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DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

Hey My Loves,

Today I’m sharing a cute, chic, and extremely simple Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer DIY. I mean, who doesn’t love Rudolph? After all his little red nose lights the way for Santa, right? LOL, ok while my children are beyond the Santa Clause years, it is still fun to add some playful elements to my Christmas decorations.

I truly hope you enjoy this DIY. If you decide to recreate it, be sure to share it with me on Instagram at instagram.com/iamangelaeast.

Now for the supplies:

DIY Christmas Decoration – Paper Mache Rudolph

DURATION: 1hr  |  MY COST: apprx. $13  |  DIFFICULTY: Easy

“MY COST” may or may not reflect the cost of items that I already own, but I will try to list each item as well as suggestions as to where to purchase them. Items that I had to purchase for the project will be bold with a price. If you have any questions about an item, please leave a comment below.

SUPPLIES:

  • Paper Mache Deer Head | $24.99ea minus 50% = $12.50 – Dollar Tree
  • Gold Spray Paint
  • Tiny Red Christmas ornament
  • Spray Adhesive – Hobby Lobby
  • Hot Glue Gun and Glue
  • Red Glitter
  • Gold Glitter
  • Gold String
  • Plastic Bag
  • Spray Adhesive – Hobby Lobby
  • Thread
  • Command Velcro Strip
  • Drill
  • Blue Tape
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Let’s begin the steps:

While most of my supplies I had on hand, the deer head was purchased from Hobby Lobby at a whopping discount of 50% off. But just in case the deal is no longer available, Hobby Lobby always offers a 40% off one item coupon. This can be found on their website: http://www.hobbylobby.com/ and can be scanned from your mobile phone.

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

After spray painting the head gold, I allowed it to dry for at least 15 minutes before handling.

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

I covered the deer’s head with plastic to keep it safe from the adhesive and glitter

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

This tiny ornemant was purchased in a container of mulit-color ornemants at Dollar General.

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

I used a pencil and foam board to keep it lifted while it dried.

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

I used a drill to put a whole in the head where the nose would go. But please, use what you have on hand.

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

In my case, the nose fit pretty snug. But a small amount of glue will firmly affix it.

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

I had a few issues hanging this head on my mirror.  I tried using only these velcro strips above, but becase my base was sort of beveled it would not lay flush or stick securly. So I used gold thread to hold some of the weight. It’s a little visble in the picture below, but not so much in person.

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

Please excuse me in the picture below but sometimes you just gotta take the shot. Hahahaha!

DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY

There you have it. Short, sweet, and best of all SIMPLE! Remember, if you decide to recreate it, please share it with me on Instagram at instagram.com/iamangelaeast. I’d love to see it [insert emoticon here].

Well I gotta run but I truly appreciate you stopping by.

Have a blessed day.

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DIY Rudolph | Christmas Decoration | Holiday Decor | Christmas DIY | Home Decor | Home DIY


Dontcha just love Rudolph? Why not head over and check out these other creative yet classy Rudolph Wall Hangings:

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