This sparkling decoration will add a wonderful, handmade
feel to your Christmas tree this year! Find out how Maxine made hers with our
step by step tutorial.
What you Need
First Edition Build a Scene Die Set, Scalloped Circle Die Set
Dovecraft Winter Blooms 6x6 Paper Pack, Ribbon Bows, A4
White Card Stock, Christmas Basics Sequins, Gems, Ribbon, Washi Tape
How to Make
Adhere one 6x6 sheet of Dovecraft Winter Blooms
paper on a piece of 6x6 Dovecraft white card stock using Dovecraft Perma Fix
Take the second largest and fourth largest dies
from the First Edition Scalloped Circle dies set and tape them down to front of
your layered sheets. Pass it through your die cutting machine.
Die cut the largest die cut of the two you have
used once more and put to one side. This will be used for the back of your
Next, die cut the sentiment from the First
Edition Build a Scene dies onto a coordinating Winter Blooms sheet and glue it
on top of a complementing Winter Blooms strip of paper.
Trim the top and bottom of your sentiment
ensuring to leave the left and right hand side uncut. This will help you adhere
it securely to your wreath.
With Dovecraft Perma Fix tape, stick your sentiment
to the back of your wreath in the
centre, ensuring your sentiment design is facing the front. Cut a length of
Dovecraft Christmas ribbon, make a loop and adhere it with Dovecraft Perma Fix
tape to the back of the wreath design.
Glue the scalloped circle die cut that you have
put to one side to the back of the wreath to cover the ribbon.
Using the First Edition Build a Scene dies, die
cut the wreath 3 times onto green Winter Blooms paper, the berries 4 times on
burgundy Winter Blooms papers and the bow, once, on a patterned sheet.
With glue, stick one wreath die cut to the
centre of your tree decoration. Cut the leaves from the two remaining wreath
die cuts and glue them around the wreath you have just added to create a
Use 3D foam pads to adhere the die cut bow to
the bottom of your wreath design. Layer a Winter Blooms ribbon bow to the die
Add the die cut berries to the green wreath,
using 3D foam pads to add dimension.
Finish your decoration by adding a selection of
Dovecraft Christmas Basics sequins and gems to the centre of the berries.
This sweet decoration will be sure to
twinkle brightly on your Christmas tree!
Alternatively, you could use the First
Edition Scalloped Circle dies and Build a Scene dies to create a place setting
for your Christmas dinner! Simply fold one scalloped circle die in half, and
adhere the die cut robin, wreath and berries to the top. To finish, adhere your
chosen name to the bottom.
To create a traditional Christmas card, you
could die cut the wreath to the centre of your card design and die cut the
wreath once more, on a complementing Winter Blooms paper design. Adhere the
wreath to the inside of your card, ensuring it fits nicely in the wreath
aperture. Decorate your card with the die cut ribbon and with your chosen embellishments.
The First Edition Build a Scene dies set
will help you create a variety of diverse projects that will be sure to sit
beautifully in any home this holiday! We particularly like the little robin
included in this pack!
We would love to see your Christmas crafts in
the project gallery, so remember to upload them and when uploading to social
media to #trimcraft.