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Glittery Christmas Tree

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
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Skill Level: Intermediate


Mod Podge ® Glitter - Hologram Silver, 8 oz.
Item #CS11276
Decoupage with a Fine Glitter Finish! Add an eye-catching glisten to projects with new hologram Glitter Mod Podge. Fine glitter specks capture and reflect light, giving projects a distinct yet delicate sparkle finish in silver or gold.

Other Supplies
8" cone shape
4 pieces of coordinating 12”x12” scrapbook paper in cool colors: blue; purple; pink
1 glass candle holder
4 pieces of silver chenille stems
2 feet purple iridescent ribbon
1 small piece of cardboard (to cover bottom of cone)
Pinking shears
Hot glue gun


  1. Use bottom of cone form to trace a circle onto cardboard; cut out and set aside.
  2. Cut scrapbook papers into 2 inch strips with pinking shears.
  3. Fold strips, making ¼ inch pleats every ½ inch to make a ruffle.
  4. Draw a spiral around cone form as a guide line and use hot glue to glue the strips around the cone form as shown making sure to keep top center hole open.
  5. Glue on cardboard circle to cover bottom opening of tree.
  6. Glue the tree onto the glass candle holder as a stand.
  7. Give the tree a heavy coat of Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  8. Glue 1 chenille stem around rim of tree base as shown.
  9. Bend the remaining 3 chenille stems in half then curl ends. Glue in place into the top center hole of tree.
  10. Tie ribbons around base and on top around chenille stems.
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