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DIY Wood Burned Christmas Ornaments

Add a unique touch to your holiday decor by wood burning your ornaments with fun Christmas design. These ornaments are fun to create and make great personalized gifts for your family and friends.

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At a Glance:

Project #15674 Skill Level: Intermediate

Plaid Supplies

Plaid ® Wood Burning Set with Variable Temperature Control - 17391E

Number Needed: 1 $26.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Wood Rounds ( Drilled with small hole for hanging)
  • Desired Patterns copied and sized to fit
  • Ribbon and sprig of Holiday Greenery
  • Pencil
  • Red and White Bakers Twine


  1. Find desired patterns and line art and make copies to fit wood rounds.
  2. Cut out around each pattern and color back of pattern area solid with pencil.
  3. Place pattern onto surface and tape edges.
  4. Trace over pattern with pen or sharpened pencil. Pattern will transfer onto surface as you trace.
  5. Following basic instructions on Wood Burning Set, create design on ornaments.
  6. Add ribbon to hang.


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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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