Hi everyone! I’m hopping today with some of my fellow Jessica Sporn Design Team members for a Christmas Themed Blog Hop. Today I’m showing you how I made these cute little paper baubles which would look lovely hanging on your tree this Christmas!
Be sure to read through to the end for your chance to win one of Jessica’s beautiful stamps for yourself.
So to start off I have gelli printed several pieces of cartridge paper with various shades of red. I’d recommend using a fairly thick paper or thinner card as you’ll need the shape to be maintained on the decorations.
I’m working with Jessica’s Garden Flowers and Leaves stencil to decorate the gelli printed pages.
I’m going to load up my gelli plate with some nice gold paint and place the stencil on top of the plate. This way I will be able to take a positive and negative print so it will give me some nice variation on the pattern.
You can see here I got some really nice prints and the red and the gold look really festive.
So now you will need circles, lots of circles. You need six circles for each decoration you want to make. I’ve taken some dark red card stock too to alternate with the decorations. I’ve drawn around a lid I had to hand but you could use a cutting machine if you have one or trace them like me. My circles are around 2 inches in diameter. So for each decoration I will need three dark red circles and three of my patterned circles.
So now take your six circles and fold them all in half. Then it’s simply a matter of gluing half a patterned piece to half a plain colored piece and working around until you have a circle! I’ve threaded some red and white bakers twine through the center of the decorations to hang them from the tree.
I love these cute little decorations and they look so pretty sitting on the tree!
So there are three amazing prizes up for grabs for this holiday blog hop! Not only could you win the lovely Blessings Stamp above but you could also win one of these two beautiful prizes.
Jessica has donated not only the lovely stamp but also one of her door hangings as well. My fellow creative team member (the very talented and generous) Denise has also offered one of her beautiful memo boards as a prize too.
To enter all you have to do is comment on my blog to be in with a chance to win. Visit all of the other blogs participating and comment too because every comment counts as a chance to win one of these beautiful prizes.
So go on and hop along to the others in the hop and show them some love as well! Entries closed on 12.12.16 at 9pm EST and winners will be announced the following day on Jessica’s blog! Best of luck everyone!