Floral Desk Set

By  Melanie Douthit 

sizes: frame, 5-1/4"x5-1/4"; pencil cube, 4" tall


  • Linda’s Frame, 5-1/4” square (ProvoCraft)
  • Red wooden pencil cube (Design Ideas Ltd.)
  • Patterned (Paper Salon): Cherry Posies; Cross My Heart
  • Bare Essentials Chipboard (Paper Salon): bird; monogram
  • Red/white polka dot satin ribbon (Offray)


  • Lipstick ink pad (Paper Salon)
  • Mod Podge Découpage Medium (Plaid)
  • Folk Art Lipstick Red Acrylic Paint (Plaid)
  • 1. For pencil cube, cut four piece of floral paper slightly smaller than sides; ink edges. Découpage paper to cube. Paint chipboard monogram red; let dry. Adhere monogram to front of cube.
  • 2. Paint frame edges red; let dry. Place frame facedown on back of floral print and trace edges and opening; cut out and découpage to frame. Cut floral paper strips to fit each edge of frame; cut out and découpage to frame.
  • 3. Cut pink paper to fit inside frame. Paint chipboard bird red; let dry. Adhere bird to paper insert.
  • 4. Tie ribbon around frame. Insert bird panel. Replace frame backing.