Wood Stamped Books | Wood Stacked Books | Tiered Tray Decor | Designs By Gaddis

Wood Stamped Books | Wood Stacked Books | Tiered Tray Decor

Hey, all my crafty friends! So who's ready to do some Christmas crafting? 🖐

I hope you like this video and find some inspiration to go and do something fun in your home too!

In today's video, I will be sharing with you how I make these adorable wood stacked books. These wood books are adorable and perfect for tiered trays.


Watch Video for Full Tutorial.

Project Steps.

Step 1. Cut, Sand, and Paint Wood Pieces

  • Cut scrap wood down to 5 1/4" long, 3 1/2" wide.
  • Lightly sand wood pieces.
  • Paint wood pieces with color of your choice. I used white acrylic paint.

Step 2. Glue Pieces Together.

  • After the paint has dried apply hot glue and press the pieces together to create your book stack. Make sure the wood is aligned evenly at the front.

Step 3. Distress Paint. (Optional)

  • For a more rustic look lightly sand your books to remove paint in some areas.

Step 4. Apply Saying

  • I used my Cricut Air 2 to print out "Merry Christmas" but you can hand write or use other stickers to create your wording.

Step 5. Apply Sealant. (Optional)

  • Seal your book stack with Mod Podge or some other type of sealer to protect it.


Step 6. Apply Embellishments. (Optional)

  • Add embellishments that match your decor. I used a simple piece of twine, wrapped it around the stack a couple of times and then tied a bow at the top.

 Material List

Dollar Tree Items Used:

  1. Twine or Ribbon
  2. Christmas sprigs

Other Items Used:

  • Scrap Wood Burlap Wired Ribbon https://rebrand.ly/Burlap-Ribbon-AMZ
  • Hot Glue Gun https://rebrand.ly/Monvict-Hot-Glue-Gun
  • Oracle Vinyl https://rebrand.ly/Oracle-AMZ
  • Cricut https://rebrand.ly/Circut-AMZ

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