Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this darling owl burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8″ embroidery hoop! We decorated it with our Whimsical Wood Slice Owls. They are so easy to make, you could make one for each season!

If you’re looking for other simple wreath ideas, check out our Inexpensive Fall Wreath!

Burlap Wreath Supplies

OPTIONAL DECOR FOR THE BURLAP WREATH

You can decorate the wreath however you like or use our specific idea below.

Instructions

This is all you need for the basic wreath itself. (And you only need one of the rings!)

Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Cut approximately 35 1″ burlap strips approximately 12″ long. We trimmed ours an inch or two after completion so the burlap would stick out more. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

I started with regular sewing scissors then pulled out my rotary cutter. Much faster if you have one!Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

You may be able to use less or need more of the strips, depending on the type of burlap you use. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Take a strip and fold it over as shown, under the hoop. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Pull the bottom two ends through the loop.Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Cinch the strip up.Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

This is how it should look. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Repeat the process with each strip, pushing them close together as you go.Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Trim the strings that show on the inside. The outside strings are supposed to show. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Make a whimsical owl and gather an 8″ stick, a few artificial leaves and your plaque, printed sign and ribbon for hanging. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Click image below to view our quick owl tutorial!Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Glue three leaves onto your stick, or as many as you wish, then glue your stick to the bottom of the wreath, aligning it so that the owl can site just behind it, glued to the inner wreath itself and appear to be sitting on the stick. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Carefully place your stick across the bottom of the wreath. Attach leaves. Using a large amount of hot glue, glue the bottom of the owl so that it sits just behind the stick, nestled on the inside of the wreath itself.

Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Again, the owl is not glued to the stick itself but onto the inner wreath just behind it.Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

To give the owl a bit more stability you can glue part of a tongue depressor to the back of the owl and the wreath itself. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Add a few leaves around the wreath. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Attach a ribbon for hanging. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Paint your wood plaque. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Cut out the downloaded label and Mod Podge it on.Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Attach it to a piece of burlap and hang it to the top of your wreath. Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

 

 

 

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Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used to adorn just about anything! Put them on a wreath, make a door hanging or centerpiece or make a small one for a pin! You can create them in any color scheme you want and use them year round! We used one of these owls for our Embroidery Hoop Burlap Wreath.  And if it’s owls in general you like you’ll probably also enjoy our Quick Owl Handwarmers!

Owl Decor Supplies

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Gather your supplies.

Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

Cut out the patterns to fit your wood tree slices.Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

Cut out the felt pieces using the patterns.Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

  The owl is now ready to be assembled. Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

Glue your pieces on according to the photos. Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

Make sure to get all the eye circles in place. You can use less if desired. Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

Glue the final items on including the layered wings. Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

Make them in any color you want!Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

Check out our Burlap Wreath we used a little owl for!Quickly & inexpensively decorate your door or walls with this burlap wreath! All you need is a little burlap material & one side of an 8" embroidery hoop.

Make this simple wood slice owl decor with a single wood tree slice and some felt! They can be used for many things, to adorn wreaths or by themselves!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.blank630x20

Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices, hot glue and cardboard. Then you can glue on a few artificial flowers or greenery you might have. We used our Five Minute Felt Flowers.  If you enjoy wood slice projects you’ll also love our Wood Slice DIY Room Decor.

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 Cut or buy wood discs. The ones shown are about 3″ in diameter. Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

Lay them out ahead of time to determine the size and pieces you will need.Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

Cut a cardboard ring to glue your discs onto. Make sure it does not stick out around the wood.Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

Hot glue your discs into place one layer at a time using a large  gob of glue.Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

Overlap them as shown for the second layer. Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

Make sure the top pieces are centered between the two beneath them.Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

The finished wreath will be very sturdy. Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

The back of the wreath.Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

You can now glue on whatever you like. It takes very little to make it pretty.Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

We used three felt flowers and a couple of felt leaves.Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.

Click on the image to visit our post on how to make the felt flowers.Learn how to make felt flowers in 5 minutes with scissors & hot glue. Use them to adorn many things from wreaths & other decor items to pins & hair clips!

Finished wreath on our front door. Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.blank630x20 Make this easy & inexpensive fall wreath with some wood slices and hot glue! You can place a few flowers of choice on it. We used our 5 minute felt flowers.blank630x20

 

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Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.  blank630x20

Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice DIY room decor.  This wall art costs virtually nothing and is simple to make. It can be used for names, positive thinking reminders, holidays etc. And what a wonderful gift! Its possible you have access to a nice sized branch you can use.   It’s a wonderful way to inspire and remind. If you would like more ideas, check out Frugal DIY Bedroom Decorating Ideas. blank630x20

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  • Wood discs (we used  2 to 3 inch size which we cut ourselves)
  • Branch
  • String
  • Beads
  • Drill
  • Paint
  • Mod Podge (optional but suggested)

NOTE: If your buy the discs online many are listed in metric sizes. Our Helpful Metric Chart might be of service.

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In case you need some inspiration.

Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.

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You can purchase wood discs or make your own from a branch.

Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.blank630x20

Drill a hole in your discs for hanging. Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.blank630x20

Thread your string of choice into the discs and lay them out to determine where to tie them off so they are level with each other. Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.blank630x20

Trace on your letters in any way you choose. Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.blank630x20

Paint your letters on.Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.blank630x20

Thread on any beads or decor you prefer. Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.blank630x20

Hang your letter discs on a branch. Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.blank630x20

It’s a good idea to coat them with Mod Podge or another sealer.  Your DIY room decor is complete!Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc.blank630x20Get verbal on your walls with unique wood slice diy room decor. This wall art costs virtually nothing and is so simple to make. Use it for names, words etc. blank630x20

 

 

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Make these memory photo ornaments from wood slices to adorn your tree or give as gifts to grandparents etc. A wonderful way to personalize your decorating! blank630x20

These memory photo ornaments from wood slices are a wonderful way to personalize your holiday! Give them as gifts to grandparents or family. Make one for each new baby. Fill your tree with photos through the years! No matter how you use them, they will be another way to make your holiday memorable.  P.S. Small ones also make great magnets!
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Supplies

  • Wood discs about 1/2″ thick cut from tree branch. (approx 3 to 4″ in diameter) The cheapest way is of course to grab a branch and slice it up with a saw. If you don’t have that option you can buy the slices at any craft store or on Amazon. Just make sure to get the size you need. The smaller sizes allow you to use 4″x6″ photos.
  • Photos
  • Mod Podge
  • String for hanging
  • Drill
  • Cord trim
  • Extras. Ribbon, bells, artificial foliage etc. We used a cut out graphic of a holly image.

Photo Ornaments Instructions

Gather the few supplies you need.

Make this quick photo ornaments from wood slices to adorn your tree or give as gifts to grandparents etc. A wonderful way to personalize your decorating!blank630x20

Drill a small hole in the top of your slice to hang string from.Make this quick photo ornaments from wood slices to adorn your tree or give as gifts to grandparents etc. A wonderful way to personalize your decorating!blank630x20

Trace your wood slice over the photo for a rough estimate of where you will cut. You’ll be cutting INSIDE the line.Make this quick photo ornaments from wood slices to adorn your tree or give as gifts to grandparents etc. A wonderful way to personalize your decorating!blank630x20

Cut out your photo inside your traced line anywhere from 1/4″ to 1/2″ so there will be some of the wood slice showing around the edge.Make this quick photo ornaments from wood slices to adorn your tree or give as gifts to grandparents etc. A wonderful way to personalize your decorating!blank630x20

Mod Podge your image into the wood slice.Make this quick photo ornaments from wood slices to adorn your tree or give as gifts to grandparents etc. A wonderful way to personalize your decorating!blank630x20

Add any trim you want. I put some cording around my image for a nice edge. You can glue ribbon etc. onto the top of the slice. I used a small piece of clipart for mine.  Make this quick photo ornaments from wood slices to adorn your tree or give as gifts to grandparents etc. A wonderful way to personalize your decorating!blank630x20

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If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!blank630x20Need some quick DIY Fall decorations? If you have wood slices lying around, in a matter of minutes you can make these cute little rustic pumpkins.  They could be made any size, though these ones use 3″ wood slices. They make a very unique fall decoration or a lovely little gift.  blank630x20
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DIY Fall Decorations Pumpkins Supplies

  • Wood discs. About 1/2″ thick cut from a tree branch. (approx 3 to 4″ in diameter) If you don’t have a way to cut your own you can find them on eBay and Etsy.
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Sticks for stem
  • String, raffia or ribbon
  • Paint wash, if desired

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Put two discs side by side. Hot glue on the back and lay a third disc over them. Glue on a 2″ stem. That’s it!  These look great as is or you can make a paint wash putting in a few drops of acrylic paint into about 1/4 cup of water and brush it on your pumpkins.  Add a bow of string, raffia or ribbon. I liked the green string for one of them as it made me think of leaves.

If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!blank630x20 If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!blank630x20 If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!blank630x20 If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!blank630x20 If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!blank630x20 If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!blank1(1)

This one has the light orange paint wash on it.  If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift! blank1(1)

Unstained version.If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!blank1(1)

Paint washed version and unpainted version. If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!blank630x20If you're looking for quick DIY Fall decorations these cute little rustic pumpkins are perfect! Make a set in minutes from wood slices. A wonderful gift!

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Make a fun countdown to Christmas, a vacation, a birthday, another holiday or any upcoming event using wood slices, some chalkboard paint and a few extras. blank111

Here’s a fun way to make a countdown from wood slices to some special event that’s coming up!  Maybe a holiday, or someone coming to visit. Maybe its a long awaited vacation or days till you buy that special something you’ve been saving for. And of course the kids always count the days until school is out.  Whatever the occasion this little countdown is a fun way to keep track of the time until it happens! It’s a lovely small piece that can sit anywhere to remind you of the wonderful things in your future. blank111

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Countdown Supplies

  • Wood slice discs. About 1/2″ thick cut from tree branch. (approx 3 to 4″ in diameter) If you don’t have a way to cut any you can find them on eBay and Etsy.
  • Chalk paint
  • Raffia
  • Hot glue gun
  • Silk flowers etc.

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Make a Countdown For All Occasions!

Decorate your countdown however you like to match the occasion. I made a general one for any occasion and then one for the Christmas holidays.  Make sure to put on TWO coats of chalkboard paint, allowing it to dry in between. It’s best to let the last coat dry overnight before use.

Make a fun countdown to Christmas, a vacation, a birthday, another holiday or any upcoming event using wood slices, some chalkboard paint and a few extras.

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Make a fun countdown to Christmas, a vacation, a birthday, another holiday or any upcoming event using wood slices, some chalkboard paint and a few extras.

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Make a fun countdown to Christmas, a vacation, a birthday, another holiday or any upcoming event using wood slices, some chalkboard paint and a few extras.

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Make a fun countdown to Christmas, a vacation, a birthday, another holiday or any upcoming event using wood slices, some chalkboard paint and a few extras.

blank1(1)I had a little wooden lady bug that seemed to fit perfectly on this one.

These little wood slice items prove that countdowns are NOT just for Christmas! You can use them for any occasion you’re looking forward too. It could be someone special coming to visit. Maybe it’s another type of holiday that you especially love. Or the days until school is out! You can make them in any theme you want. We’ve got three different types that we made… and yes we did include one for Christmas. blank1(1)

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Supplies used for a Christmas countdown.

These little wood slice items prove that countdowns are NOT just for Christmas! You can use them for any occasion you’re looking forward too. It could be someone special coming to visit. Maybe it’s another type of holiday that you especially love. Or the days until school is out! You can make them in any theme you want. We’ve got three different types that we made… and yes we did include one for Christmas.

Of course you can make a standard Christmas Countdown.  We’ve also got more Christmas Countdown Ideas here.

These little wood slice items prove that countdowns are NOT just for Christmas! You can use them for any occasion you’re looking forward too. It could be someone special coming to visit. Maybe it’s another type of holiday that you especially love. Or the days until school is out! You can make them in any theme you want. We’ve got three different types that we made… and yes we did include one for Christmas. blank1(1)

These little wood slice items prove that countdowns are NOT just for Christmas! You can use them for any occasion you’re looking forward too. It could be someone special coming to visit. Maybe it’s another type of holiday that you especially love. Or the days until school is out! You can make them in any theme you want. We’ve got three different types that we made… and yes we did include one for Christmas.

Another fun style.

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Need a unique valentines gift? These charming little photo holders are super easy to make.  You could create a whole set of them for yourself or to give as a gift. They also double as a note holder for a more practical use!  There’s also a free pdf sheet with the love notes that you see and a couple extras!

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Supplies

  • Wood discs. About 1/2″ thick, cut from tree branch. (approx 3 to 4″ in diameter) If you don’t have a way to cut any you can find them on eBay and Etsy.
  • Needle nose pliers
  • 18 gauge wire
  • Chalkboard paint
  • Ribbon if desired.
  • Small drill bit or nail to make hole.
  • Free download sheet for love notes.

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PDF With Some Printable Notes

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I’ve found that 14 to 18 gauge wire is the best. Just choose one that is firm but still bends easily.

Wood Slice Photo or Note Stand

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