Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DIY Gifts

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Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DIY Gifts

Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DYI Gifts

Preserve a part of your garden (or your neighbors garden) by making Santa’s out of dried okra, this adorable Santa is sure to generate conversation. You can share with friends about your garden and  your favorite okra recipe, they will think about you every time they hang this cute gift on their tree. If you already have paint, this gift is free to make!

Supplies

  • Dried Okra
  • Paint Brush
  • Paint
  • Twine, String, or Yarn

Instructions

  1. Dry okra thoroughly. It should be brown, hard, and you can hear the seeds rattle on the inside

Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DIY Gifts

2. Paint the entire pod red, make sure to get into all of the grooves

Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DIY Gifts

3. After red paint is completely dry, paint flesh tone for face

Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DIY Gifts

4. When the face is dry, add all of the white for had, beard and mustache

Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DIY Gifts

5. Finish by adding the facial features: eyes, nose, cheeks, mouth and holly

 

Okra Santa Ornaments: Budget-Friendly DIY Gifts

6. You can glue twine, raffia, yard, or wire to the top so you can hand the ornament OR leave the stalk on it (pictures on the dry okra) to arrange your Okra Santa’s in wreaths.

2 Comments

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    • Cindy on August 26, 2017 at 3:37 pm
      Love ❤️ them. Gonna try. Got them dried so far

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