Sunday, December 23, 2012

Snowflake Lanterns

When I saw this fun snowflake lantern by Jennifer Wambach in the Silhouette Store I had to make them.  I had everything I needed (I got a great deal on the flame less candles a few weeks ago) except the velum which I got quickly at Michael's.  I made the design as large as possible on my mat, then copied and flipped it so I could cut two at once.

I opted not to cut the velum with my machine as it was simple rectangles, so I measured and cut the pieces for each opening then used my ATG gun to tape them on to the paper lanterns.
The final step was taping the box together, I used a combo of ATG tape and super sticky red tape for this process.
In went the flame less candles and I had some simple gifts for my coworkers to go with some homemade yumminess. I hope everyone is gearing up for a wonderful Christmas. Tonight I take my daughter to see Annie as one of her presents and she has no clue..super excited for this! Happy  Holidays.

Silhouette Store Snowflake Lantern Design ID #35985


  1. These are wonderful. Those flameless candles sure do making creating with paper easier.

    Happy Holidays,
    Carson's Creations

  2. Wowwwwwwwwwww! These are BEAUTIFUL!!!!

  3. WOW!!Seriously GORGEOUS!!
    Merry Christmas

  4. Very pretty! So cute! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me some love!


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