Thursday, November 12, 2009

Christmas - Ornaments - "Silver Stars"

“Silver Stars” Ornament

Supply list:
-Cardstock: Club Scrap
-All rubberstamps: Club Scrap
-Ink: Tsukineko Brillance Platinum
-Posh Impressions Silver Accent Pen
-Crafters Pick Glue
-DMC Floss

1. Cut (8) pieces of red cardstock 3.5 inches x 3.5 inches.
2. Rubberstamp “stars” image in silver on red pieces. Repeat on all squares.
3. Score a line from corner to corner in both directions. Repeat on all squares.
4. Cut one of the score lines from corner to center of square. Repeat on all squares.
5. Fold on score lines, overlapping flaps creating 3D triangles. Adhere the flaps together. Repeat on all squares.
6. Adhere all the triangles together in sets of two (1 top and 1 bottom), once you have 4 sets, then adhere ONLY three of the sets together.
7. Run a strip of crafter’s pick glue down the center of the ornament. Take a long piece of DMC floss folded in half, creating a loop at the top of the ornament, lay the floss down the center of the ornament in the glue. Now attach the last set of triangles to the ornament. Let dry.
8. Edge all sides of ornament using the silver accent pen.
9. Thread on various beads to the floss and finish off with a crimp bead to hold the beads in place.

Good luck and have fun!!
Debbie Weller

1 comment:

  1. I made these ornaments a number of years ago and lost the instructions. Thanks for working out the details before I hold a class on this one, so I didn't have to! It looks great and I like the way you embellished the ornament with beads and silver ink. I hadn't thought of that!



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