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DIY Jewelry Holder

By: Suzanne Cook
Suzanne Cook
Suzanne Cook

Suzanne Cook’s artistic journey started at the young age of six when she won her school’s art competition.  And, the rest is history.  Her love and passion for art made her design career a foregone conclusion and she has never looked back. Suzanne refined her talent at the University of Georgia where she received a B.F.A. in Graphic Design in 1987. 

From her work to her hobbies and her day-to-day life, everything that is Suzanne is art… Her house is filled with an extensive folk art collection as well as art by herself, her husband and daughter, who both are professional artist.

Suzanne is has a reputation for creating art with a positive, whimsical spin that is always colorful and inspiring. Her dreams really did come true when she was able to become one of Plaid’s Design Inspiration Designers!

A Georgia native, Suzanne lives in Suwanee with her husband

Craft a unique jewelry holder with a fun Plaid surface and stylish Apple Barrel paints.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

Mod Podge ® Silicone Craft Mat
Item #16289
Protect your work surface with this silicone mat. Glues peels right off of it for easy clean-up!

$10.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Territorial Beige, 2 oz.
Item #20558
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Aquamarine, 2 oz.
Item #20774
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Tropic Orange, 2 oz.
Item #21341
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Key West, 2 oz.
Item #21481
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Tuscan Teal, 2 oz.
Item #21887
Apple Barrel Colors ® are the crafter's choice for quality, selection and value. This all-purpose acrylic craft paint is waterbased, non-toxic and dries to a durable finish. Suitable for most paintable surfaces: wood, plaster, tin, craft foam, Styrofoam, terra cotta, and more. Deep, rich tones dry to a soft matte sheen. Easy soap and water clean-up.

$0.99

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Sign
Item #90547E
The Wood Sign from Plaid Wood Surfaces is a fun, directional sign post with endless decorating options. Available in an assortment of shapes and styles, these DIY pieces are made of unfinished wood and are ready for a fun and personalized touch. Ideal for painting, staining, decorative embellishment, and wood burning, there’s an endless assortment of creative options. Plaid Wood Surfaces are a blank canvas waiting to be turned into a work of art.

$4.99

Mod Podge ® Ultra Matte Chalk Finish, 8 oz.
Item #CS24911
Trend right Ultra Matte Chalk finish. Brushes on smoothly without visible brushstrokes.

$7.99

Other Supplies
1" Flat brush
Scrapbook paper with feather image
Stencil tape
Scissors
Small gold-colored nails
Wall hanger hardware
Hammer
Sandpaper
Water basin
Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Sand the piece edges to until smooth. Tape each arrow striped or angled to create a geometric pattern. Leave some areas with raw wood.
  2. Paint each arrow in a variety of the colors listed. Let dry. Remove tape. Re-tape the arrows over the painted area to paint another color. Paint in a coordinating color. Let dry.
  3. Cut out five feathers from the scrapbook paper.
  4. Lay your feathers print side down on your craft mat and brush on Ultra Matte. Apply to the arrows. Smooth out by applying a top coat of Ultra Matte.
  5. Apply a final top coat of Ultra Matte to the entire piece.
  6. Attach the wall hanger to the back of the sign. Flip over and hammer a nail into each arrow, staggering distances.
  7. Display your earrings, necklaces, bracelets in a new hip way!
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