Monday, December 3, 2018

Christmas Ornaments

     Last week, I did something new to me - I made an ornament for the Christmas tree by stacking layers of die cut CS.  I liked the result enough to try making a couple more of them.  This time, I did one with a colored image and a second one using just the die cut itself.


     I used another adorable image from Beccy's Place, colored with a combo of ProMarkers and Copics, plus white gel ink for the highlights.  I cut it with a stitched, scalloped die from Memory Box, then cut 4 more from plain, white CS.  I added the ribbon hanger between the two middle layers.  One of the things I learned is that it was extremely difficult to get the scallops to line up exactly!  It seems it should be easy but it wasn't.

     Challenges:
Crafting from the Heart
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
House that Stamps Built
Outlawz Greetings
Simon Says Stamp and Show (basket and bauble)

     Here's the second one I made.


     This next one was cut from red CS with a Die-Versions die.  I cut 2 from the red and 4 more from white CS.  The red ones are the top and bottom layers.  This time I used twine for the hanger instead of ribbon but it's still added between the middle layers.  I put ruby red glitter on the exclamation mark.

      Challenges:
Cupcake Inspirations
Dream Valley
Pammie's Inky Pinkies
Penny's Paper Crafty
Simon Says

     There will be a second post later today for the Holiday Chaos week of daily challenges at Catch the Bug.  Hope you'll have time to stop by again.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

5 comments:

  1. They're both fabulous!!! I think the handmade ornaments are always so special on a tree. Love these.
    Lynn

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  2. Your ornaments are so cute Connie! Love little miss kitty and how you've colored her up! She looks like she's ready to bake and apple pie for me for Christmas!! :) That bottom one is really fun and quite humorous! Thanks for sharing! HUGS

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  3. Oh, wonderful Christmas ornaments! Adorable image on the first one! Thanks for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.
    Sandy DT

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  4. Super cute Christmas ornaments!! Great idea too!!

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  5. Very cute ornaments! I'm sure you will enjoy hanging these on your tree (or giving them as gifts!) Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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