Real Wood Halloween Tags

This week we are dropping off some sweet Halloween treat bags to friends. Need a simple Halloween treat? Dress up a simple bag of candy corn with a stamped Wood tag and you are set to deliver some spooky Halloween cheer.

Supplies for the Real Wood Halloween Tags & Treat bags: Cherry Wood paper, Birch Wood paper, cellophane bags, black glitter paper, black Sta-zon ink, halloween stamps, tag punch, bat punch, black twine, orange ribbon, glue dots, foam tape and candy corn.

Instructions for the Trick or Treat Halloween tag:

1. Punch out a tag shape from a sheet of Cherry wood.

2. Stamp Trick or Treat in black Sta-zon ink onto the Cherry wood tag.

3. Punch out a Bat from a sheet of black glitter paper.

4. Adhere the glitter bat to the Cherry wood tag with foam tape.

5. Thread black twine through Cherry wood tag and tie to cellophane bag filled with candy corn.

Instructions for the Spider Halloween tag:

1. Punch out a tag shape from a sheet of Cherry wood.

2. Stamp spider web in black Sta-zon ink onto the Cherry wood tag.

3. Stamp spider in black Sta-zon ink onto a piece of Birch wood and cut out.

4. Adhere Birch wood spider to the Cherry wood tag with a glue dot. Run a small piece of black twine from spider to tag edge and adhere down.

5. Thread black twine through Cherry wood tag and tie to cellophane bag filled with candy corn.

Real Wood Paper Pumpkins

Bring the texture of wood indoors with this simple fall decorating idea. These little Real Wood paper pumpkins are adorable and are made from Cherry Wood paper and Birch Wood paper. Quick and easy step by step instructions are listed out below.

Supplies for the Wood Paper Pumpkins: Cherry Wood Paper, Birch Wood paper, light green card stock, dark green card stock, dark green ink, leaf stamp, leaf punch, linen thread, various sizes of circle punches, 1″ scallop circle punch, adhesive, scissors, and hot glue.

Instructions for one Wood Paper Pumpkin:

1. Punch out 12 to 15 circles from Cherry wood. We used a 2″ circle punch to create the medium sized pumpkin.

2. Trim off the bottom 1/8 of every circle. Each Real Wood circle will have a flat base. Circle shapes should look like above image.

3. Lightly score and fold all Real Wood circles in half.

4. Add hot glue to one half of a Real Wood circle and adhere to another circle. Note, only one side of each circle should be adhered together. See photo below.

5. Continue adding and glueing down half circles until you get to half of your desired pumpkin shape. Remember to only glue down one half the circle shape each time you add a circle.

6. Roll the light green card stock into a small tube shape and glue. The tube length should be sized just larger than your pumpkin to create a stem. The tube length for the medium sized pumpkin is 2.5″.

7. Lay the first half of the pumpkin around the light green tube stem. The stem should fit in the center of the circle pumpkin shape. Once stem is centered in the pumpkin adhere in place.

8. Continue adding and glueing down half circles until you get the second half of your desired pumpkin shape. Glue both halves of the pumpkin together, sandwiching the stem in the center.

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9. Punch out a scallop circle punch from Birch wood. Punch out or cut a small circle hole into the center of the Birch wood scallop shape. Slide the scallop shape over the top of the stem. Adhere in place.

10. Stamp leaves in dark green ink onto dark green card stock and punch out with matching leaf punch. Adhere to pumpkin near stem.

11. Tie a simple bow around stem using linen thread.

12. Repeat the process with various sizes of circles to create more pumpkins. Note – larger pumpkins require more circles to look full.

Real Wood Halloween Banner

We are back with more fun Halloween decor using Real wood. We have created this Halloween banner using a roll of Rustic Cherry Wood paper. The Rustic Cherry wood paper serves as a great base for our Halloween letters and gives our banner a spooky tree and haunted woods vibe.

Supplies for the Rustic Wood Halloween Banner: Rustic Cherry Wood Roll, two 12×12 sheets of orange chevron paper, two 12×12 sheets of black halloween paper, one 12×12 sheet of HALLOWEEN letters (we used Teresa Collins Masquerade paper), black lace ribbon, two black clothespins, foam tape adhesive, and a mini stapler.

Instructions for the Rustic Wood Halloween Banner:

1. Cut out nine 4″ x 5″ pieces from the Rustic Cherry wood roll.

2. Cut out nine 4″ x 3.5″ pieces from the orange chevron patterned paper.

3. Cut out nine 4″ x 3.5″ pieces from the black Halloween patterned paper.

4. Remove the adhesive liner from the back of the Rustic Cherry wood and adhere to the orange chevron and the black Halloween paper leaving 1″ of the patterned paper showing on the top and the bottom. Repeat this process 9 times to created your banner pieces. See photo below.

5. Cut out the HALLOWEEN letters. You will have nine 3″x3″ square letters.

6. Adhere each letter to the Rustic Cherry wood using foam tape. Center each letter from top to bottom and left to right.

7. Cut eight 2″ pieces of black lace ribbon. Attach each letter together using the black lace ribbon and a stapler until you’ve spelled out the word Halloween.

8. Cut two 12″ pieces of black lace ribbon. Staple the ribbon to each end of the banner (the H and the N).

9. Attached two black clothespins to the corners of the H and the N banner pieces.

10. Hang banner.

Real Wood Fall Leaf Wreath

The wood textures and tones on our Real Wood products compliment fall perfectly. Our inspiration this week is a woodsy fall wreath. This wreath evokes a warm and cozy feel – perfect for welcoming fall. Our fall wreath uses various finishes, can you spot all of the different of wood papers and tapes?

Supplies for Fall Wreath: Cherry Wood 8.5X11 Sheet , Cherry Wood Tape, White Birch Wood Tape, White Birch 12×24 Adhesive Roll, Rustic White Birch 12×24 Adhesive Roll, Cherry 12×24 Adhesive Roll, Rustic Cherry 12×24 Adhesive Roll, small foam wreath base, 1-1/4 inch striped ribbon, 1/5 inch burgundy ribbon, small pinecones, small plastic berries, various leaf dies and a die cutting machine, alphabet stamp set and burgundy ink, hot glue and glue gun and scissors

Directions for Fall Wreath:

1. Wrap foam wreath with Cherry Wood tape. Cover wreath completely.

2. Cut out leaves from a variety of wood sheets and rolls using leaf dies and a die cutting machine. You will need approximately 30 leaves (5 Cherry, 5 Rustic Cherry, 5 White Birch, 5 Rustic White Birch).

3. Arrange leaves onto right side of wreath and glue down with hot glue.

4. Wooden flowers: Adhere two 6×6 pieces of wood sheets back to back. Cut a spiral shape. Twist, turn and shape spiral into a flower and adhere together with hot glue. Create wooden shapes for flower centers and glue down. Fill empty flower centers with plastic berries. Create 3 flowers using White Birch (1) and Cherry(2) adhesive rolls.

5. Arrange flowers and pinecones onto wreath and adhere. See example.

6. FALL ribbon banner: Adhere two 15 inch pieces of Birch Wood tape back to back. Cut a V flag shape at each end. Roll, fold and glue wood ribbon to create a banner shape. Stamp FALL in the center of ribbon banner using burgundy ink.

7. Adhere ribbon banner and more pinecones onto wreath.

8. Tie ribbons to wreath to hang and display.

Real Wood & World Card Making Day!

It’s October 4th and today is World Card Making Day! Yes, a day just for us card makers. We joined in on the card making fun and created a ‘World’ themed card using Rustic Cherry Wood, Cherry Wood and Birch Wood papers. For more information about WCMD visit the World Card Making Day website. We hope you enjoyed our inspiration. Join in the fun and create a card today using your favorite wood products!

Supplies for the ‘You mean the WORLD to me’ Card: Rustic Cherry Wood, Cherry Wood and Birch Wood papers, light blue card stock, green card stock, confetti white card stock, confetti cream card stock, light blue stamp ink, black sta-zon ink, light blue marker, world stamp, ‘you mean the world to me’ stamp phrase, coral card stock, linen thread, small heart punch, 2.5″ circle punch, inverse corner punch, scissors, foam tape, and adhesive.

Instructions for the ‘You mean the WORLD to me’ Card:

1. Cut a piece of light blue card stock to 4.25″ x 5.5″. Score and fold in half for card base.

2. Cut a piece of Rustic Cherry Wood to 3″ x 5.5″. Remove adhesive liner and adhere to center of the card.

3. Cut a piece of Cherry Wood to 1.5″ x 5.5″. Remove adhesive liner and adhere to center of the Rustic Cherry Wood piece.

4. Cut a piece of coral card stock to 1.25″ x 3″. Punch a small heart toward the bottom of the coral card stock. Snip a flag shape at the bottom of the card stock below the punched heart. Wrap an 8″ piece of linen thread around the coral card stock piece four times just above the heart. Tie linen thread ends into a knot. Adhere coral card stock heart flag onto the piece of Cherry Wood using foam tape, centering flag from left to right. See example for spacing suggestion.

5. Cut a piece of green card stock to 3″ x 3″. Punch all four corners of the green card stock square with an inverse corner punch. Wrap 20″ of linen thread around green card stock square, the inverse corners should temporarily hold thread in place. Tape thread down on back side.

6. Stamp the phrase ‘you mean the world to me’ into blue ink onto the confetti white card stock. Punch out using a 2.5″ circle punch making sure the phrase is centered in the bottom half of the circle.

7. Stamp the world image in black sta-zon ink onto a piece of Birch Wood paper. Color in the water areas of the world with a light blue marker. Cut out world shape. Adhere world to top center of 2.5″ punched out circle using foam tape.

8. Stamp the phrase ‘you’ in blue ink onto a piece of confetti cream card stock. Cut out ‘you’ phrase and flag ends. Adhere to stamped Birch Wood world image using foam tape.