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DIY Chevron Christmas Ornaments

Hey friends! I want to share some super easy and cute ornaments I made today for the tree.  I recently came across THIS fabric online and bought some to use for my stockings (that I have yet to make)…

I love this company! Even the packaging is cute!

I had the itch to somehow get some of it on my tree, so here is what I came up with…

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I started with a $4 piece of wood from Lowe’s.  It is 1/4 of an inch thick, 3″ wide and 4 ft long.  You can find these by the other boards.  I think Hobby Lobby sells craft wood that is similar but also more expensive.

I used my saw to cut several pieces about 5″ long.  You can easily use a small hand saw too because this wood is so thin.  My hand saw was $12 at Lowe’s.

I used Matte Mod Podge to attach my fabric.  I put a thin coat on one side of the wood.

Then, I layed a small piece of fabric just larger than the wood on top of it.

I used a thin coat of Mod Podge over the fabric as well and let it dry.

Once it dried I used a craft knife to cut my excess fabric.

And then used my drill to put a small hole on one side…

I used some thin twine to make a knot…

My last step was hanging them up!

What do you think??

Some things I love…

Cost- I basically made 8 ornaments for around $5!

Options – You can put any fabric on there!

Time – I made these babies in like 20 minutes!

That is my kind of project!  Hope you like them!

I have some other fun ones to share later this week!

Happy Wednesday!!

~Whitney

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9 Comments

  1. Jessica on December 16, 2011 at 11:38 am

    Where did you find that fabric online? I have been looking for chevron fabric but I can only find it for $15 a yard and didn’t want to pay that much. Thanks

  2. Dana @ Cooking At Cafe D on December 15, 2011 at 10:14 pm

    Very cute – and very creative.

  3. Katie on December 15, 2011 at 4:20 am

    What an awesome idea! Great way to add pop of color to your tree!

    Ooo! I have fallen in LOVE with Carousel Designs. Does home decor fabric work the same as cotton for you?
    I was thinking of making some bags out of there prints but I’m not sure about washing and all. Do you have any experience with this?

  4. Melanie Smith on December 14, 2011 at 10:35 pm

    Sweet!!! I’d LOVE to see your entire tree. From the picture and just knowing how talented you are, I am sure its gaw-gous!!!! :o)

  5. gina on December 14, 2011 at 10:06 pm

    Very cute – I will pin this for next year (:

  6. Brooke on December 14, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    I love this! Seriously, it’s the highlight of my day to read your posts, because you always have such amazing ideas!

    • Shanty2Chic on December 14, 2011 at 9:36 pm

      Thanks so much Brooke! 🙂

  7. Ashley on December 14, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    What hand saw do you have from Lowe’s if you don’t mind me asking? I have wanted to purchase a table saw for a while but those are expensive! When I read that you used your hand saw to cut the wood, I thought, “Duh! a hand saw would be perfect for crafts and things!”. Lovin your chevron ornaments!!!

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