I know, I know, it’s August. But I’m thinking ahead!

My mum came to stay last week and said that this Christmas she’d like to give her friends some little gifts to hang on their Christmas trees. She said she’d like to have some laser cut Christmas tree decorations that said “Merry Christmas” inside it. So far I’ve come up with this:

laser cut Christmas tree decorations - bauble ornament shape
Laser cut Christmas tree decoration

It’s quite sturdy despite being a filigree sort of design, so I’ll keep working on it until I get a version that I’m really happy with.

I’ve used 3mm thick wood sheet to cut it from. I did a couple of test versions on 3mm MDF sheet , and I’m planning on cutting the ‘real’ ones from 3mm birch ply (e.g. )