Nicole™ Crafts Christmas Tree Plaque

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by Gail Colladay, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Christmas Tree Plaque

Hang a Christmas tree on your wall!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paints.
  • 2
    Use pencil to draw the tree on the pallet, making the bottom 9-1/4 inch wide.
  • 3
    Mark off the balsa wood by using the lines on the pallet. Use craft knife to cut ten pieces of balsa wood to match the marks you created. Paint the pieces Irish.
  • 4
    Paint the pallet as shown.
  • 5
    Glue the balsa wood pieces to the pallet.
  • 6
    Use a paper towel to go over the Imperial, White Adirondack and Irish boards lightly with Java. Let all paints dry. Then add Wax over pallet.
  • 7
    Take five clothespins apart. Glue the flat sides together. Paint White Adirondack and let dry. Glue to back of button in a star pattern and glue this star pattern to top of tree.
  • 8
    Tie pieces of ribbon to rings on stars and tie other ends around hanging wire as shown, staggering stars.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Loose Pallet 14 inch 104784093
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rustic Tin 4 inch 3D Star 104142604
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rustic Tin 4 inch 3D Primitive Star 104142605
  • American Crafts DIY Shop Chalkboard Clothespins 13 pc. 104814104
  • Midwest Products Balsa Sheet 1/16 inch x 1 inch x 36 inch 104141366 (2)
  • Offray Spool O' Ribbon Red 104188398
  • Plaid FolkArt Home Décor 8 oz. Wax Clear 104811102
  • Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk 8 oz. White Adirondack 104811072
  • Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk 8 oz. Java 104811094
  • Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk 8 oz. Imperial 104811076
  • Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk 8 oz. Irish 104811084
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • La Petite Buttons 7/8 inch Atomic Red 3 pc. 104235651
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Paper Towel