Ribbon Ornaments

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Ribbon Ornaments

Stack cut these timeless designs for instant cheer

By Lora S. Irish

These simple designs add elegance to classic sentiments of the season. By adding a ribbon, they can be used for a variety of holiday gifts. In addition to scrolling the designs as classic ornaments, a few minor alterations create many possibilities:

  • Enlarge the pattern and add a base for a tealight candle
  • Make a clock by adding an inexpensive insert to the “O.”
  • Use the “O” as a picture frame
  • Add a name for distinctive gift tags


Materials & Tools:


  • Wood of choice, 1/4″ (6mm) thick: 8″ (20.3cm) square
  • Spray adhesive
  • Sandpaper
  • Finish



  • Scroll saw blades, #5, #5 reverse-tooth
  • Drill with bits: assorted small


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