How to Decoupauge Wood Ornaments With Festive Napkins

5 Materials
1 Hour

I have been wanting to make some new ornaments this year. I have seen all the decoupage projects out there and decided to give it a try. This decoupage wood ornament craft was one of the most fun projects I have done in a while.

Wood ornaments

Tools and materials:

  • Wood ornaments
  • White paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Crushed glass
  • Glue
  • 2-Ply napkins
  • Sanding brush
  • Distressing ink pad
  • Glitter
  • Ribbon
Painting the wood ornaments white

1. Paint the ornaments white

I bought my wood ornaments at Hobby Lobby and they were a pack of six for 2.99 with another 60% off. I painted each ornament white with craft paint.

Adding crushed glass to the tops

2. Add crushed glass to the tops

For the ornament tops, I used crushed glass from Amazon. I wanted to add dimension so I added the glass to the tops of the ornaments to appear like they are vintage.

I applied glue onto each ornament top and then put some of the glass glitter onto them. I used regular school glue but you can use Modge Podge if you prefer.

Decoupaging the designs onto the ornaments

3. Decoupage the designs onto the ornaments

There are so many beautiful napkins available. I picked up some at the dollar store and Marshall's. Make sure you pick up 2-ply napkins to use because you are going to peel a layer off.

I applied a layer of glue and spread it around with a small paintbrush. Then I cut the section of napkin I wanted and put it onto the ornament and applied another layer of glue to the top.

I brushed all of the bubbles out.

Then use a sanding sponge around the edge it will remove all the excess paper from the ornament.

Distress the designs for dimension

4. Distress

When they dried I used my distressing ink pad around the edges of each ornament to give them dimension.

Adding glitter and ribbon

5. Add glitter and ribbon

I added glitter onto the tops of each ornament after they dried. Then I exchanged the ribbon that was on the ornament with some homespun ribbon I had.

Decoupaged wooden ornament

Decoupaged wooden ornaments

These decoupage wooden ornaments turned out so pretty. I am going to use them as favors at my cookie exchange.

Decoupaged wooden ornament hanging on a flocked tree

Love how they look against the flocked tree.

Let me know what you think of these simple decoupaged wooden ornaments in the comments below.

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Suggested materials:
  • Ornaments   (Hobby Lobby)
  • Glass glitter   (Amazon)
  • Craft paint   (had)
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