A Tiny Tool Time "Chrismoose"
Hello everyone, Barbara Moore here and my project to share with you today is a cute little "Chrismoose" ornament. I have been making a lot of ornaments out of mini gourds in the past week. When I saw this particular mini gourd shape, the "Chrismoose" idea was born.
The supplies used used in this ornament were:
1 mini gourd ornament
1 small piece of masonite 1/8" thick
small piece of fabric ( I used a tiny piece of fleece)
med. sized pom pom
2 jingle bells
1 snowflake brad
Proxxon Delta Sander OZI/E
HSS Cutting blade for OZI/E , 2 1/2"
Proxxon Jig Saw STS 12/E (This jigsaw has a rounded foot for curved surfaces)
Foot Switch FS (Is a perfect addition to that jigsaw so that you can operate it without having to turn loose of what you have in both hands lol)
I started out with a plain mini bottle gourd which I painted brown:
(That was just a pose for the camera)
I then took the sanding part off of the sander and attached the HSS Cutting Blade. This is an oscillating blade and it was so easy to work with! I used it to cut a slot in the top of the gourd:
After cutting the slot for the antlers, I attached the antlers:
I then painted the antlers brown and drilled four very tiny holes in the antlers in strategic spots to attach the jingle bells, snowflake and hook. I painted the face, attached the pompom for a nose and cut a small piece of fleece and tied it around his neck for a scarf.
Now, isn't this just the cutest little Chrismoose that you've ever seen?
Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post!