Today I’m sharing how to make your own Rustic Twine Wood Slice Christmas Ornaments. I’m so thrilled to be joining some great blogging friends in a month long Christmas ornament extravaganza! If you love some rustic charm you’ll love these DIY Wood Slice Ornaments!
Now let’s get onto this fun, rustic ornaments! Anyone else just love homemade ornaments? I love to give them, I love to receive them and I think they make great gift tags too.
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- Wood Slices ( mine are about 3″ round)
- Jute Twine
- #18 x 5/8″ wire nails
- print off of the images you want to make sized to fit
- 9/64 drill bit
How do you make Sliced Wood Ornaments?
I started by drilling a hole at the top of the wood slices. A 9/64 drill bit was perfect for this. It was big enough to make slipping some jute twine through the hole relatively easy. You could also use a pretty Christmas ribbon if you prefer.
Next step is attaching your printout on top of the wood slices. I used painter’s tape to hold the paper in place while hammering.
Now it’s hammer time! You want to study your printout to determine where you will be placing the nails. Images with straight lines are the easiest.
If you’ve got curves you want to space them close enough to capture the curves.
Then it’s time to attach the twine. I picked an outer edge nail to tie off and then worked my way around with a piece of twine. If the space is tight a needle nose pliers can be helpful. Once you’ve finished around your shape you tie off the twine on one of the nails.
And you’ve got this adorable, rustic Christmas ornament!
I went with a classic Christmas tree,
a cute Candy Cane,
and a Gingerbread Man. The possibilities are endless! I hope you get a chance to make some yourself this upcoming Christmas season.
Now check out all these amazing, inspiring Christmas ornaments from my blogging friends.
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