I love creating little things to put on display in my craft room. So, I decided to make some wall art. In my crafty stash, I found these Elmer Wood Slats. I got these from Wal-Mart a long time ago. Have you ever bought something with no idea how you would use it but just thought it would come in handy one day?? Yeah, this is one of those purchases.
The wood wasn't completely sanded around the edges but nothing an emery board couldn't fix! I then went through my MCT dies and picked the Flower Petal Dies and the Stitched Leaves Dies. Now, the key to making this a quick project is this: I used printer paper for the die cutting! Because it's so thin, you can die cut many layers at once giving you tons of leaves and flowers to work with!!
I just happened to have a real nice pale blue shade!! After die cutting a bunch of paper, I glued the flower layers together and played around with a layout.
What was nice about this project, is that liquid glue worked for everything!! I was a bit worried that the wetness would cause some warping or bubbling of the paper, but it didn't! And everything stuck so well to the wood slat!
After making the first one with the white flowers, I decided to reverse the colours and do one with blue.
I also found in my stash, some wood veneers that I thought would finish the flowers off perfectly.
To attach the twine, all I did was use some strong double sided tape. These things are VERY light!!
I had so much fun making these and they are hanging in my craft room right now!! I think they would look fantastic with the wood painted and using actual cardstock but I wanted to show you something quick and easy to put together!
Thank you so much for dropping by today!! I hope you'll give something like this a try!!