The Great Outdoors Wooden Plaque

By  Stacy Rodriguez  for  Xyron, Inc.

Dollar-bin finds spark the imagination. Use Xyron's New High Tack Double-Sided Tapes and Adhesive Dots to turn inspiration into a fabulous nature-themed gift.

  • The Great Outdoors Wooden Plaque
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  • Wooden plaque
  • BoBunny Press Trail Mix Collection Papers and Embellishments: Trinkets, Noteworthy Die Cuts
  • Ribbon: red plaid, Maya Road Burlap
  • Bells, two


  • Xyron 9” Creative Station
  • Xyron 3” Sticker Maker
  • Xyron 3/8” High Tack Adhesive Dots
  • Xyron 1/2” Double-Sided High Tack Tape
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Walnut Stain Ink Pad

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, pencil, sandpaper, sponge dauber, stapler
  • 1. Trace wooden plaque onto a piece of wood-pattern paper and cut out.
  • 2. Run patterned paper through 9" Creative Station; adhere to plaque.
  • 3. Sand and apply Walnut Stain Distress Ink to plaque edges.
  • 4. Pull die-cut lantern tag from Noteworthy package. Cut two small strips from rust and gold papers; notch one end of each strip and ink edges Walnut Stain. Staple strips to tag as shown. Use Xyron 3/8" High Tack Adhesive Dots to adhere metal trinket to tag.
  • 5. Pull bear, oar, and bird label die cuts from Noteworthy package. Run shapes through 3" Sticker Maker; adhere to bottom of plaque as shown. Detail cut one lantern from patterned paper; run through 3" Sticker Maker and adhere to plaque.
  • 6. Apply Xyron 1/2" Double-Sided High Tack Tape to back of tag and "The Great Outdoors" die-cut banner. Adhere pieces to plaque, slightly puckering banner as shown.
  • 7. Tie burlap ribbon around handle. Tie red plaid ribbon into small bow; adhere plaid ribbon and bells to burlap ribbon using Xyron 3/8" High Tack Adhesive Dots.
  • Tip
  • 1. Use leftover papers and embellishments to alter several surfaces at once. Xyron adhesives work on a variety of surfaces; visit the website for more information.