Jolee's Boutique® Swim Blocks

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by Dana DeCarlo, EK Success®

Jolee's Boutique® Swim Blocks

Use the EKSuccess® Jolee's Boutique® Swim Blocks as a special memory of a favorite trip. Or perhaps there's another word you'd rather spell out, such as someone's name, with this pattern? It's up to you - use our supplies and instructions as a guide to get you started!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time. You may need to adjust the amount of cardstock, paint and embellishments, depending on how long of a word you are creating with this project. These instructions are written as if you are spelling a four-letter word.
  • 2
    Paint 4 wooden blocks Hauser Light Green; allow to dry.
  • 3
    Hot glue Gulfstream or Teal patterned cardstock to front of each block. Cut letters that spell out word of your choice from Lemon Yellow or Yellow patterned cardstock, Orange Red or Orange Red patterned cardstock, Lettuce or Light Green patterned cardstock, Scuba Diver or Light Blue patterned cardstock. Try and use a different color for each letter. Then, whatever color cardstock you use for the letter, layer strips of the other cardstock colors for each block.
  • 4
    Add embellishments as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Supplies

  • EKSuccess® Jolee's Boutique® Embellishments Beach 104776702
  • EKSuccess® Jolee’s Boutique® Embellishments Repeats Flamingos and Palm Trees 104776696
  • EKSuccess® Jolee’s Boutique® Embellishments Repeats Beach Balls 104776690
  • EKSuccess® Jolee's Boutique® Embellishments Felt Sealife 104776704
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Photo Block 4 inch x 4 inch 104148884 (4)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Hauser Light Green 104106597 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bristle Brush White 1 inch 104125672 or other Paint Brush
  • Stripe Patterned Cardstock (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Lettuce 104061404 or Light Green Patterned Cardstock (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Gulfstream 104061482 or Teal Patterned Cardstock (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Scuba Diver 104061367 or Light Blue Patterned Cardstock (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Orange Red 104061399 or Orange Red Patterned Cardstock (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Lemon Yellow 104061469 or Yellow Patterned Cardstock (2)
  • Stencil Ease Alphabet Stencil Times New Roman 3 inch 104110110 (optional - use if you are unable to cut out letters that are thick and tall enough on your own)
  • Scissors
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411 Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928