Innovative Wood Surfaces & Specialty Papers


BARC Wood Posters

August 31, 2015

Take your personalized posters up a notch and print your next design on BARC Wood. We created this birth announcement poster and printed it with an inkjet printer onto BARC Birch wood paper. We love it and are certain it will make a great gift.

hey Jude Mockup Poster on birch

BARC Wood papers are very absorbent. If printing by inkjet, test the settings on your printer – too much ink forces it to move through the wood fibers. Also, if using an inkjet printer, waterproof inks using pigment for color will give you a better result since the ink will “sit” on top of the wood fibers.

Supplies for BARC Birch wood poster: BARC Birch wood paper, ink jet printer and poster design.

Back to School BARC Wood Teacher Tags

August 24, 2015

It’s hard to believe summer is wrapping up. Around here it’s time to head back to school. We created these wooded tags and wooden apple basket embellishment from BARC Cherry Wood paper. These will look darling attached to any small gift for teacher.

ARC Crafts Bunch Tags

Supplies for BARC Wood Basket tags: BARC Cherry wood paper, green pattern paper, white cardstock, apple, basket and thanks stamps, foam adhesive, adhesive, red marker, black ink, scissors and tag punch.

Instructions for BARC Wood Basket tags:

1. Mount green pattern paper onto the backside of a sheet of BARC Cherry wood paper.

2. Punch out tag shape.

3. Stamp ‘apple’ image in black ink onto white cardstock (approx 20). Color each apple with a red marker. Cut or punch out each apple.

4. Stamp ‘basket’ image onto a piece of BARC Cherry wood paper and cut out.

5. Stamp ‘thanks’ image in black ink onto white cardstock. Cut out into banner shape. See sample for shape suggestion.

6. Arrange apples and BARC basket. Adhere to tag front.

7. Adhere ‘thanks’ banner to front of apples and basket.

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ARC Aug 24 BTS Teacher tag

Beautiful Birch Wood Envelope & Card

August 17, 2015

ARC Aug 17 Birch Env

Our new BARC Wood envelopes are show stoppers on their own, add a handmade card using BARC Birch Wood & BARC ARC Birch Labels and stun the recipient!

BARC Birch Wood sheets are thin real wood and are available with permanent adhesive backing or paper backing. Great for labels, inkjet printing (using bypass), rubber stamping & scrapbooking. Can be die cut, embossed/debossed, folded, stamped, painted, foil stamped, laser cut, scored, written on and more!

BARC Wood envelopes are available in BARC Cherry Wood and BARC Birch WoodBARC Wood envelopes come in 5 sizes: 4Bar, A2, A6, A7, and 5×5. BARC Wood envelopes can be purchased in bulk, packs of 5 envelopes and packs of 5 envelopes and flat notecards. Envelopes can be mailed through the USPS at regular postage rates (except for the 5×5 square).

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ARC Aug 17 Birch Card

Supplies for the BARC Birch Wood Thanks card: BARC Birch Wood, BARC Birch ARC Labels, vellum, pink lace flower ribbon, dark pink cardstock, thanks die, Big Shot, adhesive and scissors.

Instructions for BARC Birch Wood Thanks card:

1. Cut a piece of BARC Birch Wood paper to 4.25 x 5.5.

2. Cut a piece of dark pink cardstock to 4.25 x 4.5. Adhere to front of BARC Birch Wood paper.

3. Cut a piece of vellum to 4.25 x 2.25, adhere to dark pink cardstock.

4. Take a label shape from the BARC Birch ARC Labels, and adhere to vellum. See sample for placement.

Birch ARC Labels

5. Cut a piece of pink lace flower ribbon to 3.75″. Adhere to BARC Birch ARC Label.

6. Using a ‘Thanks’ die and the Big shot cut out the ‘Thanks’ sentiment from. BARC Birch Wood adhesive paper . Remove adhesive liner and adhere to ‘Thanks’ vellum. See sample for placement.

ARC Aug 17 Birch

Party Favors with ARC Labels

August 10, 2015

Have a fun party or event coming up? Create darling party favors with small inexpensive jars from your local craft store. Dress up and label these jars with our BARC Birch ARC Labels and a few simple embellishments. Fill with your favorite treat or small item and you’ll be ready for the perfect party.

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BARC ARC Labels are great for mailing labels, labeling and packaging. Can be stamped, folded, painted, scored, written on and more! Can be used on a standard address label template through an inkjet printer. Sticks to clean, smooth and flat surfaces. Easy to peel. Permanent adhesive. 30 labels per sheet. Label size 1″x6.225″. Our labels can be folded and are available in all BARC Wood finishes (Cherry, Birch, Rustic Cherry, Rustic Birch) and also ChalkTalk.

Favor Jars BARC Label

Supplies for BARC ARC Label party favors: BARC Birch ARC Labels, BARC Cherry Wood sheet, tiny jars (we purchased ours at World Market), Hello, Happy Day and small flower stamps, red, pink and green stamp ink, small wood pearl embellishment, vanilla cardstock, electronic cutter, leaf cut file, mini stripe washi tape, glue dots and scissors.

Instructions for BARC ARC Label ‘Happy Day’ party favor:

1. Stamp ‘Happy Day’ in red stamp ink onto a BARC Birch ARC Label.

2. Apply BARC Birch ARC Label to front of jar. See photo for approximate placement.

3. With an electronic cutter and leaf cut file, cut a leaf onto a sheet of BARC Cherry Wood.

Favor Jar detail

4. Adhere BARC Cherry Wood leaf onto top left corner of BARC Birch ARC Label. See photo for approximate placement.

5. Stamp small flower in red and green ink onto a piece of vanilla cardstock and cut out.

6. Adhere flower to top of BARC Cherry Wood leaf with a glue dot. Add wood pearl to center of flower.


Instructions for BARC ARC Label ‘Hello’ party favor:

1. Apply BARC Birch ARC Label to front of jar. See photo for approximate placement.

2. Wrap and adhere a small piece of striped washi tape around jar and over the top of the BARC Birch ARC Label.

Favor Jar Hello

3. Stamp ‘Hello’ in pink stamp ink onto a piece of vanilla card stock and cut out.

4. Adhere stamped ‘Hello’ onto center of BARC Birch ARC Label. See photo for approximate placement.

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BARC Cherry Envelope and Card

August 3, 2015

We are so in love with our new BARC Wood Envelopes! We created this vintage style card to match and fit inside a BARC Cherry A6 Envelope. BARC Wood Envelopes mail with regular postage unless your card adds dimension. (Our card includes an actual vintage key … check with your local post office if your card is thicker, like ours is, to be sure you have the correct postage.)

BARC Tape key card


A2 Cherry

Remember you can also purchase our envelopes with a flat notecard. Either option is a perfect companion for card making.

A6 & NC Cherry

A6 cherry front

BARC Tape key card 2

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