Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Ornament Trio

I have to tell you the new Ornament Trio from Die-Versions is so fun and versatile.  So many different ideas popped into my head and they all yelled for LOTS of glitter (and it was everywhere!)  Here are a couple of ideas.

For my first project, I created three separate panels from cryogen cardstock and punched out the branches for the ornaments to be hung from.  The ornaments are glittered in red from glitter paper that I created myself.  If you haven't made your own glitter paper, it's really easy and there are lots of different ways to do it.  For this one, I ran a scrap of white cardstock through my Xyron machine and then applied lots of glitter.  You'll want to burnish it into the paper using a bone folder or your finger to make sure the glitter is adhered really well.  Then I ran it through my die cutting machine like normal.  I also traced the die cut ornament on to patterned paper and fussy cut that out, leaving a slight lip all the way around.  I adhered this to the back of the glittered die cut for some contrast.

The second idea is a candle and I based my method on a "Stamping on Candles" tutorial.  Instead of stamping an image, I die-cut the tissue paper with the Ornament Trio die and then colored them with Copic markers.  I added some ribbon at the bottom and held it in place with push pins.

Don't forget to visit the Die-Versions Blog for lots more inspiration.


Shelly Schmidt said...

WOW- love the glitter- and love the candles! Awesome!

downrightcrafty said...

oh these are great you could enter the Winter Wonderland challenge with these where the theme is baubles
Hugs Kate xx

rachel said...

fabulous ideas - been looking for a more detailed tutorial on the candles Anne - so thanks so much for the link and watch this space!!! Hugs Rachel xx

Eret said...

Wonderful projects, Anne. Love the sparkling ornaments. You had fantastic idea to stamp the die-cut images to tissue paper and decorate the candle with them. It looks awesome!
Hugs. Eret

Tammy said...

The ornament dies are absolutely fantastic and beautiful! Love what you've created!

Shona Erlenborn said...

I love the little sprigs of greenery too on the card and the baubles look great on the candles.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card and matching candles, I keep thinking I will have a try at doing some candles and never get around to it.
Kevin xx

Brenda said...

Fun projects!!!

Linda said...

Fabulous card and I am loving the candles.

Linda xxx

jimlynn said...

Gorgeous, glittery card! Love the design you used on here Anne! Beautiful!
The candles are fabulous!! FUN and creative!