Thursday, August 22, 2013

FabScraps Angelic Christmas Collection - Pearly Gates

Ohhhhhh heavens!  FabScraps has come out with their most heavenly collection yet!  Angelic Christmas.
This collection makes my heart sing - it's so gorgeous.  Not only are the papers sensational, but the chippies are crazy cool as well - ornate, elegant and perfect for the season.

This is what I created.  My base background paper is Angelic Christmas Collection –Angelic21 paper. I added some additional inks and stamps to enrich the page and make it fit my vision.
 I cut an angel image from my photo paper and mounted it on cardboard.

The layout is very simple but I guess if I had put anything else on it, it would not have added value to the piece.  I like it clean and rather simple.
The unique FabScraps Cathedral Window Chipboard was covered thickly in gold embossing enamel .

Thanks for looking.  If you want to know where to buy FabScraps papers, go to the Flying Unicorns store. 
FabScraps – Angelic Christmas– Pearly Gates
For This Project You Will Need
  • FabScraps Papers – Angelic  Christmas Collection –Angelic 21 C61 008 (12in x12in)  
  • FabScraps Papers – Angelic Christmas Collection – Cathedral Window Chipboard DC61 010
  • Yellow Cardstock (12x12)
  • Ribbon approx  12 inches long
  • Dimensional dots
  • Edge punch
  • Gold Embossing Powder
  • heat gun
  • Gold doily
  • Flowers
  • Decorative  stamp
  • Various inks (I used light pink, light blue, light yellow, mossy olive green)
  • Pearl strands
  • Black ink
  • Gold leaf wax rub
1.     Background  Paper Preparation:
2.     Start with FabScraps  Angelic Christmas Collection –Angelic21 C61 008  –  punch some of the edges with your favorite edge punch.
3.     Glue page to a piece of yellow cardstock (12x12)
4.     Grab a stamp that has a decorative pattern but not an overpowering one.  I used music notes for the choirs of angels.  Stamp randomly all around the page in black.
5.     Using some light colored inks, gently dab ink around the stamped areas. 
6.     Glue the ribbon in a loose  flowing and winding fashion diagonally on the page from left down to right.
7.     Chipboard Preparation:
8.     FabScraps Angelic Christmas – Cathedral Window chipboard DC61 010 – coat with  thick layer of gold embossing  powder and heat set with heat gun.
9.     Glue to page covering part of the ribbon. 
10.   Image Preparation:
11.   Cut angel image from photo paper and add dimensional glue dots to the back to make this pop off the page. I use cardboard to back my photo to give it dimension.
12.   Glue over the Cathedral Window Chipboard piece.
13.  Finishing Touches:
14.   Add flowers.
15.   Glue some gold doily pieces to the page around the ribbon.
16.   Glue some string pearls to the page in a carefree loose design
17.   Rub some gold leaf wax around the edges of the layout. 

FabScraps Papers – Angelic Christmas Collection – Cathedral Window Chipboard DC61 010
Yellow Cardstock (12x12)
Ribbon approx  12 inches long
Martha Stewart Edge punch - Large Wild Flowers
Stampendous Aged Gold Embossing Powder
heat gun
Gold doily
Prima Lyric Flowers 564452
Stampabilities - Composers Dream Decorative  stamp PR1003
Clearsnap Donna Salazar Mixd Media Inx - Peaches, Mossy, Vibtage, Peridot
Pearl strands
Adirondack Black ink


  1. Beautiful!!!
    I love how elegant it looks.

    Happy Crafting