I told you guys a few weeks ago about this large branch that fell in our yard and how I cut a bunch of wood slices to use in projects. This is the second project I’m using this branch for but it’s not the last! Stick around next week to see what else I’m doing with it!
These burned wood slice ornaments have been an idea floating around in my head since my husband gave me his old woodburning tool. He upgraded to a more powerful one that he uses to do a lot of motherboard and computer part soldering (way too technical for me).
Anyway, I’ve been wanting to get burning for quite awhile, and I finally had the perfect project to use it.
It was fairly easy to make these ornaments, but I’ll be honest that my hand cramped up some towards the end.
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How to make Burned Wood Slice Ornaments
I started by printing out 4 different snowflake designs onto paper.
Then, using the same method as my “Gather & Feast” sign, I transferred the snowflake design onto each wood slice.
Carefully I used my Weller woodburning tool* to burn the snowflake design onto each wood slice. This was slightly tedious, but well worth it.
I will admit that I got a little impatient at the end (because of that aforementioned hand cramping) and may have rushed the last one. This caused me to make a few mistakes, so I ended up filling in the design.
To finish off the burned wood slice ornaments I used a little bit of red and white twine to hang them from.
If you don’t have a woodburning tool don’t worry! You can draw the designs on with a sharpie and they will turn out just as beautiful.
The best part? This little project only cost my time and a little bit of printer ink.
Don’t have time to make your own ornaments this year? I’ve got you covered! Check out my Etsy shop and have handmade ornaments shipped right to your doorstep! Use code 12DaysofChristmas for 10% off your order!
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