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Christmas Ornament & Card

Day 5 of May Arts / Our Craft Lounge Blog Week!

Christmas Ornament & Card

Hi all, Vera’s here from Ling’s Design Studio. I know it’s only September, but Christmas is not that far away. Before we know it, it’ll be here. So, I am thinking right now would be a good time to start thinking about Christmas project or at least start gathering ideas for it.

As you know, this week May Arts is teaming up with Our Craft Lounge and I get to work with a cute set from Our Craft lounge called “Under The Mistletoad”.  And, I decided to make a Christmas ornament and a card.


Let’s start with the Christmas ornament.

For the Christmas ornament materials needed:

  • Cardstock
  • Circle cutter
  • Twine



This ornament is about 3.5” x 3.5”. You can make it bigger or smaller depending on what size you like. First, from a thick cardstock I cut a big circle, then without removing my circle cutter, I adjust the blade position and cut a smaller circle to create the opening. I use about ½ yard of the twill ribbon to cover the circle.

For this project, I used Love My Tapes permanent adhesive. Simply cover the cardstock with the adhesive, and then I just wrapped the ribbon around it.



Next, I worked on the image. Stamp, color, and fussy cut the frog on the candy cane image. Then I stamp the present image a couple times, color, and fussy cut them. Arrange all the images the way you like them on the ribbon circle and adhere. I position the image on the part where the ribbon ends to cover it up. Add twine to the back side and ta…da… you’re done. 🙂



Of course, I couldn’t play with stamp without making any card. Beside this froggy is so cute and fun to play with. For my card, I stick to CAS style to let the mistletoe & the frog shine.




  • 3/8” green double faced satin ribbon HA66


For this card, I make a half inch slit on the middle of the card fold and about 1/3 from the top of the card. Slip the ribbon through this opening and adhere both end of the ribbon on the inside of the card, keeping the front looking neat. Tie a bow and add to card. Stamp & color the frog image and the sentiment.  Stamp the mistletoe, color, and fussy cut it and adhere it right under the bow using pop-dots.

There you go, some fun & easy Christmas projects. Hope today’s project help inspire you and thank you so much for stopping by. Have a wonderful day everyone!


Blog post by: Vera Yates

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  1. Iris s

    What a lovely project! Great swap with OCL AND MAY ARTS!

  2. DeniseB

    Sweet ornament! I love the ribbon you used!

  3. Kas

    Love the stamp…the ribbon…and the project!

  4. Laurel Beard

    Brilliant! I love that ribbon wrapped ornament and your card is just precious! BRILLIANT VERA!

  5. indy

    Way cute! Love the stamps and the ribbon! Great projects!

  6. Anita A

    Super cute!

  7. Wendy aka Roo

    This is sooo cute, I love it!!!

  8. Aki

    What a cute frog~! And the ribbons look lovely~ ♥

  9. sue w.

    Adorable ornament! I like that green striped ribbon….need to get me some of that ribbon.
    stamping sue

  10. Shartl

    These are both adorable but I really love the ribbon wrapped ornament! I’ve wrapped a circle with ribbon before and this is a reminder to try this technique again!

  11. Герцогиня

    These are super cute!

  12. Mumsie

    Very cute projects! Great idea to make a wreath by wrapping ribbon.

  13. Kelly Braund

    So adorable!

  14. Sandra ltb

    cute! love the mistletoe hanger

  15. Trinh

    What a cute ornament & I love the matching card!

  16. Janet Sisk

    Mistle-toad! Love it!

  17. Karen K

    Very cute both the ornament and the card!

  18. Debbie Fisher

    Great project and card!

  19. Kathy P

    This is way too cute! I am seeing several of these in a box for my DD’s christmas tree!!!! Thanks for a great idea!

  20. Tanya P

    The card is so cute, love the clean style and the ornament is adorable, and so easy!

  21. Kristie Maynard

    OMGosh, how cute is that little guy?

  22. Sue D

    Very cute ornament and card–I like how you wrapped the ornament with ribbon.

  23. Charlene


  24. Cheryl Leong


  25. SLachan

    What a great idea for the wreath – thanks for sharing

  26. lisa808

    Fun images and great green/white ribbon.

  27. ellen s

    this sooooo cute!!!!!

  28. Kelley

    ‘Under the Mistletoad’ is too stinkin’ cute! Great ornament and card.

  29. MARIA

    that is so cute! would make it if i had that stamp –

  30. Candy S.

    The ribbons are great!

  31. Candy S.

    Great blog hop and ideas this week! I have really enjoyed getting to see all the May arts & OCL products! Thanks!

  32. Jingle

    These are super cute!

  33. Holly Tolman

    I LOVE this set and the way you used it. I must get this set I think.


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