Holiday Gift Ideas of Gratitude from Patterned Papers

You probably have some close friends…people that you appreciate, love and care for. People who are not your family but not far from it. Today we share these cute pendants that you can easily make with patterned papers from almost any of our collections.  These will be an appreciated gift for your friend…a little treasure to celebrate your friendship.

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You only need just a few items – patterned papers, something to paint with, bezels, and some sort of jewelry making resin. We used these papers that you can find in the Canvas Corp Brands Online Store:

Spring Showers Butterfly on Ivory

Mixed Media Orgins: Wings

The images where cut out from the patterned papers then fitted in the bezels, painted, and sealed with Diamond Resin to get a hard, durable cover.

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This moth cut out from the Butterfly on Ivory paper was painted with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists in the colors “Dried Lavender”, “Dragonfly”, “Walnut Gold” & “Fully Purple”.

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The two piece below were made by combining Tattered Angels Chalkboard Mist “Polka Dot Pink” & Tattered Angels Simply Sheer “Pink”. By blending with water you get the right shading.

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The delicate lily petals were colored with Simply Sheer  “Aqua” with water added for blending. You can use a water brush or a fine brush dipped into water. The stamen was colored with Baseboard Mist “Leaf” & the center of the lily with Baseboard Mist “Daffodil”.

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Yellow flowers make us think of Spring. We colored this piece with Glimmer Mists “Marigold”, “It´s Orange” & “Crushed Shells”.

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Hopefully this gives you some ideas and inspiration!

Have you painted any of our pattered papers and used if for a cool project? We’d love to to see! Tag us on any of our social media sites and we’ll find you! Also, don’t forget to join our Facebook group, Canvas Corp Brands Collective, to share your creations and see what’s happening at CCB! 

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I live with my partner and my two children, in a small village the North of Sweden. I work as a Intensive Care Nurse (with Cardiology as speciality). My "style" is colourful and playful. I often use a lot of papers and embellishments. I try to have the photo in focus, and to reflect the feeling of the photo in the layout. I also makes cards and altered projects. If I would call my style something - well maybe Playful Punk Chic? (if i do a romantic layout, I can´t help giving it a playful twist...)


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  1. November 15, 2016 @ 12:03 pm beth byrd

    These are so gorgeous and elegant!

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