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Vintage Ornaments

By: Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis was destined to be an artist…at least that was what she was told from Kindergarten on. Born outside of Cleveland, Ohio, she was blessed to have been given an incredible art education all through her school years and from her creative and talented parents. Growing up in a world where every day brought some new creative adventure, it was no surprise that she went on to graduate from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a B.F.A. in graphic design. Her professional life included working in many fields from industrial advertising to American Greetings. Most gratifying was working as a designer for the largest craft company, Plaid Enterprises in Georgia where she now resides.She paints and creates felt soft sculptures inspired by said paintings and now sells them through her shop STELLALOLA on Etsy. She is inspired by many things around her…most importantly, a wonderful family, an insanely happy German Shepherd and one stoic Alaskan Malamut.
Vintage inspired decoupage ornaments will adorn your holiday tree beautifully.
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PLAID Supplies
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Silver Sterling, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Inca Gold, 2 oz.
  • Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 8 oz.
  • Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Find these items in the Plaid Store!
Other Supplies
Bundle of Plaques
Assorted Embellishments
Assortment of scrapbook papers with words
Craft Glue
Chenille Stems
Gold/silver trims
Wire – gold
Assorted buttons


1. Drill holes in both ends of plaque shapes close enough to edge where embellishment rings can be inserted.

2. Paint one each sides and back with Inca Gold, Silver Sterling and Pure Gold. Let dry.

3. Trace your shapes onto tracing paper and find desired areas on scrapbook paper. Cut out papers.

4. Lay on foil and seal fronts of paper shapes with Mod Podge®.

5. Mod Podge® front of plaque and back of paper. Lie onto shape and cover with wax paper. Squeegee excess glue. Repeat for all shapes and let dry 20 minutes.

6. Apply several coats of Mod Podge® to seal fronts. Use sparkle if desired.

7. Glue trims to outer edges of plaques. Use pin to poke hole from back of plaque to front.

8. Attach embellishments, create wire hangers or chenille hangers, and thread buttons or charms as desired. Glue buttons, gems or charm embellishments to fronts.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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