Thursday, December 11, 2014

Photo Trio Wooden Plaque

 Today I have a Christmas home decor project up at
AUTHENTIQUE PAPER
 using one of the wood surfaces from Sierra Pacific Crafts 
and the "Believe" Collection from Authentique.
www.authentiquepaper.com
 
From the Authentique Blog:

First, the three lower squares of wood were removed from the rings and then the 
surfaces were painted with a black acrylic paint and a sponge brush.
 Square dies came in handy when it came to creating the mats and cutting the
 photos for the blocks.
Trim by Petaloo was added to the edges of the sentiment card, as well as a single 
band of black and white baker's twine, which tied in nicely with the painted wood. 
 Matching ornaments were trimmed out from a separate piece of the "Adorn" 
Paper and attached with foam adhesive.
In keeping with the shape of the wood pieces, the papers and photos were corner 
rounded on the edges.The 6X6 paper pad of papers are ideal when creating small mats.
For the hanger, a length of gingham ribbon was tied through the hangers that were 
all ready in place at the top of the larger wood surface.  Next, two boutique style 
bows were made and glued above the knotted ends of the hanger.

These wood pieces are inexpensive, yet well-made.  If you're looking for a
handmade gift to give this Christmas, consider crafting one of these!

Thanks for visiting me today!

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