Ice Skating Penguin Ornament
- Recycled candle tin lid, 2-3/4”
- Patterned Paper: Four Seasons
- Cardstock: Whisper White
- Grosgrain Ribbon, 1/4”: French Blue
- Lt. blue sheer ribbon, 3/4”, 12” length
- Fishing line
- Coordinating beads of choice
- Winter Blast Stamp Set
- Classic Stampin’ Pad: Basic Black
- Versamark Water Ink Pad
- Embossing Powder: Iridescent Ice
- Aqua Painter
- Stampin’ Write Markers: Going Gray; Brocade Blue; Bashful Blue
- Dazzling Diamonds
- Coluzzle cutters: circle; wavy
- Red line tape
- Dimensional tape dots
- 2-Way Glue Pen*
- Heat embossing tool
- 1. For backing, cut circle from patterned paper slightly larger than lid.
- 2. Use Crop-A-Dile to punch hole in lid edge. For hanger, cut 5-1/2” ribbon length; thread and knot ends inside hole, leaving 2-1/2” hanger. Cut 5” ribbon length; tie bow around hanger.
- 3. Use Basic Black ink to stamp penguin on remaining circle. Use embossing ink to stamp oval under penguin. While still wet, apply embossing powder, tap off excess, and heat set. Use markers to color penguin image. Cut out penguin, making wavy snow boarder.
- 4. Use Bashful Blue ink and Aquapainter to run along wavy edges. Apply 2-Way Glue to wavy edges, then sprinkle with Dazzling Diamonds.
- 5. Use dimensional tape dots to layer snow “hills” over each other, then glue to patterned paper backing.
- 6. Apply red line tape to rim; adhere backing to tin.
- 1. Invite the girls over to create these charming ornaments. Have everyone share supplies to save money.
- 2. Use same layering technique and different holiday stamps (such as snowmen, reindeer, or polar bears) to create other tin ornaments.
- 3. Penguins are always in style, so reuse stamp and supplies to create fun gift wrap and tags, cards, and more.
by Lauren Meader