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Teardrop Christmas Ornaments


Updated August 27, 2015
(9 Votes)


For heirloom quality Christmas ornaments, create a bunch of these teardrop covered glass ornaments in red, gold and green. Your Christmas tree will look fantastic! This glass ornament craft will stun your family and have them believing that you found it at an antique shop. With this heirloom ornament craft, your loved ones will have a special handmade Christmas decoration to pass on to their children. There is nothing better than starting new traditions and spending time with family.

Teardrop Ornaments


DecoArt Products Required

  • GT01C - Diamond
  • GT03C - Fire Opal
  • GT04C - Topaz
  • GT06C - Garnet


  • Water container
  • Paper towels
  • Ornament hanger
  • Ribbon in gold, green, and red
  • Clear glass round ornaments


  1. Clean ornaments with soap and water and dry completely.
  2. Individual droplets are formed as follows: Place dot of desired Glass-tiques color on surface. Position Diamond Glass-tiques bottle tip in center of color. Squeeze Diamond into color moving tip up and lifting to form tear drop shape. Drops can be placed one row at a time until ornament is covered.
  3. Suspend ornament on a hanger and allow to dry completely. Embellish with ribbon if desired.


  • Working from bottom up or top down, do one half of ornament and allow to set before doing remaining half.


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Hi there, the photo above is the only one associated with this project. If you have specific questions related to this project and the steps in the tutorial, feel free to contact the pattern designer, DecoArt, directly via their website or social media sites. Thanks! - Julia from FaveCrafts

Great idea to recycle light bulbs into Christmas decorations. Will have to give that a go.

Hi folks I have found them - click & go to http://www.texasart.com/g4135/DecoArt-Glass-tiques.htm it turns out I actually have a bottle of this already, I just have to find it though

I give up ! A link to finding these Glass-tiques would be good !

where can I find Glass-tiques? Would like to give it a try.

I would love to make these ornaments but i can't find Glass-tiques anywhere. Is there a product comparable to it.

You can use old lightbulbs to recycle them. White coated or clear bulbs - they both look great! Use hot glue to secure a hanger at the top.

Great idea! Love to recycle whatever I can...thanks for the tip!

Add sparkle by embedding a small crystal into each tear drop!


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