DIY Spool Ornaments

Everywhere you go you see now wooden spools- I love them. One store around the corner had vintage spools as ornaments- but I was simply not able to afford more than one…because wowser…when did the prizes for ornaments go that high?

And it was not for a handmade ornament…So ….off home and checking my treasure box, you know the one with the things where you always think…Oh I might better wait till I have a better idea for this because I don’t want to ruin it ? Well I have one of those. And in there…JB wooden spools that I have once in a while petted and then put back into the treasure box. I made my own super easy ornaments ….with them:

I attached some 7Gypsies Notepaper around it, then used a wire and in the loop on the bottom I hang one of those also long time treasured blings by 7Gypsies and Tim Holtz Love Tag. On the top I put the ball- which came in one of the Cocoa Daisy Kits- I do not really know which company they are from, since I don’t have the package anymore, then on top a Vintaj Bead Cap and another one the other way around on top.

Then I used Stickles and Liquid Pearls for the spools and put some of it into the top bead caps as a filling too. Super Easy – and yeah- maybe not as glamorous as the mega expensive one in the store I saw…but ….mhhh – I like it better 😉

Now off to run some errands for the holidays 🙂 Tomorrow I will show you all the amazing ornaments that our Secret Santa Ornament Group created to send around the world – so much fun !


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  1. Ahhhh, they’re sooooo cute!!!! Love ’em!!

  2. Gorgeous, thanks for sharing!

  3. So gorgeous, Nat! They are so perfect!

  4. Ohhh…gorgeous spools! I nearly put one in the bin a couple of months ago. Can’t imagine what I was thinking. Anyway, it’s well kept in my “treasure box” for later.

  5. Love these, Nat! Pure beauty. And thanks for the chuckle on petting them and storing them in the past. They’re much better out and about, embellished for all to see.

  6. I love the spool ornament you made!! I think I have to browse my treasure box too..

  7. Sue Clarke says:

    Delightful ornaments Nat and now I have something to do with the Cocoa Daisy shiny crystal balls. Can’t wait to see the ornaments that folks made!

  8. die sind total süss nat
    xoxo BA

  9. beautiful using wooden spools!

  10. these are fabulous!

  11. Your ornaments look very cool Nathalie, love the tags on the bottom. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and all good things for the New Year

    Mary x

  12. Los adornos son preciosos y el video GENIAL!!. Besos guapa.

  13. These ornaments are fabulous Nat! Love them!

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