Sweet Baby Hangers

Materials

  • Vintage Baby Wood Hangers (Melissa Frances)
  • Papers: Baby’s First Collection Oh Baby Collage and Sweet Baby (Karen Foster Design); Brenda Walton Small Wonders Boy Collection Red Plaid (K&Company)
  • Baby’s First Collection All About Baby stickers (Karen Foster Design)
  • Lime gingham ribbon, 3/8” (Creative Impressions)
  • White Scrapper’s Floss (Karen Foster Design)

Tools

  • Folk Art Yellow Citron Artists Pigments acrylic paint (Plaid)
  • Punches, templates or dies: 1-7/8” circle; 2” scalloped circle
  • Sanding block
  • Paintbrushes: small bristle; disposable foam
  • Paper towel
  • Mod Podge Matte Découpage Medium (Plaid)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Paint hanger edges and back Yellow Citron; let dry.

STEP 2

  • Trace hanger once onto back of desired paper; cut out.

STEP 3

  • Use foam brush to apply thin, even layer of Mod Podge to back of paper cut-out. Press paper to hanger front, taking care to smooth out any air bubbles; let dry. Gently sand away excess paper at hanger edges.

STEP 4

  • To create aged look, dip dry bristle brush into paint and wipe off excess onto paper towel. Lightly dry brush streaks of paint around edges of hanger.

STEP 5

  • Punch collage paper image into circle; lightly sand to distress edges. If desired, punch contrasting scalloped circle mat. Adhere circles to hanger with Mod Podge. Apply animal sticker to circles.

STEP 6

  • Tie small ribbon bow around length of white floss; use floss ends to tie bow to hanger wire.

Designer Tip

  • 1. Apply very small amount of Mod Podge to cut ribbon ends to prevent fraying; let dry.
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