Saturday, March 21, 2015

November 2014 - Getting into the Christmas Spirit

We were all delightfully surprised with the wonderful kits we were given filled with papers of red and white, some embossed, some printed, others plain. There were tags made from card stock, watercolour paper and bond paper. There were cut outs, and an array of ephemera to use. There were samples to use as guides. The supply list said to bring glue, glue dots, Christmas papers, ribbon and
I M A G I N A T I O N!! 

One of the folded paper techniques that Cyndi demonstrated was a Christmas tree. She used dictionary pages for the samples and many embellished their trees by adding trim or sparkly elements while others incorporated a 2nd layer of coloured or contrast or complimentary paper to make it 'their own'. 

Everyone had a wonderful day, lots of Christmas cheer and goodwill in the room!

Here is the folding instruction page for the trees:

Thank you to Violet for her newsletter article and the instructions! And Thank You to Cyndi and Val for their fun program!

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