Holiday ornaments can be so unoriginal, just how many presents or colorful spheres can you have on your tree, bush, etc.? 

It's time to try something different!
I decided to put a spin on the family member photo ornaments we used to have on the tree....

Face Photocopies + Old Hoops = Ornament?

My sister had photocopied her face a bunch of times and I really wanted to use the images I found lying around the house... Plus, I had a bunch of rusting old hoop earrings lying around. So I decided to give the ol' tree a funky makeover. 

Step 1: Materials

1) Photocopies of a family member's face, I have a couple photocopies of my sister's face squished.  I made them smaller by shrinking with the zoom button on the photocopy machine.
2) Large old hoop earrings that you don't need, preferably the kind where it clips into a tiny fish eye to close, not the kind that snaps into place. (I used 2" hoops)
3) Markers (I'm using Prismacolors: crimson red, chartreuse deco pink, black, mulberry, apple green, and spring green)
4) Two colors of thread, needle
5) Thicker thread (for hanging the ornament, I have some red crochet thread not shown)
6) Craft glue, small brush (optional)
7) Scissors
8) Inky black pen (I'm using Pilot V5 Pen, not shown)
9) Contact paper (not shown)
love these,nifty
Very cool! I can imagine your earrings with some great antique looking prints :D Going to try both this and your earrings idea :D
I can't wait to use this idea for So Many projects. You can get giant hoop earrings at the dollar store or sometimes I find them on the street. Awesome!

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