Saturday, October 24, 2009

Ornament Punch Ornaments!

I have been thinking about these for a while now and finally got around to actually making ornaments out of the Ornament punch! Sounds like that is what it's purpose is, right?

For this ornament, I used the silver cord to thread on pearls from the Pretties Kit. The bottom pearl is tied in a knot and cut real short. Then I applied a drop of Crystal Effects to make sure it didn't come undone! I looped the top and threaded it back into the pearl. I secured the cording to the back of the ornament with Mini Glue Dots. This one is attached to the card with 2 Stampin' Dimensionals so the pearls have room to stand off the card a bit.

Cardstock: Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Merry Moments DSP

Stamp Set: Four the Holidays

Accessories: Ornament Punch. Silver Cord, Pretties Kit, Chocolate Chip 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon, Top Note die-cut, Big Shot (you need this toy!), White Embossing Powder, Whisper White Craft Pad, Heat Tool for embossing the words.

Punch 3 ornaments, fold each one in half lengthwise, and attach to each other back to back with adhesive.

Here is one without the Pretties Kit. I wanted to be able to mail some of these. They will lay flat for mailing, then the recipient can pop them back up....well all except my mom! See this post.
I was talking to her yesterday telling her I had this idea I was going to try and she asked me to send her one to see. My response was something like 'Hell NO!'. I said it with a smile though Ü...then she remembered she had been cut off and we had a good laugh.

Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Merry Moments DSP
Stamp Set: none!
Accessories: Ornament Punch, Silver Cord, 1" Double Stitched Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon


  1. Just gorgeous - love the punch ornaments!

  2. Love the pop up effect of the ornaments. Too cool!

    Brenda Cook

  3. What a wonderful idea!! I love these punch ornament cards. Thank you for sharing this creative idea.

  4. Ah Becky - the pearls just make it...splendiferous!!

  5. Hi Becky, I love your cards and probably will case it for my Christmas cards...LOL..but even funnier is that I read the piece about your mom!!! In my case, I am the mom, and it is my daughter who just doesn't get it!! I make her beautiful things and then find them in her house in the strangest places, i.e.,an incredibly beautiful victorian cone filled with potpouri that I found hanging on a hook on a coat rack (and not to make it smell pretty either...LOL)or how about this very difficult to make welcome sign, really gorgeous (as in I would like to take it home and hang it at my front door) and she has it hanging behind a calendar hanging on the wall (and honestly that's only 2 of many I have found) rofl...if I didn't know she loves me, I would begin to wonder. (she works in IT and swears she does not have a creative bone in her body!) needless to say I enjoyed your post about your mom!! Hugs, Willow

  6. Becky-

    They are gorgeous! Your work is so inspiring and I always look forward to your posts:)

  7. Your mom post was just too funny!!!! I thought I was the only one that had PEOPLE in my life like that. I went by my husbands work the other day & one of the office ladies had gotten a beautiful SU card from her sister that lives in another state. It had a recipe in it. She took the recipe out & threw the card in the garbage w/o even looking at it. Needless to say
    I ask for it :)
    Love your idea too!!!!

  8. Fabulous cards. Love the 3d effect using the punch.

  9. super cute 3d ornaments - love the beads and cording loop

  10. Love, love, love the ornament cards.

    p.s. my mother and your mother must be related!

  11. Wowser...I just got this new ornament punch and it is sitting on my desk...what timing...these cards and colors are outstanding! Thanks for the inspiration...I am definitely going to have to case these if you dont mind!

  12. What a fabulous use of the punch! I will definitely be making some of these with pretties! You will certainly get the credit for the brilliant idea. I have you on my blog reader and love all the projects you make.

  13. love it- I have made these ornaments , was one of the first things I did with the punch when I pre ordered it!

    love your cards!

  14. such a beautiful christmas card.

  15. I love your card with the ornaments. I guess I will have to break down and buy this punch, LOL.
    I also went back and read your post about your mom. I too have people who don't get what I do, they tell me they can make cards on the computer (and not with MDS). They don't get the difference. If you need me to I can be your recipient of your packages of goodies.... Have a super day and continued success.

  16. Becky,

    My friend sent me the blog site for my ornament punch and I have you in my fav's now. Love the ornament cards. They are really special. I love the punch thanks for the ideas...Kerrydi