Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments

…Plus an acorn. I found these super cute Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments in Target’s Dollar Spot for only $1 each (actually) plus this adorable acorn one. I couldn’t resist the price and for the size and as solid as the wood feels, one dollar is a steal. If you’re wondering what in the world I’d do with fall leaf ornaments, the answer is simple. And a little odd. I have a Christmas Fall Tree in my dining room that I’ve had up since last December when I decorated it with a Winter Wonderland theme. It’s a beautiful white tree I got from Treetopia for a steal and I decided to challenge myself to see if I could decorate it for each holiday and/ or season. Well, so far so good! For Fall, it has dusty pink and gold decorations to go with my Think Pink Autumn Decor. Check out my Welcome Fall Cricut Shadow Box for a sneak peek at this fun color scheme!

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments DIY Cricut Craft Tutorial Using Stencil Vinyl

This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive compensation if you click on product or brand links and purchase anything. For more information, see our Disclosure Policy.

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments


Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Materials

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Steps

1: Open a new project in Cricut Design Space. Insert your SVG Fall words images or find some in Cricut Access. Resize them to fit inside of your leaf ornaments.
I used SVGs I got as part of the Splendid September Bundle on Hungry JPEG, but you can search on there for fall sayings and find great ones for cheap.

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Step 1

2: Cut out the words on the Cricut Stencil Vinyl and weed out the inside or positive spaces of the wording. Since we’re making stencils, it’s the opposite of what you’d normally do with vinyl. Make sure to leave the centers of looped letters like “O”.

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Step 2

3: Carefully place each stencil over each wood ornament and rub the vinyl down firmly against the wood, especially around the edges of the lettering. You may want to use some scrap pieces of stencil vinyl as transfer tape to make sure you get any loose bits.

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Step 3

4: Take paint dauber and lightly dip it into the paint and scrape off any excess paint. The key with stenciling (for me) is to use thick paint and lightly applied layers. Let the paint dry between each layer.

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Step 4

5: Once the paint is completely dry, gently pull up the stencil on each one of the ornaments.

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Step 5

6: If you like, you can swap out the jute hanging cord for some pretty gold ribbon or twine.

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Step 6

That’s it! Now you just need to find a place to hang your cute Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments. I know some people like to place some branches in a tall vase and hang ornaments from them. You could also put them on a longer string and make a beautiful banner with them. As for me, onto the Fall tree, they go! These are the only true ornaments I have hung on it. I painted some small orange pumpkins and gourds I had on hand with gold spray paint to place on it as well as some gold leaf clips. I know this color scheme isn’t for everyone, but I absolutely love it. I smile every time I walk into my dining room. So how would you use these fall ornaments?

Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Complete

If you’d love to see even more Fall Leaf inspo, you should definitely see all of the fun projects over at All Free Holiday Crafts!
new be inspired

This project is part of the Inspire My Creativity link party which happens every month on the 2nd Wednesday with timely themes. This month we’re featuring projects with Leaves. Now let’s see what other fun Leaf projects our crafty friends have come up with this month!

IMC link party button

Shani  |  Sunshine & Munchkins • Anna  |  Practical and Pretty
Christine  |  Swordfights & Starry Nights • Meg  |  See The Happy
Candice  |  She’s Crafty • Jaclyn  |  The Dotted Nest
Victoria  |  Dazzle While Frazzled • Julia  |  The Quiet Grove
Marie  |  The Inspiration Vault • Amy  |  Leap of Faith Crafting
Brooke  |  My Beautiful Mess • Heather  |  Glitter On A Dime
Rachel  |  Adventures of a DIY Mom • Niki  |  365 Days of Crafts
Jessica  |  Designers Sweet Spot • Jenny  |  Cookies, Coffee and Crafts
[inlinkz_linkup id=797657 mode=1]
Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments Feature

About L. Marie Dabbs

Hi, I’m Marie! I just built my first home (yay!) and I'm decorating it from the ground up. I decided to refocus my blogging efforts to include this exciting journey. Elle Marie Home (formerly The Inspiration Vault) will continue to provide great DIY and craft project ideas and tutorials, I’m just expanding my scope to include home decor, home improvement, and more advanced DIY projects.

8 thoughts on “Wood Fall Leaf Ornaments

  1. What a great find! These turned out so cute! I love that you have a fall tree. I’ve thought about decorating a tree for all the holidays. I think the kids would love it!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

CommentLuv badge