Christmas Angel

My second project for Scrolls Work Stamps once again uses Lady Flourish Silhouette #1. As with the tag I created in my first project (attached to an upcycled brown bag), once again I have used this stamp to create a Christmas project. Here I made a Christmas Tree ornament.
Using Crimson Red Archival Ink I stamped onto cream glossy cardstock then added sparkle with fine glitter and imitation gold leaf flakes. The flakes I used are a combination of colour (called “Sunshine”) which are lovely to work with and add further dimension to your work. By using fine glitter it doesn’t interfere with the clarity of the stamped image and the particles are fine enough to sandwich behind the glass.
Photographing in daylight doesn’t show the sparkle and flakes to their best. Once the Christmas Tree lights reflect off this it is really quite beautiful the way the colours catch the light.


22 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Lynn Stevens
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 16:58:53

    I bet it sparkles really pretty in the tree lights ,adorable ornament!


  2. joanne wardle
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 17:02:17

    ooo great use of this stamp!


  3. Jingle
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 17:12:47

    This is really beautiful!


  4. Kim Dellow
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 17:20:48

    Gorgeous Lynne!


  5. CarolQ
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 17:37:54

    beautiful Lynne.


  6. Gayle Page-Robak
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 17:56:17

    Love the ‘old world’ look of your ornament, so beautiful.


  7. Ira
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 18:06:55

    Totally adorable your Christmas ornament Lynne! Love the vintage feel! Have a great weekend, Ira x


  8. JeanFB
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 18:08:56

    Wow, what a gorgeous ornament! I would love to see the true sparkle in real life – I’ll bet it’s a stunning effect.


  9. Jacqueline
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 18:11:20

    What a beautiful ornament, I love how you made this and what a beautiful additional to any tree!


  10. Annette G
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 18:32:26

    terrific creativity and am sure it glistens beautifully on the tree.
    Annette x


  11. craftytrog
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 18:42:22

    It’s beautiful Lynne! I love the little dangles! xx


  12. PetraB
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 20:34:30

    An absolutely adorable ornament … it must look very sparkly on the Christmas tree!


  13. Martina
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 21:07:09

    This is fantastic, Lynne! What a great inspiration piece!
    Have a wonderful weekend, my friend.


  14. Shar B
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 21:56:27



  15. michele s
    Dec 11, 2010 @ 07:11:13

    very ethereal and cool! xo


  16. Dot Arnott
    Dec 11, 2010 @ 10:57:42

    I bet your Christmas Tree is well ‘adorned.’ Fancy coming to decorate mine?



  17. Jack
    Dec 11, 2010 @ 17:42:27

    Gorgeous Lynne. And although brand new you have managed to make it look vintage. xx


  18. trisha too
    Dec 11, 2010 @ 17:44:39

    Lynne, I’m loving all your Christmas creations!

    I can never, ever get the glitter and shine to show to its full effect, either,
    but we KNOW what you mean, and can see it shine in our minds eye!


  19. Chris
    Dec 11, 2010 @ 21:14:31

    What a sweet little ornament. It will look lovely on your tree.

    Chris x


  20. Terry
    Dec 12, 2010 @ 02:16:49

    Such a lovely ornament, Lynne! Have a great weekend!


  21. 2amscrapper
    Dec 13, 2010 @ 03:44:57

    what a great idea!


  22. Nancy Maxwell James
    Dec 13, 2010 @ 11:56:18

    this is just lovely!


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