1 Rycraft cookie stamp or craft stamp #063 - Sheaf of Wheat OR #1018 - Sheaf of Wheat Cotton linter - (see Rycraft Paper Casting Kit and Refill) 1 paper casting* - #063 - Sheaf of Wheat OR #1018 - Sheaf of Wheat (see Basic Paper Casting Instructions) Clear acrylic varnish Paint (optional) - we used yellow on the wheat and beige on the background. Dried or artificial flowers and berries 1 piece of wire or ribbon approx. 8” long (this will be used to secure the decoration to the candlestick) Raffia ribbon 1 candlestick of your choice
Note: You can substitute Import design #1018 - Sheaf of Wheat for Heirloom design #063 (pictured).
1. Apply a coat of varnish to the casting and let dry. 2. Optional: Paint the casting with the colors of your choice and let it dry. 3. Arrange the flowers and berries and then glue them on and around the center of the piece of wire or ribbon. 4. Make a bow out of the raffia and glue it onto the flower arrangement. 5. Add the casting with a touch of glue. 6. Twist/tie the decorated wire/ribbon around the base of the candlestick.
These paper casting projects are featured along with dozens of others in our book The Art of Paper Casting, which includes basic paper casting instructions, techniques for special effects, and a glossary of terms.
Cookie decorated by and photograph courtesy of Goosehill Farm.