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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Ribbon Spool Ornament

I am in an ornament swap with two other ladies. We are to make each other a Christmas ornament to exchange on Dec. first. I am just playing around with a few ideas to see what I can come up with. This little one is made from a ribbon spool. I colored the image with pencils then cut him out with a nesties along with the matching scalloped nestie. ( cut a second set out for the back also but no image.......just a place to sign the ornament.) I then used the circle nestie to cut out the center of the red one and inserted a "Shake it" shaker box pouch. I painted red stickles on the scalloped edges and then used green stickles to decorate. Of course there is Icicle stickles on the image too......just gotta love that bling! I added the green bead string around the center edge to accent that some. I used a leaf punch and a snowflake punch topped with a prima rose. Added a bit more stickles to them and a few plastic snowflakes on top and called it done. This one is just my proto type but if I choose to use it for the swap, the two I make the ladies will have Dianmond Dust inside so it will be a shaker box. I would like some honest comments on this as I do not want to give the ladies something that looks too cheap. Thanks for any critique you can offer.

Challenges I am entering hoping for good honest criticism:

Incy Wincy-anything goes

Crafty Purple Frog- anything goes

A Spoon Full of Sugar- relish to embellish

Fussy and Fancy-winter

Wee Memories- free for all

Pollycraft-its chill time

Critter Sketch-Christmas

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13 comments:

  1. Moshie! This is gorgeous. Saw ya over at Critter Sketch and had to get a closer look. How inventive. I'd be ecstatic to get one of these.

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  2. Oh my goodness, that is SO cute! I just love that you used a ribbon spool...I would never have known if you had not said it. How creative! The image is adorable, and I just love all of the detail.
    *smiles*
    debbi

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  3. This is absolutely gorgeous!

    This would be a fabulous entry into the Top Tip Tuesday Christmas Inspiration challenge this week - we have 3 amazing prizes up for grabs!! You can enter as many times as you like!

    Hope to see you there!

    Leanne xx

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  4. I love this idea! May I borrow it! Wonderfully done! Thank you for joining Fussy and Fancy this week! Lisa :-)

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  5. That is such a beautiful ornament! Love it!

    Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge!
    hugs
    kaos

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  6. Gorgeous ornament. Thanks for playing with us at Incy Wincy

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  7. This ornament is so gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Wee Memories :)

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  8. So gorgeous and pretty...love the sparkle.
    Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft & good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

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  9. What an adorable creation! Perfectly gorgeous ornament! Thanks for playing along with the Crafty Critters this week and we hope you will join us again next week!
    Hugs,
    Marsha
    CSCB-DT

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  10. This is beautiful! Such a cute snowman too:) Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch Challenges this week!

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  11. Wow, this is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Wee Memories! :)

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  12. Cute card thanks for joining us at the Critter Sketch Challenge Blog for our Christmas challenge! We Hope to see you again for our next challenge! Thanks Again, Tammy

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  13. Beautiful!

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Critter Sketch Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again next week!!

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