The winter season is upon us! For those of us in Southern California that doesn't mean much change in the weather (although we've FINALLY got some rain!!!), BUT is the perfect reason to add a touch of snow to our homes! This stacked snowflake wreath is a great way to celebrate the change of the season no matter how cold your weather gets this winter.
- ·ScanNCut machine and accessories
- ·USB flash drive (see the compatible ones HERE)
- ·10" embroidery hoop
- ·White acrylic paint
- ·Paint brush
- ·Approximately 5 sheets of 12" x 12" white patterned paper
- ·Foam adhesive mounting tape
- ·Glue gun and glue
- ·Download the free snowflake cut files HERE.
Watch the how-to video below:
Step 1 - Start off by separating the embroidery hoop. For this project we are using just the inner circle, not the one with the hardware on it. Paint all the sides of the hoop white and allow it to dry.
Step 2 - Next we need to cut out our snowflakes.
You can use the ones pre-installed on your ScanNCut machine, the free download ones, or scan in and then cut your own. I made my biggest flake 4" high, and my smallest about 1.5" high. You will need a lot of them cut out since they will be layered up. I used about 40 various sized snowflakes.
The papers I used for my snowflakes are all white with pearl finished debossing. Mixing up the size, shape, and pattern of the flakes really individualizes each snowflake stack!
Step 3 - Once your finished cutting, build your snowflakes by starting with the largest size flake and then adhere a medium flake on top of it with foam adhesive and then a small flake on top of that. Vary your flakes so some are stacked 2 high, and some 3 high.
Step 4 - Using your glue gun, attach the snowflake stacks to the top of the hoop.
Step 5 - Apply one layer of snowflakes on the back side of the hoop to create depth. You can stagger different sized ones around to fill in any areas that need some filling out from the front view.
Step 6 - Add some embellishments, such as buttons, to your front facing snowflakes.
Sponsor: Brother International
Disclosure: I am a paid consultant for Brother International Corporation and have received a ScanNCut from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own and based on my use of the product.