DIY Merry Mouse Ornament

DIY Merry Mouse Ornament at @anightowlblog #trimyourtree

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring except one merry little mouse. This little ornament has always been something that is near and dear to my heart because it was something I handmade when I was younger I decided to recreate it and share it with you for our Trim Your Tree DIY Ornament series this week on A Night Owl!

What you’ll need:

  • Polyfill / Cotton Ball
  • Walnut Half Shell
  • Pistachio Half Shell
  • Red Yarn
  • Pink Ribbon
  • Washi Tape
  • Hot Glue Gun / Hot Glue
  • Scissors
  • Fine Tip Permanent Marker

And the steps:

  • Start with hot gluing the red hanging yarn to the walnut half.
  • Shape the stuffing / cotton ball and hot glue it in the walnut to cover the red yarn.
  • Draw mouse eyes, nose and ears on the half pistachio shell.
  • Add the pink ribbon on the bottom of the pistachio shell to make a mouse tail.
  • Glue the mouse in place.
  • Add a flag with either the crafter’s name or a simple Merry Christmas!

DIY Merry Mouse Ornament at @anightowlblog #trimyourtree

DIY Merry Mouse Ornament at @anightowlblog #trimyourtree

DIY Merry Mouse Ornament at @anightowlblog #trimyourtree

DIY Merry Mouse Ornament at @anightowlblog #trimyourtree

Simple, but sweet, don’t you think? Will you be making a merry little Christmas mouse this holiday season? Stay tuned this week as we share a few more fun DIY Ornament ideas!

Trim Your Christmas Tree Series of DIY Ornaments at @anightowlblog #trimyourtree

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Comments

  1. Oh that too cute Kimberly! That’ll be my must do for the tree, very bright and lovely idea :-) have a wonderful week
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  2. stinkin’ CUTE! I should make one of these for my Mom cause she’s TERRIFIED of mice! :) hehe, I’m so evil!
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  3. it must be in the air! i have mice on my tree this year too.

    hope you’ll find a moment to stop by (if you haven’t already!) and enter a giveaway i am hosting: http://www.hellolovelyinc.blogspot.com/2012/12/personalized-lovely-giveaway.html

    smiles and happy weekend to you.

    michele
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