Where would Christmas be without wonderful ornaments designed to sparkle and create Christmas cheer.
Today Collette and Sonia spread some wonderful Christmas cheer with their little, but festive packed Beyond the Page items. Hang them on the tree, create a wall display or give them as a special gift.
Whatever you choose to do with these easy to make creations, they will bring happy smiles and Christmas Spirit!
Festive Wall Art by Collette Mitrega
I was given the three beautiful Christmas ornaments to decorate and create with, using the ‘Christmas Wishes’ collection.
SB2437 Xmas Word Decorations
SB2435 Snowflake Decorations
SB2434 Bauble Decorations
I must say I do love Christmas ornaments and it is well know that if someone asks me what I would love as a gift, I always say a Christmas ornament!
I love decorating the tree. Each year I unwrap my treasure and happy memories of the person who gave it to me come flooding back. For me, as well as being my Christmas tree, it is also my memory tree!
Although my three beautiful ornaments could stand alone as stunning gifts, I decided to do a wall display that I could take out each year and hang for some sparkling Christmas cheer!
I started by selecting the papers for each window. On one of the scenes I used a Kaisercraft snowflake template and texture past, while the paste was still wet I sprinkled with glitter ….. after all it is Christmas!
Once these were marked up and cut to size I painted the frame with Kaiser paint in white. A few coats gave a lovely crisp finish. I then stuck the decorative papers cut earlier in position and stuck the frame down.
Now the fun part!!
For this little vignette, I placed a gorgeous photo of Abbey on a matt and decorated with collectables and stickers. ‘
The reindeer and sleigh are from the ‘Wooden Flourish Sleigh Scene’ – aren’t they simply gorgeous? I spritzed the wooden items with white Kaisermist to soften their look and sprinkled with micro fine gold glitter.
Kaisercrafts new release Pearl string in gold were perfect for the reigns.
In this little vignette, I cut a second Santa out and popped him up. You cannot see the effect so well here but it is wonderful and three dimensional.
I love how that little collectable diamond looks so real …. if only!!
The Christmas bauble is my favourite ornament. After painting it white I covered the edge in rhinestones.
The gold foil that sits in the background catches the light beautifully! Did I tell you that you get two ornaments in each pack?
I will definately be making the additions into gifts and rhinestones will feature loudly!
I painted the ‘XMAS’ title with Kaisercrafts gold paint. It is a beautiful paint; such a beautiful shimmery colour!
While it was still wet I sprinkled on some micro fine glitter ….. of course!
Kaisercraft Products Used: SB2397 Collage Photo Frame | SB2435 Snowflake Decoration | SB2434 Bauble Decoration | SB2437 Xmas Word Decoration | FL573 Wooden Flourish Scene – Sleigh Scene | IT915 Designer Template Ornamental | P2147 St Nicholas | P2142 Bauble Garland | P2146 Fur Tree | PS462 Pretty Doilie | SS319 Sticker Sheet | CT862 Collectables | SB712 Rhinestones Yellow Deep | EM434 Pearl String Gold | KC050 Kaisercolour Gold | KC001 Kaisercolour White | T320 Craft Glue | T324 Glaze Paste | T303 Foam Tape | T325 Glue Runner.
Other Products Used: Gold Ribbon | Sparkle Mist | Gold and clear glitter.
I had the best fun making this project. I know that it will bring a smile to my face and happy creative memories each year. I also know that it will look stunning on my wall and be a talking piece at Christmas. Why not create your own little memory for Christmas?
‘Angel Decorations’ by Sonia Thomason
Like Collette I love Christmas and couldn’t wait to start playing with the gorgeous decorations I was sent, along with the beautiful ‘Christmas Wishes’ collection. Now I have two angels of my own – my two daughters! So I thought I would use these Angel Decorations as stand alone decorations for my tree this Christmas to represent my two girls:
Angel Decorations SB2436
Kaisercraft products used: PP1003 Christmas Wishes Paper Pad | GC105 Champagne Glitter Cardstock | SB2436 Angel Decorations | FL581 Flourish Pack Doilies | LD81059 Natural Twine |
Other: Gold embossing powder
I added some of the hearts that are included in the pack to the bottom of each of the angels. The hearts are covered in the gorgeous Glitter Cardstock in Chanpagne – a little bit of glitter just says ‘Christmas’!!!
‘Bird Decorations’ by Sonia Thomason
How cute are these gorgeous new ‘Bird Decorations’?!!! They are just divine and full of character – and that’s before they have been decorated!
Bird Decorations SB2433
I thought it would be lovely to use these birds to make a Christmas display using one of the new shadow box frames. The frame has a prop on the back so you can either hang the frame on the wall or pop it on a table for your Christmas decorating!
Kaisercraft products used: P2142 ‘Bauble Garland’ | PP1003 Christmas Wishes Paper Pack | CT862 Christmas Wishes Collectables | SB2433 Bird Decorations | FL581 Flourish Pack Doilies | LD81059 Natural Twine | RS408 Crystal Sparklets | EM435 Silver Pearl String | SF815 Distressed Antique White Shadow Box Frame
Other: White Embossing Powder and twigs
I cut the doilies from the Collectables pack in half and added it to one of the wooden Flourish Pack Doilies to create wings for the birds. Adding two of the silver pearls from the Silver Pearl String adds some texture and contrast
These decorations are so much fun to play with and so versatile! Why not pick some up today and have a play! Happy creating,