Vintage Ornaments

Vintage Ornaments

Hi everyone, It’s Joann with you today to share a fun little Christmas project.  Here are some Vintage Christmas Ornaments that are really fun and easy to decorate.  These ornaments feature vintage trim, cord and burlap string from May Arts as we are lucky enough to be hoping with them this week 🙂

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and a little closer look at the detail on one of them.  Another option would be to do these all in glitter for a more sparkly version of these beauties!

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Vintage Ornament Supplies:

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To make this project follow these steps.

Step 1
Cut all of your pieces out in the paper you choose.  I used a combination of White, Glitter and Vintage papers for the color combination I wanted but you can use whichever paper you desire.

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Step 2
Assemble your ornament and once complete it will look like this.

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Step 3
Using your Sand It Gadget, sand your panels that form the top of the ornament to show off that lovely embossing.  Don’t forget yo use your Dust Buddy to clean-up the dust!

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Step 4
Thread through the hole on top, the ribbon or twine you want to use to hang the ornament.  Hint:  If you do not want to see the knot, pass the ribbon or twine from the top down, tie your knot and then the know will be hidden in the top of the ornament.   Once that is complete you can tie closed both the top and bottom of the largest piece of the ornament.  It is good to have an extra hand with this part.  Once you are finished with and the ribbon and twine you can start decorating!

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Thanks for stopping by for a peek… Have a great day my crafty friends!

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About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

2 responses »

  1. Beautiful, love the papers you chose to decorate it!!

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  2. This is awesome! I love the papers. The ribbon really adds a nice touch.

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