Monday, December 3, 2012

Snowflake (?) Ornament, Ecelctic Challenge #8

Hello Crafters!
Again, I could not decide on my project for the challenge at Eclectic Ellapu so I made two projects.  Yesterday I posted the Christmas Cracker treat holder.  Today I have the snowflake ornament.  Or, at least it was supposed to look like a snowflake.  Not sure I accomplished that.  However, I am happy with the way the "ornament" turned out.  Take a peek:
I used the new ornament die-cut set and some Christmas DSP from Stampin' Up to make this project along with some tulle and ribbon  from the fabric store.  I also used a Christmas embellishment from K & Company for the center.  I didn't care much for the starburst in the middle of the embellishment so I added a snowflake bead.  I then sprayed with Champagne Mist.  I'm not sure if there are any "official" instructions out there to make this ornament but, I did get some from my demonstrator.  So, I fumbled through it and learned a few things along the way.  I have now made 3 of these ornaments in different colors/prints, etc. and have plans to make a few more.

The ornament I made in class is below.  I actually made it at home after the class and added several of my own elements to fluff it up a bit.
I'm not sure I like the lace in the back now that I'm looking at it but I know the person that receives this will.  I added glitter glue on the blue & the white ornament pieces, a doily behind the snowflake (which I turned glitter side out), a paper flower to the center, glitter paper behind the button and some glittery string through the button.  Of course I had to spray with my favoritest Champagne Mist spray form Stampin' Up too.  Big thanks to Suzie Wood for the class and the instructions!  I have one more that I'm still fiddling with that I will most likely post later this week.

Well, I hope you will play along with our challenge at Eclectic Ellapu.  We would love to have you join us.


  1. These are STUNNING - I want them, LOL. How can you bear to part with them. I could just imagine a tree full of them
    Suzie xx

  2. If only there were time to make that many. I will be making more for my sisters' gift baskets but beyond that???? Maybe I could make one a month for the next year and have enough for a small tree next year. Hmmmm....

  3. Lovely creation.

    Thanks for joining in with us at Totally Papercrafts.


  4. This is so beautifully designed. Love the colours. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
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  5. Wow Pat love those ornaments. You make me want to try doing some too, even through I dought they would come out as nice as yours.We're so glad you share with us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner. Good luck this week, hope to see you next week also : ) Elisa DT

  6. Fabulous festive creation and beautiful embellishments, simply an incredible ornament. Thanks for joining us this week at tammyscrapincorner.
    We look forward to seeing your beautiful creation next week.
    Berni, DT

  7. This is a beautiful decoration, but no stamped image, sorry doesn't qualify for entry into our challenge. Cheers Suzanne (Owner)

  8. This is lovely, thanks for joining us over at Sarah Hurley this month.
    C xx

  9. Hello, again, Pat! I love handmade ornaments and your's are so lovely!

    Thanks (again!) for sharing your wonderful creations with us at the Great Impressions Stamps monthly challenge!