Thursday, June 21, 2012

Thursday Tip: Wrap it up

Wrap it up...the school year!

Wrap it up...all the mess that is in my closets and needs to go into organized bins.

Wrap it up...using twine.

I was asked to teach a technique class over at the Nook for the June kit.  It came with those cute corrugated cardboard shapes and baker's twine from Jillibean Soup.  I decided to use both of those things together...

It was easy to wrap the house with twine...I just started at the top. First add a thin line of glue along the cardboard. Start twisting and stringing the twine around the house, leaving the end in the back. Keep adding glue and stringing until the surface is covered. Every now and then I stopped to ensure it was all straight and even!

Here is how it looks on the layout!

And, of course, I wrapped up the layout with the story.  I love going to the Elephant Trunk...a cool flea market about an hour away from my house.

Its a wrap...let the summer begin!


  1. super cute Stacey! I love the way the house turned out!

  2. This is too cute! Love it in every way!

  3. I just love this jumped out from the gallery right away when I first saw it!

  4. Oh, this is just too cute!!! LOVE the little twine wrapped house, how fun!!

  5. This is totally cute! Great idea with the bakers twine are so talented!

  6. Such a cute twine idea! Love it :)

  7. That little house is darling!


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