I’m always on the hunt for unique yet simple crafts to liven up my home with a unique and customizable feel. I absolutely love the classic sugar fruit ornaments, they look amazing on the tree, in a bowl, and everywhere in-between. They come in all different shapes and sizes, I have been collecting faux fruit all year long to make this DIY plentiful. This is a great family-friendly DIY, you only need a few ingredients and it’s a lot of fun. These sweet little decorations are not only beautiful additions to the tree but also make for a fun activity to do with friends and family.
Making sugar fruit ornaments is surprisingly easy. All you need are faux fruits of your choice, like pears, oranges, lemons, pomegranate, and any other faux fruit you can find. The other ingredients you’ll need are matte mod podge, and embossing powder. There are a few varieties of embossing powder you can use for this DIY. You can find all of supplies needed for this DIY on my Amazon Shop (link). We used a mixture of clear and white, there is also a more sparkling powder. Best of all, the ingredients are inexpensive and require no special skills or tools. I hope you’ll consider giving this craft a try this season. I promise it will become a treasured new tradition for your home, just as it has become for mine. The process is simple. Use a paintbrush to coat the faux fruit with a layer of mod podge, covering it completely. While still wet, dip the fruit into the embossing powder to coat. Tap off any excess powder and allow to dry fully according to mod podge instructions. The powder will harden into a sugary coat once dry. For a polished finish, apply a second coat of mod podge over the top and let dry.
You now have beautiful, one-of-a-kind faux fruit ornaments to display on your tree or around your home. I think they make a lovely alternative to traditional glass or plastic ornaments. The shine of the embossing powder adds just the right amount of shimmering holiday cheer. Give these a try – I’m sure they’ll become a new annual tradition in your home as well. Thank you so much for stopping by the blog today and every other day. It truly means the world to us here on the farm. Make sure to keep up with us daily on Facebook, Instagram,Pinterest &TikTok. As always, Stay Cozy!
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