Victorian Christmas Paper Cones & Tags

Posted on Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 1:09 am

~Joyeux Noel~ Jill McCall~Joyeux Noel~ Jill McCall~Glad Tidings~ Jill McCall~Glad Tidings~ Jill McCall~Glad Tidings & Joyeux Noel~ Jill McCall

A While back I found a Beautiful Vintage Feather Tree at an Antique Shop.  It had Been a Source of Inspiration ever since!  Victorian Paper Art has also Fascinated Me. I Love all of the Detailed Elements Simply Using Paper!  Here is a Little Bit of Victorian Christmas Whimsy to Inspire You!

~Method~

(1)  Cover Paper Mache Cone with Banner/Bunting Shapes (Digi Sheet 265) . I needed to use 2 of the Same Patterned Shapes to Cover a Small Cone (7″ Cone). For the Larger Cone ( 10″ Cone),  I used   Ancient Pages Suite 01 JPG   then Layered the Banner/Bunting  Shape over the Top. I used 3 of the Same Patterned Shapes to Layer on the Larger Cone Lining up the Patterns Symmetrically.

Digi 265   Digi 264

(2)  Hand Ruffle Crepe Paper and Adhere to Top Edge of Cone. Add Tinsel Chenille Stems or Garland around Edge of Ruffle. Punch Holes in Cone and Create Hanger.  Continue to Embellish Cone with Ribbon and Crepe Paper Rosettes and Mini Banner/Buntings. Add Glitter Star and Word Art.

(3) Create a Matching Tag to go inside your Cone filled with Paper Shred and You are Done!  Of Coarse you can add anything you would like to your Cone.  I Just Happen to have an Affinity for Angelic Paper Whimsy Faces!

 

~*Happy Creating!*~

 

~Jill~

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7 comments

 1 
Julie Loeschke:

Jill,these are so wonderful! My favorite colors for Christmas,too! ;)

December 7th, 2012 at 4:32 pm
 2 
Marjorie:

Thanks for the instructions.. One of the few images I don’t have from Paper Whimsy!!!
Hmmm… better check before I order them.. I’ve ordered the same thing twice before!

December 8th, 2012 at 5:14 am

SO lovely Jill, the layering and details are stunning!
oxo

December 8th, 2012 at 11:22 pm
 4 

Jill, These are beautiful and elegant – love them!

December 9th, 2012 at 2:27 am
 5 
Linda K:

These are gorgeous Jill!!!

December 9th, 2012 at 5:37 pm
 6 
jillibean:

Yay! I am Glad you like them! Thank You!!

December 14th, 2012 at 12:20 am
 7 
ruth:

oh so gorgeous!!! touched by their beauty . .

January 5th, 2013 at 2:44 am