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Feather Storm Lantern

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16742

My Life Handmade

My Life Handmade by Creative Rox celebrates home-sewn creativity by offering inspiring elements to create beautiful handmade pieces. Creative Rox, established in 2014, is an online creative retailer, stocking a range of products from some of today’s top creative brands. Their website provides a variety of ideas and inspiration with many helpful step-by-step tutorials and projects – from cards and invitations to gift wrap, scrapbooking and home décor pieces – for every age and ability of maker!

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Overview

You can easily create these elegant candles for your own home or to give as a gift. Sizzix shapes make home decorating projects simple and elegant with versatile ideas that can be personalized to any style.

Themes: House & Home

Sizzix Die(s) Used

  • Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 3PK - Dream Away
  • Sizzix Big Shot Plus Starter Kit (White & Gray) with My Life Handmade Cardstock & Fabric

Instructions

Other Supplies: Glass Storm Lantern, Candle, Metallic Card, Plain Card, Patterned Paper, Double-sided Tape, PVA Glue, Silver Ribbon

  1. Cover the bottom third of your storm lantern with patterned paper cut to fit with a 1cm overlap. Secure with double-sided tape.
  2. Using the border die from the starter kit, die-cut the border as many times as is required to go around your lantern and stick into position using PVA, trimming if necessary.
  3. Attach a length of double-sided tape to the glass, approximately 1cm from the top of the scalloped border. Take your length of ribbon and fix this into position by sticking to the double-sided tape before tying into a large bow. Trim ends at a 45° angle as indicated.
  4. Using the Feather shapes from the Dream Away Thinlits set, die-cut two solid feathers and one intricate feather shape from metallic card. Curl slightly by pushing against the edge of a scissors and then use PVA to attach the three shapes to the middle of the storm lantern, just below the bow, to complete the lantern decoration.