My Hero Door Hanger
Honor those who serve in the military with this patriotic piece of home décor, made with the Cricut Expression machine.
Designed by Georgina Jarvie
- Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
- Cricut® Stand and Salute Cartridge
- Cardstock: White, Blue, Brown
- Wooden Plaque (12-inch x 9-inch)
- Red Ribbon (1 yard)
- Paint: Red
- Ink pad: Brown
- Mod Podge®
- Sponge Brush
- Paper Trimmer
Drill holes in top corners of plaque for ribbon. Sand plaque for desired smoothness. Paint plaque. Let dry. Distress edges as desired. Ink edges.
Cut three 12-inch x 1½-inch strips of white cardstock. Ink edges of strips. Use Mod Podge to adhere strips to plaque as shown. Let dry.
Cut one 3-inch x 3-inch block of blue cardstock. Ink edges. Use Mod Podge to adhere block to upper left corner of plaque. Let dry. Poke a hole through block so drilled hole isn’t covered.
Cut star: Using Stand and Salute cartridge and white cardstock, select Shadow feature and cut one 2½-inch <Star>. Ink edges. Use Mod Podge to adhere star to blue block. Let dry.
Cut My Hero: Using brown cardstock, press Shift and cut one 2½-inch <MyHero>. Use Mod Podge to adhere My Hero to lower right corner of plaque. Let dry.
Cut soldier: Using brown cardstock, cut one 7-inch <ManSoldr>. Use Mod Podge to adhere soldier to center of plaque. Let dry.
Seal entire plaque with Mod Podge. Let dry. Tie ribbon through holes and hang where desired.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.