Saturday, December 18, 2010

Christmas Place Settings

This week is all about Christmas at My Sheri...come and post your Christmas projects...

Gingerbread House Place Settings


5" square piece ea of kraft paper and brown (a little darker than the kraft)

1 sheet of white cs

assorted scraps for embellies

extra fine white glitter

glossy accents

red and brown inks


pop dots

red pearl gem

cricut and stretch your imagination cartridge

scraps of gold foil paper


Cut out a gingerbread house at 5" from the kraft paper, emboss with cuttlebug if desired

Cut out the shadow out of the darker brown cs

Cut out the silhouette from the white, as well as the layers

Cut out layers out of various patterns for star, candy canes and gumdrops

Put glue on the roof portion of the white layer and sprinkle the glitter on the glue and set aside to dry

Ink the edges of the shadow piece with brown ink

Adhere the white silhouette cut to the kraft piece and attach to shadow

Once your glittered piece is dry, attach over top of the silhouette

Ink the edges of the star, canes and drops with red ink, apply glossy accents to the candy canes, star and gumdrops and set aside.

Attach the door, leaving slightly open with a pop dot underneath

Attach all the extra pieces when dry


Glenda said...

Love the gingerbread houses! Such a pretty place setting!

Larelyn said...

Carolyn, those are absolutely adorable. Love them - and what a great idea. Merry Christmas.