Sweet Baby Girl Coat Hangers


For a shower gift that has everyone ooh-ing and aah-ing, découpage a set of adorable mini coat hangers to display those precious tiny little outfits.

Materials

  • Children’s shirt hangers
  • Pink patterned papers
  • Cardboard (for template)
  • Deja Views Wonderful Words rub-ons: Baby Girl (RL-500)
  • Mauve sheer ribbon, 1-1/2”

Basic Supplies

foam brush

Tools

  • Plaid Apple Barrel Color: Flesh
  • Plaid Mod Podge

Directions

  • 1. Paint hangers; let dry.
  • 2. Trace wooden portion of hanger on cardboard to create template; cut out, 1/16” inside lines. Use template to trace and cut out two hanger shapes from patterned papers for each hanger.
  • 3. Follow Mod Podge manufacturer’s instructions to découpage papers to hangers; let dry.
  • 4. Apply rub-on sentiment to hanger front. Tie ribbon bow around base of hanger hook.
  • Tips
  • 1. Make sure paint is completely dry before adhering paper to hanger.
  • 2. Use a foam brush to apply découpage medium in thin coats.
  • 3. Apply a topcoat of laminate over finished project to preserve the design from the wear-and-tear of everyday use.
  • Variation
  • 1. Change color scheme to blue to create hangers for boys.

by Linda Beeson

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