Snowflake Paper Christmas Wreath

by Joanne James21. December 2014 20:33

Sunday already?! Where are the days going??! I have been busy with my Christmas preparations and my focus has been on gift packaging these last few days, along with a few special Christmas cards. Most are going out of the door before they are even photographed though! Today I wanted to do a quick post to share a snowflake paper wreath that I made recently for a friend of mine:

It uses a whole bunch of retired product - the paper is from a couple of years ago (I can't even remember what it was called) and is decorated with snowflakes made from stamping Cherry Cobbler and Gumball Green on Very Vanilla carstock using the Festive Flurry stamp set, that I then cut out using the Big Shot and co-ordinating framelits and finished with a paper bow made using my Gift Bow Bigz Die. 

My friend specifically wanted this paper pattern as she wanted her wreath to co-ordinate with other festive pieces she had - as such I had to include a few pieces of solid colour cardstock just to enable me to get all the way around the wreath base; I am now officially out of this DSP pattern! I am going to make another of these wreath types at some point as I think it's really effective, although will probably choose a more traditional blue/silver colour scheme with my snowflakes. It was also quite easy to achieve: about 22 strips of DSP measuring 12" x 1 1/4", adhered to a styrofoam wreath and then the ends flagged.

That's all from me today - back soon with another project when time allows. Until then, happy stampin!

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Kathy James
Kathy JamesUnited Kingdom
12/22/2014 10:05:50 AM #

What an easy yet effective wreath.  I love it - you could use the basic idea for any occasion, Easter, birthdays Halloween etc, in fact any celebration!

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Karen S
Karen SUnited Kingdom
12/23/2014 10:24:37 AM #

Fantastic idea, looks really effective! Very Pretty. x

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Darnell
DarnellUnited States
12/27/2014 7:05:35 AM #

What an awesome and beautiful design, Joanne, and what a cool way to use up that pp!! I hope your Christmas was merry and that you have a blessed new year!! Hugs, Darnell

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