I kept seeing all these cute Fall and Christmas decorations made with scrap wood pieces and wood cutouts all over Pinterest. They were so cute that I had to make them. You can use scrap wood pieces, popsicle sticks or tower block (Jenga) pieces which is what I decided to use. There are all kinds of wood shapes you can buy from Christmas, Fall, Halloween and everything in between. The blocks and shapes can be left natural or painted. The possibilities are endless. I got all the wood pieces from the dollar store, the dollar tree and also available on amazon.
These little cuties are super quick and easy to make. The little wood shapes and blocks come in large amounts so you can make these little ornaments in bulk. They will make great decorations for any Christmas tree or a great gift. You can make cute little name tags for gifts. These cuties are completely customizable to your heart's desire!
- Tower block pieces (Jenga) or wood scraps
- Wooden shapes - Christmas, Halloween, or the shapes you want to use.
- Wood glue - I use Lepage's Express wood glue quick dry
- Hot glue
- Small clamps
- Paint (optional)
- Paint brush (optional)
- Vinyl and Cricut machine (optional)
Read all the way through first there are few ways you can make these.
1. Glue the wood block pieces together with wood glue long edge to long edge. Use the wood clamps to hold the pieces together while the glue sets. When I used too much glue I just used my finger to spread it out. You don’t need a lot of the glue, it's strong.*
2. Now that the glue has set glue. You can glue the wood shape(s) to the block base you just made. Use the clamps again to hold the piece down if you want. Account for space if you are adding vinyl wording,
3. Add your vinyl words if you are adding any.**
4. Once completely dry, cut twine to desired size and hot glue it on the back.
Your cute ornaments are done!
*Optional - I broke apart the box of tower blocks and organized the blocks into sets of three but you can do any amount you want it depends on the size you want to make. You don’t have to do this part, you can just grab the pieces as needed.
*Painting optional - If you want to paint the wood pieces you can do it at any point that you want to. For my painted pieces I used multi surface paint. If you are worried about coverage or it not being as solid as you want you can do a coat of white first and then the color you want.
**Vinyl optional - You can either use precut words or you can use a Cricut or any cutting machine you have.
Hope you enjoyed making these little cuties as much as I did!
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