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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Holiday Decor with Shellye

Thank you for joining us again today.

You will not be disappointed because
Shellye McDaniel
has the most incredible project to share with you.

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I'm a sucker for honeycomb stuffs...you know the tissue paper type of pretties that you can find to hang from a ceiling or to display as a centerpiece.  I think that they're so whimsical and fun!
  So when I ran across this package of three beautifully sculpted snowflakes from Wal Mart, I just had to put them into the shopping cart :)


 Next, I selected a couple of patterned papers from Christmas Cheer and set out to make two layers of pleated medallions.  For the first layer, I cut two 3" x 12" strips then scored and pleated at 1/2" increments.  For the bottom layer I cut two 4" x 12" strips and pleated the same as before. After both medallions were assembled end-to-end and allowed to dry, I began layering and embellishing!


 I found that the POGO adhesivewas the best for adhering the two medallions to each other.  Next, add fun die-cuts, ribbon and paper flowers to bring your snowflake to life!  I have this cute little fella hanging from one of my small pine trees beside the fireplace.  I look forward to creating a couple of non-Christmas ones so that I can use them throughout the winter months!

Supplies: Christmas Cheer patterned papers; Rejoice Die-Cuts; Tools- POGO Adhesive; Large, Medium and Small Paper Punches

3 comments:

Monique Liedtke said...

What an awesome project Shellye!! Tfs!

Guiseppa said...

Shellye never disappoints! this is gorgeous!

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