Saturday, 1 December 2012

Christmas ornaments

Today my second guest design project will be shown on the Calico Craft Blog. I had so much fun making these! Here is a sneakpeek:
To see the full project and how I made them, please click HERE

20 comments:

  1. Hello Astrid
    I have to say these are just the most delightful little hand-made ornaments I have seen this Christmas.
    Your Vintage effect relates an aged feel so perfectly. They are just gorgeous.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  2. Oh my goodness!! I just love these ornaments!! They are gorgeous!! I just posted an ornament of my grandson on my blog also.

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  3. These are amazing Astrid. I really love your ideas for mounting the images inside die cuts, and the way you have coloured/altered each piece is superb. Will definitely put Treasure Gold on the Christmas list this year. Hugs, Buttons x

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  4. WAUW another stunning creation Astrid, and they just looks exactly like they are very vintage. So perfect work again here. I love it.

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  5. loving your beautiful ornaments, xx

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  6. Truly beautiful. Would love to see them ‘in the hand’ – The metallic hues are surely wonderful. The ‘crackle’ work is stunning. Nicola x

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  7. The vintage patina makes these ornaments spectacular! Beautiful work, Astrid!

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  8. I probably always use the word gorgeous when I visit your blog. When I look in Roget's, it's still my word of choice! These are so delightful.

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  9. These are beautiful!! A real treasure for the tree.

    I love the little ATC's you sent. You are such an amazing artist!

    Happy Crafting,
    Tracie

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  10. So very beautiful, with the image inside your die cuts,- and the altering is fabolous dear Astrid.
    I will go see more.
    Happy saturday evening to you.
    Dorthe

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  11. So gorgeous, I'm off to see more x

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  12. Fantastic Astrid, off to check out all the details on the Calico blog. xx

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  13. These are just wonderful... the images look amazing in their ornate frames, perfect vintage ornaments - they look centuries old, and the snowflake on that central hanging is so lovely. Another amazing set of projects, Astrid - breathtaking!
    Alison x

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  14. Beautiful work Astrid ... you create amazing effects

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  15. These ornaments are just beautiful, so elegant xx

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  16. Astrid, I love, love, love your beautiful ornaments! They all look great!

    Happy Holiday to you!
    Enjoy this wonderful season!

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  17. Wunderschöne Ornamente, Astrid, sie wirken so herrlich nostalgisch!

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  18. Hi Astrid, just wanted to pop by and say 'Thank You' for my card (so beautifully put together and I've even saved the envelope lol). And as for the Christmas hanger - it is truly stunning! I think I may have to buy that snowflake medallion die, it is so gorgeous. It is always such a plesure to receive something you have made, you are truly the Queen of Vintage to me!! Keep creating, much love, Cindy x

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  19. I totally admire that you can create items that look like they are from 'yester-year', these are magical, beautiful and so vintage looking.

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