Style it out with seed beads
1 Sparkly baubles
Die cut two circles from red card and stick lines of double-sided tape across them. Remove the backing and press seed beads onto some of them and glitter to the others. Add a square of gold card to the top of each one, then add red twine to make strings for hanging.
2 Seasonal snow globe
Die cut a circle into white card, attach acetate to the reverse, then stick foam pads around the aperture edge. Pour seed beads inside the foam circle, then stick blue card on top. Cut a red frame and a base from red card and stick in place. Decorate with punched snowflakes.
3 It’s Christmas
Thread green seed beads onto wire and twist the ends to secure. Bend into a zig-zag that is smaller at the top. Attach to white card, then embellish with red beads, a star and a greeting.
4 Winter wishes
Use silver gel pen to draw a snowflake shape in the centre of a white card square. Decorate the snowflake with silver and blue seed beads. Stamp a sentiment onto the top left corner, then layer onto blue card.
5 Christmas wreath
Stamp a sentiment in the centre of a scalloped card square. Attach a double-sided sticky sheet to green card and die cut a scalloped circle. Die cut a circle from this to make a frame. Remove the backing from the sticky sheet and press seed beads on top. Stick to the card square and add a bow.
Attach a double- sided s sticky sheet to red card and cut into small diamond shapes. Remove the backing from the sticky sheet and press red beads on top. Arrange onto a white card square in groups of five with a green gem in the centre. Stamp a sentiment, then layer onto a red scalloped square.
7 Jolly holly
Attach a double-sided sticky sheet to green card and cut out three holly leaves. Remove the backing from the sticky sheet and press green seed beads on top. Arrange onto a white card square with red gems in the centre.
8 Happy Hanukkah
Thread gold seed beads onto craft wire, twist to join the ends, then bend into a triangle shape. Repeat to make another triangle. Arrange the triangles in a star shape onto a white card square.oMake a smaller star in the same way and stick in the centre of the large star. Add a stamped sentiment, then layer onto blue card.
Flip the baubles into balloons for birthday cards
Layery onto ggreen card for r a bolder festive look
If yyou don’t have a Hanukkah sentiment, make a Star of David card for Jewish friends!