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Honeycomb Ornament Tutorial

by on November 10, 2011

Hi there blog friends!!  Remember the Honeycomb Ornament I made last year using the Spellbinders Ornament die template?  This year Spellbinders released the 2011 Heirloom ornament and with Christmas around the corner I created a tutorial on how to make your own.  Several of you have asked for a step by step and a video and you’ve got it.  I was honored when Splitcoaststampers asked me to submit those for their site – you can see the step by step tutorial and list of products needed at this link:

In the meantime, for those of you who like videos – have a look see here!

I’m quietly working in the background on projects (insert mischievous grin here).  I hope you enjoy the tutorial, there are more on the way!!

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Debbie D (Studio 3D)
November 10, 2011
11:36 am

Becca – this is an awesome tutorial. Very clear and understandable. I will be running off to make some of these honeycomb ornaments today! Ddd

Sue from Oregon
November 10, 2011
11:40 am

oh my…I can’t wait to make one of these!!!

November 10, 2011
11:53 am

Great project! Thanks for thinking of so many creative ways to use products and tools and making tutorials!

November 10, 2011
11:57 am

Oh my Becca you’ve done it again, this is fantastic….I must try this, many thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,

November 10, 2011
11:57 am

I’m very impressed about your work,
Everything is absolutely wonderful !
thanks for sharing

November 10, 2011
12:15 pm

Becca—the Lord so shines through you on this one!!!! Thank you so very much for allowing me to glean from you!!! Huge hugs !

be blessed………..
Beyond Measure
(working diligently on blog)

November 10, 2011
12:19 pm

This is a wonderful tutorial. Thank you! I just love this! I will be making some this year!

Jennifer Ferrell
November 10, 2011
12:22 pm

What a wonderful project! So beautifully done! thank you so much for taking the time to make the video!
Kindest regards,

November 10, 2011
12:28 pm

Simply gorgeous ornament, Becca, and a fabulous tutorial!! Thank you!!

Bonnie Weiss
November 10, 2011
12:28 pm

Wonderful project and equally wonderful tutorial, Becca. Can’t wait to see what else you will be posting! BTW … I am so loving my BPBS (Becca Peg Bow System). I just finished a mass production of cards and I used the Figure Eight bow. They turned out SOOO nice.

Robin Fishback
November 10, 2011
12:34 pm

Beautiful ornament and fantastic, concise directions. Thanks for sharing!

Diana B
November 10, 2011
1:15 pm

Absolutely beautiful – now to buy the die and paper.

Joan Fricker
November 10, 2011
1:15 pm

Becca, you are just amazing. This ornament is fabulous and your video is wonderful. I love it. Thanks so much for sharing with us.

Diana E. Bishop
November 10, 2011
1:23 pm

Amazing….amazing….and how do you always come up with such fabulous projects. Thank you so much for the video, as that certainly helps (me especially) to see how you do it.

Barb Ghigliotty
November 10, 2011
1:26 pm

Oh my ~ What a GORGEOUS ornament, Becca! Thank you so much for the tutorial, and I can’t wait to see more (wink, wink)!

Have a wonderful day,

Barb G.

November 10, 2011
1:29 pm

Oh yes I´ve already seen it on Splitcoas stampers site and it was so awesome hun. You are such a genius to think these ideas out, that´s for sure, and your work are always so awesome. Thank you sooo much for sharing all these wonderful ideas with all of us here hun.
Have a wonderful week-end ahead here soon and lots of crafting fun.

Vicky Schmidt
November 10, 2011
1:34 pm

You are4 great to share your ideas with us. I just love your blog.
Love the ornament.

November 10, 2011
1:35 pm

Absolutely stunning…great tutorial. Love your blog. The setup is beautiful.

Marge R. (mer)
November 10, 2011
1:53 pm

SOOO LOVE this, Becca — TFS!!! It’s AWSOME, sooo elegant and classy in every detail!!!

Debbie B
November 10, 2011
1:57 pm

Yes I do love the ornament. You are an amazing artist and a wonderful person. I have really missed you. I check you blog everyday to see what you have cooked up for us.

sherry gardner
November 10, 2011
2:20 pm

This ornament is beautiful, I am going to get this spell die and over the Thanksgiving break, I am going to make these with my daughter…this is so fun….Thank you so much for sharing…:)

November 10, 2011
2:26 pm

Absolutely beautiful… I’m in awe! Tku for sharing this. Definitely an amazing creation.

Patricia Basson
November 10, 2011
2:55 pm

You have a new follower in me!!! This is so fabulous…I will be back to watch the rest of your great tutorials…Thank you so much!

November 10, 2011
2:58 pm

Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration Becca !!

barb f
November 10, 2011
3:00 pm

Does any one know where to get the thin test weight paper Becca used on this project??? I love the ornament but can never find paper like she uses. Thanks Barbara

November 10, 2011
3:38 pm

thank you, Becca!!! I loved the ornament last year and I am grateful for the tutorial – this technique might be in my future.


November 10, 2011
3:48 pm

Love the ornament! Your “stuff” is beautiful.

Clarissa D
November 10, 2011
3:55 pm

Love the ornament and the tutorial!

November 10, 2011
4:26 pm

I LOVE your tutorials! This ornament is awesome!!!! I wonder what size glue dots you are using.. they appear to be so very tiny!

Lillian Child
November 10, 2011
4:32 pm

Really detailed tutorial – thanks so much!

November 10, 2011
4:45 pm

Beautiful !!
I wait in earnest for the next project
everything you make is awesome ! Thank’s for showing all these nice item’s

Crystal Anne
November 10, 2011
5:20 pm

I love it Becca! Absolutely beautiful!

Beverly U
November 10, 2011
5:45 pm

Oh my goodness, this is so cool! And the best part is I just received this die yesterday in the mail. Guess what I’ll be doing???? lol I love your blog and all your fabulous ideas!

Judy McMullen
November 10, 2011
7:08 pm

Becca, I saw your tutorial and SCS yesterday and fell in love with this ornament. The paper you used really caught my eye. I would love to get my hands on this purple and gold combination. My nephew is a U of WA grad and purple and gold are the school colors. I thought he would love getting an ornament using this gorgeous paper! I know you mentioned Hobby Lobby. We don’t have one in the city I live in but I thought I might be able to find it online if you could give me more info. Thanks!

November 10, 2011
7:44 pm

Hi Becca, I love watching your tutorials. You are so precise and so calm in your instructions. You always leave me thinking “I can do it”. Thanks for always sharing your beautiful projects.

November 10, 2011
8:44 pm

Beautiful!!!!! OH my gosh Becca maybe I missed something that you take breaks between cards. You are a love drug for me and treasure your creativity. I can’t be without your daily cards. My husband said I was going through withdrawals. I look so forward to checking your site after work. I am sure I am not the only one. Your wonderful! My mom passed away some time ago and I feel that your cards and comments are so welcoming and a comfort zone. I just can’t tell you how much it means to me. Sorry ladiesfor my long comment but I am addicted.

November 10, 2011
11:01 pm

Gorgeous, Becca! I saw the piece on the Spellbinders blog and was hoping (crossed fingers) that you’d do a video. Can’t wait to see what else you’ve got in the works. We’ve missed you! Thanks for sharing your creativity and for creating the video for us visual types.

November 10, 2011
11:10 pm

Sorry meant to say over on Splitcoaststampers!

November 11, 2011
1:00 am

WOW! You never cease to amaze me. Thanks for the wonderful project!

November 11, 2011
1:30 am

Thanks for another inspirational tutorial Becca — I don’t know how you come up with so many unique creations!

November 11, 2011
1:42 am

Another wonderful tutorial! Thank you so much, Becca, for sharing your idea with us. I hope to be able to try this technique soon!

November 11, 2011
4:17 am

Awesome !
You are so talented
cant wait till the next project

Nancy W
November 11, 2011
4:18 am

What a gorgeous ornament! I will be making one in red and gold, in conjunction with wearing a red poppy for our Remembrance Day and I will hang in on our Christmas tree to keep those close memories. Thanks for the inspiration, Becca.

November 11, 2011
4:35 am

Hi Becca – gorgeous gorgeous project and a great tutorial thank you – you were missed…..

Barbara AKA Gardenlady
November 11, 2011
5:33 am

How fabulous! Thanks Becca for another great tutorial. You really rock!

November 11, 2011
6:57 am

It look so easy but i know it is because it is very well done. Merci !

Marilyn Clark
November 11, 2011
7:26 am

You are one amazing woman. WOW what a talent! You have me believeing I can do this (if I can find the die) Thanks for sharing with us. God bless.

lois skiathitis
November 11, 2011
7:37 am

Gorgeous Ornament. Thanks for the very clear video with the easy to follow steps. As always Becca, TFS!!! :-D

Wanda H
November 11, 2011
8:23 am

Love this, Becca!!!

November 11, 2011
9:36 am

Love your tutorials – thanks!

Cheryl L
November 11, 2011
10:23 am

Becca I cannot tell you how excited I was to see that you had this tutorial!!! Been thinking about doing this for a few weeks and your step by step instructions in the video are wonderful. Thank you!

November 11, 2011
1:02 pm

thank you Becca for all your wonderful tutorials and for all the time you put into them to help make us better crafters.
LOL Eileen

November 11, 2011
2:42 pm

Thank you! Your talent knows no bounds.

November 11, 2011
3:26 pm

Hi Becca

Amazed that after years of browsing the internet I have only today discovered you through Splitcoaststampers. Your site is amazing and your creativity is inspiring. I too, as another commenter mentioned loved the paper you used. We fortunately do have a Hobby lobby here but I wasn’t able to find anything double sided that I thought was thin enough. Is there anything else you can me? Did it come in a pack? Was it with the scrapbook paper etc…. Anything information is appreciated.

Signed up for your emailings and am looking forward to what is to come


November 11, 2011
5:22 pm

This is so amazing! I was very inspired by your amazing creativity that I made an ornament using the Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge and posted it on my blog: I linked to your amazing tutorial so that others cans see how you created the beautiful ornament above. Thank you for sharing your gift of creativity with others. Beverly

November 11, 2011
9:44 pm

You are something else! The ornament is Absolutely Gorgeous! I wish I was only half as creative as you! I look forward to your emails everyday. Thank you so much for all your inspiration.

Sandy Kempf
November 12, 2011
11:35 am

What a BEAUTFUL paper craft! I am going to make one with my 10 year old daughter. I’m sure she will treasure it. Thank You for sharing!

November 12, 2011
1:11 pm

I love your tutorials! Thank you so much for sharing your amazing creative talent with us.
Anne (UK) x

Suzi Yerkes
November 12, 2011
9:30 pm

What talent you have! You make amazing cards and projects and am kind enough to share directions with all of us. Thank you is hardly enough. Thank you and God Bless.

GG Judy Jackson
November 14, 2011
4:16 am

Loved it. Don’t have this die yet so I checked out another of your ornament videos. I also don’t have the Fluer De Lis Motif but found the Flur De Lis square (S4-318) works just as well using the 3 embossed markings on the center of each side. I used the largest die (#4) in white and #2 for the center in silver patterened wrapping paper. I cased your video to make a topper for the square metal tin, then threaded a large ribbon with glittered snowflakes thru the lid and bottom so the tin could be hung on a tree until Christmas morning. One of my more eyecatching gift card holders! My SU demonstrator takes pic and uploads for me at times so If you want to see it, let me know. (GG stands for great grandma; as apposed to the talented Judy Jackson of the TJ magazine). Thank you for all your creative ideas.

Mia McDonald
November 14, 2011
11:55 pm

Becca, your work is so awesome!! Everytime I enter your site I have to be ready to work bc I’m always so inspired by what you have done. I’m doing an ornament swap with some of my closest girlfriends and when I saw the Honeycomb ornament. I felt like it was a must have. I’m doing mine with tissue paper so a needed to add a few extra steps but I would love to share my results with you.

November 19, 2011
9:09 pm

love are so clever..thanks for sharing

Cindie D
November 21, 2011
5:13 pm

WOW! So beautiful! I love watching your tutorials.

November 23, 2011
1:28 pm

Very Pretty!