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DIY Sequin Ornaments

by | DIY, Home, Winter

These sequin ornaments are so beautiful and would look great on any Christmas tree.  Plus, they're super easy to make!  |

I was wandering around Michaels the other evening (my preferred method for relaxation) and I saw a small bag of glitter covered styrofoam balls.  Pretty, but nothing unique…until I saw a little sequin ball in the same package.  As Gru would say, “LIGHTBULB”.  And guess what?  I had picked up a roll of hot pink sequins a while back from the Michaels impulse buy section, and they were sitting at home just waiting to be used.  So, during LM’s morning nap, I whipped up these sequin ornaments for our tree.

Gorgeous sequin ornaments from

These beauties don’t look easy, do they?  I wouldn’t want to glue on individual sequins, but the whole strand thing makes this project a piece of cake.  And the best part is, you can recover/renew/repurpose any old battered ornament and make it into something shiny and glittery and totally tree-worthy.

Gorgeous sequin ornaments! Wouldn't they look great with Christmas lights twinkling next to them?  |

Start by gluing the sequin strand to the bottom of the ornament with some hot glue.  It’s important to try to find the true “south pole”, if you will, so the round of sequins aren’t crooked, but you can always work around it.  hehe, pun intended.

These sequin ornaments are super easy to make |

Then just keep hot gluing and wrapping the strand around the ornament until you get to the top.  I used a bit of silver washi tape to wrap around the top of the ornament, because mine was a funky green color from previous failed spray paint attempts.

Gorgeous sequin ornaments from

I’m so so happy with these that I wish I bought more of those sequin strands when I saw them in the impulse buy baskets.  They were $1.50 for a roll of 5 yds, and my one roll covered 2 ornaments.  Ack, now I have to keep an eye out.  And I feel justified in my random purchases, yeah!

Gorgeous sequin ornaments from

Gorgeous sequin ornaments from

Gorgeous sequin ornaments from


  1. Megan

    I love these! Such a great idea to incorporate the sequins and having them in pink looks very fun and playful. I’ll have to try this to refresh some of my older ornaments that have lost their shine. 🙂

  2. Tara

    I’m surprised by how much I love these! I’m not usually a sequin fan but these are awesome. Thanks for sharing.

  3. ChiWei

    Me too, actually! I’m not normally big on sequins so I’m not sure why I bought the roll in the first place, but I love the result!

  4. ChiWei

    Thanks Megan!

  5. Melissa @ A Prudent Life

    I just love these! I feel the need to drop what I’m doing and find some gold sequin strands 🙂

  6. Marilyn

    Your ornaments turned out so sparky and fun! LOVE them!

  7. Jennifer @ Brave New Home

    These are so glam! I could see them working in some sort of NYE decoration, too.

  8. Corey @ Tinysidekick

    Wow. These are awesome and how easy right? Pinned 🙂

  9. ChiWei

    Ha, I did the same thing. I found some on Amazon, probably enough to make a whole tree’s worth!

  10. ChiWei

    Thanks Corey!

  11. ChiWei

    Ooh, that would be great! Maybe I SHOULD just splurge and buy some gold sequin strands.

  12. ChiWei

    Thank you so much Shannon! I totally agree – love the sparkle!

  13. ChiWei

    Thank you Marilyn!

  14. April Fontenot

    So cute!

  15. Lorena

    wow they are gorgeous

  16. Aradia Goseling

    I absolutely love these! A great way to add some sparkle to your decorating without having to vacuum up tinsel! These could be great in a varied color scheme or paired with a nice color palette! I’m definitely adding these to my holiday decorating! <3

  17. Carol

    So pretty

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