How to Burn Wood Using Just a Marker | Scorchmarker

2 Materials
15 Minutes

I love the look of hand burnt wood whether it's a sign or an ornament but I don't have the skills or ability to make that come to life... but this marker can make it all possible!!! A scorchmarker, a heat source that gets above 300 degrees & something wooden is all you need to create these timeless ornaments.

First thing I did was create a stencil; this is totally optional but I'm not very artistic and don't trust myself freehanding. I just used regular vinyl and my cricut to design a quick snowflake stencil.

I then applied the stencil to my wooden ornament. You can order these right from the company or

The marker had both a brush or a nib tip. I followed my stencil and applied the marker. A little goes a long way with the scorch marker.

Once it was dry , I removed the stencil and used my heat gun at 400 degrees. You simply keep moving the gun back and forth and watch the marker turn into a burnt wood effect.

this-project was so easy to and fun to do. I ended up making about 10 of these for my tree. I used wooden beads and jute for an even more rustic and cute look.

Scorch markers are sold on the scorch marker website and would make an awesome stocking stuffers for the DIYER in your life!

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