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« on: December 05, 2013 08:52:23 AM »

Sometimes the wrapping paper we get is so pretty it is a shame to throw it away. Or if the present is from someone special we may want to save it. This got me thinking...

A while back I made some paper ornaments with tutorial from some zentangles I had made, and wanted to use that idea for this challenge.

Here I have taken wrapping paper and made a paper lantern/ornament. This could be put on a tree, made into a mobile, add many used for a mantle or whatever your imagination can come up with.



Here is the paper used before cutting.


I added pages from and old legal book to have some contrast.


Thanks for looking and if you make any ornaments, please post them!
Good luck to all who enter the challenge. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2013 08:59:42 AM »

What a lovely project.  I will try and make one.  If it is half as nice as yours twill be lovely
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2013 10:52:08 AM »

thank you for such a sweet comment!  Smiley I hope to see your post of an ornament.
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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2013 05:18:41 PM »

This is lovely, HSG!   What a great way to reuse wrapping paper!
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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2013 10:22:50 PM »

Thank you  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2013 03:23:20 AM »

I have slightly adapted the pattern but am now hooked.  They look really much nicer than the photo  so thanks for inspiring meto
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« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2013 05:28:31 AM »

I LOVE them! They look so pretty in the sparkle and gold paper. Glad you got inspired. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2013 07:07:49 AM »

What a great idea! Love it!
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« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2013 12:47:35 PM »

oh they are beautiful!  Thanks for sharing a great recycling idea!  I hate throwing out pretty wrapping!
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« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2013 03:51:12 PM »

Thank you both!  Smiley
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