You Won’t Believe How Easy It Is To Make These Oversized Christmas Ornaments

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The cost of Christmas decorations can really add up. So, if you can DIY some of your decor, you can save a bundle (you probably need the cash for gifts, after all!). Here’s a fast and fun way to create your own oversized Christmas ornaments, courtesy of Home Stories A to Z.

First, here’s what you’ll need.

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Globe lights
• Cleaned tuna cans
Screw eye hooks
• Drill and bits
Silver leaf Rub ‘n Buff (or metallic spray paint)
Stencils and paint (optional)
LED battery-operated lights

Now that you have everything you need, let’s begin!

Use a solution of vinegar and rubbing alcohol to clean the globes and tuna cans. You’ll still have to deal with the tuna can label. Goo Gone or WD-40 will take them off.

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Drill a hole in the center of each can. Screw in an eye hook.

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Some Rub ‘n Buff will clean up that stamped info on the top.

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Paint them with stencils and paint (optional!).

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Pop in some battery-powered lights—and you’ve got yourself a festive oversized ornament for the cost of a can of tuna!

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Since presentation is everything, you might display the ornaments in the center of a large wreath.

[h/t: Good Housekeeping]