How to Handcraft Holiday Ornaments with Borax


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Deck your halls with these cheery crystal decorations using 20 Mule Team® Borax!

Winter blues got you down? Craft some cheery ornaments with these festive crystal formations! Relatively quick and easy to make, these crystal ornaments spruce up your holiday decorations with a homey, DIY feel. All-natural 20 Mule Team® Borax is perfect for creating unique decor that captures the twinkle of light from both the warm fire and your loved ones’ eyes.

Here’s What You Need


  • Borax
  • Boiling Water
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Pine Cones
  • Glass blown mason jars
  • String
  • Popsicle sticks, chopsticks, or pencils

Directions


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Form the base of your crystal ornament by shaping pipe cleaners into desired shape (such as a snowflake).

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Dissolve 3 tablespoons of 20 Mule Team® Borax for every 1 cup of boiling water.

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Suspend your pipe cleaner ornament in the container, making sure it doesn’t touch the sides. Let it sit overnight.

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Remove your ornament from the 20 Mule Team® Borax solution and let it dry.

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Hang on the perfect branch for ultimate holiday cheer!