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Cutout Wood-Veneer Ornament

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2008





  • 56-mm scallop-edged circle punch

  • White card stock

  • Birchwood veneer

  • Craft glue

  • Paintbrush

  • Weight

  • 1 5/8-inch decorative punch

  • Scissors

  • Hole punch

  • Waxed twine


  1. Using a scallop-edged circle punch, cut 1 circle each from white card stock and birchwood veneer.

  2. Brush back of card-stock circle with craft glue; affix to veneer circle, aligning edges. Set under a weight. Let dry.

  3. Using a decorative punch, cut 1 design each from card stock and 1-sided wood veneer. With scissors, cut out designs, leaving a 1/8-inch border.

  4. Brush back of veneer design with glue; affix to card-stock circle. Brush back of card-stock design with glue; affix to veneer circle. Let dry.

  5. Punch hole at top; thread with waxed twine, and knot to hang.

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