Joy Wall Art

By  Jolene Johnston 

size: 9" tall


  • White wooden letters, 9” tall: J, O, Y
  • American Crafts Black AC Cardstock
  • Authentique Joyous Collection Papers: Decorate, Classic, Intent, Statements Accent Sheet
  • Stampendous Champagne Frantage Crushed Glass Glitter
  • Sheer red ribbon, 1-1/2”-wide


  • Sizzix Big Shot Die-Cutting and Embossing Machine with Tim Holtz Alterations Victorian Carolers Bigz Die
  • Basic Grey Precision File Set
  • Clearsnap Colorbox Lipstick Red Fluid Chalk Ink
  • Ranger: Inkssentials Glossy Accents, Crystal Stickles Glitter Glue
  • Découpage medium
  • Adhesives: 3M Scotch ATG Gold Transfer Tape, American Crafts This to That Foam Adhesive

Basic Supplies

  • pencil, scissors, foam paintbrush
  • 1. Trace letters onto back of chosen papers using pencil. Cut out and adhere to front side of wooden letters using Glossy Accents.
  • 2. File and sand edges using tool set.
  • 3. Ink paper edges on letters.
  • 4. Apply light coat of découpage medium to seal papers; let dry.
  • 5. Apply Glossy Accents to each letter edge; sprinkle with glitter as shown. Let dry.
  • 6. Die cut two carolers from Black cardstock. Adhere one caroler to "J" and one to "Y" using transfer tape.
  • 7. Tie red ribbon bow around top edge of letter "Y".
  • 8. Punch out die cut banner and stamp from paper. Adhere banner across back of stamp. Adhere to letter "O" using foam adhesive.
  • 9. Highlight stamp letters with Stickles. Let dry.