Sparkling Gem Ornament

Decorating Glass Ball Ornaments

This sparkling gem ornament is made by gluing flat sided acrylic gems to a clear glass ball ornament.

Each gem is then encircled with a line of glitter glue to add even more sparkle. These unique ornaments are easy to make and look very classy. Your friends and family will be impressed you made them yourself!

Clear ball ornaments can be found in craft stores and in the dollar stores around the holidays. These can be decorated in many different ways. If you would like to see other ways to decorate clear glass ball ornaments, check out these pages too: tinsel ornament, paint swirled ornament, and snowflake ornament.

sparkling gem ornament



Things Needed:

  • Clear glass ball ornament
  • Flat back acrylic jewel adornments
  • Glitter glue


1. Begin this jeweled ornament by removing the top covering to the ornament and set it aside. Next, paint dots of glitter glue sporadically around the ornament.


removing ornament topdotting on glue


2. Place a jewel on top of each dot of glue. Allow to dry well.


adding on gemsgems added


3. Trace an outline around each gem with some glitter glue, and allow the ornament to dry well. The ornament is now ready for the tree or to give away as a thoughtful gift.


glitter glue added around gemsjeweled ornament

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