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Lawn Fawn Fishy Ornaments


It has been so fun working with such fun products and bringing you weekly projects! I hope everyone has taken advantage of the design team call! It really has been such a joy to work with the Vanessa and the other ladies!

I have been crafting up a storm this week! My family loves handmade gifts at Christmas. I made a set of tag ornaments to give as a gift using some of my favorite Lawn Fawn sets ( ... but let's be honest...they're all my favorite!... ). Get ready for a photo heavy post!

I started by stamping out so many images from 3 different Lawn Fawn sets - Mermaid For You, Holiday Party Animal, and Fintastic Friends. I used Versafine Onyx Black ink and embossed it them with Hero Arts Clear Embossing Powder.

I watercolored all of my little images with various colors of Distress Inks mixed with Perfect Pearls. This has become my favorite way to color images! There's so much shimmer and shine and it's a quick relaxing way to color! I used the coordinating Mermaid for YouHoliday Party Animal, and Fintastic Friends Lawn Cuts to cut out all of my images. 

I used some Christmas themed patterned paper from my stash and a tag die to cut out 2 each of 5 patterns. I threaded some gold twine through the top to create the hanger for my ornaments. I started to arrange my pieces on my ornaments and used liquid glue and foam squares to create some dimension. 

In the last two photos you can really see the shimmer and shine that Perfect Pearls gives. I love it! Seriously can't get enough! 

These ornaments really weren't that hard to create and I know my brother will love them! Thanks for joining me today! Have a merry Christmas! 



  1. These are too cute and such a fantastic idea! I need to break out the perfect pearls more often, it looks stunning on the mermaids and fish!

  2. These are too cute and such a fantastic idea! I need to break out the perfect pearls more often, it looks stunning on the mermaids and fish!


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