Giant Christmas Ornaments

Giant Christmas Ornaments

Bring in the Holidays with these Giant Christmas Ornaments for your home! I can’t wait to show you how to make your own huge outdoor (or indoor) Christmas ornaments with my easy video tutorial. Best of all, they will only cost a few dollars and they look incredible!

Last updated: October 31, 2017
This post was originally published on November 13, 2016. I have updated it to answer questions and make the instructions even easier this Christmas.

Kids play balls and a cake pan from the dollar store! Bring in the Holidays with these GIANT CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS for your home! How to Make Your Own Huge Outdoor Christmas Ornaments (Easy video tutorial)

It is officially time to start decorating for the holidays. If you’re feeling a little crafty and want to add a special touch to your decor, this DIY craft is for you!


Supplies to Make Giant Christmas Ornaments

  • Kids play ball (I got them at Walmart)
  • Gorilla Glue
  • Damp cloth
  • 9 inch round cake pan (I got them for a dollar at Walmart and they sell them at the dollar store too!)
  • Silver ribbon
  • Hammer & nail
  • Screwdriver

Giant Christmas Ornament Video

Isn’t that crazy easy?!

How to Make Big Outdoor Ornaments with a Ball

  1. Using a hammer and a nail, make a small hole in the center of a cake pan.
  2. Use a screwdriver to make the hole a little larger. Inexpensive cake pans are very thin, so this is extremely easy to do!
  3. Put ribbon through the hold and tie a knot on the inside of the cake pan, which will prevent the ribbon from coming out.
  4. Place a thin layer of Gorilla Glue on the edge of the cake pan.
  5. Using a damp cloth, wipe the surface of the ball where you plan to place the cake pan. The water activates the Gorilla Glue.
  6. Place the pan upside down on the ball and set it aside to dry for about 30 minutes to 1 hour. 
  7. Hang and enjoy!

Gorilla glue is an all-weather glue, so these ornaments will look great outside no matter where you live!

Kids play balls and a cake pan from the dollar store! Bring in the Holidays with these GIANT CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS for your home! How to Make Your Own Huge Outdoor Christmas Ornaments (Easy video tutorial)

While I haven’t tried it, it could be neat to spray paint the balls too! I found red ones, but if you can’t find the right color, spray paint them!

Send me a picture to show me how yours turned out:)

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30 thoughts on “Giant Christmas Ornaments”

  1. super cute! so the gorilla glue is strong enough to hold the ball and keep it from falling (and bouncing) around?

    1. Yup! As long as you use it according to the directions (on a damp surface, for example). It’s all weather and works on almost all surfaces.

  2. I cant see on video what is being used as hook? I made tjis last year but cake pan so much easier!! Love it. Just need to know what ribbon attaches to?

  3. Do you know what size ball you used. My Walmart doesn’t carry the balls so I’m trying to order online. Thanks!

  4. You just made my day as I was trying to figure out what to do at the front of our home. Super simple and adorable!!!!!

  5. Does anyone know how and what to use to paint the balls??? Because I bought the balls and they aren’t in solid colors. They don’t look like Christmas balls. Lol So how do I paint them

  6. I came to your blog for the instructions on this super fun idea, but fell in love with your poncho! Where did you find it? I love big plaid checks!

  7. So if I wanted to paint them what type of paint would I use on them? would spray paint that covers plastic work?

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