Tuesday, December 10, 2013

A Couple of Origami Christmas Cards

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    Hello friends,
    Today, I have  Christmas card to share with you and the main attraction on the card is the origami wreath. My son taught me how to make this wreath in his class room last week for Special Person Day. 

    His teacher is awesome at creating beautiful origami projects and she loves to teach the kids to create projects. The crafty girl in me was immediately drawn to her origami projects and wanted to learn more:)

    I hope you enjoy and get inspired to look into Origami to make it part of your cards! Enjoy.


    Challenges:

    I embossed the Whisper White with the 


    Each Origami wreath was created with 8  pieces of paper which measure 4" X 2" I also wanted you to see both sides of this "Polka Dot Parade Designer Paper" item#126902. Let me know if you would like me to make a video on how to create this Origami wreath on this simple card:)

    Products for this card:

    Stamp Sets:  (retired) Four Holidays
    Card Stock:  whisper white, polka dot parade designer paper, real red
    Stamp Pads:  real red, Accessories: rhinestones, ribbon, bells
    Other:  big shot, paper trimmer, woodgrain embossing folder


    http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/nlpimentel/

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    17 comments :

    1. Wow! So pretty! Your son needs to do a pictorial so I can learn to make one of these wreaths!

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    2. These are gorgeous Norma! What a fun and different wreath!
      Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT day!

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    3. These are fancy Norma..... pretty cards!

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    4. these are so beautiful love the card. hugs

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    5. Now that is COOL! I LOVE the 3D look of it! What a lucky boy to have an awesome teacher to show him how to make them! :o)

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    6. Norma those wreath cards are beautiful! I love the red and white polka dots are so fun.

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    7. Oh wow, the wreath looks amazing!! It makes such a gorgeous card!! Love it my friend!! Have a great day :)

      Lisa
      A Mermaid's Crafts

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    8. This is really wonderful - fabulous cards and yes please would be great to see how you made it. When you get time that is :-)

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    9. This is so pretty. The red really pops and says Christmas!!
      Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes December Linky Party. Have a great day
      DIANA L.
      dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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    10. Hi Norma..how are you! Wow , I'm so happy I stopped by to see your gorgeous cards. LOve the wreaths..Fabulous, have a great week!

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    11. Love this card! The wreath is so fresh and unique...and I love the embossing folder you've paired it with. Just a great job!!!
      Thanks so much for sharing this week at HIMCR. We hope to see you back very soon!
      hugs--
      Roberta
      Hiding in My Craft Room Design Team
      Queen Bee Paper Crafts

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    12. Wow!! This is absolutely gorgeous!! I must learn some origami now :-) Thanks for linking it up with us at 3 Girl JAM challenges!

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    13. Hi Norma these are beautiful I love it you will have to do a video :) hugs

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    14. Oh your wreaths are just so pretty, Norma! Love them both. Would love to learn how but they look a bit challenging for me. Great job!

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    15. I love the simple elegance of these gorgeous cards. Thanks for sharing at 3 Girl JAM's challenge blog.
      Cheri
      www.djssundries.blogspot.com

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    I love to read your comments! Thank you for taking the time to comment dear crafty friends:)

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