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Around the House: Wall Decor

Hello! Tegan here today with a cheerful wall décor piece for this month’s “Around the House” segment. For my base I used a very inexpensive wooden frame I recently picked up at Michaels.  I thought the fun style of the frame matched the fun feel of the Hello Sunshine collection perfectly!

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After the long winter we have had in my area –  I was more than thrilled to pull out the this happy and colorful collection.   Hello Sunshine indeed – this collection was the perfect solution to my winter blues!

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 To start, I painted my frame pink and when it was dry I backed the opening with the striped paper.  I then added a slightly smaller piece of yellow chevron paper in the middle.   To embellish the top, I first backed the vellum rainbow with white cardstock.  I do love the see-through property of vellum, but in this case I wanted it to be opaque.  Before I adhered the rainbow to the project, I added 2 stitches with white embroidery floss.  Then I added the puffy sun sticker and a yellow button for dimension.

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Even though the umbrella die cut is already super cute, I wanted to add just a bit more detail to it.  So again I gave this die cut two little stitches, this time in light blue.  And then I added one chipboard heart.  It’s as simple as that but oh-so-cute!  To embellish the frame’s middle, I adhered the vellum tag over the black ‘Life’ tab.  I then added a strip of scallop border punched paper.  I then added my 2″x2″ photo, chipboard stickers, and the embellished umbrella.

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Lastly, I trimmed 2 long banner pieces from 2 different patterned papers and adhered them underneath the frame’s opening.  I again added 2 small stitches in light blue to the die cut heart before I adhered it in place. And then I added a row of buttons around the heart.  It’s as easy as that!

Thanks for visiting us at Pink Paislee today!  Be sure to check back all week for more Hello Sunshine inspiration and fun!

Collection used: Hello Sunshine

TeganSkwiat

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