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Making Punched Aluminum Ornaments

This easy to make Christmas craft will look great on your tree this year. This is a guide about making punched aluminum ornaments.
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December 22, 2005 Flag

If you like the look of punched tin ornaments, but think they're too much work, try punched aluminum.

Directions:

  1. Cut the bottom out of a small aluminum pan (like a pot pie pan).
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  3. Tape an image that you like to the aluminum circle and tape the circle to a piece of Styrofoam.
  4. Poke holes following the image with an icepick or barbecue skewer.
  5. When you're done, poke a larger hole at the top for hanging and peel the paper off.
  6. You're left with a pretty punched aluminum ornament!
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December 23, 20050 found this helpful

Thank you for this cool idea I have been looking for some thing like this for a while now..

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December 23, 20050 found this helpful

I like these alot!! I'm going to make some for next year. Thanks!

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December 24, 20050 found this helpful

Great ornament. Next years plans for sure!

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May 31, 20080 found this helpful

This also works well using the ends of your

"frozen juice cans".I use an awl...

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December 21, 20160 found this helpful

This is so nice. I saved all the lids from cat food that came in aluminum cans back when I had a cat. Now, I know what to do with them. But I wont limit myself to just Christmas designs. This is one very versatile application.

Thanks!

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