Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Wood Slab Owl by Lynn Toler

Wood Slab Owl by Lynn Toler

Hampton Art AC0683 Birch Wood slab
Jillibean soup Papers (JB1042 Trompettes de Mort, JB1045 Morels, JB1043 Shitake, JB1040 Chanterelles)

Additional Supplies you need –
Glue Stick
Small limb
Dark Brown Ink pad
Glue such as E6000

1. Trace wood  slab onto the back side of the JB1042, trim appros. ¼ to ½ inch inside the traced line.
2. Adhere to slab with Glue stick
3. From JB1040, cut two - 3” circles  (use the back orange side) and cut two - 2” squares ( will be used for the feet)
4. From JB1045, cut two  - 1/4" - 1/2" circles  (use the green side)
5. From JB1043, cut two – ¾ “ circles  (use the yellow side) and cut 1 triangle 1"-1 ½" (will be used for the beak), Ink around the orange and green circles with dark brown ink.
6. Apply ink to the yellow circle.
7. Use squares to cut four toes, round corners to form feet
8. Use triangle – round corners and trim to form beak
9. Arrange the eyes on the slab and glue in place.
10. Adhere beak
11. Use strong glue such as E6000 to adhere the limb  to the slab.
12. Use a drop of the same glue to adhere the feet.

Very cute on a shelf but will be a great addition to a grapevine or evergreen wreath.

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