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A FESTIVE July

You know it!
You know that I LOVE Christmas and that I get 
started with all things Christmas in July.  Yep, they totally
stole the "Christmas in July" concept from ME!
hahahaha

As promised, here are the FESTIVE projects that I crafted
for the AUTHENTIQUE PAPER booth at CHA.



These were so super-simple to make...I whipped up five of these within a hour.
For each ornament you will need:
  • EIGHT- 1.5 x 12" strips of desired FESTIVE paper
  • Stapler
  • Glue
  • Hole Punch
  • Chipboard snowflakes that have been glittered
  • Ribbon
  • Thin floss for hanging
From those strips, cut these variations:
  •  TWO strips of 12"
  • TWO strips 10.5"
  • TWO strips 9"
  • TWO strips 8"
  • ONE strip of 8" cardstock...this will not be seen, so anything will do.
First, adhere the two 8" strips to the piece of cardstock...this is your center.
Begin adding your 9" strips, then the 10.5" strips, etc. around the center; stapling or gluing
so that the ends match up on top and bottom.
I added a bit of scrap paper to cover up where all of the ends met.
Hole punch; add desired string at the top for hanging.  
Embellish as desired!
 
Finally, I have a little 'rosette' tree centerpiece that I made by 
graduating the sizes of my rosettes. 



In connecting the 'branches' to form the tree, I took a toilet paper roll 
and cut to 1/2" widths and covered with FESTIVE paper.  Using a strong, quick
drying glue, I then attached the rosettes and allowed to dry overnight.  
I had the best time embellishing with holly leaves, red pom poms, punched 
snowflakes and cardstock stickers from FESTIVE!


Visit the AUTHENTIQUE PAPER Blog...it's Christmas in July all 
week long and the projects are simply amazing :)
www.authentiquepaper.com
 
Tomorrow I'll be hoppin' with UNITY STAMP CO. 
New Releases......whoop!
 

Comments

  1. oh Gracious! These are stunning Shellye! Those ornaments would look amazing on a tree, and that little tree is a show-stopper. You've been BUSY!

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  2. Love these! Gorgeous work and love the patterns and colors!

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  3. Love these creations, Shellye, especially the ornaments. very creative! TFS!

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  4. These are totally fab Shellye!
    I will definitely bookmark these for later. Thanks for the inspo!! Hugs!

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  5. These are STUNNING. Borrowingsome ideas from here FOR SURE~~
    Awesome job Shelleye

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  6. sooo gorgeous! and Merry Christmas! :)

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