How to Make Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments

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Why purchase costly ornaments for Christmas when you can make them at home? Learn how to easily create the Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments that you hang all around the house and on the Christmas tree.

As you start looking forward to getting things set up for Christmas, you may want to find the perfect ornaments to use around the home and on your tree. If you like Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments, you could learn how to make them yourself instead of purchasing them from someone else. 

Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments

When following this tutorial, you will get the opportunity to gather the right supplies, follow the detailed instructions, and create classic ornaments that will look impressive when placed on your tree or anywhere else.

Whether you are an experienced crafter or not, you can have fun making the Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments. You might even want to get your children involved in the creation process, allowing them to customize some of their Christmas Ornaments with unique words and phrases.

What You Should Have to Make Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments

Rae Dunn Christmas Ornaments

When you are ready to make the Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments, grab the following items:

  • Plain Ornaments. Grab some plain ornaments that you can customize with vinyl and ribbon.
  • Black Vinyl. Use black vinyl to create the text that will get applied to the front of the ornaments.
  • Cricut Machine. You will need a Cricut machine to print the vinyl sticker that you will add to each ornament.
  • Ribbon. Add decorative ribbon to your ornaments to make them look even more adorable. You can choose a ribbon in any color that matches the theme you are going with when decorating the home.

It is that simple. You will only need a few items to make these Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments.

How to Make Rae Dunn Ornaments

The first step is to visit DaFont.com and download “The Skinny” font. This is the a popular font that looks similar to the very popular Rae Dunn pottery.

Downloading the Skinny Font

Next, start a new project in the Cricut Design Studio, open a text box, and then type in the text that you would like to create. Select “The Skinny” font from your system.

Snapshot Of Cricut Design studio

You need to make sure the text’s length and width are just right because you want it to fit perfectly on your ornaments. Cut the text from black vinyl.

Cricut Design studio

Weed the excess black vinyl away and then use transfer tape to move the word to the ornament. Press firmly or swipe over the transfer tape with a scraper to make sure the vinyl adheres to the ornament. Pull the transfer tape away.

Transferring the black vinyl cricut printout to an ornament

Remove the text from the vinyl, carefully remove any transfer tape, and place your vinyl on the front of the ornament. Use a ribbon for an added touch.

Add decorative accents to ornaments

Attach a decorative sticker if desired.

Rae Dunn Christmas Ornaments

Cut a length of ribbon approximately 6 inches long. Thread the ribbon through the loop opening on the ornament and tie a knot in the ribbon for hanging. Trim any excess ribbon if needed.

Adding ribbon to are Dunn inspired ornaments
Christmas ribbon on ornament

What to Do With Your Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments

After you create these beautiful Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments, there are many things you can do with them. One of the best things to do with these ornaments is to add them to your Christmas tree. Whether it is green, white, red, or any other color, these ornaments will look great on it no matter the color of your tree. 

If you have several Christmas trees in the home, you can spread the ornaments out on each of them to add an elegant touch. Besides keeping some to use in the house, you can also wrap some of these ornaments and give them out as gifts to loved ones, including your closest friends and family.

Rae Dunn Christmas Ornaments

Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments

Why purchase costly ornaments for Christmas when you can make them at home? Learn how to easily create the Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments that you hang all around the house and on the Christmas tree.

Materials

  • Ceramic ornaments
  • Black permanent vinyl
  • Weeding tool
  • Transfer tape
  • Decorative stickers
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors

Instructions

    1. Download the font “The Skinny” from Dafont.com. Install the font on your computer.
    2. Open the Cricut Design Studio and create a new project.
    3. Insert a text box and type your desired word. Select “The Skinny” font from your system.
    4. Check the width of your ornaments and size the text box to fit. Cut the text from black vinyl.
    5. Weed the excess black vinyl away and then use transfer tape to move the word to the ornament.
    6. Press firmly or swipe over the transfer tape with a scraper to make sure the vinyl adheres to the ornament. Pull the transfer tape away.
    7. Attach a decorative sticker if desired.
    8. Cut a length of ribbon approximately 6 inches long. Thread the ribbon through the loop opening on the ornament and tie a knot in the ribbon for hanging.
    9. Trim any excess ribbon if needed.