The Great Outdoors Wooden Plaque

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Dollar-bin finds spark the imagination. Use Xyron’s New High Tack Double-Sided Tapes and Adhesive Dots to turn inspiration into a fabulous nature-themed gift.

Materials

  • Wooden plaque
  • BoBunny Press Trail Mix Collection Papers and Embellishments: Trinkets, Noteworthy Die Cuts
  • Ribbon: red plaid, Maya Road Burlap
  • Bells, two

Tools

  • Xyron 9” Creative Station
  • Xyron 3” Sticker Maker
  • Xyron 3/8” High Tack Adhesive Dots
  • Xyron 1/2” Double-Sided High Tack Tape
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Walnut Stain Ink Pad

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, pencil, sandpaper, sponge dauber, stapler

Directions

STEP 1

Trace wooden plaque onto a piece of wood-pattern paper and cut out.

STEP 2

Run patterned paper through 9” Creative Station; adhere to plaque.

STEP 3

Sand and apply Walnut Stain Distress Ink to plaque edges.

STEP 4

Pull die-cut lantern tag from Noteworthy package. Cut two small strips from rust and gold papers; notch one end of each strip and ink edges Walnut Stain. Staple strips to tag as shown. Use Xyron 3/8” High Tack Adhesive Dots to adhere metal trinket to tag.

STEP 5

Pull bear, oar, and bird label die cuts from Noteworthy package. Run shapes through 3” Sticker Maker; adhere to bottom of plaque as shown. Detail cut one lantern from patterned paper; run through 3” Sticker Maker and adhere to plaque.

STEP 6

Apply Xyron 1/2” Double-Sided High Tack Tape to back of tag and “The Great Outdoors” die-cut banner. Adhere pieces to plaque, slightly puckering banner as shown.

STEP 7

Tie burlap ribbon around handle. Tie red plaid ribbon into small bow; adhere plaid ribbon and bells to burlap ribbon using Xyron 3/8” High Tack Adhesive Dots.

Tip

  • Use leftover papers and embellishments to alter several surfaces at once. Xyron adhesives work on a variety of surfaces; visit the website for more information.

by Stacy Rodriguez for Xyron, Inc. (www.xyron.com)

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