Color-Blocked Joy Ornament Using Adhesive Vinyl

Color-Blocked Joy Ornament Using Adhesive Vinyl

completed joy ornament

 

Materials:

  • Craft wood circle, 3 inches in diameter
  • Paint, warm white or off white and gold
  • Painters tape or masking tape
  • Adhesive vinyl, gold
  • Cord for hanging

 

Directions:

Drill a small hole about .25 inches from the top edge of the wood circle. Paint both sides and the edges of the circle using warm white or a warm off white acrylic paint. Allow to dry.

Apply painters tape across the bottom third to bottom half of the circle. Repeat on the other side of the circle, aligning the edges of the tape.

apply painters tape

Paint the bottom end of the circle using gold paint.  Several coats of paint may be needed for complete coverage. Allow to dry.

paint gold

Create a cut design for the word “JOY” in Cricut Design Space.  I’m using Joy #M36DC8 - but there are many other choices - or you could create your own text using a font you like.  Size the width of the design to about 2.5 inches. Make the project, cutting the word from gold vinyl.  Weed the design and apply it to both sides of the ornament.

apply vinyl

Use a large needle to thread a piece of gold cord through the hole in the top of the ornament for hanging.

completed project ornament

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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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