Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Glue Arts Ornaments

Good morning, just wanting to show you a couple more ornaments I did using Glue Arts adhesives and our sponsor's paper ( Making Memories Noel Collection) I adore making ornaments, it's probably one of my most favorite papercrafting creations. There is just so many ways you can decide to create your ornaments, so I hope you are out there creating some of your own this year!!

JOY Ornament
Designer: Kristen Swain


Glue Arts Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks, UCUTIT foam
Making Memories chipboard glittered snowflakes and Noel Paper collection and diecuts
berry stems/gems/jingle bells- craft supply
The Twinery- twine


1. Adhere three snowflake chipboard pieces together, adding UCUTIT foam between each piece, and gluing with Hot Glue Gun.
2. Glue diecut piece in center of snowflake with hot glue.
3. Tuck two curled berry stems into space between diecut and snowflake, then top with holly diecut. Adhere red gem with glue gun.
4. Glue three jingle bells to side of diecut.
5. Cut out letters from patterned paper, adhere to diecut piece with UCUT IT Foam.
6. Punch hole and make hanger with the twinery twine.

Flower Ball Ornament
Designer: Kristen Swain


Glue Arts- Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Making Memories Noel Papers
Ribbon- May Arts
Flowers - Petaloo
button/twine- craft supply
seam binding
styrofoam ball
glitter glue
The Twinery twine
decor scissors-fiskars- cloud

1. Cut styrofoam ball in half with knife, then hollow out middle of ball.
2. Wrap red rickrack ribbon around itself, gluing in spots with hot glue gun, to make a ribbon rose. Adhere red gem in center of rose with hot glue. Cut leaf ribbon into pieces, and tuck leaves around rose, adhere with hot glue.
3. Glue rose inside of hollowed out space in styrofoam ball.
4. Make an accordion with 2 2 inch strips, gluing them together with the hot glue, trimming edges with deco scissors
5. Glue the styrofoam ball to the center of the accordion using hot glue,
6. Fill in around the sides of the ball with glittered flowers and a seam binding bow, topping bow with button and twine.
7. Punch hole in top of ornament, tying on Twinery twine for hanger, then glitter glue around edges of accordion.

 take care!


JennyKozar said...

Just beautiful!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OHHHH! Stunning--love that last one! LOVE that flower;)

Shelley said...

These are lovely.

Kelly Massman said...

Very pretty--especially the 2nd one!

connie said...

this is beautiful!

Jess said...


Kathy Martin said...

LOVE that snowflake! :)

onescraphappymomma said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Kristie Maynard said...

These are just beautiful. Thanks for sharing them with us. Love them!

ScrappyMama said...

Love these ornaments...just as I've loved all the other ones you've shared with us!!! I can only imagine how beautiful your tree(s) must be with all these beautiful handmade ornaments on it; that is, unless you decide to share pics with us of the actual tree decorated with all of them...hint, hint!! Thanks for sharing!