What you Need
Dovecraft Washi Tape, A4 White Card
First Edition Decoupage Papers, Adhesive Varnish and Glue,
DecoArt Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint- Escape
Simply Creative Alphabet Stamps- Serif, Round Gems
How to Make
Begin by painting a coat of DecoArt Chalky
Paint- Escape onto your pegs, leave to the side to dry. Paint on another layer
to get full coverage.
Pick a First Edition Decoupage paper design and
cut a small strip that is long enough to fit your peg. Place it onto your peg and
mark the width of the peg. Repeat this step until you have 6 separate strips.
TIP Maxine has cut her decoupage paper
strips from a specific area so that the bird design flows through her pegs,
it’s up to if you would like to do this too!
First Edition brush set, you will have two brushes. Use the firm hog hair brush
to apply your First Edition Deco Mache Adhesive Varnish & Glue to the peg
and then layer on a paper strip to your peg as the bristles will help you get a flat
Apply another layer of glue and use the soft,
nylon brush to achieve a smooth and varnished look on your peg. Repeat step 3
& 4 on all of your pegs and then leave to dry.
Cut a piece of Dovecraft white card down to
7.5cm x 3cm. Adhere a coordinating piece of First Edition Deco Mache paper to
the card with Dovecraft Perma Fix tape. Write a note on the back for a friend
and add your pegs to your card, this will make a lovely gift!
For an alternative look, you could apply
your favourite Dovecraft Washi tape designs and Simply Creative Gems to your pegs, this metallic look will add a lovely shine around the home!
If you’re looking for a sweet and simple
look, you could stamp a fun sentiment on your pegs using the Simply Creative
Alphabet Serif stamps.
will you personalise your pegs? Show us your upcycled makes in the project gallery and when uploading to social media, don't forget to #Trimcraft!