Christmas

Last Minute Christmas Gift

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Hi: Anita here with a lot minute Christmas gift that is sure to please.  I made this adorable cup for a hot cocoa packet and included a candy cane and some peppermint truffles.  This was quick to whip up and I love how festive The Twinery twine  makes the handle of my cup.  We always have every color that I need to decorate any project I am making.  You can find all these colors and more right here in The Twinery store.   Here is a side view that shows of the pretty purples and […]

Prince of Peace Christmas Card Set

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Wow! Christmas is coming up quick!  While I do love many things about Christmas (especially the real reason for the season), the abundance of red is just not my style. So, going with a completely non-traditional color scheme of blues, browns, and golds, I created this watercolor Christmas card set: Since I was creating a card set, I did everything assembly-line style. I started out by stamping the focal image on several pieces of watercolor paper. Next, I added a few highlights with some quick watercolor. I then hand placed a few small star-shaped sequins, […]

The Magic of Christmas

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Hi, it’s Tobi Crawford here with a very Christmasy card!  Can you believe the big day is only a couple of weeks away?? Even though I’m a fully-grown adult, I still excited for Christmas and part of that excitement is making cards with glitter, and twine and stamps!    I’ve been making some pretty interesting colour choices for my cards this year, but this one is going back to the basics: red and green (with a touch of blue..). It’s a pretty simple card to execute, but what I love most is the texture:  The trees […]

Handmade Holidays Blog Hop 2016

The Twinery is thrilled to once again be a sponsor of the Handmade Holidays blog hop! We’ve sponsored in the past and it has always been a great experience. This year, our designer Tifany is sharing some beautiful ornaments that she created using cut wood rounds as a base. These beautiful ornaments all use some form of paint technique (stencil, ombre, or both) and many have the addition of a little bit of bling in the form of sequins or buttons. And everything is all tied up with twine, of course! The ombre effect is not as […]