Christmas Wall Décor

Joy Bird: Mini Tutorial.

Use your die cutting machine to whip up this easy Christmas wall décor in a single evening.  The project relies on a small scrap of fabric and other materials that you likely have around the house.  Add a wooden pallet, and you’re all set.

wood wall decor project

Supplies:

Wood pallet plaque, 16×12 inch
Watercolor or other heavy paper, 9×12 inch sheet
Christmas fabric, 9×12 inch
Paper-backed iron-on adhesive, 9×12 inch
Paint or stain to contrast with fabric
Ribbon or trim, optional
Felt floral branch, optional

Directions:

Apply the paper-backed iron-on adhesive to the back side of  your tightly woven Christmas fabric following the manufacturer’s instructions.  Use a die cutting machine to cut a simple design from the bonded fabric.  Iron the die cut fabric to a sheet of 9×12 inch watercolor or other heavy paper.

cut bonded fabric-paper

 

Cut the sheet vertically into 4 strips measured to fit the slats on your pallet and glue in place.

paint cut out areas

 

Paint or stain the remainder of the pallet.  Glue ribbon or trim around the edge of the fabric-paper if desired.  (Gold braid was used on the project sample.)

 

Use glue to attach additional embellishments as desired.

Christmas pallet project

 

Thanks for stopping by! Lee Ann

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