During the month of December I hosted another Kids Craft Program at the Tuxedo Park Library and we created these two projects - the small tote bag to hold the decorative, paper ornament. The kids loved it (and so did the parents that attended).
The tote is from an old planner I purchased from Andrea Walford where she gave the instructions on how to create such a cute tote bag. I have used it many times over and over again has it is the perfect size for many gifts - a set of 4x4 cards, an ornament in this case, a box of jewelry, a gift card and more!
This adorable ornament was an idea shared by my dear friend, Diane Caro of Lakeside Stamper. I modified it as I wasn't sure exactly how she made it (LOL) and had to make it for the kids to make. So there are really two pieces to this project adhered together by a Pop-Glue Dot in the end. Below you can see images of the two pieces joined together by ribbon, brads, and then the Pop-up Glue dot would be applied to hold the two pieces together.
So, how did I make it?
- I started with 13 punched Scallop Circles.
- One kept for the base, and another set aside for the "other side" of the ornament (the smaller part of the project), leaving 11 circles to fill the ornament.
- For each of the 11 pieces, I used SNAIL adhesive on the bottom 1/2 of each circle, and then folded in the left side, then the right side to make a wedge. In class we called it a pizza slice and that we were making 11 slices to create the whole pizza.
- Then each piece was laid on the base (which was completely covered with SNAIL adhesive), to make a pizza (LOL)!
- Then a rhinestone brad was placed through a punched small snowflake, and then through a Big Felt Flurries snowflake (brad and snowflakes on Clearance Rack at Stampin' Up!). Then it was pierced thru a pice of Chocolate Chip Satin Ribbon. Then the brad was opened as shown above.
- Next, the smaller part of this ornament is just a Scallop Circle where another brad was placed through a punched snowflake, through a felt snowflake, through the Scallop Circle and then through the other end of the ribbon (as shown above).
- Then both pieces where stuck together using a Pop-up Glue Dot.
- 13 Scallop Circles
- 2 Big Felt Flurries
- 2 punched snowflakes
- 2 Fire Round Rhinestones
- 1 piece of Chocolate Chip Satin Ribbon
- SNAIL glue