Thursday, December 1, 2011

First of 12 Ornaments

Happy December 1st!

Can you believe it?  Where has this year gone?

I wanted to show you what I am making for co-workers this year for Christmas.  Just a little handmade ornament for everyone this year.

I made two paper rosettes using the Tim Holtz Rosette die.  I let one expand just a bit and kept the other one very tight so there would be a bit of dimension to them.  I glued them back to back and then added this fun sparkly snowflake (dollar store purchase last year) to the very back. 

On the front I used a premade K&Co 3-D sticker.  Each pack has 6, so I bought two packs and one pack of paper.  That makes it a pretty thrifty Christmas gift giving experience for me!!

Just for fun I thought I'd enter this in this week's Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge since the theme is ornaments!

Tomorrow I'll be back to share with you a Blog Hop from Joy's Life Stamps.  Can't wait!



  1. such a fun handmade gift, I'm sure your co-workers will love! The tinsel peeking out from behind your rosettes and beautiful cheerful poinsettia center screams sparkly FUN! Thanks for playing along this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

  2. AWESOME! So beautiful with so many layers and the perfect details! Thanks for sharing your amazing work with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

  3. Oh My Gosh this is amazing! Love all the layers and details you added. This will look so nice on a tree. Thanks for playing with us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

  4. i love that it is cute i might try this if you dont mind is it snowflake rosette then the sticker right

  5. Janet - It is actually the snowflake, then two rosettes and then the 3-d sticker. Happy crafting! Susie

  6. Your co-workers will LOVE this ornament!! Watch out!!! They will all want one!! VERY nice job with all the detail and color!! Thank you for participating with Hand Stamped Sentiments!!! Amy L.

  7. Wow, Susie, this is so pretty. I'd say WAY better than any store bought ornament for sure. Your co-workers will love it. I like the layering especially how you layered the rosettes. Great idea!! Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

  8. Oh my goodness Susie... this is stunning! I can't imagine anyone not being ecstatic to receive one of these! Thanks so much for playing with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week! Hope to see you again!

  9. Wow, really pretty! I love the subtle sparkle and the great traditional colors. The shape is really fun too! Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!


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