Monday, December 18, 2006
My Christmas Things
Not much to talk about right now, so I thought I would share some pictures of a few Christmas things I made a couple of years ago.
This is my Christmas box I made from a wood cigar box. I painted it red and decoupaged some ephemera items on it and gave it a coat of polyurethane. The window with Santa is actually an ornament I found at a local store. Sorry about the glare.
On the inside I glued a sheet of parchment paper and recycled an old Christmas card. I spelled out the word Santa with some tiles that I had. The three little cards are another item I found at the local store.
Here is a close up of the altered mint tin with Santa’s picture. I painted it red and white and glued a piece of the same parchment paper on the top, then stamped some images on the background. The Santa image is one that I had and printed out and glued on. Again, sorry for the glare that is on the bottle top 3 D piece. It says HO, HO, HO on it.
This is the inside. On the left is a piece of gold foil, with a Santa image that I printed and glued in. The right hand side is actually a little booklet I made with several Santa images.
These are machine embroidered items that I made into refrigerator magnets.
The next three pictures are the popular bowls everyone has made using Christmas fabrics. These were gifts.
I made this snowman several years ago from a pattern in one of the quilting magazines. He measures 7 1/2 inches by 20 ½ inches, which is about half the size of the original pattern.
And lastly is a gift box I made using one of those paper mache’ boxes and covered it with polymer clay tiles. I used black clay and colored them with Pearl Ex powders before baking. After baking, I covered it with a couple of coats of polyurethane.