Mason Jar Christmas Tree Ornaments + 2 Giveaways! {Silhouette December Challenge}

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Hey everyone! Last week I shared my heat transfer vinyl Deer Ornaments and this week... I have another vinyl ornament craft to share with you- Mason Jar Christmas Tree Ornaments! My Silhouette Challenge buddies and I are all sharing projects related to this theme of Holiday on our blogs today, so peruse the projects below for a wealth of inspiration!


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We are also doing TWO GIVEAWAYS (so keep on reading!)! Yay! 


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Every quarter I have been participating in the Silhouette Challenge and this month the theme is holiday. I have been in LOVE with bottle brush trees this season and I thought it'd be fun to make an ornament craft with them. I have seen them in little jars and I thought it'd be fun to do a couple of different sizes AND to add some vinyl to the front of the jar to change it up a bit from the norm! I just LOOOOOVE how these jars turned out!


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Now I'm going to share with you how I created these adorable little jars. And, don't worry... if you don't have a Silhouette, you can always make these ornaments without the vinyl on the front and I PROMISE you that they'll still be adorable!


How to Make a Mason Jar Christmas Tree Ornament
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If you're planning to add vinyl to your jars, you'll want mason jars that don't have any raised words/design on them. I picked up two sizes of jars at Hobby Lobby. You'll also want some bottle brush trees (mine are from Oriental Trading), craft snow, twine and vinyl.


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Glue your tree to the bottom of the jar with some hot glue.



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Add a capful or two of the craft snow.



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Then add some twine around the base and another piece to connect from top to bottom to make a hanger.


Making Vinyl Art for the Ornament

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First, you'll need to find some artwork in your library (or purchase new) and size it to the correct dimensions. Then, go into Cut Settings and select Vinyl, set your blade to the correct number and select Cut Around Edge.


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After your design is cut with the Silhouette, pull away the excess vinyl.


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Take your backing paper and apply the sticky side down on top of your design. Peel it away so that the design is now on the sticky backing paper.


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Apply it to your jar and peel away. You now have the design on your jar!


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I hope you enjoyed this ornament craft! Don't forget to enter the giveaway below!


Want to Check Out More Silhouette Projects?
My Silhouette Challenge buddies and I would love for you to stop by to check out all of our holiday projects today.

DIY Monogram PillowsVintage Christmas Tree Truck CutoutMake A Sparkly Holiday ClutchHandmade Christmas CardsWood Christmas TreeChristmas Tree Farm SignMetallic Vinyl FunNutcracker Sweets Faux Enamel SignDIY Glittered Merry Christmas BannerChristmas Noel BannerPersonalized Glitter Hair Stylist OrnamentMason Jar Christmas Tree OrnamentsDIY Flannel Foot WarmerScrap Block Christmas TreeHandmade Christmas Gift TagsJoy to the World Print and CutPapa Bear, Mama Bear, Baby Bear T-Shirt Trio GiftHug in a Mug
1. Small Stuff Counts // 2. My Paper Craze // 3. HaberdasheryFun // 4. Create & Babble // 5. Creative Ramblings // 6. Cutesy Crafts // 7. GiveMeAPaintbrush // 8. Architecture of a Mom // 9. The Crafting Nook // 10. Get Silvered // 11. Where The Smiles Have Been // 12. Curly Crafty Mom // 13. unOriginal Mom // 14. Ginger Snap Crafts // 15. Practically Functional // 16. Sisters, What! // 17. The Thinking Closet // 18. Dream a Little Bigger 

Silhouette Giveaway
My Silhouette Challenge buddies and I in partnership with Silhouette America are hosting a mega-huge giveaway for TWO lucky winners! The prizes up for grabs?
Sweet, huh? To enter: just complete the entries in the Rafflecopter widget below. Because of my many blog friends who helped make this giveaway possible, you have 33 potential entries, which means a lot of winning power. So, hurry up and enter! {This giveaway runs from today through Monday, December 19th at 11:59 p.m. eastern and is open to anyone 18 years of age or older with a U.S. or Canada mailing address. You can read the rest of the terms and conditions in the widget below.} 

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