We had a sequins ornament on our Christmas tree when I was little and I was just thinking about it recently. I decided to see if I could make one myself! The design will vary, but here are the basics for making your very own sequins and bead ornament! It really looks wonderful with the Christmas tree lights :)

Step 1: What You'll Need

What you end up using will vary, but here are the basics to get you started.


  • Sequins - use size and color of choice. I got the variety pack shown which had 5 colors in 4 different sizes. I organized them all (because I'm crazy) and used the ones I designated as the "large" which were about 5mm or 7mm.
  • Sequin Pins (3/4 inch pins)
  • Seed Beads - I use what came in this kit
  • Styrofoam Balls (I used 2 1/2 inch, but use what you want/can find)]
  • Ribbon (I'm really sad this didn't start with "S")
  • Glue (optional)
  • Marker
<p>i have been making my ornaments for years &amp; now i have 3 grandsons and I am making ornaments for them. I purchased a 48 ornament container for each one and as i make ornaments i add to their collections. i plan on giving the collection to them when they get married. I just love all the new and different ideas that are on this site.</p>
<p>That sounds like fun! I bet they'll just love it when they get them :)</p>
<p>I made some Halloween-themed versions :)</p><p><a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Sequined-Halloween-Ornament/">https://www.instructables.com/id/Sequined-Halloween...</a></p><p>It was super fun!</p>
<p>These are super awesome!!!</p>
<p>Thanks! You really inspired me!</p>
<p>Great step by step instructions. Fantastic looking photos. </p>
Can u post more? Please
<p>Oh, I plan to for next Christmas! My younger brother showed me Poke ball ones I want to do, and of course there are the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! I also have a ribbon and sequins one I finished for Christmas but didn't get written up and posted on time :( That will be up for next Christmas too!</p>
<p>Thanks :)</p>
It's great idea!
<p>Thanks :)</p>
Very nicely done. (By the way, if it really bothers you: *Satin* Ribbon :-) )
<p>That so works!</p>
So sparkly and pretty!!
<p>Love sparkly!</p>
WHOA. A sight to behold. :)
<p>Thank you!</p>
Awesome beautiful and sooooo pretty....
Thank you!
Wow, what a great job you did! It's beautiful!!
Thank you!
So sparkly!!
Very! Looks great on the tree!

About This Instructable




Bio: On Maternity leave, please direct any messages to service@instructables.com - I am a Community Manager here at Instructables. And I am powered by sugar ... More »
More by Penolopy Bulnick:Shamrock Frappuccino Recipe Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookies Tuxedo Frappuccino Recipe 
Add instructable to: