Baker’s twine craft idea

If you are starting to think about Christmas…handmade Christmas…then this post is for you!

Here’s a simple yet thoughtful gift idea for Christmas: Little Baker’s Twine Mushrooms. I love this little craft as a Christmas gift idea, because everyone loves baker’s twine and it’s a fun way to help your friends and family wrap up all their Christmas goodies (aka baked goods) with some cute baker’s twine. This gift would be great to give at the beginning of the holiday season.

To make these little wooden baker’s twine mushrooms, here’s what you’ll need:
- wooden bobbins
- domed wood button type pieces
- craft paint + paint brushes
- hot glue gun
- baker’s twine in a variety of colors (red,green and grey are fun for Christmas)

First you will hot glue the domed wood cap to the top of the wood bobbin to make it look ‘mushroom like’. Then you can start to paint the top of the domed wood cap.

Once the first color of paint has dried, you can use the tip of a wood dowel to add little white polka dots to make the cap look like a mushroom.

Let all the caps fully dry, and you are ready to add the baker’s twine.

Aren’t they cute all wrapped up?! :)

Wrap them up in a clear box to show off their cuteness and give them as a gift during the first week in December. Your family and friends will love them!

If you are looking for more handmade holiday ideas, you might like this candy cane banner for a fun Christmas party,

or this simple flowering bulb in a tin can as a inexpensive yet beautiful neighbor gift,

or the best ‘super soft’ Gingerbread cookie recipe,

or fun holiday gift wrap ideas.


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Comments

  1. 1

    I have the perfect person to give a gift like that to. This has most certainly gotten my in the holiday spirit.

  2. 3

    I love these ideas!!! The mushroom bobbins are adorable!!! ADORABLE!!!

  3. 4

    Such a cute idea!

  4. 5

    we’re giving away fresh honey from our beehive this year. too bad i’m not your neighbor anymore. my sister is, though, she moved in for good.

  5. 6

    I SO need some of this! Especially since I love plain paper wrapping, this would be the best to make packages look festive. Oh, I love it.

  6. 7

    i love all of these ideas soooo much.

    fab idea about the mushroom spools.

    xo
    kellie

  7. 8

    These are all soooo adorable!

  8. 9

    Oh my gosh….what a cute gift idea for a crafter in your life! Very adorable.

  9. 10

    Super cute!!!

  10. 11

    Such cute ideas, thanks for sharing. I love those twine mushrooms!

  11. 12

    what a great idea. i’m stopping by from tatertots and jello and would love for you to stop by my blog and checkout the huge giveaway going on. http://thelovelypoppy.blogspot.com/2011/10/blog-follower-giveaway.html xoxo nicole

  12. 13

    Way cute idea!

  13. 14

    I love this idea! It is so cute and so practical at the same time. You are very clever!

    Best Christmas wishes,
    Natasha.

  14. 15

    Love the gift wrapping idea:)

  15. 16

    Such a cute idea. I’m a new follower. Hope to see you at DIY Home Sweet Home.
    P.S. I have a link party every Monday and would love for you to link up all your projects.
    Jamie
    http://diyhshp.blogspot.com

  16. 17

    These hand made crafts are so cute. I love the color choices. AND home made gifts really are the best!

    Warmly, Michelle

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