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Damask Heart Scroll Sawn Ornaments

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Project by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) posted 01-23-2016 01:46 PM 1159 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I love the Damask style of decorating! I think it works so well in scroll work and especially for these fun, romantic heart shapes.

This designs is fun and not really difficult to cut, as the Damask designs are very forgiving if you slip off the line a little bit on the scroll saw.

I designed and cut these ornaments myself (you can get the pattern here on my site: (SLD521 Damask Heart Ornaments)

My sets are cut from 3/16” thick ash and 1/8” Baltic birch plywood. I used DecoArt Metallic Lustre acrylic wax on the birch ones to give them the beautiful shimmery colors (I only applied it to the face of the ornaments. I then added some hot-fix rhinestones to all of the pieces to give them some beautiful details. They were finished off with matching organza ribbon bows.

I think I will add some rare Earth magnets to them and give them out as magnets, although they could also be hung in a wreath or as a sun-catcher in the window.

I hope you like them!

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"





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athol

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#1 posted 01-23-2016 02:39 PM

Nice…

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#2 posted 01-23-2016 04:51 PM

Very nice.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 01-23-2016 04:56 PM

Thank you! :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 01-23-2016 05:17 PM

Once again, you make the complicated look simlple. Thank you for sharing your world with is again.

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#5 posted 01-23-2016 05:33 PM

WOW! Awesome patterns. Lot of work, I bet, but sure it worth it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 01-23-2016 06:57 PM

Lovely work once again.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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WoodNSawdust

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#7 posted 01-23-2016 07:05 PM

You always produce good looking patterns.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#8 posted 01-23-2016 09:25 PM

WOW!!! Sheila, Absolutely Beautiful!

-- Dennis Zongker

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#9 posted 01-23-2016 09:45 PM

Thank you all very much! They are really fun to cut, too! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#10 posted 01-24-2016 12:10 AM

Outstanding! Beautiful design and craftsmanship—as always.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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lightweightladylefty

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#11 posted 01-24-2016 04:12 AM

Sheila,

I love the Victorian appearance that the hearts have. They are so lovely!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#12 posted 01-24-2016 01:10 PM

Thank you, John and L/W ;)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#13 posted 01-28-2016 05:26 AM

As always, first class design and workmanship.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#14 posted 01-28-2016 02:23 PM

Thank you so much, Bob! :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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