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Precious Photo Holder Project*

©Kristy Christopherson

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Kristy's Photo Block


 

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Additional supplies:

  • Wood block 3 1/2" purchased from Michaels. This one is made from Balsa wood and is not solid.
  • Wire Cutters
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • or try Tim Holtz new Memo Pins for holding the photo!
  • Dremel tool or drill with 1/16 drill bit

Instructions

Cut patterned paper into 6 pieces measuring 3 1/2" square.

Apply Gel Medium to each side of block except top.

Mark the center top of the block and drill a small hole to place wire.

Glue the top piece of patterned paper on and gently push the paper into the hole for the wire.

Use pliers to curl the wire for photo holder. Set aside.

Apply Tissue Tape around the bottom of the block and around top edges of the block. Apply ink around edges using a cosmetic sponge (or the Tim Holtz Blending Tool) and Brushed Corduroy ink.

Cut Scalloped Circles out of desired patterned paper. Attach to front of block using double stick tape and layer with other shapes of patterned paper as desired.

Stamp sentiment onto Cream Cardstock with Stazon Timber Brown ink.

Sponge edges with Brushed Corduroy ink.

Layer the stamped sentiment piece over Scalloped Circles and attach with Double Stick tape.

Attach stick-on pearls to embellish as desired.

Put a little dab of E6000 onto the wire and stick into drilled hole. Let dry.

Top with your favourite photo when dry!

 

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