*Day 10: Ornaments {Christmas for Teens}

In the fourth grade, my teacher had us make the most memorable ornaments EVER! I was so enthralled by them, I promised myself I would make them again one day. This time, I had my Teens help with the card-cutting-fun. 

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To make these glittery orbs, all you need are old Christmas cards, {hard to get these now since everyone sends photo cards; cute, but hard to use for crafts} glitter, glue, ribbon and a circle template. The larger the circle, the larger the orb. We made a couple of different sizes. Cut 20 same-sized circles to make one orb.

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Draw a triangle in the circle and fold the on the lines. Once all 20 circles are complete and folded, glue the sides together--5 circles for the top and bottom, 10 circles for the middle. Add a loop of ribbon in the middle of the top 5 triangles while you are gluing the pieces together. Pinch the folds with your fingers for a moment to keep them from popping open. 

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Once the orb is dried, add some glue to the edges and roll in glitter. Now, the ornaments are ready to hang on your tree, added to a gift or placed in a bowl as a centerpiece. 

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