Tuesday, December 4, 2012

christmas angel (CFC, PC, SSS)

I used to give neighbors a mix of my homemade Christmas cookies every year.  A few years ago I started making a craft project every other year.  Here is a fantastic idea if you want to optimize "the bang for your buck" for homemade home decor gifts.  IMHO.


The idea was in a German magazine, "Landeslust".  Basically you cover a styrofoam ball for the head and a cardboard form for the wings with "Gipsbinden", and use a long nail for the head and two short nails to attach the wings to the wood.  A walk in the wilderness supplies materials for the halos.  Here is a photo of the rest of the group.

I created a "heavenly" tag bearing our Christmas wishes - the Hero Arts cloud background and a heat embossed sentiment.  CAS.  I'm entering these lovely ladies in the Paper Crafts December gallery as well as the tag challenge #80  at CASual Fridays.


Also playing in the Anything Goes Challenge at Simon Says Stamp.

Appreciate your visit today.



Supplies for Merry Christmas tag:
Paper: tag Office Supply
Stamps:   Hero Arts
Ink :  Distress Ink, Versamark
Tools: 
Other: embossing powder, ribbon




9 comments:

  1. These are magnificent...what a great gift!

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  2. Holy happiness! Those are beautiful.

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  3. I am SO IN LOVE with these!!! Wow! Love! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

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  4. These are beautiful, Maria! What a fabulous idea.

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  5. Beautiful works of art.. thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

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  6. Oh wow, these are amazing!! Especially the natural halos!

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  7. These are gorgeous and such a fabulous gift idea!
    I don't play with Dynamic Duos too often as I struggle with only using two colours as well. Once in a while it comes together for me though. :)

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  8. Wow, these are really different - well done for coming up with an original gift. Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week :)

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  9. How cool! Love, love, love these! I want to send you my address! ;)
    Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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