Barrel Cactus Wall Hanging

Project #18725

Get back to nature! This Barrel Cactus Wall Hanging sets a beautiful scene with boundless beauty in dazzling dimension and detail.

Other Supplies:

  • Cardstock (Forest Green)
  • Patterned Paper
  • 6" x 6" Wood Panel
  • Acrylic Paint (White)
  • Adhesive Foam Tape
  • Bone Folder or Scoring Tool
  • Decorative Brad
  • Foam Brush
  • Gold Paint Pen
  • Hole Punch
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Hot Glue Sticks
  • Liquid Adhesive
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Sandpaper (Fine Grit)
  • Stapler
  • Tissue Paper (Yellow)
  • Twine or Jute

  1. With white acrylic paint and a foam brush, dry brush a wood panel. Set aside the wood panel to dry.
  2. Die-cut out of forest green cardstock six cactus panels from the Barrel Cactus, 3-D die.
  3. Place each die-cut cactus panel one at a time in the Tiny Dots embossing folder, and emboss the panels.
  4. Fold each cactus panel in half and score with a bone folder. Align and adhere each folded cactus panel together with liquid adhesive.
  5. Paint the edges and spikes of each cactus panel with a gold paint pen. Set the panels aside to dry.
  6. Lightly distress the painted wood panel with fine-grit sandpaper.
  7. Cut a 6" x 2 1/2" piece of patterned paper. Adhere the patterned paper to the bottom half of the wood panel with liquid adhesive, and let it dry.
  8. Wrap twine or jute around the bottom of the wood panel over the patterned paper. Tie the twine in place.
  9. Die-cut out of 10 layers of yellow tissue paper a flower from the Barrel Cactus die. Punch a hole in the center of the tissue paper flowers, and attach the layers together with a decorative brad.
  10. Adhere the finished cactus to the wood panel with adhesive foam tape. Adhere the flower above the cactus with hot glue.
  11. Paint all the edges of the wood panel with a gold paint pen.
  12. Staple twine or jute to the back of the wood panel to create a hanger.

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