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Grinch tree ornaments: these DIY ideas are perfect for Christmas and bring a lot of fun for the whole family

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It’s no secret that “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is one of the most popular Christmas movies. So, if you and your family are big fans or if you just want to have a unique Christmas this year, why not transform your home into Whoville? Even though this can sound a bit overwhelming, you should know that it is very easy and a lot of fun to make a Grinch tree ornament by yourself, especially if you do it together with your kids. Here are some ideas that will make you feel like you are living in the story of Dr. Seuss.

DIY Grinch tree ornaments – step by step instructions.

Grinch Christmas tree decoration make yourself - tips on how to improvise.

The Grinch movie is a Christmas classic, and for good reason. It teaches us a wonderful lesson about the true spirit of Christmas. Instead of focusing on all the “stuff” surrounding Christmas, focus on the joy of being with your loved ones.

The movie also contains a wonderful lesson in forgiveness. Even after the Grinch stole Christmas, the residents of Whoville were full of joy. So it’s a great thing to have little reminders that encourage you to find the joy in all the right places.

This DIY Grinch tree ornament can be one such reminder. Plus, it’s super cute and easy to make. It would make a nice Christmas gift for a friend who loves the Grinch, or just a new addition to your Christmas tree.

And what’s even more awesome about this Grinch pendant is that kids can help make it from start to finish! It’s perfect for a holiday craft together. It’s also a great activity to do after you’ve read the book and reviewed the lessons.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you step-by-step how to make this easy Grinch tree ornament.

What you need for these Christmas balls and how to make them

This Grinch tree ornament is one of the easiest ones to make

What you need:

  • Clear plastic or glass ball ornaments.
  • Green foil snippets
  • Hot glue gun
  • Red heart buttons

How to make this Grinch Christmas tree decoration:

This tree ornament is truly one of the easiest to make!

  1. Start by taking your clear ornaments and opening them up.
  2. Fill them with the green foil snippets or any other green material you want to use. We’ll give you more ideas below!
  3. If needed, you can use the end of a pen or paintbrush to push the snippets into the ornaments.
  4. Re-gather your ornaments after filling them with the green foil scraps.
  5. Heat up your hot glue gun and take your red heart buttons.
  6. Now glue the heart button to the front of the Christmas ornament.

That’s it! Your homemade Grinch ornaments are ready to give off some Christmas cheer. They make great homemade gifts or DIY Christmas decorations.

DIY Grinch tree ornaments – tips for improvising.

If you want to try making your own version of these Grinch Christmas baubles, you can use other materials and they would look fantastic!

  • You can fill your ornaments with pretty much anything green. Pom poms, fabric, candy, yarn, beads. Anything that is green would be beautiful!
  • As for the red heart, you could just paint a red heart on the front of your ornament. You could also cut a heart out of paper, fabric or foil.

The possibilities are endless! You can make your own DIY Grinch Christmas tree decorations with just about anything you can find in the craft store. So have fun this holiday season crafting with the family!

Make your own Grinch Christmas tree decorations – here’s how!

What you need for the Christmas balls and how to make them

Want to make your own Grinch Christmas tree decoration – here’s how!

What you need for the Grinch Christmas baubles:

  • Clear glass ornaments
  • Polycrylic – this is a water-based protective varnish. It is available in high gloss and satin finishes. You can find it at most hardware stores.
  • Fine glitter
  • Small funnel
  • Silicone spray bottle
  • Paper cup or egg carton
  • black thin felt-tip pen
  • yellow felt tip pen (optional)

Grinch tree ornaments - These DIY ideas are perfect for Christmas.


Make Grinch tree ornaments yourself – Follow these steps:

  1. Pour 60 ml of polycyclic into the silicone spray bottle.
  2. Pour some of the polycyclic into the ornament and swirl it around until the inside is completely covered.
  3. Turn the bottle upside down in an egg carton or mug and let it drip for about 1 minute.
  4. Use a funnel to pour the glitter into the ornament and shake it around until it is completely covered.
  5. Place the ornament upside down in an egg carton or mug and let dry for at least 1 hour (up to 24 hours).
  6. Using a thin felt-tip pen, carefully draw a Grinch face on the ornament.
  7. If you like, you can fill in the eyes with the yellow felt tip pen (optional).

You can use the ornaments on your own tree or give them as gifts.

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