Christmas is coming, quickly. So, out to the garage, shed, attic, spare room – or wherever we keep the tree and decorations – we go to dust them off and get them set up for another year. At Pinnacle Hardware, we just love Christmas and we think one of the ways you can make Christmas just a little more special is by making some of the decorations yourself. The below DIY project is perfect for kids and adults alike, is so simple, easily customisable and you’ll love the results. With only a few materials and very simple steps, these hand painted ornaments made from Pinnacle Hardware hinges are a great way to add a unique touch to this year’s Christmas decorations or could even make great gifts for friends and family.

So, get out those paints you’ve been keeping in the cupboard because it’s time to get creative! Who would’ve thought a hinge could be described as cute. Well, after you’re done with this DIY you’ll know why.

Level of Difficulty:

Project Duration:
1-1.5 Hours

Music album to listen along to (COMPULSORY ????):
Under the Mistletoe – Justin Bieber


Pinnacle Hardware Strap Hinges or T Hinges, paint primer in a spray can, acrylic paint, twine or ribbon.

Step 1

Begin by giving your hinges a coat or two of white paint primer. This will help keep the colours vibrant when you paint on your design. Allow this coat to dry.

Step 2

With a pencil, roughly sketch out your designs on the hinges.

Step 3

Fill in your designs with paint. You may need more than one coat depending on the type of paint you use.

Step 4

Thread your twine or ribbon through the top hole of your hinge and tie a knot to form a loop.

These will be a great addition to the Christmas tree so get creative with the designs because the sky’s the limit!

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