Thursday, December 9, 2010

Week 6: Hanging Name Plaque

Most people love to see their sir names displayed in their homes in one way or another. When I design, I try my best to create something I can enjoy all year round, whether it's just for me or for a dear friend. Brenda Pinnick designed a really cool Sizzix Bigz XL Die: Albums/Brackets. I fell in love with these album pages & used them as a neat background for this hanging name plaque.

Using Beacon's Zip Dry, adhere old dictionary paper to album panels. ColorBox chalk ink the pages to age & darken the edges.


The letters were cut out by my Cricket on brown linen cardstock. With the help of Beacon, I used their Quick Grip to glue the panels to the brown ribbon and embellished it with 4mm Sun Swarovski crystals.
Now I have a lovely way to display our last name in our living room!

14 comments:

Einat Kessler said...

Veronica, I love your idea to create a plaque. The letters background is really pretty against the brown color of the letters.

Karen B said...

Well this is cool! I love the dictionary paper and the vintage feel. This will look lovely in your home!

Terry said...

I love the antique-ing with the chalk. What a great idea!

Madeline said...

Super clever idea! Of course I love that vintage look and anything with dictionary pages!

BrendaPinnick said...

This is really nice, a great way to welcome guests into your home. Thanks for using my die!

AnItA mArIe said...

wow thats a fantastic idea,love it...

Beth said...

Love it Ronnie - very vintage!

Tara Noel said...

You are absolutely right. People do love to see their name displayed. Maybe it makes us proud of our heritage. Beautiful project.

Tiffany said...

Love how you used these die cuts for a name plaque!

Candice Windham said...

Hmmmmm... Doesn't look like you created this in less than an hour at the crack o'dawn. :) Seriously, I think this is a great idea and love the vintage french text. You did good, Ronnie!

Melony Bradley said...

Ronnie- love the way you used the diferrent bracket pieces in your hanging to give it such variety- a vaery classy hanging for the "goff" home

Phyllis Dobbs said...

I love the personalization with your name!

Karen C said...

Sweet! I make name signs for the ladies at work - this is a fun alternative to what I have been doing. :)

colleen said...

Very cool idea! I may have to CASE this one!