Looking for some handmade ornament ideas and another excuse to use your Imaginisce iTop and Polar Expressions collection? Check out this idea for creating a unique gift for friends and family. Please email me if you would like the PDF version of this tutorial. Also, please go to the Imaginisce blog and leave a comment on this project to be entered into a drawing to win this collection.
To create this ornament:
- Polar Expressions Frosted Forest Paper – 2 sheets
- Polar Expressions rub ons
- Poinsettias – 2 flowers
- Large Paper Punch
- Large Brad Daddies - 1
- iTop tool
- Large Die Carriage
- Martha Stewart Branch Punch
- Ink Pad
Step 2 - Trace the template around the white trees with red ornaments on the patterned paper.
Step 3 – Cut out 10 of the star arms.
Step 4 – Ink the edges of the star arms for more definition.
Step 5 – Punch small holes in the star arms for the brad.
Step 6 – Punch a flower out with the large punch and apply a red bird rub on to the center of the punched out brad flower.
Step 7 – Use the iTop tool to press together the brad and backing.
Step 8 – Use bird brad to hold together two poinsettia flowers and all of the star arms.
Step 9 – Add green punched branches for interest.
Step 10 – Tie on red string with a bead and a tag.