Mr. and Mrs. Reindeer Ornaments

Trish and I had the opportunity to participate in “Under The Table and Dreaming’s” Handmade Ornament Series last week! We thought we would re-post our sweet Mr. and Mrs. Reindeer Ornaments here for you to see!!

We both have a small obsession with fabric and trims, and wanted to use them to create an adorable set of ornaments! So, today we would like to show you how to make these  little guys…

Mr. and Mrs. Reindeer Ornaments

Seriously…can’t you just hear them saying…

“Rudolph? I think your cute.”

” I’m cute! I’m cuuuuuuuute!”

So here is how to create your own little cuties..

**Supplies Needed…

  • 1. Fabric for background {check your remnant bin!}
  • 2. Paper mache ornament disc {these came from Michaels in the non-seasonal paper mache section!}
  • 3. Fabric for reindeer {think outside the box!}
  • 4. Trim for around disc {this is a pleated grosgrain ribbon that came from Hobby Lobby}
  • 5. Red rick-rack
  • 6.Glue gun and glue
  • 7. Spray adhesive
  • 8.Mini red pom pom-poms
  • 9. Thin red ribbon
  • 10. Pattern for reindeer { I used one from a Holiday Crafts magazine }
  • 11. Red grosgrain medium width ribbon

Let’s get started….

Cut the hanger off of the disc and use something to enlarge the hole at the top of the paper mache ornament { I used a lobster pick! }

Trace the disc onto the back of your fabric. You will need 4 circles to make both ornaments!

Now apply spray adhesive to the disc and attach the fabric to each side.

Trace your reindeer pattern onto the back of the second fabric. You will need to trace a left view and right view if you want the cuties to face each other!

Using your glue gun, attach a red mini pom-pom  nose. Then attach a short piece of red ribbon for a scarf! When making your little girl reindeer, attach a sweet bow to her antlers!

Cut a piece of red rick-rack and “push” the ends into the hole at the top of the ornament. Secure with a little glue from your glue gun!

Now attach the ribbon trim around the disc with your glue gun to finish off the edges!

Attach the adorable red rick-rack to the center of the ribbon trim with your glue gun to complete the trim!

Finally tie a sweet bow at the top, around the rick-rack hanger!!

They are just so sweet together, you have to make a pair!!

Mr. and Mrs. Reindeer Ornaments

Here is the back view…even that is adorable!! You could personalize it as well!!

She’s just adorable

and he’s a handsome little fella..don’t you think?

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  1. A very, very handsome fellow! Turned out adorable. Love the fabric choices.

  2. I love these little ornaments! You are so creative!

  3. These are the cutest ornaments! Thanks for the tutorial. They are so much easier than I would have thought!!!

  4. thanks for linking up to Mom it MOnday! I have shared your idea on the Brassy Apple FB wall! :)

  5. Cute project! I pinned it to remember for next year. I’d love to make these for gifts.

  6. Those reindeer are adorable. Love the colors you used. You are welcome to link up at Bacon Time for our weekly fri-mon linky anytime. Saw you at Sourhtern Lovely today. Happy holidays.

  7. How fun!! I just wish there was more time to do ornaments for me but I’m stretcheddddd–but you did great! Thanks for sharing with us!

    Smiles while I visit from Tales of a Trophy Wife’s WILL CRAFT FOR….linky party,
    Suzanne in NW Illinois

  8. I’m hosting a PARTY, too! I’d love for you to link this and any other fun projects of yours, too!!!


  9. Love these!

  10. great idea and very thorough tutorial! best wishes this christmas, and feel free to pop into my start-up blog;
    regards, Linda!

  11. Another gorgeous project girls! I have to share these little guys on my facebook page and pinning for next year. Wishing you both a very Merry Christmas! Thanks for being so supportive of my little blog!
    Jenn xo

  12. I love this, his little scarf is so cute I’d love you to add these to my What We Wore and Made party over at

  13. This is so adorable! Have not seen anything like this before! Would love love love for you to share this at our party going on now

  14. What a cute project…love it..Pinning it :))) I would love for you to please share it via my Pin’Inspirational Thursday happening today please..Thank you in advance.. Wishing you the Happiest of Holidays :))..Cheers..M…

  15. Oooo – the reindeer are so cute. I could see this project turning into really cute gift tags too!

    Now following you from Favorite Things Thursday.

  16. I love love love these. They are so cute!!!

  17. These are SO adorable! I love everything about them, from the fabrics, to the cute little reindeer pattern, to the fact that one has a red nose and one has a bow. They are such a cute little pair. This project seems easy enough, so I may give a try for next year. Merry Christmas!

  18. These are adorable. I will make these next year :-)thank you for sharing and for linking to Thursday Favorite Things blog Hop at Katherines Corner. Merry Christmas Hugs!

  19. These are so CUTE!

  20. I LOVE these ornaments!!! SUPER CUTE! XO!

  21. Adorable!-I was a little obsessed w/ reindeer myself this Christmas.

  22. I love, love these!! So vintagey cute!! My fav!!
    Featuring these tomorrow in this week’s Show & Share!

  23. Oh my….aren’t they just the cutest!!!! Thanks for sharing!

  24. How cute are these! Love the idea of the pleated ribbon trim…adds such a nice touch! Thanks so much for sharing at the Christmas in July Party!…hugs…Debbie

  25. Cute idea! The pleated ribbon really adds a nice touch. I’m going to look for some to keep in my ribbon stash.
    Merry Christmas in July………Sarah

  26. These are so very cute!!


  27. Thanks for linking up to our Christmas in July party! Shared your craft on my fb page today.

  28. suzanne singer says:

    I love the reindeer pattern. Can you tell me what edition of Holiday Crafts if came from?

  29. Ladies, those are stinkin’ adorable!!!
    Pinned them!
    Too, too cute! Great job!

  30. They are FABULOUS!!! I want Mr. and Mrs Reindeer to come hang on my Xmas tree!!

  31. That is the only thing this super cute tutorial needs is a reindeer template!


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