DIY Yarn & Twine Baubles

If you  have a bit of time this Christmas why not try making your own DIY baubles with a bit of wire and yarn or with balloons and garden twine… they are extremely easy to make (my girls made those as a part of their countdown calendar) and look quite good on the Christmas tree.

You may also want to try other DIY ornaments we previously made.

yarn balloon ornaments


  • wire or small balloons
  • yarn or twine
  • liquid glue (we used Mod Podge glue & glaze in one)
  • glitter

how to make twine balls


  1. To make wire ornament create shape from the wire and then it in yarn as shown above. Paint with glue and sprinkle with glitter.
  2. To make balloon ornament wrap twine around the balloon, paint with glue, sprinkle with glitter and leave to dry. Once the glue is completely dry pierce and pull out the balloon.

making string balls

wire heart covered in purple yarn and blue glitter

yarn balls for decoration

wire heart covered in purple yarn and pink glitter

hanging yarn balls


balloon covered in garden twine and red glitter


Some DIY Christmas gift ideas.

More DIY ornaments.

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