Thursday, 8 December 2011

For the tree

The theme of this week's new challenge at Charisma Cardz was chosen by me - and it's Anything but a card, so as I am taking Christy Tomlinson's online workshop called the 12 Artsy Ornaments of Christmas at the moment, I have used my first project from the workshop for today's challenge. This ornament is based on a design by Alisa Burke, the heart shapes were cut by hand out of a couple of book pages and the flowers are water coloured straight onto the pages then, once dried, doodled on with a black permanent marker. For my ones I also added some detail with a metallic Sakura pen and stuck on some sequins, before sewing the two halves together with a little toy stuffing between them. I also finished my decorations off with a coating of Mod Podge to make them a little more durable.



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ABC Christmas Challenge - Anything goes
Creative Belli - Winter/Christmas
Decorate to Celebrate - Christmas party
Freshly Brewed - Christmas
Inky Impressions - Ribbon
City Crafter Challenge - Home For The Holidays
Creative Craft Challenges - Faux Or Real Stitching
Heart Song Inspirations - Christmas and /or Red, Green, White 
Come and Get It Challenges - Anything Christmas
Creations by Gill M - Recycling (the book pages)
My Sheri Crafts  - Decorate for Christmas

18 comments:

Sandy said...

They look fabulous, lovely and bright and the modge podge gives them a nice sheen,
Sandy

Glenda said...

Such pretty ornaments! Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!
Glenda

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

The water coloring of the flowers on these ornaments is beer-utiful.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

Jean said...

Wow, these look great. Thanks for playing along with us at Decorate to Celebrate.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

So sweet, so lovely, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Joey said...

Jenni these are stunning!!! thanks for joining us at inky impressions, Joey x

Lisa said...

Oh wow, these are so absolutely GORGEOUS!! I love them!! Thanks so much for playing along at Decorate to Celebrate!

Lisa
Decorate to Celebrate DTM
indymermaid.blogspot.com

VanessaB said...

wow! so vibrant! gorgeous ornaments! thank you for joining us at fresh brewed designs! :)

Ros said...

Goodness what a talented lady you are ... these are wonderful! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB

Letillia said...

These are Beautiful! Thanks for joining us @ My Sheri Crafts!!

Letillia
Divaof5.blogspot.com

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Just beautiful! Would definitely made great gifts:) Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate!!
Hugs,
Norma

Gill McCall said...

Jenni these are adorable. thanks for playing along in my challenge this week

Amy said...

Very pretty ornaments! TFS
:)Amy
http://amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com

Linda R. said...

Such pretty ornaments.. I just love the happy colors.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

cnelson said...

These are so LOVELY! Thanks for joining us this week at CCCB!!

Heather said...

Gorgeous ornaments.
I imagine they capture lots of shine from the lights at night.

Thank you for playing along in our MONTH LONG PRIZE CHALLENGE : Christmas theme

Heather D.
www.freshbreweddesigns.com

Darsie Bruno said...

Fabulous ornaments! Your tree will sparkle this year for sure! Thanks so much for playing with us in the Belli Challenge! Please stop by and play with us again! Our next challenge is "Christmas Cards" on the 21st! One last card before that big day!
Merry Christmas!
Darsie
Belli Challenge DT Coordinator & Owner

Helen said...

Wonderful ornaments!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x