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Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Advent Day 5 - Card Holder



Over at Crafty Ribbons Inspiration we are running an Advent event. Pop over to be in with a chance of winning oodles of prizes...

Here is today's project...


 
 
This ribbon came from Bev's Bag - it's a very fun design, really makes me smile!
 

 
 
I folded the top and bottom under and stitched it, just so it wouldn't fray.  I added a ric rac loop at the top for hanging and added a few jingle bells at the bottom, again with ric rac.
 



You can get little pegs that are already coloured but the only ones I had were plain wood.  I coated them with a couple of layers of acrylic paint and topped them with an interference paint to give it a shine when they catch the light.



 
 
I should just explain the cards - the bullfinch is my fave bird species and my mate always sends me bullfinch cards.  I've kept them all over the years!  :)
 
Don't forget to leave a comment here for my giveaway!
 
 
 

3 comments:

  1. Oh how sweet that looks Laura! That ribbon is gorgeous and those happy snowmen leave me with a big smile on my face ;-) Take care and thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, Ira x
    irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

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  2. Now that is brilliant. I have a little container of coloured pegs that I got in Morrison's, so just got to look out some ribbon.

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  3. Wow, Laura, you're busy with your daily Advent projects! Well done you. They are all very different and unusual.

    Thanks for your lovely comment - glad you like how my album is coming along. I've got a few more bits to add to page 1 but while I think about it, I am going to try and make a start on the next page. At this rate I doubt I shall ever finish it!!

    Shoshi

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