Mother Wall Hanging


size: 6"x6"

Materials

  • Parenthesis 6”x6” Book Board, 4-piece set (7gypsies)
  • Cardstock: peach; cream
  • Baby 2 Bride Collection Unchained Melody double-sided paper (Graphic 45)
  • Mothers Day #3 downloadable collage sheet (DigitalCollageSheets.com, Georgia House Publishing)
  • Trims: olive green seam binding; cream lace; green rick-rack
  • Cream blossoms, three
  • Cream or peach buttons, three

Tools

  • Sheet music background stamp (Purple Onion Designs)
  • Sepia Archival ink pad (Ranger)
  • Colored pencils: white; brown
  • Cosmetic sponge
  • Heavy-duty hole punch
  • Needle and white thread
  • Adhesive dots
  • Precision detail scissors
  • Computer and printer

Directions

  • 1. Trace chipboard page onto back of patterned paper; cut out and adhere to chipboard. Let dry. Lightly sponge edges Sepia. Punch second hole at top of shape to use for hanger; shape already has one hole. Set aside.
  • 2. Cut 2-3/4”x4-1/2” peach cardstock piece; stamp with Sepia sheet music. Sponge edges Sepia. Mat on reverse side of patterned paper, leaving 1/4” border all around; sponge edges Sepia. Adhere panels to page.
  • 3. Following manufacturer’s instructions, download and print digital collage sheet onto bright white, high-quality paper. Cut out mother/child image using detail scissors; adhere to center of peach panel. Use white pencil to highlight around top and left side of image; use brown pencil to shade right side and bottom edge of image. This adds another layer of depth to the image.
  • 4. Cut “M-O-T-H-E-R” from digital collage sheet, sponge edges Sepia and mat on cream cardstock; adhere to panel on angle.
  • 5. Computer generate “Another name for love ...” and print on cream cardstock. Trim to size, sponge edges Sepia and glue to bottom of peach panel.
  • 6. Very lightly sponge flower edges Sepia; let dry. Sew white thread through button holes, knotting at front. Adhere buttons to flower centers with adhesive dots.
  • 7. Cut 2”, 2-1/2” and 3-1/2” lengths of green rick-rack for flower stems and three 1” lengths for leaves; glue to page as shown. Adhere flowers to stems with adhesive dots.
  • 8. Cut 21” olive seam tape length and tie through hanger holes. Tie shorter length of lace trim around each end.
  • More
  • 1. Alter the remaining chipboard pieces in the package to create a vintage-themed mini album for Mom.
  • 2. Replace vintage image with a black-and-white or sepia-tint photo of Mom holding a little one.
  • 3. Adhere flower elements to an ink-aged shipping tag and tie to the gift box.

by Debbie Kaste

Print Project