Monday, December 23, 2013

12 Days of Christmas - Day 12: Laminated Photo Cut-Outs

I took these picture of the kids in their Christmas jammies back in November intending to turn them into some sort of photo ornaments. I didn't quite know what to do with them though until I saw this tutorial from Jackie at Teal & Lime.


The process I used was pretty simple: 
1. Print photos and cut out. 
2. Doodle snow globes and angels on paper until I was happy with the size and shape of each one.   
3. Trace finished doodles inside laminating pouch using Sharpies. 
4. Add glitter, photo cut-outs, and laminate. 
5. Add a string and hang!


Maybe I should have turned Abe into a snow angel. He makes a snow angel on our deck every time I send him outside! (Then he usually rolls over and starts eating snow...) He was pretty happy to see himself in a snow globe though. I used white acrylic paint on the back of the snow globe to fill in the "snowbank" he's sliding down, the space behind the words, and to add a few extra "snowflakes" since the glitter didn't stand out much.

So that completes another round of Christmas decorations. Find the complete list (from this year and years past) right here!

4 comments:

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    Merry Christmas!!
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  3. Those are perfectly adorable! Thank you for sharing (on my list for next year).

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  4. Cute idea!
    Oh, and great taste in pajamas... my youngest daughter has the bauble set from Gap too :)

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