Did you enjoy yesterday’s Super Saturday Tutorial Featuring Wood and Cork Sheet to make a quick and easy Coaster Project?
Colorful Wood Sheet, Cork Sheet and Chip Board Big Shot Die Cutting products were used to create today’s Colorful Bulletin Board / Easel.
LOL, didn’t have any pushpins or thumb tacks handy so used a straight pin to attach a 1.5” x 3” stack of post it notes. My original thought on this project was to tack important notes and to-do projects… but I have way too many of those!!
Similarly to yesterday’s project, images were inked I chocolate Chip Craft Ink onto Wood Sheet and then clear embossed to protect the images. Embossing the stamped image on wood sheet seems to prevent ink bleed on the semi-porous surface.
To add more color, the stamped images from the Up in The Air hostess stamp set were colored using stampin’ write markers.
‘Grass’ was added along the lower edge of the wood sheet using the brush end of certainly celery and wild wasabi markers… with a brush stroke from the bottom towards the top, lifting to create a sharp point.
‘Clouds’ were added to the background using a scallop punched piece of card stock and stampin’ sponge. Once the entire image was colored and covered with clouds, a versamark pad was tapped all over the surface which was then clear embossed.
I happened to have just a few sheets left in my 3” x 5” post it note pad… so cut it to 1.5” x 3” and added to the cork layer with a straight pin.
A 5.5” x 4.25” piece of chipboard was scored 3/4”, 3”, and 4.75” on both sides with the wide ball end of the stylus and folded to create an easel support for the cork board.
When you fold the chipboard along scored lines, it tends to tear… and that’s where the good old sanding block comes in handy to smooth those torn edges. It also removes excess paper and makes the chipboard easier to bend.
I covered the easel with Designer series paper, but it could just as easily have been left plain.
I hope you’ll be back tomorrow and look forward to reading your comments!