the place settings or where ever you will be putting them!
DIY Ball Ornament Place Card Holders
These are just the cutest little place card holders, and I’ll be slightly jealous when these end up on the kids table!
Do you use place cards? I just find them to be a fun little touch to add to a tablescape. You can see the DIY Leaf Chair Back Placeholders I made for Thanksgiving. They were an alternative to tabletop placeholders. And check out my Kids Thanksgiving Table where I used them!
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