Glitter scrapbook paperINSIDE: How to repurpose vintage tart tins into fun and colorful Christmas tree ornaments using scrapbook paper and ribbon.

Tie vintage metal tart tins turned repurposed Christmas tree ornaments onto branches of Christmas tree.

Somewhere, at some time, I was given a stack of vintage tart tins. And I stuffed them away in a basket of other random finds. And they have been stacked up in a plastic baggie ever since.

So when I needed a little something extra to add to a small Christmas tree, these old rusty tart tins came to mind. I rescued them from the dark recesses of my pantry, dusted them off and grabbed my scissors and glue!

And here’s how those old tart tins became the easiest (and cheapest!) Christmas tree ornaments thanks to some scrapbook paper and ribbon…

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How to Make Fun Ornaments from Vintage Tart Tins

If you are in need of inexpensive Christmas tree ornaments, look no further than the baking section of your local thrift store!

Supplies:

Small metal tart tins
Glitter scrapbook paper
– Drill + small drill bit
– Ribbon (I used some pretty velvet ribbons)
– Scissors + craft glue

How to Make Christmas Ornaments from Vintage Tart Tins

I used a shot glass as my template. Trace and cut out circle shapes in a variety of glitter cardstock colors.

Cut out cardstock paper circles to glue onto bottom of tart tins for DIY colorful Christmas tree ornaments.

Or, you can also use a circle punch. Glue the cardstock circles onto the inside of the tart tins. Let dry.

Use a small drill bit to create a hole in the side of the fluted tart tins. Be careful! These will be sharp.

Use drill with small drill bit to make hole on side of metal tart tins for DIY colorful Christmas tree ornaments.

Insert a ribbon.

Insert velvet ribbon into metal tart tin Christmas tree ornaments.

Tie onto the branches of a Christmas tree.

Tie vintage metal tart tins turned repurposed Christmas tree ornaments onto branches of Christmas tree.

These could also be used for a mobile or as part of a wall hanging.

Transform inexpensive metal tart tins into DIY Christmas tree ornaments.

What have you re-purposed lately? Let me know in the comments.

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