Make decoration with wooden discs yourself? A great idea, which is perfect not only for the autumn decoration, but especially for your DIY Christmas decoration. With the aid of a special glue or wood drill, you can make countless decorative figures, original gift tags, Christmas tree decorations or coasters from smaller wooden discs. From large tree slices, also called root disks, you can create beautiful small pieces of furniture or original wall decoration and mirror frames. Wood is simply one of the most popular natural materials of all, which is used again and again in all areas of life. The crafts, decorating, living and furnishing with wood just feels different. Somehow warmer, more natural and more homely ...
Today we have some very simple and original crafting ideas with wooden discs ready for you. Take a look at them and let them inspire you. Making creative decoration with wooden discs is really not hard and not only the warm look, but also the pleasant feel of the wood will delight your hands and heart.
- 1 Find tree and wooden discs
- 2 How to decorate wooden discs?
Make decoration with wooden discs yourself
Find tree and wooden discs
They are relatively easy to get to the desired wooden discs. Either you can find them in a well-equipped craft shop or ask a forester or forestry office nearby. If you already have longer tree trunks or twigs, you can cut them in a sawmill or, with the help of detailed instructions, into wooden discs.
Meanwhile, a lot of wood and tree disks are also found on the Internet, for example, Dawanda or Ebay. Just look around there.
Make original table decoration or table runner from wooden discs
Extra tip: You should note that wood is a natural product. And as such, it is at risk of drying cracks. If your logs or wood panels are not stabilized, it could cause such cracks even more often. Therefore, it is recommended to perform a slower drying. In addition, the bark can peel off over time. But that's just it ... pure nature!
How to decorate wooden discs?
There are different methods that can be used to decorate the wooden discs. Some of them are extremely simple, while others are a bit more involved. You should find out for yourself which decoration method you enjoy the most and which you succeed best. In the following lines we list the most popular and most used of them.
Atmospheric Christmas decoration from tree slices
Engrave wood with Dremel
All you need is the actual wooden discs and ... yeah, a Dremel. If you already have this, then it can start immediately. The best wood species for engraving are cherry, pear and walnut. The hard boxwood is of course also added. You should just keep in mind that softer wood is more difficult to engrave while hard wood is easier to engrave and gives finer textures.
In our picture gallery you will find many great Dremel engraving ideas with wooden discs. Dare and try some of them! Or maybe even all?
How about such simple snow crystals?
Transfer photos on wooden discs
One of our favorite ideas par excellence! And how does it work? Quite simply ... with photo transfer glue and photo varnish! Take a look at the video below to see how it's done.
Napkin technology meets natural wood
The decoupage, which has been popular for quite some time, naturally does not stop at wooden discs either. But on the contrary! Wood can be perfectly decorated and embellished with this technique. All you need is: wooden discs, brushes, coating varnish, beautiful napkins with matching motifs and a pair of scissors.
Here you can see exactly how it works:
Paint wooden discs
When painting wood, you can easily take acrylic paints or work with table cloth. Just draw your desired motives on it and fill them with color. Finished!
You can also combine engraving and painting
Make deco from wooden discs yourself, is very simple and prepares big and small a lot of fun. Using a few light techniques, you will quickly be able to make original autumn decors, stylish Christmas tree decorations, lots of table decorations or creative small pieces of furniture. Surprise your loved ones with great DIY gift ideas and party together nicely.
The Freshideen editors wish you a successful and enjoyable time!
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There are no limits to your creativity ...