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December Daily Cover: Step by Step Instructions

25 Merry Days 2010

This is my favorite cover so far! Here’s how to do it…

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1. Die cut 3 ornaments from grungeboard. Paint them in the general color of the glitter you’ll cover them with. The paint doesn’t have to be an exact match. Then cover them in their final glitter or liquid pearls. I used 2 or 3 coats.

Supplies I used: Ornament dies * Joy die * other optional word dies here and here * Grungeboard * Christmas Red Stickles * Key Lime Liquid Pearls * Orchid Liquid Pearls

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2. Hand cut some cardstock as backgrounds for the ornaments. Use paper in the general glitters you’ll be covering them with. It doesn’t have to be an exact match. Then cover the hand-cut backgrounds with Stickles and Liquid Pearls.

Supplies I used: Thistle Stickles * Ocean Blue Perfect Pearls * Firefly Stickles

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3. Glue your backgrounds to your ornaments and then glue the ornaments to your album cover.

Paperclipping Members can see how I covered the chipboard for my cover in Paperclipping 200. Click here for membership info).

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4. Add foil tape to the top of your ornaments.

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5. Curl a thick wire into a loop for your ornament. I use wire from the floral area of my craft store.

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I curled mine by wrapping it around the top of the lid of a bottle of Stickles.

Adhere your ornaments to your cover.

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6. Tie 3 cute bows with some silver Christmas string. Cut a straight string for each ornament. Attach the straight strings to the bows with a glue dot. Then attach them to the wire loops of your ornaments.

Bend your silver strings over the top of the album cover and glue dot them to the back. Finish by covering the back with some fun holiday paper!

Happy holiday paperclipping!

Shine On,

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