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10+ fun craft projects to create with wood slices

Are you looking for wood slice inspiration for your next project? Look no further, this is a collection of fantastic wood slice ideas made by talented artists. From decoupage to holiday ornaments, get your hands inspired for your next crafting session!

If you still don't have wood slices, you can get a set of 24 natural wood slices and get started, grab a few paint pens or stencils and the shipping is free in Australia (over $40). We also ship to New Zealand, so you can order your craft supplies without leaving your home.

This desert landscape wood slice gives the perfect touch to any decor vignette in your home. A touch of earth tones with lovely greens from the saguaro cactus. Done entirely with paint pens, this is a fantastic project to tackle to make a gallery of your favourite places in the world. Shop the look > Wood slices and Paint Pens bundle (free shipping in Australia)

Art by Ella Hore for Life of Colour

These cute colour themed wood slice ornaments can make any room in your house look adorable! Choose a basic colour palette (pink, yellow, dusky green and dark blue) but don't limit your creativity to one topic - it will all be pulled together by the cohesive colour scheme.

Art by Tory McNidder (TheBarmyFox)

Decoupage instagram photo wood slice ornament

Think outside the polaroid and turn your favourite Instagram photo into a wood slice ornament for the Christmas Tree, or your year round decoration! This easy decoupage on a wood slice project will be a fantastic addition to your holiday season - and it can turn into a heartfelt gift for family and friends!

Art by May Richer Fuller Be

Country shabby chic wood slice coaster

Start off easy with your wood slices and make a simple shape using one colour - the almighty black! Clean, simple and easy to achieve (you can even use stencils to make a fun set of icons!). Since it will be used with cups, remember to add a coat of water resistant wood sealant.

Art by House of Hawthornes

Silhouette Temporary Tattoo paper on wood slices vintage photo

Take a vintage spin on the decoupage wood slice and use a black and white photo you love. In this case, Silhouette temporary tattoo transfer paper was used to make this adorable ornament.

Art by SilhouetteSchool

Car charm with pompom garland wood slice

Your car deserves a bit of flair too - this amazing idea are called car charms and they bring colour and fun into your ride. Choose a happy and uplifting colour palette and phrase, paint your wood slice using acrylics or paint pens and then decorate with a cute tassel. Go the extra mile and run a silky ribbon through the hole to hang it proudly on your car.

Art by Brisscrafts

We all have that special someone who loves dinosaurs and all things prehistoric, make some dino crafts together and work on story telling skills. Use Life of Colour handy dinosaur stencils to make these fantastic dinosaur wood slice story slices (get the wood slices and paint pens bundle too). Story stones are fantastic ways to help kids work on their speech while using their imagination, make a few characters, twists and turns, landscapes and objects - they can make their own stories with them!

Art by Stacey Montford for Life of Colour

Who isn't marvelled at these dreamy landscapes and scenes? The soft light and wonderful details make each of these magical sleeping owls, and moonscapes a work of art.

Art by Kimera Wachna (@gracemerewoods)

Farm animals silhouette stencil christmas ornament

Go all in this Christmas with your Farm house aesthetic with farm animals wood slice ornaments for your tree. Simplicity is the key here to make the farmhouse style stand out: stencil the farm animal silhouette on a black background, add a cute Xmas hat and then decorate the twine with some tartan fabric ribbon and wooden bits.

Art by Sandpaper Sunflowers Shop

Any of the kids obssessed with unicorns? This is a simple and beautiful craft to do with little girls. Paint the wood slice background in pastel colours and add a simple winged eyeliner with some lashes to make the face. Make the horn using gold glitter foam and the ears using felt. Show the kids a few flower and decorations alternatives and let them make the unicorn's flower crown: fabric flowers, sequins, glitter, dry flowers and more!

Art by Frugal Mom Eh

See no evil with this popping All seeing eye wood slice hanger. The striking colour palette and bohemian patterns surrounding the eye make the best piece of decor to complete your gallery wall or hang in a door. Add a dynamic splash of colour with a handmade tassel in a contrasting colour and you're good to go

Art by Liz Hill from BungalowSaguaro

Get ready for the holiday season early and get started with your own presents for the whole family and friends. You don't need to make faces or specific details, just capture the essence of the family through colour and shapes! Add a bit of lettering to add some more flair and make this gift extra special.

Art by ClaireAdeline


Art by Stacey Montford for Life of Colour.

Jurassic wood slice ornaments are our new favourite touch for the Christmas Tree. We all have that special someone who loves dinosaurs and all things prehistoric, make some dino crafts together and hang them on the tree! Use Life of Colour handy dinosaur stencils to make these fantastic dinosaur wood slice ornaments. Get the wood slices and paint pens bundle too and you're good to go for a holiday crafting adventure.


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2 Responses



August 19, 2022

Is it possible to get the round wood pieces without the hole



June 30, 2021

Hi, can you seal these to make them suitable to endure outside weather conditions? If so can you recommend what would be the best sealant to use.

Thanks in Advance,

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