Thursday, November 7, 2013

Fall Lantern

I'm not going to lie, the Tim Holtz Luminary die was a little tricky for me to figure out but once I did it went together fairly smoothly. I am still having trouble figuring out how to fold the top part though, I lucked out the second time I tried it but haven't been able to do it again.

I started off by cutting the luminary die out of printed paper and then took a Tim Holtz script stamp and distress ink and lightly stamped over the cut pieces. Next, I glued vellum to the openings of the lantern and stamped the acorn stamp (also from Tim Holtz) onto what would be the inside of the lantern. I then glued the lantern together (I found hot glue worked best.)

Next, I took the Tim Holtz Autumn Gatherings die and cut out the leaves and branches using different colors of cardstock and lightly sanded them and glued them to the 4 corners of the lantern. I then cut out an acorn from the Tin Holtz mini acorn and pumpkin die using grunge paper and inked it using distress inks. I added some Crackle Accents to the top of the acorn. The banner was cut using the Brenda Walton Shadow Box die and I stamped the saying using alphabet stamps.

 Here is what the lantern looks like when it is lit up (sorry I am not the best at taking pictures.)

1 comment:

Sandra said...

This lantern is so pretty! Love the acorn windows. It looks like a darling little house. Stunning! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra