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How to create a treasured family ornament from Holiday Decorating & Crafts.

Introduction

Perfect For Your First Christmas Together

Turn your wedding ring box into a special handmade Christmas ornament, a beautiful remembrance of when you walked down the aisle and had your first married Christmas together.

Step 1

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Gather Your Materials

Step 2

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Print and Create Paper Flag

Print the names and wedding date on a single straight line in a classic size 12-point font. Cut the paper into a 1” strip and cut out triangles at the ends to make it flag style.

Step 3

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Dab Flag with Craft Glue

Dab a small amount of tacky glue onto the edges of the paper strip and rub around gently with your finger so that it is nice and smooth.

Step 4

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Glitter It Up

Sprinkle glitter along the edges of the paper strip and then allow it to dry.

Step 5

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Cut Ribbon

Cut a piece of ribbon approximately 18” long. Lay the center of the ribbon along the bottom of the ring box.

Step 6

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Place Ribbon

Flip the ring box and ribbon over. Lay the ribbon inside the ring box fold opening, and try to secure it inside using a small amount of tacky glue if needed.

Step 7

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Secure Ribbon

Flip ring box back over and dab two small dots of tacky glue along the top edges of the ring box.

Step 8

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Attach Ribbon to Box Sides

Bring the ribbon up the sides of the box and attach it to the glue. Wipe away excess glue.

Step 9

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Add Glitter Flag and Photo

Tie the ribbon together at the top to create the hanging loop. Slip a wedding photo into the box and attach the paper strip to the ring box using a little bit of the tacky glue. Allow to dry.