Diana Shutt Designs
Unique Hand-painted Glass Christmas Ornaments

Created primarily from older, up-cycled ornaments

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Ornament of the Month Gallery

February 2017
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The Heart Ornament is part of the "Limited" collection. The Clear glass Heart ornament is painted with transparent colors to create a stained glass effect.
Gold stipling and a Gold ribbon finishes the design.
The heart ornament is 2-3/8 inches high.

March 2017
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The ornament for March is Green for St. Patrick's Day It is part of the original gold-stippled collection. The ornament has a dark green base color and is decorated with green and yellow transparent and transluscent paints.
White highlights, gold stipling and a Gold ribbon finish the design.
The March Ornament of the Month is a medium size ball with a 2-1/2" diameter.
April 2017
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April features an Easter ornament tree.
The Easter basket with white branches hold 1" mini pastel ball ornaments and mini teardrop ornaments. The pastel silver and clear base ornaments are perfect for Spring decorating.
May 2017
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May Ornament Vases are designed with the same patterns painted on the glass ornaments. They are painted with acrylic paint and varnish on plastic recycled yogurt drink containers. The bud vases are the perfect addition for spring flowers.

June 2017
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Candy Wrapper ornaments


The Candy Wrappers may remind you of beach salt water taffy. The ornaments are a fun novelty. The white base brings out the various transparent paint colors Gold stipling and a Gold ribbon finish the design. The candy wrapper ornaments vary in length from 2-1/2 to 3-1/4 inches. There are only a few currently in stock.


July 2017
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July Ornament of month


July's ornament of the month reflects the colors:
Red, White and Blue
with a powder blue outline and
champaigne gold/silver stippling
It is designed on a teardrop ornament
4 inches high and 2 inches diameter

Hope you have a Happy Fourth of July!

August 2017
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August Ornament of month


August's ornament of the month is a teardrop ornament (almost pear-shape) that reflects pastel pearl colors with dark purple shading over a mauve & silver base. It is topped with champagne gold/silver stippling. The teardrop ornament is 4-1/4 inches high and has a 2 inches diameter at its widest point.

September 2017
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September Ornament of month


At a show in Williamsport, MD, a guest reminded me that September's birthstone is Blue Saphire. His suggestion prompted me to complete September's ornament of the month, a teardrop ornament (almost pear-shape) that has a teal textured base and is decorated with shades of blue, from dark navy to light blue. Silver stippling and outline complete the ornament. The ornament differs from other ornaments in the collection, due to its textured finish that creates both depth and a thicker outline. The ornament is 5 inches high and 2-1/4 inches, at its widest point.

October 2017
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October Ornament of month


Pumpkins are everywhere, and also in the Ornament collection. The pumpkin ornament has a red base decorated with red glitter, orange pearl, and yellow satin paints. It is topped with gold stippling and a gold ribbon. The pumpkin ornament is the largest (ever) ornament in the collection with a 5-1/2" diameter and close to 6" height.
Happy Halloween!

November 2017
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November Ornament of month


The ornaments are a couple of the heaviest (weight-wise) in the collection. They have a burgundy base color with purple swirl designs. The ornament on the left is colored with red transparent sparkle paint, while the ornament on the right has creamy white translucent sparkle paint. Both ornaments are topped with silver dots. In place of normal ornament caps, they have a black cap and hook. The ornaments measure approximately 4 inches in diameter.

December 2017
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December Ornament of month


December's Ornaments of the month are a pair of triple-tier ornaments - a 2-1/2" diameter ball on top of a 2" diameter ball, with a 5-3/4" teardrop on the bottom. The ornament measures aproximately 12" in length from the glass hanger to the tip of the teardrop. The ornaments have red bases and are decorated with red sparkle transparent paint, as well as pink opaque and gold sparkle opaque paints. They are topped off with gold stippling. The ornaments are fairly light in weight. They are a couple of the older ornaments in the collection - probably had places in a wealthy home at some point. Hope you enjoy the ornaments.
January 2018
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January Ornament of month


January's Ornament of the Month is a ball ornament decorated with snowmen and snowflakes - appropriate for the cold weather we are experiencing in Northeast U.S.

The ornament's base color is goldish- silver. The snowmen and snowflakes are origin decoration on the upcycled ball.

The ornament was updated with medium and dark blue sparkle paint enhancing the snowflakes and the snowmen (now with colorful hats). The top and bottom of the ornament were then decorated with red, purple and blue sparkle paint. Silver stippling tops the design.

The ornament has a 2-1/2" diameter. It is the only ornament of this design in the collection.

Hope you enjoy the cheery snowmen
and don't mind the cold outdoors too much!


February 2018
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February 2018 Ornament of month


The February Ornament of the Month is not an ornament, but instead a heart-shaped bottle. It is a 3-1/4" high and 2-1/4" wide (at its widest point).

March
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March 2018 Ornament of month

While shopping at Thrift Stores last summer, I came upon a box of approximately 20 green ornaments in many different shapes. Most of the ornaments had shamrocks designs - some large and some small. I visualized that there was someone out there who celebrated St. Patrick's Day with these ornaments. It was fun to decorate the ornaments further with green, ivory, gold and brown colors. They turned out beautiful and are a special addition to St. Patrick festivities.

The transparent St. Patrick's Day ornament has a 3" diameter.

April
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April 2018 Ornament of month

At the 2017 shows, many people suggested that I include shatter-proof ornaments in my collections of hand-painted ornaments. The reason often stated was they had pets who would break the glass ornaments.

April 2018 Ornaments of the Month are the shatter-proof hand-painted ornaments and the mini transparent glass ornaments displayed on the Easter Basket Tree.


May 2018
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May 2018 Ornament of month


The transparent mini ornaments are the May Ornaments of the Month. They are 1" and 1-1/4" diameter balls decorated with many different opaque colored designs, shaded with black enamel, colored with transparent paints (so you can see through them), and topped with crystal highlights and gold stippling. The ornaments have wires to attach them to any project you can think of.

June 2018
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June 2018 Ornament of month

The transparent Bell-shaped ornaments are June's Ornaments of the Month. They are decorated with transparent pastel and glitter paints. The design is outlined in pink opaque paint and topped with gold stippling. The bell ornaments are 3" high and 2" wide (at the base of the bell).

Bells are appropriate to celebrate our June weddings!

July 2018
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July 2018 Ornament of month

I tried to do my part in creating red, white and blue ornaments to celebrate the Fourth of July. The ornaments come in multiple sizes from 1-1/4" to 2-1/2" diameter. They have a shiny silver ornament base decorated with a dark purple design, black shading and red, silver, medium and dark blue sparkle paint colors, topped with white crystal highlighting and silver stippling. A sparkling silver ribbon finishes the decorated ornament. They look great on silver, white, blue and red trees, or anything you want to decorate with red, white and blue.

August 2018
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May 2018 Ornament of month


When I found my angel, she was a pretty plain jane - all white with a few black features. She looked like a bowling pin with wings.Hope you like her new look! She is decorated with translucent sparkle colors, topped with crystal highlights and gold stippling. Hope that her smile brings a smile for you.

The angel is 5 inches high, 2-1/4 inches wide (without her wings) and 5 inches wide with wings.
September2018
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Sept 2018 Ornament of month

September's ornament of the month was the most admired ornament at the C&O Canal Days in August. It is a translucent ornament decorated with tiny diamond-like sparkles surrounded with purple and pink shading and crystal highlights. The ornament is topped with silver stippling and a silver ribbon. The ornament ball has a 2-1/2" diameter.

October 2018
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Oct 2018 Ornament of month

October's ornament of the month is a Fall Leaf Ornament. There are four Leaf ornaments currently in stock. The ornament has a gold/copper base color. Yellow opaque was used for its design. It is decorated with red, orange, and gold transparent and sparkle colors, highlighted with cream /crystal sparkle paint, and topped with gold stippling. The ornament is finished with a dark gold ribbon.
The ornament is 2 inches at its widest point, 2-3/4 inches high and 1/2 inch deep.

November 2018
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November 2018 Ornament of month


November's ornament of the month is a shatterproof ornament with a gold-base topped with gold, silver, pink, white and black colors. It was designed to meet requests for an ornament with a muted color scheme. There are approximately a dozen muted ornaments available. All are shatter-proof and vary in size. The ornament of the month has a 2-1/2 inch diameter.

December 2018
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Dec 2018 Ornament of month

December's ornament of the month is a shatterproof boot ornament. Sorry no stocking this month. It has a red-purple base and plaid fabric this is topped with gold, red, pink, blue, purple, and black colors. It is highlighted with crystal paint and gold stippling. This boot would be fashionable for most Christmas decorations. It is 5" high and 2-1/4" wide (at its widest point - the base of the boot).

January 2019
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Jan 2019 Ornament of month

January's Ornament of the Month is a glass Party Hat. It has a medium blue base and is decorated with silver and shades of blue pearl, transparent, and sparkle paints. It is topped with Gold and Silver stippling. The Party Hat is 3-1/4" high and 2-3/4" wide (at its widest point - the top of the hat).

February 2019
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February 2019 Ornaments of month


February's Ornaments of the Month are two wonky-shaped glass heart ornaments. They are wonky-shaped because if they were folded in half (like paper hearts), each side would have a different shape. The ornaments have a red glossy base and are decorated with a pink outline, black shading, and red, pink and purple sparkle paints. The ornaments are completed with gold stippling. The Heart ornaments are approximately 3-1/2" high and 2-1/2" wide (at its widest point - the top of the heart).

March 2019
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Mar 2019 Ornament of month

March's Ornament of the Month is a St Patrick's Day Ball Ornament decorated with a shamrock and colored with various shades of green and gold paints. It is topped with gold stippling. The St. Patrick's Day ball ornament has a 3" diameter.

April 2019
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Apr 2019 Ornaments of Month

April's Ornaments of the Month are vintage mini (only 1/2" diameter) ornaments. They reminded me of April showers (rain drops) because they are so much smaller than all the other ornaments - even the popular 1" mini ornaments. The ornaments' have a silver base color and are painted with 4 layers of a variety of paint colors, then topped with gold stippling. The ornaments have hooks, but no caps.

May 2019
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May 2019 Ornaments of Month


May's Ornaments of the Month are little bees available in 3 sizes - 2", 3" and 4" long. They are up-cycled from old or burnt out Christmas and small light bubls. The bee's wings are shaped from either light-guage wire or wire wrapped with shiny gold ribbon. The bee's faces are decorated washers with googly eyes. The stem that enable the bees to be placed in pots is made from re-cycled wire covered with florist tape.

June 2019
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June 2019 Ornaments of Month

June's Ornaments of the Month is a green based 2" diameter glass ornament ball. It has an aqua design, shaded with black, and colored with blue glitter, gold, and sea blue paints highlighted with pearl white metallic paint and topped with gold stippling. Some ornaments in the collection are stippled with silver paint. The blue and green decorated ornaments have been very popular during all seasons, especially Summer and Fall.

July 2019
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Jul 2019 Ornament of Month

To celebrate Christmas in July, July's Ornament of the Month is a silver based pinecone. It is 3-1/2" long and 1-1/4" wide (at its widest point). There are 9 pinecones in the collection with colors varying from red, pink, blue, purple, green and orange. The pinecones are highlighted with crystal paint. Five pinecones are topped with gold stippling and four are topped with silver stippling.

August 2019
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Aug 2019 Ornament of Month


The candleholders are painted with folk-art like patterns.

The candleholder base color is a light bluish-gray transluscent glass. The candle holders are decorated with a gold design that is colored with white, purple, pink, blue and copper transluscent paint, topped with crystal highlights and gold stippling. The candleholders are 5" high with 3" diameter bases.

September 2019
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Sept 2019 Ornament of Month

With the start of the College Football Season, it seemed appropriate to decorate three ornaments that had the Penn State Nittany Lion emblem. The ornaments have a a dark blue / silver sparkle base and are decorated with a silver design, black highlighting, colored with silver sparkle and various shades of blue pearl and blue sparkle paints. Pearl white hghlights, topped with silver stippling finish the design. The Penn State emblem is topped with a crystal protective layer. The ornaments are flat balls with a 4" diameter. They are 1-3/4" wide.

October 2019
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Oct 2019 Ornament of Month

With brisk Autumn weather quickly approaching, the October Ornaments of the Month are six Campbell Soup Souvenir Balls. They are dated 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2010. The balls have approximately 3-3/4" diameters. The base colors red, gold and dark blue. The ornaments are decorated with gold design, various colors, white highlighting and gold stippling.

November 2019
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Nov 2019 Ornament of Month


November's Ornament of the Month is a shatterproof ball covered with burgundy sequins. The sequins are painted with a design, then shading, color, and highlighting, topped with gold stippling. The ornament has a 2-1/4" diameter.

Hope you enjoy the jewel-tone sequin ball ornament!.

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