Vintage Spool Photo Holder Set

Rae Barthel
Vintage Spool Photo Holder Set


SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (white) Papertrey Ink  Patterned paper: (Special, Dance, Pintuck from Blush Lost & Found Two pad) My Mind's Eye  Accent: (silver wire)  Stickers: (Teeny alphabet) Glitz Design  Fibers: (tan seam binding)  Tool: (border punch)  Other: (spools, seam binding roll, photo) Finished sizes: card 4 1/2" x 6",  photo holder 2 1/2" diameter x 6 1/2" height



1 Make card from cardstock; adhere patterned paper rectangle.

2 Trim patterned paper; mat with patterned paper and adhere.

3 Trim patterned paper strip; mat with patterned paper strip and punch edge. Tie on ribbon and adhere.

4 Affix stickers to spell "Mom".



1 Stack and adhere spools.

2 Cut wire; twist into two circles and a spiral.

3 Thread wire through spools; adhere at bottom.

4 Adhere seam binding roll; tie on seam binding.

5 Insert photo.


Designer Tips

  • Use a hot glue gun to adhere spools.
  • Wrap wire around a pencil to form a spiral.


Did You Know?

The spools Rae used on this project belonged to her great-grandmother, who is the woman on the right in the 1935 photograph.


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