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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Starry Hanger



Here's another one of my Xmas items.  The wood star was kindly provided by Tinkertaylor (Jan) after she asked her hubby to do 50 for her !!!  Now that's true dedication !

I started by selecting a ruler background paper from the Tim Holtz 'Lost and Found' 12 inch paper stash and I glued this to the smooth wooden face of the star with PVA glue.  I then closely trimmed around the star with a craft knife.  I then cut a hole with a crop-a-dile middle of the top point of the star.  The whole star was edged with red chalk ink.


 


 
The jingle bells were cut from the reverse of the same paper with a Martha Stewart punch and the three resulting bells were edged with red chalk ink and arranged onto a piece of florists wire threaded through the hole and twisted carefully round a pencil .


 


I then selected a number 25 from another page of the paper, trimmed it out and matted it onto a piece of slightly larger cream card.  This was edged with ochre chalk ink and after applying a little red Stickles glitter glue around the square was stuck in place as shown.  The noel was from PaperArtsy and was stamped in black archival ink onto another piece of white card, trimmed and again edged in the chalk ink.  This was mounted onto foam pads and applied as shown to add more dimension.

Final embellishment was a piece of folded and trimmed red grosgrain ribbon applied on double sided tape.

Sid xx

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17 comments:

  1. Didn't they turn out well. He's a poppet, good job his hobby is woodwork!

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  2. Very cute.........I do like the "grunge"

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  3. very cool Sid, perfect for the season

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  4. This is great Sid, love the shape of the star, it looks like a 'person'.

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  5. great hanging I like the bell cutouts at the top and the general colours of it

    ps domestic goddess ha ha ha!! trying to teach my sons how to make apple cakes etc as I bet your mum taught you when you were little

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  6. Those Martha Stewart bells are just fabby! Nice work, Sid

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  7. brilliant Sid. love those bells and the shape of star you chose (btw - belated happy birthday!)

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  8. Fabulous christmas dec Sid! That paper works really well!

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  9. This is great, I suddenly have the urge to nip out into the garage,(Our shed isn't shed) and find some wood, (I wonder if MDF 'wood' do!?!) and have a go at this! aren't they fab!

    ((Lyn))

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  10. Gorgeous!!! love ths shape of the star

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  11. Wow! What a fabulous job you have made of this. I love how neat the edges are - mine never come up so tidy.

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