Miscellany

Coloring Book Feather Art Decor

Coloring books are a great way to relieve stress and unwind at the end of a long day. Take your colored pages a step further and incorporate them into projects to create unique home decor!
By  Sherrie Ragsdale for Plaid 

size varies

materials

  • Coloring book of feather images
  • Wooden plaque 

tools

  • Computer and laser-jet printer
  • Colored pencils or markers 
  • Mod Podge 7-Piece Tool Kit 
  • Folk Art Home Décor Walnut Wood Tint
  • Matte Mod Podge 

basic supplies

  • Scissors
  • Cardboard 
  • Craft knife 
  • Pencil

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Project Instructions

1. Color feathers from coloring book using markers or colored pencils.

2. Photocopy colored feather images on laser-jet copier and cut out.

3. Trace around cut images with pencil onto cardboard and cut out with craft knife.

4. Attach images onto cardboard cut outs with Mod Podge. Add two coats on top for topcoat.

5. Stain plaques with Walnut Wood Tint and let dry. Adhere feathers onto plaques as desired.