DIY Quick & Easy Christmas Decorations Or Ornaments For The Gift Giving Season!

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The Holidays are quickly approaching and with this busy time of year, it can become overwhelming quickly! Let’s all stay calm and b-r-e-a-t-h-e. This  is a special time of year for a reason. It gives us the opportunity to fill our hearts with extra love and gratitude for all of the positivity in our life. It’s a beautiful time to open our hearts and graciously give thanks to everyone in our life who mean so much to us.

Sometimes it’s hard to find the right gift to give someone or you may not know what to make. Well here is some great inspiration for you! For those who celebrate Christmas, making a special sparkling ornament or decoration is always a wonderful gift! Each year they will pull it out, think of you and be filled with joy! A gift that keeps on giving is ALWAYS a win, win!

These DIY Swarovski Crystal Christmas decorations or ornaments are very easy to make and will be enjoyed for years to come!

Let’s get started!

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Swarovski Crystals you will need for this project are listed below, but have fun and personalize it with your own favorite Swarovski Crystal styles and colors!

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Swarovski Crystal Round Beads 5000-14mm

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Swarovski Crystal 6106 Pearshape Pendants

Tools & Supplies

Supplies 1x Cookie cutter tree, silver, 11 x 8 cm Ribbon satin, dark red, 3 mm, 60 cm Tools Scissors

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Swarovski Wild Heart Crystal Pendant

Swarovski Crystal 6240-14mm  Wild Heart Pendant

Tools & Supplies

Supplies 1x Cookie cutter angel, silver, 11 x 8 cm Ribbon satin, dark red, 3 mm, 60 cm Tools Scissors

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Version 1 STEP 1: Thread a satin ribbon through a Swarovski Bead article 5000 14 mm Crystal, a Swarovski Pendant article 6106 38 mm Crystal Red Magma and then back through the Bead again. One end of the ribbon should be 20 cm long and the length of the other end should be around 40 cm. Tie a knot leaving a gap of 5cm as shown in the illustrations.

STEP 2: Thread the ribbon ends through the tree shaped cookie cutter and tie a double knot. Form a 7 cm loop in the ribbon and thread the ribbon under the previous knot.

STEP 3: Tie a knot as shown in the illustrations and repeat one more time to tie another knot in the same place.

Version 2 STEP 1: Thread a satin ribbon through a Swarovski Pendant article 6240 18 mm Wild Heart Pendant Crystal Antique Pink. Leaving one end 40 cm long and the other end 20 cm long, tie a knot leaving a gap of 2.5 cm.

STEP 2: Repeat step 2 from the first instruction using an angle cookie cutter. Form a 7 cm loop in the ribbon and thread the ribbon end under the previous knot.

STEP3: Repeat step 3 from the first instruction and tie the knots to secure the ribbon and pendant.

Hope you have fun with this crystal project, creating gifts and decorations for all to enjoy!

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Guess Who’s Going To The Bead & Button Show This Year…A Special Sneak Peek Of The Sparkling Display!

Sneak Peak to trade show display from Rainbows of Light

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I have some FUN news to share with everyone! I will be selling all your favorite Swarovski Crystals at the Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee  this year!! Yay!

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Free admission to the show this year starting Friday June 5th  through Sunday the 7th! Print out your free voucher now! I will be at booth #432 Please come by and say Hi, I can’t wait to see everyone!

I have been a very busy little bee lately preparing for this endeavor. It is my very first trade show and I am super excited!

I am a crafty lady and love DIY projects, so I am making as much of the display as I can myself. Here is a sneak peek of my painting and crystallizing projects for my dazzling booth!

Lavendar frames and crystals for tradeshow

My color palette is a variety of lavender/purple hues, silver and cream. Here is a picture frame that I found at the goodwill and painted it with darker and lighter lavender tones and added Swarovski 2088-16ss and 20ss AmethystLight Amethyst and Crystal Flatbacks to the frame. I love how it turned out (the picture doesn’t do it justice). It has an elegant, fun and whimsical feel that I just love!

DIY Lavendar frame and crystal embellished box from Rainbows of Light

I found this frame and little jewelry box at Michael’s. They were both a light unfinished wood color, which I painted and embellished with Swarovski Flatbacks using E6000 to add a touch of feminine sparkle.

DIY painting frames for tradeshow from Rainbows of Light

Here are what the frames used to look like. I scored at the goodwill finding frames from $0.99 to $4.99. All it takes is a little time and energy to paint and crystallize them, but well worth the effort. If I were to buy frames that were already beautified, it would have cost around $30-$50 each. That’s way I love DIY projects so much! It’s fun to be hands-on and creative while saving big bucks, plus you feel so much more accomplished – it’s a win-win!

DIY painting frames and adding Swarovski Crystals

More great frame finds at the goodwill…let the transformation begin!

DIY painting frames and gluing Swarovski Crystals Flatbacks from Rainbows of Light

Crystallizing in the works…It’s such a joy to see my dream coming true!

Tiered Kashi helping paws

I had to sneak in a little picture of Kashi, the best & sweetest little helper around…she’s already tuckered out with how much work we’ve been doing 😉

DIY painting frames and adding Swarovski Crystals Flatbacks from Rainbows of Light

I’m really enjoying this process. It’s extremely rewarding and I’m looking forward to bringing all of these beautiful elements together. I will keep you updated as to how the display is coming together…but even better I would LOVE to meet you in person at the show!

Definitely this is what I am looking forward to the most, is meeting all of our wonderful customers in person! Please, please, please, stop by and say Hi, I will be at booth #432…look for all the sparkles at Rainbows of Light!!

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Looking forward to seeing you soon and until then…sparkle on!