Friday, 25 November 2011

The Scrapbook Garden- Wooden Blocks


This is my 6th project for this months design kit for
I love making these decorated wooden blocks , and with these papers
these ones have to be some of my favourites.
I started with 3 pieces of wood , quite similar in size to each other.
( Thank you to my friend Pauline , who keeps me supplied with wood
from her wood store for her fire)
As I was covering the back and front with paper I only applied
gesso to the edges of the blocks.

Next using my gold dabber i painted the edges
Next I added double sided tape to all of the edges back and front

Using plain Bazzill Kraft I covered all of the backs of the blocks
The fronts I covered with Authentique  'Curiosity' 'Awe' and 'Surprise'
trimming the edges with a craft knife.

Next using some double sided tape I attached some ribbon from my own stash

Once again using the gold dabber I coloured the remaining
Using the smallest one ( the other I kept for my next project)
I placed it over a red embossed December calendar stamp

I attached a punched out holly leaf cut from Bazzill Rainforest
and a drop of red stickles to make the berries.
Using the strip quotes from the Noteables
I added them beneath the ribbon
Using some rubber stamps of my own
which fitted the Christmas theme I added them to the blocks
as finishing touches

And there you have it.

I enjoyed making these and they are really easy .
They make very cheap ornaments and its a great way of using up the scraps from other projects.

Thanks for stopping by my blog, as always its much appriciated .
Hope you have a lovely weekend , I seriously need to rest Im beginning to feel burnt out.

Dont forget to pop over to the Scrapbook garden
to be in with a chance of being entered into the blog candy draw ,
and why not pop over to the online store and start making a wishlist for Christmas
( just in case Santa needs some ideas of what you would like)

3 comments:

The Scrapbook Garden said...

Hi Jaqi - I love these they are gorgeous! Thank you for creating them and making it look so easy! Ann x

Zoechaos said...

Fabulous, your wooden blocks are very special. XOXO Zoe

florenceandfreddie said...

Hi Jaqi. I really love these. They are gorgeous. Fantastic idea or Christmas decorations.
Regards Florence x

This is brilliant , i love it !