Thursday, November 24, 2011

Gingerbread man pin

gingerbread man pin

The base of this little gingerbread man pin is made of balsa wood. I rubber stamped the PSX gingerbread man onto brown/kraft sticker paper using white embossing powder and my heat gun.  I decided on white embossing because I wanted the gingerbread man to look like it had iced frosting. The red polka dotted circle is a glossy raised sticker. I used embroidery thread for the tie around the neck.

I cut out around the gingerbread man and then applied the sticker paper to a piece of balsa wood. I cut the balsa wood around the image with an exact-o knife and then sanded the edges with a white foam sanding block that you can buy at a beauty supply store. Then I tied the bow and added a pin backing. The pin is 2  1/2 inches long.

Happy Thanksgiving Day to all. 

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3 comments:

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Lovely!
Happy Thanksgiving Elaine;-))m

quiltmom said...

Its a lovely gingerbread pin- I love the details that make it look yummy enough to eat. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Regards from Western Canada,
Anna

Joanne Huffman said...

Sweet gingerbread man, I hope you had a great Thanksgiving.