Saturday, December 05, 2009

joy wreaths- Emma

Joy Christmas wreaths
by Emma Trout

Wreaths (B&Q)
Basic Grey (Un) Dressed Holiday Ornaments (Chipboard baubles and snowflake)
Basic Grey (Wholy Cow) Euro edge white rub-ons, Designer rub-ons (Black)
Patterned papers:
Love, Elsie (Roxie) Bands
Teresa Collins (Damask) Stationery, (Journal-it girl) Crown notes, (Crush) Heartland,
Stix2 foils
Claudine Hellmuth (Multi medium) Matte
Prima Marketing (Say it in crystals) Black, (Say it in studs) Black
Making Memories holly leaves and berries
Doodlebug Designs sugar coating
Scenic Route chipboard alpha
Making Memories pre-glittered chipboard shapes (Stars and hearts)
Heidi Swapp mirror birds, Gemstone crowns
Prima Marketing (Painterly Petals) #524210
Ribbon, buttons, gems, mini baubles (Poundland), feathers.

Each wreath is made in the same way, just changing the colours around.

Start by peeling off the backing paper of the chipboard shapes to reveal the glue layer, and then rub on Stix2 foils. Apply rub on swirls then attach to the wreath with craft wire.

Draw, cut out, and then paint a chipboard frame. When dry, apply a layer of multi medium and apply sugar coating. Allow to dry then add patterned paper, word strips, lace etc….whatever takes your fancy! Apply sugar coating to the chipboard letters in the same way and apply to the corner of the frame. Add flat back pearls when dry. Add a mini bauble to the bottom right of the frame and secure with a brad.

Draw around the holly leaves onto patterned paper then cut out.

Working around the bottom/right of the wreath, apply feathers, holly leaves, a flower then the frame.

Add a Prima swirl to the top of the wreath, replacing some gems with co-ordinating pearls. Finish by adding a ribbon, button and hanging wire. Enjoy!


Anonymous said...

Could you let me know when you will be posting again............. I'm missing my daily boost :(

LT said...

What's happened here? Some kind of explaination would be appreciated. Should we keep checking in on this blog or not?

Jenniejummie said...

Wow, really lovely!

Im going to try to do those in the weekend.

Thanks for the inspiration!

niekolken said...

tooooo bad!there is anything new to see....?????

canie said...

superbe, comme d'habitude ^^

Great, as usual ^^


Melissa said...

Cool Idea. I love the white color of the wreath. It makes the rest stand out.

Renata Scrap said...

I love it!
I will come here more often!!!
Have a great week ;o)

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Thank you!

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