Burlap Love Wreath

We love decorating with real wood, and making wonderful wreaths featuring real wood. Today we’d love to share this Burlap LOVE Wreath featuring Rustic Cherry Wood sheets,  Birch Wood and Cherry Wood Labels.

Supplies for the ‘Burlap Love Wreath’: Rustic Cherry 6″x12″ adhesive sheets, Cherry Wood Paper, Cherry Wood Tape, White Birch Paper, Birch Wood Labels, Cherry Wood Labels, Floral frame wreath, 4-5″ Burlap Ribbon (30″), Floral wire, Burlap string, Printed burlap ribbon, Red card stock, Chipboard (12×12), 1″white glitter chipboard letters, Craft paper straws (2), Scissors, 1/8” hole punch, Big Shot die-cutting machine, 3” and 2-3/4” banner shape dies, Hot glue and Adhesive.

Instructions for ‘Burlap Love Wreath’:

To create wreath base:

  1. Twist floral wire around end of burlap ribbon and attach to back of wire wreath frame.
  2. Wrap and weave burlap through wire frame creating a gathered and puckered look. Tack/tie down from back side with floral wire to achieve desired look. Set aside.

To create LOVE banner:

  1. Die-cut four red cardstock banner pieces using the 3″ banner shape die and the big shot die-cutting machine. Set aside.
  2. Remove adhesive liner and adhere a piece of  Rustic Cherry paper to a piece of chipboard.
  3. Die-cut four Rustic Cherry pieces using the 2-3/4″ banner shape die and the big shot die-cutting machine. Adhere each piece to each red card stock banner piece.
  4. Use four hearts from  Cherry Wood Labels and adhere to each of the  Rustic Cherry banners.
  5. Adhere 1″ white glitter letters (L,O,V,E) onto the  Cherry Wood paper hearts.
  6. Punch a hole in the left and right top corners of each assembled banner piece using a 1/8″ hole punch.
  7. Tie each assembled banner piece together using burlap string to spell out the word LOVE. Leave a 4″ burlap string tail on each end. Set assembled banner aside.

To create paper straw arrow:

  1. Align two craft paper straws together creating one long straw. Take 2 inches of Cherry wood Tape and wrap around seam where two straws meet to adhere straws together and hide the seam.
  2. Take 2″ of Cherry Wood Tape and wrap around straw 2 inches above the center seam wrap. Take 2″ of Cherry Wood Tape and wrap around straw 2″ below the center seam wrap.
  3. Cut two pieces of 2″  Cherry wood tape. Remove liner and adhere back-to-back, sandwiching the end of the straw in between each piece of tape. Press together. Hand cut feather quills from  Cherry Wood Tape.
  4. Cut one piece of 2″ Cherry wood tape and cut in half lengthwise. Remove liner and adhere back-to-back above the tail quill piece, sandwiching the straw in between each piece of tape. Press together. Hand cut feather quills from Cherry Wood Tape.
  5. Use two hearts from White Birch Wood Labels. Adhere to straw tip with hot glue sandwiching straw tip in between each heart piece.

Assemble Wreath:

  1. Tie each end of LOVE banner to the tip and end of the paper straw arrow.
  2. Arrange arrow and LOVE banner onto burlap wreath at a slight angle.
  3. Using floral wire attach arrow to burlap wreath.
  4. Tack down LOVE banner with hot glue where needed.
  5. Tie two 6″ pieces of stripped burlap ribbon to back of floral wire wreath frame. Tie end together. Hang.

Sharing more love! We loved the arrow on our wreath so much we thought it would make an excellent little valentine. You can make this extra simple valentine project using Cherry wood sheets, Birch Wood Design Labels and paper straws.

Supplies for the arrows: Cherry Wood Sheets, White Birch  Design Labels, White card stock, Craft paper straws, Heart punch, Scissors, Printer, and Hot glue.

Instructions for the arrows:

  1. Cut two pieces of 2″ Cherry wood tape. Remove liner and adhere back-to-back, sandwiching the end of the straw in between each piece of tape. Press together. Hand cut feather quills from Cherry Wood Tape.
  2. Cut one piece of 2″ Cherry wood tape and cut in half lengthwise. Remove liner and adhere back-to-back above the tail quill piece, sandwiching the straw in between each piece of tape. Press together. Hand cut feather quills from Cherry Wood Tape.
  3. Use two hearts from White Birch Wood Labels. Adhere to straw tip with hot glue sandwiching straw tip in between each heart piece.
  4. Add a Valentine saying. Typeset the phrase “wood you be mine?” and print onto white card stock. Hand cut into a flag shape and wrap around straw.

Design Labels on Real Wood Paper

Today we are back to show you more inspiration using our Real Wood Design Labels. The label sheet features 26 unique designs. These shapes are great for card making, packaging, scrapbooking and general crafting.

Today’s project features adhesive backed Cherry and Birch Real Wood Design labels. These labels are a great way to seal a gift or package.

Supplies for ‘Treat boxes using Real Wood Design Labels’: Birch Wood Design Labels, Cherry Wood paper, light blue card stock, 5″x5″ craft boxes, ‘Bon Appétit’ stamp, brown ink, label punch and adhesive.
Treat boxes using Real Wood Design Labels’ instructions:

1. Gather up craft treat boxes and fill with treats.

2. Peal off a Birch Wood Design label from the label sheet and seal and wrap box opening. Any Design Label shape will work.

3. Cut a piece of light blue card stock to 2.5″ by .5″ inch. Flag each end with scissors and adhere to top of box covering the Birch Wood Design label.

4. Stamp ‘Bon Appétit’ in brown ink onto a piece of Real Cherry wood paper. Punch out using a label punch and adhere to the top of the 2.5″ by 0.5″ piece of light blue card stock.

Real Wood Labels

Real Wood Designer Labels

Last week we revealed the awesome new lines of real wood products. Today we are back to show you more inspiration using our real Wood Labels. The label sheet features 26 unique designs. These shapes are great for card making, packaging, scrapbooking and general crafting.

Today’s project features adhesive backed Birch wood design labels. These labels are a great way to seal a gift or package.

Supplies for ‘Treat boxes using design Labels’: Birch Wood design Labels, Cherry Wood paper, light blue card stock, 5″x5″ craft boxes, ‘Bon Appétit’ stamp, brown ink, label punch and adhesive.

Treat boxes using design Labels’ instructions:

1. Gather up craft treat boxes and fill with treats.

2. Peal off a Birch Wood design label from the label sheet and seal and wrap box opening. Any design Label shape will work.

3. Cut a piece of light blue card stock to 2.5″ by .5″ inch. Flag each end with scissors and adhere to top of box covering the Birch Wood design label.

4. Stamp ‘Bon Appétit’ in brown ink onto a piece of Real Cherry wood. Punch out using a label punch and adhere to the top of the 2.5″ by .5″ inch piece of light blue card stock.

CHA Mega Show 2015 – New Real Wood products

We are showcasing our exclusive Real Wood products and all of our exciting new products at the Craft and Hobby Association show this week. Last week we showed you a new product, ChalkTalk, and this week we are back with more new products being revealed at CHA Mega Show 2015.

Real Wood 6″x12″ Sheets

We have some excellent additions to the wood product lines. We have added 6″x12″ sheets in all real Wood finishes; Cherry, Birch, Rustic Cherry and Rustic Birch. A 6″x12″ sheet is perfect for die cutting and will fit most standard manual die cut machines. Real wood sheets are the perfect thickness for die cutting and dry embossing. And with real Wood, you get a perfect cut or emboss every time.

Real Wood Address Labels

We have added wood address labels to all real Wood lines. The wood address labels are prefect for mailing, labeling and organizing. Our address labels can be stamped or printed on, and fit in a standard Avery® label template.

Real Wood Design Labels

Another fun new addition is our shaped design labels. These pre designed shapes are an excellent way to easily add a little wood to your next crafting project. These label designs are ideally sized for crafting, scrapbooking or card making and come in all four real wood finishes. White Birch and Rustic Birch design Labels are shown on card sample below.

 

Thankful for Chart made from Real Wood Paper

Thankful For charts and Advent calendars are a nice way to recognize all of your blessings. This Thankful For chart was created using a roll of Real Wood Birch paper and a few sheets of Real Wood Cherry paper. Each leaf cut from Real Wood Cherry paper features some of the many things we are grateful for this season.

Supplies for the ‘Thankful For’ Chart: 1 roll of Birch wood paper, 3 sheets of Cherry wood paper, electronic die cutting machine, Thankful For cut file, leaves cut file, 12″ x 24″ foam core, adhesive and a white gel pen. 

Instructions for creating a Thankful For chart:

1. Cut out Thankful For from Birch wood roll using an electronic cutting machine and a THANKFUL FOR cut file.

2. Remove the adhesive liner and mount the cut Birch wood roll to a 12″x24″ piece of foam core.

3. Cut out 20 leaves from Cherry wood paper using an electronic cutting machine and a LEAF cut file.

4. Write out what you are Thankful For onto each Cherry wood leaf using a white gel pen.

5. Arrange leaves onto the the Birch wood sign. Write Thankful For sentiments all at once or add a leaf a day to complete the chart.

Give Thanks- Printing on Real Wood Paper

Did you know you can print onto our Real Wood Paper just like you can print onto regular paper? The folks at Modify Ink have a free printable that you can download (you just need to set up an account), and it looks amazing printed on our Real Wood Paper. Modify Ink has other great designs where you can customize colors and sizes to fit your home decor needs. We downloaded this awesome GIVE THANKS design and decided to print it onto an 8.5″ x 11″ piece of Real Wood Birch. We love the message and the print makes a perfect and super easy decor piece for our Thanksgiving holiday. Happy Thanksgiving.

Supplies for the Give Thanks print: 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of Birch Real Wood paper, Give Thanks printable, Inkjet printer and a frame.

1. Print the Give Thanks printable onto a piece of 8.5″ x 11″ Birch Real Wood paper.

2. Frame.

3. Display.

Give Thanks – Printing on Real Birch Wood

Did you know you can print onto wood just like you can print onto paper? The folks at Modify Ink have a free printable that you can download and it looks amazing printed on Wood. Modify Ink has other great designs that you can customize colors and sizes to fit your home decor needs. We downloaded this awesome GIVE THANKS design and decided to print it onto a 8.5×11 piece of Birch Wood. We love the message and the print makes a perfect and super easy decor piece for our Thanksgiving holiday. Happy Thanksgiving.

Supplies for the Give Thanks print: 8.5×11 sheet of Birch Wood paper, Give Thanks printable, Inkjet printer and a frame.

1. Print the Give Thanks printable onto a piece of 8.5×11 Birch Wood paper.

2. Frame.

3. Display.

Deck the Halls with Real Wood Tape

Happy Holidays! It’s December 1st. To countdown this festive month we’ve taken a traditional idea and improved it with the use of Wood Tape. Christmas chains are fun to make and fun to tear apart day by day. Simply line each piece of wood tape with your favorite holiday patterned paper and assemble your chain. Detailed instructions below.

Supplies for the Real Wood Tape Christmas chain countdown: 1 roll of Cherry Wood Tape, 1 Roll of Birch Wood Tape, Holiday pattern paper and a stapler.

Instructions for the Wood Tape Christmas chain countdown:

1. Cut 25 – 6″ strips of Cherry and  Birch Wood Tape.

2. Cut 25 – 6″x1″ strips of Holiday pattern paper.

3. Remove the Wood Tape liner and line the back of each strip of Cherry and Birch Tape with the holiday paper.

4. Roll first piece of lined  Birch Wood Tape and staple to create a small circle shape.

5. Roll second piece of lined  Cherry Wood Tape through first small circle and staple to create a second small circle shape.

6. Repeat set #6 for the remaining 23 pieces of line Wood Tape, alternating tape and holiday paper to get the look you desire.