I love the aisles filled with glittering ornaments this time of year just as much as any other holiday freak out there. But sometimes you just want something simple and homemade. And wouldn’t it be cool if you could actually make it yourself instead of paying Target or Anthropologie to do it for you? These baker’s twine ornaments really are easy to make. So much so that you can have a grade school child help or make their own set. And let’s be honest, these are easier on the eye than just about anything they’ll come home from school with.
I dropped by Michael’s the other day to grab some supplies for a birthday surprise I’ve got brewing for Kayla and spotted these plain wooden ornaments for about $1.50 each. They have a great weight to them and are sanded to a nice, smooth finish. Obviously I threw a ton in my basket before nearly getting sucked into the world of Rainbow Looms for my niece.
Initially I figured I’d paint them with Kayla, but then a package showed up containing a few rolls of baker’s twine and instead of tying it on mason jars (a crime I’d have to divorce myself over) I thought I’d try and wrap these neat ornaments with it instead.