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It all started with a vintage cotton reel.....

Some strips of Pink Paisley Christmas Paper, a scoreboard (gotta love the Martha) a glue gun, a hat pin, some Crafters Companion Sparkle Spray and oh... let's not forget the Glamour Dust !!!

Then, most importantly, you take one friend called Helen, who helps you no end and you cut the cardstock into strips from 1/2" wide going up in 1/4" increments to 2.5" score them, stick them together to form a circle, pile them on top of each other, stick it on the cotton reel, all the time using your trusty glue gun, pop a hat pin in the top, then spray with the Sparkle and add Glamour Dust......and there you have it, the perfect little centre piece, in fact you could do baby ones and pop a tag with people's names on them and have them as place settings !!!

After this one was complete we knocked up another one for Helen, this time using a little round paper m璽ch矇 box for the tree to sit on, now she can pop a little pressie inside the box for her guests. Mmmmm, that gives me an idea !!!

I'm really feeling the love on this quick little project, so think I'll make more.

Marion xxx

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  1. Fab decoration - nice and simple - only thing is I need the paper cutter and scorer or I could just cut down my Tim Holtz rosettes!

  2. Bea, you could use you TH die, just join them to make them longer !!! Xx

  3. What a fab idea, thanks for sharing x

  4. love this idea, it looks stunning marion, you are clever xxxx

  5. It's bloody ace, Maz x
    Live Kirsty x

  6. Hi marion
    Gorgeous .... Love it...
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

  7. very pretty just wodering how long the strips of paper need to be? and how far apart the folds in the strips...would love to have a go

  8. I'm doing a video tutorial on it, hang in there :) :) xx


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