Friday, 10 October 2014

Woodware challenge - Christmas decoration

I had planed to show you a lovely glass bauble I had decorated with permanent pens, liquid pearls and punched snowflakes but then I dropped it while taking the photo! It was really pretty.

So instead I made a punched paper bauble.

The finished bauble, its about 4" across.
Using the new Woodware crafty Edger and
cassette that comes with it.
Punch four strips from a 12" piece of scrapbook card.
Cut four 1cm wide strips of the same card.
I cut extra just in case!
Punch a snowflake from same card.
Mark the centre or each strip and make a hole.
Push the brad through the snowflake and make a cross
with the strips, pushing the brad through the holes.
Add the other strips, alternating the punched and plain.
When you turn it over you see the snowflake and brad.
The inside of the bauble showing the secured brad.
Bring up the other ends, overlap and stick with PVA glue. 
All the ends are now stuck to form the bauble shape.
You can always stick another snowflake over this end.
The top of the bauble.
Add some cord to hang the bauble, I wrapped mine under
the brad and wound it round a couple of time.s
Decorate with more punched snowflakes around the bauble.


Clarissa said...

Lovely idea. Shame about the broken bauble.
Clarissa. X

Carol said...

Great paper bauble - but what a shame the glass bauble looked gorgeous. Have a lovely weekend

Jill said...

Oh no, how traumatic! The paper bauble looks lovely though.

Tabitha looking cute

Tabitha looking cute
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