How-To: Create New Ornaments from Shattered Ones

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How-To: Create New Ornaments from Shattered Ones


Steve Hoefer and his sister have figured out what do with all those broken Christmas tree ornaments you inevitably encounter over the course of the holiday season. The process involves further crushing them down into smaller pieces and pouring them into an unbroken glass ornament that’s been coating with glue inside. The result, like a phoenix rising from the ashes, is a beautiful new ornament that I, for one, think is an even more beautiful ornament.

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1 thought on “How-To: Create New Ornaments from Shattered Ones

  1. 10 of Our Favorite DIY Tree Ornament Projects | Make: says:

    […] Resurrect shattered and unused ornaments using this simple method. […]

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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