Saturday, 17 November 2012

Poinsettia Candle Holder

Hi there crafter's 
Today I am sharing with you
this candle holder I have made using the
 Christmas Poinsettia wreath stamp
from Jayne Nestorenko.

Those of you who attended the workshop in October
may have already seen this gift, because Jayne kindly put it on show.

I started with some candles that I had bought 
and measured the width of two standing side by side.
 Then the depth backwards and the height I wanted the front to be .
This just then needed a few calculations which would allow be to 
turn it into a box with a high back.

I used a die to create the back shape and layered it
with white card, which I had scored into a lattice design.
I added cosmic glue pearls in the lattice 
frame work to give it definition.
I then stamped, coloured and cut out the Poinsettia wreath.
This is quite fiddly but not impossible to do, it is designed to be 
stamped direct to card, but I,m a decoupager primarily
so well up for the challenge lol.
I have decoupaged the poinsettia layers to add
to the realism of the image.
Around the box base I also added the same lattice style
white background and used some of the stamped
wreath leaves and berries as decoration.
It was very simple to make and makes a nice gift for any friend.

Here it is from another angle .

I hope you are nearly finished with making your Christmas cards
or should I say at least started them lol

Have a lovely weekend.
until next time 

jens xxx


Hellen said...

Super idea Jennie, I'm sure your friend will love it!

Wendy H said...

Thank you Jennie for the instructions. And no Jennie, I haven't started with my own Christmas cards yet!! Wendy. xx

jane stillman said...

A fabulous creation Jennie, and great idea x

brenda said...

What a gorgeous gift this will make Jennie and so useful as well.

Thanks so much for joining our It's a Gift theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Wow this is so pretty what a beautiful gift!

Thanks for joining in our 'its a gift' challenge this week at Allsorts

Emma xxx