Tuesday, November 1, 2011

A little Bo Bunny/Scor-Pal Treat!

Hi all! This week Scor-Pal is teaming up with Bo-Bunny to share some projects using these two fabulous products together! Since I am using Bo Bunny's paper line Father Christmas, I thought I'd whip up a project that would be perfect as a little hostess gift or accent for your home!

So, let's get started! I wanted to create some Christmas coasters and a little coaster stand to hold them in. I started with these round coasters that I found in the dollar bin at Michaels.

I'll admit, they are pretty as is -- but mine will take on more of a Christmas flair! I started by making my holder. Take a piece of paper (Bo Bunny Wine Dot) that measures 5-1/2" by 10-1/2" and score 1/2" on each side lengthwise.


Flip your paper 90 degrees and then score at 2-1/2", 4-1/2", 5-1/2" and 8". 


Fold each side in, and fold along all lines (valley folds). You can see below that I added some 1/4" Scor-Tape so that the two outside sections could be folded in. 

After you fold both of those sections in, flip your polka dot paper over and add some Scor-Tape to the 1" base section. To create my coaster holder, I also created a cummerbund and base. The cummerbund section was created with a 1-1/2" by 11-1/2" strip of green polka dot paper. It was scored at 1/2", 5" and 6" and 1o-1/2".  I secured on the side with some Scor-Tape. I also created a base for my coaster holder to sit on by covering a 4-1/2" by 2" piece of chipboard with this beautiful striped decorative paper (Bo Bunny Father Christmas Stripe).

 And, this is what it looks like when you put it all together!


Add a Layered Chipboard sticker from the collection to spruce up the front and this part of the project is done! I have to say, I love how the rhinestones are already attached to these stickers -- makes it so easy!

The next part was making my coasters more festive! I covered each with a different paper from the Father Christmas collection and secured to my round coasters with the help of some Modge Podge. 


And, here's a peek at all five done! You can see that I layered pieces and parts from different papers to give it more pizazz and really give it that decoupaged look. I just love the classic lines of these papers -- it creates a truly vintage look, don't you think?


Add the coasters to the cute little holder and.... voila! 

Be sure to join the rest of the Scor-Pal DT this week as they share more inspiring projects with the Scor-Pal and some really pretty Bo-Bunny papers and embellishments! All you need to do is just click HERE to check out all the creative inspiration!

Thanks for stopping by! I'll see you back here soon!


~Julie

10 comments:

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Gorgeous!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Gorgeous gift idea Julie. Turned out awesome, love this idea for the coasters.

denise g. said...

Impressed!

Kelly Massman said...

Gorgeous!

Naomi said...

Oh my goodness, Julie, this project of yours is STUNNING! Such a BRILLIANT idea!

Hugs,
Naomi

Anonymous said...

Oh these are gorgeous!! What a beautiful gift.
Beth Greco

Lesli said...

What a fun idea - thanks for the tutorial!

Ravengirl said...

Those are really festive! Fun papers!

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Sandra said...

very cool!
Sandra ltb