Picture the look on your favorite golfer's face when you present them with this adorable golf ball pig ornament. Follow these simple steps and you will have one completed in no time for a real hole-in-one winner. You may have to make several for your family ornament of the year or to top all your Christmas gifts for golfing friends.
Things You'll Need
- Golf ball
- 2 wood hearts, one inch wide
- 3/8 inch flat button with two holes
- Eye screw
- 1/4 inch burgundy ribbon
- Dusty pink acrylic paint
- White acrylic paint
- Bright pink acrylic paint
- Black acrylic paint
- Black fine line permanent marker
- New pencil
- Wood skewer
- Clothespin and hanger
- Craft glue
- Hot glue gun
Screw the eye screw into the golf ball.
Cut a six-inch piece of the burgundy ribbon. Thread the ribbon through the eye screw, and knot the ends together using an overhand knot.
Paint the golf ball using the dusty pink acrylic paint. Hang the golf ball ornament to dry from a hanger using the clothespin attached to the ribbon.
Paint the wood hearts using the dusty pink acrylic paint. Allow the paint to dry. Turn the hearts over and paint the other side. Allow the paint to dry.
Paint the button using the dusty pink acrylic paint. Allow the paint to dry.
Glue the button nose to the center front of the golf ball pig ornament. Position the holes in the button, horizontally, to look like nostrils. Allow the glue to dry.
Place the hearts a half inch above the nose, with the points facing each other and 1/8-inch apart. Apply a ring of craft glue to the back of the hearts and a dot of hot glue in the center to hold them in place while the craft glue is drying.
Dip the blunt end of the skewer into the white paint and dot the eyes. Drag the skewer to lengthen and widen the eyes into a larger oval shape. Allow the paint to dry. Dip the blunt end of the skewer into black acrylic paint and dot over the top of the white oval. Drag a smaller oval of black on the inside portion of the white. Allow the paint to dry. Dip the pointed end of the skewer into the white acrylic paint and dot a highlight on each black pupil. Allow the paint to dry.
Dip the eraser end of a new pencil into the bright pink paint and dot the cheeks. Allow the paint to dry. Dip the pointed end of the skewer into the white paint and highlight the cheeks. Allow the paint to dry.
Outline the eyes and the cheeks using the fine line black permanent marker. Add slash marks over the outlines.
Tips & Warnings
- You may need to hammer a small nail into the golf ball in order to get the eye screw started.
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