Sunday, 23 November 2014

MDF Christmas Tree all ready for santa!

Hi everyone and welcome back to my happy place! I know a lot of you don't want to know that Christmas is fast approaching!
I love Christmas so I am really enjoying creating Design Team projects with the lovely goodies from Jo at Imagine if
This weeks project was to take this laser cut MDF Christmas tree and make it beautiful!
If you missed Beth's project!

Jo had sent some gorgeous Christmas papers for us all to use so I chose this one to glue down for my base! 

I've inked the edges but I changed my mind later on the final look I wanted to achieve.

With loads of flowers, bows and pearl trim I started to attach them all to the tree but was not happy with the outcome!

Im not one to give up so I carried on with the embellishing!
Next was time to put my star on top, I added this dimensional one painted a vintage cream over the one that comes in the pack!

Then I thought this is what's missing and did a white wash all over to tone everything down to a more shabby chic look!

for the final touch I've added light behind which gives a fab glow in the evening!

Sorry for the poor photo but this shows best the warm glow!

Happy crafting and see you all next week with another Christmas themed Design Team project.

On to Ngaere's creation next.


  1. very pretty, that paper works perfectly

  2. I get excited when other crafters get to that "I don't like it" stage and then come up with the solution. It gives me hope that I can find a solution myself for something I am doing. I love your final look with it glowing like that. Did you white wash over the decorations as well?

  3. Hi Glennis thank you for your lovely comment! I was pleased with it in the end :) yes I did whitewash over all the embellishments to bring the brightness down...I agree sometimes it can be difficult to see the end result.