Balsa Wood Tree Ornaments Using Cricut

Balsa Wood Tree Ornaments Using Your Cricut

completed ornaments

Materials:

  • Balsa wood
  • Decoupage glue
  • Scrapbook paper or recycled Christmas cards
  • Acrylic paint, black
  • Vinyl, white

 

Directions:

Attach paper to thin balsa wood using decoupage glue. Cut out a simple tree shape using Cricut Maker or a craft knife.

Paint the edges and back of the ornament black using acrylic paint.

glue paper and cut out

Create a simple date design for the back of the ornament in Cricut Design Space. Cut and weed the vinyl.

vinyl on transfer tape

Apply the design to the back of the ornament using transfer tape.

vinyl applied to back of ornament

Thread an embroidery size needle with thin hanging cord and poke a hole in the top of the ornament for hanging.

add string

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Lee Ann Lilly

Lee Ann is a mixed media hobbyist who enjoys using her Cricut machine for art projects as well as decorations for her home and garden. She's a new empty-nester with 2 adult daughters. Now she and her husband are free to embark on that US pizza eating tour they always talked about. Lee Ann provides IT support to Craft-e-Corner.

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1 comment

Where can you buy balsa wood so many ornament patters specify this but I can not find it in the right sizes

Frances Lavine

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