Christmas Cuties Garland

Materials

  • The Kunin Group White Glitter Felt
  • Cardstock: Penny Black, Inc. Tritone Collection in Rose Garden and Spring Meadow; Neenah Paper Classic Crest Solar White
  • Blumenthal Lansing Favorite Findings™ Cloud White Assorted Buttons
  • Darice Light Sapphire Sticky-Back Rhinestones, 5mm, 176
  • Offray Red Mini Dot Satin Ribbon, 1/8”-wide

Tools

  • Penny Black, Inc. Stamps: Mimi’s Christmas (30-061), Crystalline (30-018), Royal Greetings (4096K), Snow Kiss (4099K), Christmas Note (4097J)
  • Die-cutting system and Spellbinders Paper Arts Nestabilities Dies: Standard Circles (SM), Standard Circles (LG), Classic Scalloped Circles (LG), Beaded Circles
  • Ink Pads: Tsukineko Onyx Black VersaFine; Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Fired Brick, Peeled Paint, Tumbled Glass, and Broken China
  • Ranger Detail Clear Embossing Powder
  • Sakura of America Pens: Black Glaze, White Gelly Roll
  • Markers: Tsukineko Tuxedo Black Memento; .Too Marker Corp. COPIC, assorted colors
  • Ranger Crystal Stickles Glitter Glue
  • Adhesives: 3M Scotch Brand Foam Mounting Tape; Tombow Mono Aqua Liquid Glue and Stamp Runner Permanent Adhesive

Basic Supplies

detail scissors, ruler, pencil, sponge dauber, heat tool

Directions

STEP 1

  • Using photo of girl-and-tree image as a guide, die cut eight large beaded circles from glitter felt, eight scalloped circles from red cardstock, and eight large circles from green cardstock.

STEP 2

  • Die cut one small circle from white cardstock. Before removing circle from die template, sponge center with Tumbled Glass ink; stamp Broken China stars image. Repeat for a total of eight small circles. Accent stars with glitter glue; let dry.

STEP 3

  • Sponge scalloped circle edges with Fired Brick ink. Use pens to dot scallops white and black. Adhere red circles to felt circles using liquid glue; let dry. Adhere rhinestones as shown.

STEP 4

  • Sponge green circle edges with Peeled Paint ink. Center and adhere blue star circles to green circles. Adhere matted circles to red circles with foam tape.

STEP 5

  • Stamp assorted Onyx Black holiday images onto white cardstock, one at a time, and heat emboss with clear powder. Color images with COPIC markers; detail cut images. Edge each trimmed image with a black marker. Adhere images to blue circles with foam tape.

STEP 6

  • Color several white buttons with blue COPIC marker, preferably B14. String felt circles together with buttons and ribbon.
by Elizabeth Allan
Christmas Cuties Garland
Christmas Cuties Garland Closeup View of Girl With Tree
Closeup View of Girl With Tree