DIY Wood Circle Ornaments Using Transfer Designs

I was scrolling Instagram the other day and saw a video for decoupage wooden ornaments…and it got me thinking…

I instantly thought I needed to also make my own ornaments…but with something different. An alternative to using decoupage. (Decoupage is the process of mixing glue (like Elmer’s white school glue) together with water and making a paste to make something (typically paper of some sort) adhere to something different (wood, glass, etc).

Decoupage is definitely an amazing way to create very unique pieces, but it’s also pretty messy. And I don’t know about you, but I’m working hard on creating less mess around my house and using up things that I have!

I decided to use some of the beautiful furniture transfers designs that I have from Dixie Belle on wooden circles that I bought in a package from Walmart in the craft isle.

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crafting wooden circles to make DIY Wood Circle Ornaments | Gathered In The Kitchen


supplies need to make DIY Wood Circle Ornament Ideas | Gathered In The Kitchen

Time needed: 10 minutes

DIY Wood Circle Ornament Using Transfer Designs

  1. Pick a design

    Choose which design you would like to transfer onto the wood circle

  2. Cut out design

    Ensuring that the white paper backing stays on the clear design sheet, cut out the design, making sure that it is large enough to fit on the wood circleTransfer Designs to Wood Ornaments

  3. Adhere design

    Using the wooden stick provided in the transfer package, firmly rub the design onto the wooden circle. Peel back the clear plastic transfer sheet very carefully, pressing again with the wooden stick where neededDIY Wood Circle Ornaments Using Transfer Designs | Gathered In The Kitchen

  4. Add sisal string

    Cut an 8″ piece of sisal string. Fold in half and tie the two ends together in a knot. Using a hot glue gun, apply a small dab of hot glue to the knot and adhere onto the back of the wooden circle ornamentDIY Wood Circle Ornaments Using Transfer Designs | Gathered In The Kitchen

This is what the ornaments look like when complete! Aren’t they so cute? They would make a great gift idea or a gift tag on a present!

DIY Wood Circle Ornaments Using Transfer Designs | Gathered In The Kitchen

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial I will show you how to apply Dixie Belle’s Belles & Whistles furniture transfer designs to wooden circles to create Christmas ornaments that are unique and customizable!

YouTube video

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One Comment

  1. Adorable! I have all the supplies you mentioned and now I have an great way to use them this holiday. Love the video!!

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