I've been dreaming of the Silhouette Cameo for a few months now. It seems that every time I turn around in the crafting blogosphere someone is making something amazing with one. I figured I'd have to save my pennies for quite some time before I could get one. Then, surprise, surprise, Santa left me one under the tree! I was beyond excited. I have big plans for this thing, and I knew I wanted to finish off my Christmas Crafting series using it. So I scraped my original plans for Day 24 and 25, and started designing.
I have wanted to make a piece of wall art featuring a Christmas scripture for awhile now. I saw a couple of great examples here and here online. I knew it would be much easier to make one once I had a Cameo, because I don't trust myself to be able make the text straight otherwise. I also knew that I wanted to combine the text with the technique I used on Day 11 (my Star ornament) to make a 3D piece of art. That's what I worked on today.
The scripture I am using is Matthew 2:9-10 which tells the story of the wise men seeing the star in the east, so I planned to make a 3D star to really make the piece pop.
Here's what I used:
- 1 piece of bright yellow card stock
- Scotch Quick-Dry Adhesive
1. I cut several thin strips from the cardstock. Specifically:
- 1 0.5x12 inch strip
- 3 0.5x6 inch strips
- 4 0.5x3 inch strips