Happiness Photo Spool

Wendy Johnson
Happiness Photo Spool

SUPPLIES:  Patterned paper: (Poppy Seed from Lemongrass collection) Crate Paper  Dye ink: (brown)  Accents: (orange button, white tag)  Fibers: (green ribbon, jute) Michaels  Font: (your choice)  Other: (silver wire, wooden spool, photos)  Finished size: 2" diameter x 14 1/2"


1 Cover spool with patterned paper.

2 Tie ribbon bow.

3 Print sentiment on tag, ink edges, and tie to button with jute. Adhere to bow.

4 Twist wire, insert into spool, and insert pictures.


Vintage Finds

Transform an old spool once used for thread into a chic photo holder with nothing more than patterned paper, ribbon, and a few embellishments.


Varying Vintage

Any project can be dressed up with a great vintage piece. Check out the "The Value of Vintage" feature in our July/August 2009 issue for more projects that include unique vintage items.


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