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Altered Door Hanger Tutorial

Lisa Pace is today’s Guest Blogger.  In this post, Lisa does a tutorial to show us how to make the pretty little door hanger, shown at left, using your scrapbooking supplies. 

Lisa makes her home in Texas with her husband and two daughters.  She is the Design Team Coordinator for Maya Road and a Certified Fiskars Demonstrator.  Currently, Lisa is working on her first book which is scheduled for publication in Feb of 2010!  In May of 2007, Lisa was picked as one of 5 master scrapbookers in Martha Stewart’s scrapbooking contest and August of 2007, was chosen as a 2008 Memory Makers Master.  Her work has been published in magazines such as Memory Makers, Scrapbooks etc., Better Homes and Gardens and Scrapbooking & Cards Today as well as numerous idea books like Holiday Home, Scrapbook Trends, Paper Trends, Paper Creations and Scrapbooking & Beyond.  You can visit Lisa’s blog here and also don’t forget to check out her store where she sells kits, and project tutorials.

“There’s no place like HOME”

By Lisa M. Pace

Products Used:

ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink – Creamy Brown

Darice Black Wire – 16 Gauge

Embroidery Floss – Beige

Heidi Swapp Clear Bling Borders

Maya Mist – Brown, Red, Gold

Maya Road Green Pom Pom Trim

Maya Road Heart and Home Chipboard Set

Maya Road Sheer House Keychain

Maya Road Square Scallop Chipboard Book

Maya Road Trees Chipboard Set

Maya Road Trinkets Buttons – Flowers, Sunshine, Earth

Maya Road Trinkets Ribbon – Poppy, Earth, Sunset

Melissa Frances Transfers – Heart & Home

October Afternoon – Hometown (Main Street, Norm’s News)

Ranger Alcohol Inks – Latte, Pearl

Tools Needed:


Fiskars Corner Rounder Punch

Paper Trimmer

Pens – Black and White

Rubon Tool

Sanding Block or Emery Board


Wire Cutters


  1. Using a crop-a-dile punch an additional hole in the Square Scallop chipboard page opposite of the already punched hole. This is so you can create a hanger

  2. Spray one page from a Square Scallop and one tree trunk using Maya Mist in Brown, now lightly spray Maya Mist Gold Metallic over both pieces, let dry.

  3. Spray one heart and one bird using Maya Mist in Red, now lightly spray Maya Mist Gold Metallic over both pieces, let dry.

  4. Cut a 3.25” square from October Afternoon’s Hometown Main Street patterned paper, adhere to Square Scallop

  5. Doodle around edge of patterned paper square using black and white pens

  6. Doodle around scallop edge of chipboard using black and white pens

  7. Cover a Maya Road Heart and Home house using October Afternoon’s Hometown Norm’s News, sand edges

  8. Ink edges of the house and roof using ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink in Creamy Brown

  9. Doodle around the roof line using black and white pens

  10. Apply rubon sentiment to roof (see photo top right)

  11. Apply rhinestones around window

  12. Adhere chipboard heart to center of window Image (see photo middle left)

  13. Adhere house to Square Scallop Chipboard page

  14. Adhere green pom pom trim to lower portion of house

  15. Thread embroidery floss in 4 buttons

  16. Adhere buttons and bird to tree

  17. Adhere tree to side of house (see photo bottom left)

  18. Doodle on tree using a black and white pens

  19. Doodle on bird and heart using black pen

  20. Using wire create a hanger

  21. Tie ribbons to wire

– Lisa Pace

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  1. txscrapaddict
    September 21st, 2008Posted | Permalink

    Great Tutorial Lisa!!

  2. Wendy Vecchi
    September 21st, 2008Posted | Permalink

    What a sweet project!!!
    LOVE it!!!

  3. September 21st, 2008Posted | Permalink

    ADORABLE as always Lisa!!! Too cute! Shelley

  4. September 21st, 2008Posted | Permalink

    Muy bello!!

    saluditos desde Chile!


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