Friday, December 9, 2011

Tear Sheets: A Natural Christmas

Winter Lights

spray log with metallic paint

use nails to hold candles in place

drape with ivy and frosted allium seed heads

Gilded Pear

gently rub edible gold leaf on the surface of a firm pear

spray with sealant

add jewels and a bow

Golden Acorns

gold, bronze and copper

paint acorns 

dip in glitter

add metallic beads

attach wire or ribbon

Twig Photo Frames

replace photo frame with twigs

secure with small tacks and glue

Metallic Seed Heads

spray dried allium or other seed heads with gold paint

glue metallic beads to the tips

attach velvet ribbon for hanging

Cinnamon and Orange Gift Box

glue cinnamon sticks to box

add dried oranges to the top

add bow

use a leaf as a gift tag

Tree Bark Cracker

wrap cracker with a square of metallic fabric

tie with string

embellish tree bark with metallic paint

secure to cracker with thin wire with stones and jewels added

Magazine ? Produced by Jacky Hobbs. Photos by Michelle Garrett.

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