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Clear Painted Unicorn Ornament Craft

Clear Painted Unicorn Ornament Craft

This unicorn ornament craft uses clear plastic ornaments acrylic paint and glitter to create a super pretty shimmery effect. Perfect for Christmas ornament crafting with your kids!

Making Christmas ornaments is one of the most fun Christmas traditions our family does every year. I absolutely love these Unicorn Ornament crafts. If you have a unicorn lover in your family, you have to make these fun Christmas ornaments this year! Your kids will love them too because you get to swirl paint and glitter around inside but there isn’t a huge mess. 

Check out the tutorial below and watch these gorgeous ornaments shimmer!

clear unicorn ornament

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What you will need:

How to make the unicorn ornament:

painted clear unicorn ornament

1. Remove the hanging top from the ornaments.

2. Add about 1 teaspoon of glitter to the ornament if using.

painted clear unicorn ornament

3. Pour a small amount of paint into the ball, turn slightly, and add an additional color. Continue adding the paint and turning the ball until all the colors you desire to include are in the ornament.

painted clear unicorn ornament

4. Turn and twist the ball, adding additional paint if needed, until the ball is completely coated on the inside.

5. Invert the ball over a disposable cup and allow the paint to run out overnight.

6. Turn the ball with the hole facing up and allow it to dry for an additional 24 hours before replacing the hanging top.

painted clear unicorn ornament

7. Cut about 2 inches from the cone’s tip to be the unicorn horn. Paint with white paint and immediately sprinkle with iridescent glitter. Allow to dry overnight.

painted clear unicorn ornament

painted clear unicorn ornament

8. Meanwhile, cut the foam sheets into shapes to resemble inner and outer ears. Glue the inner ear to the outer ear, allowing to dry completely before proceeding.

painted clear unicorn ornament

9. When the ears are dry, add a small dot of glue to the middle of the bottom seam. Fold the ear in half lengthwise and press with a clothespin or binder clip. Allow to dry completely.

painted clear unicorn ornament

10. As the ears dry, use glue to create two small arcs on each ornament to be the eyes. Sprinkle immediately with black glitter and allow to dry completely.

painted clear unicorn ornament

11. Attach the ears and horn with glue. Allow to dry completely.

painted clear unicorn ornament

painted clear unicorn ornament

12. Twist the star garland in a zip zap pattern to fit around the ears and horn. Use glue to attach the star garland.

painted clear unicorn ornament

painted clear unicorn ornament

Isn’t this the most gorgeous unicorn ornament?

painted clear unicorn ornament

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