Simple Embroidery Hoop Holiday Ornament

INSIDE : How to make a simple Embroidery Hoop Holiday Ornament! Perfect for a gift idea or to hang on your Christmas tree. And ribbons and bells make it even better!

How to make a simple Embroidery Hoop Holiday Ornament, Delineate Your Dwelling

I am so excited to participate in a Christmas Ornament Exchange coordinated by Kelly of  Live Laugh Rowe.  I was assigned a lovely lady to make an ornament for and will be sending it out to her this week in the mail.

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I have been wanting to create something with Embroidery Hoops forever.  I literally drool every time I see Oh My Little Dears whipping up simple stunning ones for her dining room.  I decided I would make some and turn them into ornaments.  These were so fun and easy to create.

SUPPLIES FOR Simple Embroidery Hoop Holiday Ornament:

Mini Embroidery Hoops | Fabric | Gold Pipe Cleaners | Holiday Ribbons | Small Bells | Paper tag | LOVED these Mint Green Pipe Cleaners | Gold Sharpie

Embroidery Hoop Ornament supplies, Delineate Your Dwelling

First, using the black and white polka dot fabric, covered the embroidery hoop and cut off the excess fabric from the back.  To give your ornament extra security, add a little hot glue to the back of the embroidery hoop.

Next, curve your gold pipe cleaner into a wreath shape and wrapped the ends around each other.

Embroidery Hoop Ornament steps, Delineate Your Dwelling
Next, cut three small leaves out of green and white polka dot ribbon.  You could also use felt for this part.

This is such a fun project to add little detailed embellishments to! I hot glued the pipe cleaner wreath, the small leaves and a few small red pom poms onto the hoop.  I almost stopped here, loving the simplicity of it.

Embroidery Hoop Ornament progress, Delineate Your Dwelling

However, instead of stopping, I added a few additional embellishments – because why not!

I found a small paper tag and wrote, “NOEL” with a gold Sharpie marker.  After adding a few fun ribbons and some bells, it felt done.

I hot glued the tag and ribbons onto the ornament and enjoyed the festive feel!

Embroidery Hoop Ornament final, Delineate Your Dwelling
I could have easily taken the store bought  route and just bought something cute at Target, but I am so glad I joined this homemade ornament exchange.

Will you be making any homemade ornaments this year?

Looking for more DIY Ornaments?  You might enjoy these!

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31 thoughts on “Simple Embroidery Hoop Holiday Ornament

  1. What an awesome idea to use emboidery hoops as ornaments. This makes the perfect small gift to hand out as a little thank-you. Thanks so much for sharing, I will definitely make some of those! =)

  2. I love these little hoops Amy! What a great idea for an ornament :)Thank you so much for linking up to Get Your DIY On with us last week! I hope you’ll join us tomorrow with your hand made gift project!

    Mandy @ The Hankful House Blog

  3. Thank you for linking up at Craft, Create & Inspire linky party last weekend !!! Your awesome/cute project is featured this week 🙂

    I hope you will join us again this weekend !! dont forget to grab a featured button

    Claire

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  4. It’s Deonna from the Child at Heart blog! Thank you so much for linking up at the Merriest Blog Hop! I chose your post as one of my FEATURED ideas this week! Yay! Please keep those good ideas coming and grab a button to tell everyone you were featured 🙂

    1. I know, like I needed one more “thing” to do this holiday season… but I had SO much fun with this exchange. Now I can’t wait to do one every year!

  5. Hey Amy! It’s Deonna again from the Child at Heart blog…this is SO great. I am obsessed with embroidery hoops and use them all of the time. I just made a big snowman with them last week. I will be copying this idea for my tree this year! Thanks!

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