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Christmas Rose Holiday Wreath

I had a lovely evening up in the workshop tonight…  I finished off a project for work.. I blethered for a bit to Deb on Skype and then I made this project for Wild Orchid Crafts, the video will be up on Youtube tomorrow evening for it 🙂

I had bought a sytrofoam/polystyrene ring at the weekend with a project like this in mind and I do love how it turned out.. the flowers remind me of winter roses 🙂

The supplies list is at the bottom of this post.

Sooo… first of all I wrapped the ring in florists tape…

and then I took some flower petals and dabbed each one in the centre with Forrest Moss Distress Stain and gave it a blast with the heat gun…

Then they were hot glued onto the polystyrene ring…

I added a few prancing reindeers, green tone roses and some leaves to fill out the ring

then added some lovely red seam binding and a little christmas charm to finish it off…..

Supplies List :-

  • Polystyrene / Styrofoam ring
  • Florists Green Tape
  • CX-00005 100 Gold Holograhic Padded Reindeer
  • LL-00019 50 Green Mulberry Paper Ivy Leaves (the leaves I used are not available at the moment but the ones I have listed would be perfect!)
  • EX-00004 50 Floral Foundations Green Tone Mulberry Paper Roses 15mm
  • JW-00021 14 Mixed Christmas Metal Embelishments
  • SB-00032 Vintage Seam Binding Ribbon in Medoc
  • BM-0006 100 Mixed Brown / Cream Tone Bloom Set
  • Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Forrest Moss
  • LL-00029 50 2-Tone Mulberry Paper Rose Leaves 20mm

Thanks so much for popping in 🙂

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A Wee Chilly Willy

I made wee chilly willy at the weekend… and I love him to bits, turned out better than I expected lol…. so tomorrow he will be coming to work with me and can sit on my desk alongside Frosty, the snowman I made last year 🙂

I made him much the format as last years, but chilly will is much bigger than wee frosty 😉

All you need to make him is a couple of polystyrene (styrofoam) Balls, glue and some glitter.. then some odds and ends to make his wee face etc

In fact! I actually made a ustream video on how I made him, think its a 2 part-er because I lost my connection half way through the recording.