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THE JOLLY WINTER ISSUE 2012

12 WAYS TO WRAP PRESENTS

INSTANT CHRISTMAS CRAFTS PARTY IN PINK, BLUE OR GREEN


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Welcome! Poppinette’s very own online magazine.. it has been on our wish list from the start. You can imagine how happy we are to see this 1st issue appear on your screen. Dream our Christmas dreams with us & don’t hesitate to start creating self-made beauty in your home. Enjoy! Eva & Siska


in t his issue:


part 1

part 2

10

Pink party

16

Blue X-Mas

24

Cosy Vintage

34

Wallpaper Art

christmas crafts

46

Heavenly Gifts

52

Wrapped in Pink

58

Kraft Paper

present time


part 1

christmas crafts


Pretty pink Lovely spring colours for winter’s coldest days

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ADD STRUCTURE   Give a plain Christmas bauble some extra flair with casual dots from a structure paint pen.

X-­‐MAS ON  THE  WALL   Turn a hanger into a striking Christmas ornament. Use fabric ribbon cut to different lengths to hang Christmas baubles from it. Hang them at different heights for a casual effect. poppinette – 13 – x-mas

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HAND-­‐PAINTED Revamp old plain Christmas ornaments by using a highlighter to draw your own flower motif. You need to look no further than a pretty piece of wrapping paper or wallpaper for inspiration. Tie a bow using ribbon and hang your ornaments as an eye-catching piece. DOILY  LIGHTS   Dress up simple, coloured glass votive holders with paper lace doilies. Cut the doily in half and glue it to the votive holder, making sure to align the straight edge with the bottom.. poppinette – 15 – x-mas

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Blue X-Mas Party in deep blue, bright orange & shiny happy yellow poppinette – 17 – x-mas

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LOVELY DETAIL   Design your own baubles with a thin permanent marker pen.

FELT WREATH   Put some felt balls on to a white thread and connect the ends to make a circle. Decorate with a small yellow ribbon. poppinette – 19 – x-mas

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PERSONAL MENU   Create a seethrough menu with your guest’s picture as a nametag.

FELT COATED  MUG   Wrap some felt around your coffee mugs. Use the cutout flowers from the menu’s as coasters. poppinette – 20 – x-mas

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COASTERS Cut out felt circles in contrasting colours: easy-made coasters!

MAKE A  WISH   Poems or Christmas wishes pinned to a branch make a perfect dreamy tree. poppinette – 23 – x-mas

2012


Cosy vintage Tradition meets trendy

poppinette – 25 – x-mas

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GRANDMA’S GLASSWARE   Coloured glass ornaments are back. Blue & green combine perfectly for Christmas. poppinette – 27 – x-mas

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PAPER STARS   Cut out 6 circles of wrapping paper. Fold in the middle. Glue together creating a paper star. Connect with a ribbon or thread.

FELT MINI-­‐TREE   Layer some circles of felt on a little branch. Stick into a cork. Finish with a little star on top. poppinette – 29 – x-mas

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WOOD &  FIRE A log of wood and some candles make a shiny festive table.  

VINTAGE LOVES  KITSCH   Combine shiny ornaments with classic items & enjoy the luxury effect. poppinette – 30 – x-mas

2012


TWINKLE Make a star out of metal wire. Decorate with beads and little shiny ornaments.

MIX &  MATCH   Mix contrasting colours, keep the shapes alike.

poppinette – 32 – x-mas

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Wallpaper Art Wallpaper leftovers? Cut, paste, and create.. poppinette – 35 – x-mas

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GOLDEN ANGEL   Cut out 4 angel shapes (p.40). Glue them together 2 by 2. Make an incision in the middle of the top half of one of the figures. The other one gets an incision in the bottom half. Slide one figure over the other to make the angel stand upright. PAPER  STARS   Cut out 3 circles. Fold them in the middle. Glue all 3 of them together to make a star. poppinette – 37 – x-mas

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3D CARD   Cut out the deer shape (p. 42) out of white paper. Use coloured wallpaper to create a forest background. GOODIE  BASKET   Cut out the basket shape using the template (p. 41) and fold into shape.

poppinette – 38 – x-mas

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Template shapes

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part 2

present time


Heavenly gifts

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RIBBON UPON  RIBBON   Lighten up plain wrapping paper using ribbons of different kinds, colours & sizes.


GIFT VOUCHER  GLASS   Roll up a gift voucher & wrap it in silk paper. Put the silk paper roll in a high glass. Cover the glass with a layer of coloured tracing paper. Add a colourful ribbon using double-sided tape. poppinette – 49 – x-mas

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NEEDLEWORK Wrap a gift in plain coloured paper & add a layer of pierced tracing paper. poppinette – 50 – x-mas

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DOUBLE RIBBON   Combine ribbon of different width & decorate the bow with a glass mini-bauble.


Wrapped in pink

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CUPCAKE ROSE   Stack some cupcake papers & fill up with a rose for a romantic gift.

poppinette – 54 – x-mas

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TREASURE  BOX   Decorate a plain wooden box with wrapping paper & Mod Podge. Make some paper curls to fill the box.


GIFT VOUCHER   ENVELOPE   Wrap a gift voucher in paper & put it in a seethrough envelope. Make a little ‘window’ out of wrapping paper for the name. Decorate with a woolen bow.


EMBROIDERED TAG   Embroider some stars on to a paper tag. Fix it to the gift with thread & a pin. poppinette – 57 – x-mas

2012


We

kraft paper

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MEASUREMENTS Â An old paper measuring tape makes a great ribbon.


DOILY DECOR   A delicate doily adds a touch of femininity to a plain paper box.

poppinette – 61 – x-mas

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RECYCLED Recycle some of grandma’s embroidered or lace ribbons to vamp up a plain paper bag. poppinette – 62 – x-mas

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MINI TREE   A mini tree and a red ribbon add flair to a brown paper box.


Poppinette = Eva De Geyter & Siska Loraine Find us @ blog.poppinette.com

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Special thanks to: ...our team of photographers: for days full of hard work & great fun.

...Sofie

@Mustique

Design:

for

a

beautiful

logo,

a

great

magazine

cover, clever creative input & lots of patience.

...the Illara brothers @illara.com: for a pretty & practical website & lots-lots-lots of technical support.

...Steven & his team @Maes Consult: for keeping track of the numbers.

...our

creative

directors,

business

advisors

&

personal

coaches:

Freek, Bram, Maia, Dirk, Tine, we love you for believing in us & in Poppinette.

thank you poppinette – 65 – x-mas

2012


We wish you a very . .

December 2012 – blog.poppinette.com

POPPINETTE Magazine - N°1 - The Jolly Winter Issue 2012  

An inspiring online magazine full of Christmas crafts & gift wrapping ideas. Read it, share it, and: DO try this @ home!

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