Nicole™ Crafts Wood Turning Spangle Tree

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Wood Turning Spangle Tree

The Nicole™ Crafts Simple Wood Turning Spangle Tree will look great on your Christmas tree, your mantle, anywhere you want to show your holiday spirit! Consider pairing it with the Wood Turning Christmas Wreath, Elf, Snowman and Angel projects on A.C. Moore's website to create a winter wonderland scene!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut a 5 inch piece of the dowel. Glue 1/2 inch of end of dowel into hole of spool. Allow to set up.
  • 2
    Paint dowel and spool Country Red with Soft Black shading. Let dry.
  • 3
    Brush on varnish.
  • 4
    Cut a 2-1/4 inch x 5 inch piece of Red Medallion cardstock. Glue around middle of spool.
  • 5
    Tie jute around top and bottom of spool.
  • 6
    Measure down 10 inches on both sides of Polka Dot Grass cardstock. Start cutting from one 10 inch mark rounded to second mark.
  • 7
    Carefully roll Polka Dot Grass cardstock into a cone. Hot glue together. Hot glue cone onto dowel for tree.
  • 8
    Brush snow medium around tree and spool. Sprinkle glitter over snow. Shake off excess. Allow to set.
  • 9
    Using toothpicks and tacky glue, glue spangles and rhinestones onto tree as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Closed Spool Large 3 inch 104751973
  • Forrester Wood Dowel 3/8 x 36 inch 104146712
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 144 pc. Round Multi-Color 5 mm 104240520
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 144 pc. Round Crystal 3 mm 104240568
  • Nicole™ Crafts Spangles 2.5 oz. Multi-Color Flowers 104248070
  • Darice® 3 ply 28-1/2 lb Natural Jute 104243963
  • Duncan 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • Floracraft® Diamond Dust Crystal Finish 14 oz. 104277916
  • American Crafts™ Glitter Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Polka Dot Grass 104584136 Momenta® 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Red Medallion 104515298
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® 2 oz. Varnish Satin 104387409
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Country Red 104106620
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Soft Black 104385017
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Aleene's® 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue® 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Toothpicks
  • Wire Cutters (to Cut Dowel)