Monday, November 22, 2010

Let's Get FESTIVE!

Tattered Leaves

Oh my!!! I just fell in love with this holiday crafting tutorial by our lovely DT member, Lynne of the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge Blog!! Check out the challenge this week and ENTER. You could win a great prize!! Thank you so much to Lynne for this AWESOME inspiration!! So, are you ready to make your own festive wreath...?

Supplies You will Need:

So, grab your supplies and let's get creating!!

You will need to cut pieces of paper 1 1/2" x 2 3/4" of three different patterned papers,
5 green, 4 of one red and 5 of another.

Ink the edges of the green leaves with Forest Moss Distress Ink or the ink of your choice.

Trim off the bottom of the 4 like leaves.

Ink the edges of all the red leaves with Aged Mahogany.

Next Stickle the edges of the leaves, Fired Brick on red leaves Peeled Paint of green leaves.

Fold over the bottom edge of the leaf and staple.

Repeat the above process with all leaves.

Sorry, this photo is blurry (didn't find out till too late!)
Arrange/adhere the green petals on a circle by placing a dab of Multi Medium
on the back of each leaf petal.

Continue the same process with 5 red leaf petals.

Finish with the final 4 leaf/petals and finish off with a vintage button.

Arrange the flowers on the a grapevine wreath.
Accent with Berry Picks, gold ribbon, and jingle bells.

(so much prettier outside)

Hope you've enjoyed my rather lengthy tutorial....Now go create!!
Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge Blog!!

Happy Festive crafting!!


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  1. This is so cool! Thanks for the tutorial.

  2. Great tutorial Lynne! LOVE this wreath! Hmmm, you are inspiring me, once again:)!

  3. Oh that's gorgeous! Thanks for the tutorial!

  4. Awesome tutorial! For those who don't have patterned paper on hand (like me), you can also use one of the background cling stamps from Hero Arts. I like the Flourish background stamp the best. :)

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  6. Fab tutorial and end result, wish I was that clever.

  7. Wow, these flowers are amazing! Thanks for the great, detailed tutorial.

  8. great looking wreath! thanks for the step-by-step!


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