This pretty wall hanging made with vintage papers and supplies has a shabby cottage style and makes a lovely addition to any wall.
What you need
-white gesso paint
-blue acrylic paint
-vintage music paper
-vintage tape measure
-bird German paper scrap or clip art
-eyelets (and tools for setting them)
-text from vintage book
-From chipboard and vintage music sheet trace and cut out one heart shape each, aprox. 5 1/2″ (free hand or use a plastic template)
-Adhere the paper heart to the front of the chipboard heart
-Using the brush and a small amount of water mixed with the gesso, white wash the bottom half of the heart
-Using the brush and a small amount of water mixed with the blue paint apply paint to the edges and top half of the heart, let dry
-Using the brush apply blue paint to the bubble wrap and “stamp” the circles all over the painted heart, let dry
-Adhere a peice of the measuring tape across the heart where the blue and white paints meet
-Run thread through buttons and a brad through the paper flower, adhere them all to the corner heart over the measuring tape.
-Cut words from a vintage book and adhere them to other corner of the heart
-Cut out a German paper scrap or vintage clip art image of a bird and nest and adhere it to the middle of the heart
-Punch holes and set the eyelets into the top corners of the heart
-Run wire through the eyelets and wrapping the edges back around
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