Faux Farmhouse Stacked Books

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Create your own Faux Books

My friends over at Splitcoastampers asked me to share with you a totally unique project for you today!  It’s Faux Farmhouse Stacked Books, which are all the rage if you like farmhouse decor, and I certainly do!! 

 

Typically you need to find 3 to 4 books that are very close in size, then prep them to accept paint, etc.  The ones I am sharing with you today require only a few supplies!  I think you will enjoy creating these cuties and there are so many variations. 

I have created one for my DIL, which has the kids’ first names, and then the month, day, and the year they were born.  Let your imagination run wild.

 

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Supplies used

As I mentioned the supplies are minimal, I used a mini wood crate from Dollar Tree, you can also go online at dollartree.com to find them if you don’t have one near you.  Stampin’ Write Markers, Thick Basic White Cardstock, Paper Trimmer, Liquid Glue, Sahara Sand Classic Ink, Stampin’ Sponge (quartered), His Love Stamp Set, and various ribbons.

Oh did I mention I have a FREE downloadable PDF and Video for you today?  Yes, I do!

All Occasions

There are so many occasions you can create these cuties for, here are just a few examples of ones I created.  Again, all using cardstock to cover my crates.  You can also use paint if you prefer the painted look, the sky is the limit here folks.

You can use your letters die cuts, words die cuts, stickers, e-cutter, vinyl, or just plain markers to create anything you want your books to convey. 

Faux farmhouse stacked book, Butterfly brilliance stamp set, butterfly bijou designer series paper, pattern play dies, brilliant wings dies, layering ovals, layering circles, rococo rose cardstock, vellum cardstock, slimline, tall, apple builder punch, autumn eaves punch pack, stitched rectangle dies, ornate thanks stamp set, hammered metal 3d embossing folder, poppy moments dies, jar of flowers stamp set, layering square dies, fabulous floral dies, gather together stamp set, pet dies, whale builder punch, playful pets designer series paper, whale of a time dsp, 3/8” sheer ribbon, whale of a time sequins, Gold hoop embellishments, free as a bird stamp set, magenta madness cardstock, cinnamon cider cardstock, just jade cardstock, magenta madness cardstock, jar punch, ornate garden specialty designer series paper, itty bitty greetings, pear pizzazz cardstock, seaside spray cardstock, pressed petals specialty designer series paper, botanical prints product medley, detailed band dies, ornate layers dies, Ornate style stamp set, ornate garden specialty designer series paper, ornate layers dies, grapefruit grove cardstock, gold glitter enamel dots, coastal weave 3d embossing folder, basket weave embossing folder, a wish for everything stamp set, word wishes dies, ornate layers dies, ornate floral 3d embossing folder, ornate garden ribbon, ornate garden specialty designer series paper, best dressed 6” x 6” dsp, pear pizzazz classic ink, sponge daubers, peaceful moments stamp set, subtles embossing folder, rectangle stitched dies, saddle brown stazon ink, blushing bride cardstock, from my heart faceted gems, pear pizzazz classic ink, pleased as punch designer series paper, granny apple green cardstock, basic black cardstock, gorgeous grape cardstock, rococo rose light and dark stampin’ blends, granny apple green dark and light stampin’ blends, watercolor pencils, blender pen, petal pink cardstock, stitched so sweetly dies, rectangle stitched framelits, 5/8” whisper white flax ribbon, real red rhinestones, silicone craft mat, white embossing powder, versamark ink pad, heat tool, watercolor paper, crumb cake cardstock, tear & tape, 1” circle punch, simply scored, paper trimmer, Paper Snips, Take Your Pick Tool, Stampin’ Sponges, White Chalk Marker, Stitched Rectangle Dies, sip & celebrate dies, Grid Paper, stampin sponge, perfectly plaid Stamp set, truck ride dies, shimmery crystal effects, braided linen ribbon, to every season stamp set, every season punch, gold foil paper, shaded spruce cardstock, cherry cobbler cardstock, wrapped in plaid 6 x 6 designer series paper, thick whisper cardstock, silicone craft mat, grid paper, polka dot tulle ribbon, come to gather designer series paper, splitcoaststampers, come painters, blender pens, clear wink of stella, stampin’ trimmer, very vanilla cardstock, sponge daubers,  dimensionals, paper snips, multipurpose liquid glue take your pick, SNAIL adhesive, stampin’ up! Demonstrator, how to, diy handmade, homemade, rubber stamping, greeting card, crafts cardmaking  to gathered ribbon combo pack, Tags & More Accessory kit, black stampin dimensionals, detailed trio punch, basic black cardstock, old olive classic ink, memento tuxedo black ink, black stazon ink, thick whisper white cardstock, whisper white cardstock, stamparatus, aqua painters, simply shammy shammie, crafts, how to, diy, crafting, paper crafts, papercrafts

Doodling works too

As you can see, I doodled a few carrots, the lettering, and whimsical little markings on this stack of “books”.  Now I am by no means an artist, so please keep it nice, lol.  Just giving you some alternative ideas.

You can download the tutorial here—>Faux Farmhouse Stacked Books Tutorial

Watch the video here—-> https://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/fauxbookstack

I hope you will give these a try and share yours with me here.  Be sure to leave me a comment if you have any questions, I will get back to you as quickly as I can.  You can also drop me an email at designzbygloria@gmail.com.

Thank you for visiting with me today, I hope I have inspired you to go create something beautiful and send it on its way. 

I appreciate your business and have included the products I used on this project below for your shopping convenience.  You can also download the Supply List then head on over to my online HERE to place your much-appreciated order.

Blessings, and until the next time, remember to hug the ones you love, none of us are promised tomorrow!

2 Comments

  1. Cindee Wilkinson

    WOW! This is a fabulous idea Gloria! I’ve been making the tiered trays and sometimes you need something to be up higher. This is the perfect thing. I tried to leave a comment on your video, but all it would let me type was WOW!

    • Thank you, Cindee, I am glad you liked my projects. I also am into decorating my tiered trays. Have you heard of Idaho Custom Creations? I receive a kit each month from Michelle Criswell, the owner, am I am loving it! If you decide to join, please be sure and let her know I sent you! She has a private FB where you can get tons of inspiration.

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