Marbleized DIY Ornament

Use Crayola Watercolours and Washable School Glue to create a colourful watercolour ornament. It’s a homemade holiday ornament that’s truly unique!

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  • Crayola Watercolours
  • Disposable Cups
  • Craft Sticks
  • Cookie Cutter
  • Hole Punch
  • Warm Water
  • Crayola No-Run School Glue
  • Measuring Cups
  • Wax Paper
  • Straws
  • Ribbon
  • Cardboard

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Step 8 may be difficult for little hands. Ask an adult if you need help!


Step 1

Dissolve watercolour tablets in disposable cups with a small amount of warm water, 1 tablet per cup. Stir with craft stick.

Step 2

Put a piece of cardboard down with wax paper on top.

Step 3

Place cookie cutter on wax paper and pour glue into cookie cutter.

Step 4

Spread glue with craft stick until glue is about 1/4" thick.

Step 5

Use straw to pull up and drip a few drops of the dissolved watercolours into the glue.

Step 6

Mix with craft stick for marbled effect. Dry 1–2 days.

Step 7

Remove excess wax paper. Carefully remove dried glue ornament from cookie cutter.

Step 8

Use hole punch to create a hole close to the top of the ornament.

Step 9

Loop a ribbon through the hole and tie.

Step 10

Hang ornament around the house or on your tree!

  • Occasion:

    • Christmas,

    • Holiday,

    • Winter,

    • Special Occasions

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+,

    • Adult

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