Hand-Painted Winter Scene Ornaments

Hand-Painted Winter Scene Ornaments

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 23rd 2016

The holiday season isn’t all about red and green, I love the idea of bringing in blues, greens, grays and whites to winter décor. Plain glass ornaments from craft stores are the perfect blank canvas to create custom hand-painted decorations for your tree, or for gift giving. They have endless possibilities!! I used Americana Multi-Surface paint to make winter scene landscape ornaments.  

Items Needed:

  • Assorted Brushes
  • White Craft Glue
  • White Glitter
  • Faux Craft Snow
  • Glass Ornaments


The paint goes really well on glass, so if you didn’t want to paint on ornaments, you could also use this technique on vases, glasses or even decorative plates. Once the paint id properly cured, it is completely washable as well (not food safe.).

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First, use Cotton Ball to paint a line all of the way around the outside of the ornament.

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Once dry, paint trees Using Deep turquoise, Soft jade, and Night sky. Alternate height and colors just above the line of Cotton ball.  

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After the trees are dry, you can draw a line to represent tree trunks connection the trees to the snow and even add a snowman or two. You can also dot the top of the ornament to make snow, or dot the Cotton ball on your trees to make snowy branches.

Once that’s dry, you can have fun making a mess and glittering and adding faux snow in different places. Paint craft glue that dries clear on the bottom or top and dip in glitter,faux snow, or make the top of the ornaments snowy.

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Once they are dry, you are ready to hang them,

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use them in a holiday display,

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or even give as a gift for an ornament exchange!

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