Archives for August 21, 2010

Stamped Tag Ornament {No.19}

Stamped Tag Ornament {No.19}

Stamped Tag Ornament {Ornament Number Nineteen}Materials Needed:Tag Wooden Heart Ribbon Wire Mini Alphabet Stamps & Ink Pad Glitter Begin with a paper tag. You can purchase tags at an office supply store or simply cut your own out of cardstock.Stamp a word of your choice onto the tag using mini alphabet stamps & an ink pad. Outline the tag in glue and sprinkle on glitter. I used my trusty Gorilla Super Glue and Silver PK Glitter Glitz. I really like using the Gorilla Super Glue with the glitter because it dries very fast and Continue reading

Tassel Ornament {No.18}

Tassel Ornament {No.18}

Tassel Ornament {Ornament Number Eighteen}Materials Needed:Wooden Candle Cup Fringe Lots of Ribbon Start by painting your wooden candle cup. These can be found in the unfinished wood section of your local craft store and come in different shapes and sizes. Look for the ones that already have a predrilled hole in the top for easy hanging. You can usually pick up a pack of 4 -6 for just a few dollars. These can be painted any color to coordinate with your ribbon; I painted mine using Americana Lamp Black Acrylic from DecoArt For the Continue reading

Faux Mistletoe Ornament {No.17}

Faux Mistletoe Ornament {No.17}

Faux Mistletoe Ornament {Ornament Number Seventeen}Materials Needed:Faux Greenery Cardstock Floral Wire Ribbon Glitter Take apart a few pieces of faux greenery keeping as much as you can on the original stem. {it can simply be any you may have laying around} Using floral wire, bunch together. Cut a separate piece of wire, loop and twist onto the original stem to create the hanger. Tie a piece of ribbon at the top to conceal the twisted wire. Using a small scrapbooking punch cut out several shapes from cardstock. I used a Continue reading

Glitter Starburst Ornament {No. 16}

Glitter Starburst Ornament {No. 16}

Glitter Starburst Ornament {Ornament Number Sixteen}Materials Needed:Sugar Gum Ball Pinecone Wire or Ribbon Glitter Begin by sticking wooden toothpicks into a sugar gum ball pinecone. They naturally have tiny holes on thier surface making this extremely easy. Randomly trim each toothpicks a little to create a starburst pattern. I left the back of the cone mostly flat. Once you have a design you are please with, squeeze a bit of hot glue on the sweet gumball. This will hold the picks in place. Once the glue is dry, spray the entire Continue reading

Stenciled Felt Snowflake Ornament {No.15}

Stenciled Felt Snowflake Ornament {No.15}

Stenciled Felt Snowflake Ornament {Ornament Number Fifteen}Materials Needed:Felt Stitch Witchery {or Fusible Interfacing} Stencil Acrylic Paint Ribbon Embellishments {glitter, crystal or beads} Begin by cutting two pieces of felt large enough for the stencils you are using.Using stitch witchery completely line one of the felt pieces and place the second felt piece on top. {like a stitch witchery felt sandwich} I used the stitch witchery because it is what I had on hand; simply layering the strips to completely cover the felt. Iron-on Continue reading