Welcome to day 11 of my 25 Days of Craftmas series!  Today’s project is kind of a fluke. The finished project isn’t at all what I was going for, but I think it still turned out pretty cool.

I’m loving how this Christmas decoration turned it.  It’s so natural, but it looks so elegant!
Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED

HERE’S WHAT YOU DO

Open the design in your cutting software.  Size the design to fit on your wood.  Mine was about 8″ wide, but that will vary depending on your wood slice.  Draw a box around the design to create a stencil.  Cut the vinyl, weed out the letters, and then apply the transfer tape.

Do you need help creating stencil design?  Check out this step by step tutorial for Silhouette Users here and for Circut Users here.

Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #ChristmaswoodsliceRemove the vinyl backing and apply it to the wood slice. Rub over the design to help it stick to the wood.

Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

Carefully remove the transfer tape.Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

Cover any exposed areas of the wood slice.  I just lifted up the edge of the vinyl and slid a piece of paper underneath.

Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

Spray the entire design with spray adhesive and let dry for a few minutes.

Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

The spray adhesive tints the wood so it looks like stain.

Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

The wood slice absorbs most of the adhesive so it shouldn’t be very sticky. Within a few days, my wood slice didn’t feel tacky at all.  But, if you’re worried about it, you can spray a coat of wood sealer over the top.Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

Add a burlap bow for a splash of color.

Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

What do you think?  Do you like how it turned out?

Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

Did you enjoy this post?  I’d love for you to pin it to your favorite pinterest board.

Make your own custom Christmas wood slice with your Silhouette or Cricut machine. This DIY project is easy and quick to make and is the perfect decoration for home. #ChristmasSilhouette #ChristmasCricut #ChristmasSVG #Christmaswoodslice

Want to make your own? Get the free cut file for this project in the resource library

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