Ah, nostalgia. Do you remember the first time you ever used a hot glue gun? I remember it like it was yesterday...
'Cause it was! *rimshot* Can you guys believe I was still a hot glue virgin? Now I see why you all like it so much; whee, that was fun. Only got burned once.
Here's what I made:
Strange ornaments! I mean, I love them and all, but I realize they're an eerie ghostly white. They might be an acquired taste. What do you think - pretty, or weird?
Did you guess what they're made of? Lookee:
I bought these Xmas light hangers at the dollar store. Figured out they could be turned into these fantastical 3-D thingies, and the hot glue frenzy was on.
And there you go. Eerie ghostly ornaments, ready for a (non-traditional) tree.
For the long ornament, I used jump rings to join up two of them, pointing in opposite directions:
Here's another idea, for a dainty 2-D design. I snipped off the straight part, like so:
Ended up with these seahorse-looking shapes.
Glued them in this nested pattern: