Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Christmas Decorations with Tresors de Luxe

Hello dear friends on a very chilly and wet 'summers' day in South Africa! With Christmas nearing us at an alarming speed, I just had to dress up some X-mas decorations with some delicious laces from the Tresors de Luxe etsy shop...

First up is this adorable little penguin who looked very lost and alone without any festive clothes on...after a party hat and some laces and flowers, he is now ready to welcome friends and visitors on my shelve with all the other X-mas characters!




I used two different laces on him, the links will be at the end of each project. Also added some rhinestones for some added bling.



This is one piece of lace...as it is nearly 5 ' broad, it created a perfect coat for Mr Penguin...



The flowers were layered using different appliqués cut from the lace...









The first layer of this flower was created by using the bottom scallops as seen in the next photo...




More flourishes from the lace and some Acrylic flowers with white Pearls add the finishing touches to his hat...




White fabric lace trim 
GL 003



Venice lace trim
LA 113



White Acrylic flower spray with white pearls
PF 028

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Next up are two wooden X-mas trees that were also adorned with various Tresors de Luxe laces...



I opted to leave the laces the original white colour, thinking that it looked like snow on my 'African' tree...I also pulled the curved lace taut resulting in the loops having some dimension.



Added tear-drop shaped pearls to the lace.



Again used pink and white fabric flowers together with a few strands of white fabric flower sprays with white pearls.



The base was also covered with pieces of lace.



Dusty Shabby Chic Roses
PF 018



White Shabby Chic Fabric Roses
PF 016



White Fabric Flower with white pearls
PF 026



White Venice Lace
LA 023



White Venice Lace 
LA 040



My favourite...On this red tree I used the soft pink lace and some of the dangling flower lace that I coloured with some Lindy's Stampgang mist A Bit of Bubble.



A few fabric flowers and leaves were all that was needed, for me a very elegant looking tree....



Again it just needed a few Rhinestones to add a little bit of sparkle!




Pink Venice lace trim
LA 123



Ivory Venice Trim
LA 025

I hope you enjoyed my posting for today...please be sure to visit Lucy's etsy shop for her amazing laces, flowers and embellishments....

Greetings from Patricia Basson.

May the spirit of Christmas bring you peace,
The gladness of Christmas give you hope,
The warmth of Christmas grant you love.
~Author Unknown

4 comments:

  1. Wow Patricia...your Christmas trees are just stunning! Your penguin is cute, but those Christmas trees...sooooo fabulous! Elegant, festive and amazing! ;-)

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  2. Goodness that lace is stunning, and it really looks wonderful on your trees and penguin!!

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  3. How pretty are those decorations... how devine are those laces... I love them... can't wait to see all your decorations done and dusted and up on show... You are amazing.

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  4. So pretty Patricia and those laces are so gorgeous!! Love how you decorated these items and I agree, that last little tree is my favorite too!!! Stunning!! ox

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