Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Christmas Tag featuring The Pine Cone

designed by Sheri Willshire

McGill Paper Punches:
     -64503 Floral Petals Punch
     -64500 Alpine Snowflake Punch
     -92095L Dimensional Flourish Punch
     -53700 5/16" Round 2 inch Reach Punchline
     -65900 Molding Mat
     -65800 Tool Kit

Additional Supplies:
     -Bo Bunny Blitzen Card Stock 
     -Ranger Ink Kraft Tag 
     -Tim Holtz Distress Ink 
     -Ranger Paint Dabber - Snow Cap 
     -Tim Holtz Distress Stickles 
     -Ranger Foil Sheet 
     -Teresa Collins Lace Ribbon 
     -Seam Binding 
     -Swarovski Crystals 
     -Beacon's Fabric Tac Adhesive 
     -Beacon's 3 in 1 Adhesive 

Creating the Pine Cone:
     click for full printable pdf

Project Instructions:
  • Create small Pine Cones as instructed above.
  • Edge Pine Cone with Ranger Paint Dabber in Snow Cap. Add Distress Stickles to the edges. Set aside to dry. 
  • Trim Pattern paper to fit Kraft Tag and adhere together. Punch hole in top of tag.  
  • Ink the edges of the tag with Distress Inks  
  • Adhere Pine Cones to the bottom of the tag.  
  • Punch several Pine Branches, edge with Ranger Paint Dabber in Snow Cap. Once dry
  • Tuck the Pine Branches around the Pines Cones, after dipping into adhesive.  
  • Adhere Foil Sheet to card stock and punch out Alpine Snowflakes and Flourishes. Adhere to the tag.  
  • Glue crystal to the tag with Beacon's Fabric Tac.  
  • Tie bow to the top of the tag

Here are a few close up photos:

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We'll be back with more Paper Blossom Poinsettia's and other Holiday projects using the complete line of McGill Paper Punches.  

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Janine said...


Debc06 said...

They look so real. TFS
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ciki said...

Very nice

Boni said...

wow such great ideas