A Waltzingmouse Christmas – November 2013 – Day 4

Paper Cone by Becca Feeken using Waltzingmouse Stamps - Compliments of the Season Two (close)
We’re cooking with Christmas on the front burner now!!  Welcome to Day 4 of A Waltzingmouse Christmas.  Today we’re sharing Christmas Decorations!!  As I have mentioned, I’m starting from scratch on my Christmas tree this year and I’m simply not finding the types of things I want locally so I’ve been playing around with a limited set of decorations and ornaments I can make myself.  One of the decorations I’ve had on my mind are the vintage cones that hang from the tree.  This one is large enough to hold a small gift and I have candy in this one.  For my skinny pencil tree I’d have to go much smaller, but I’m pretty much there!  For my square cone I’m using a regal looking stamp from Waltzingmouse Stamps called Compliments of the Season Two  Claire provides the digital cutting files for this set free ——> HERE.


I simply cut the digital file in burgundy and embossed in gold then cut a matting layer from gold.   The luscious trim on the top is from A Gilded Life and a small piece of velvet ribbon threaded through jumbo eyelets gives me a way to hang it up.

Paper Cone by Becca Feeken using Waltzingmouse Stamps - Compliments of the Season Two
I added a tassel and bow to the bottom :-)

Rubber Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps – Compliments of the Season Two
Craft Paper: Coredinations, Simple Stories – Handmade Holidays
Ink: Versamark and gold embossing powder, brushed corduroy distress ink
Accessories: Compliments of the Season Freebies, Velvet Ribbon, Paper Source Gold Ribbon, Tassel, Cousin Crystal, Darice Pearl, two eyelets, A Gilded Life trim.

For more delicious Christmas inspiration pop in on these designers:
Anya Schrier • Becca Feeken • Jeanne Jachna • Jen Cuthbertson • Jennifer Holmes • Julia Aston • Karin Åkesdotter • Kelly Schirmer • Lynn Mercurio • Renee Lynch •  Teresa Kline • Tosha Leyendekker • Claire Brennan • Sandie Dunne • Edna Morrisedie

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you are having a spectacular week! :-)


  • MaryannNovember 21, 2013 - 5:09 am

    WOUW!! This is sooo gorgeous Becca, a real masterpiece in my eyes. I absolutely love this cone and how beautiful you´ve decorated it. That is pure clean christmas, when it´s best in my world. I LOVE it.
    Have a wonderful day hun and loads of more fun.ReplyCancel

  • Clare WNovember 21, 2013 - 5:10 am

    How unusual and very vintage looking – like it.ReplyCancel

  • Julia AstonNovember 21, 2013 - 5:37 am

    Oh my Becca! what a wonderful elegant cone you created! love the music design, the beautiful pleated ribbon and pretty red and gold sentiment!ReplyCancel

  • Anne (UK)November 21, 2013 - 6:04 am

    Your tree is going to look absolutely scrumptious and sumptuous with these in miniature. We will need to see piccies!
    Anne (UK) xReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenNovember 21, 2013 - 6:07 am

    ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) THIS just makes me SMILE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) GORGEOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)ReplyCancel

  • Maria A. RodriguezNovember 21, 2013 - 6:09 am

    Absolutely gorgeous!!! So Vintage, so elegant!! Your Christmas Tree is going to look amazing. Thank you for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • HelenNovember 21, 2013 - 6:13 am

    Greetings from Ukraine! This is amazing work! I’ve been admire your works. You are a talent!ReplyCancel

  • Crafty.EileenNovember 21, 2013 - 6:36 am

    You’re going to have a beautiful tree this year Becca, I hope you let us see the finished tree.
    LOL Eileen UKReplyCancel

  • Ann RobbinsNovember 21, 2013 - 6:57 am

    Please take a picture of your tree when it is done. Guess I would never have a tree if I had to make all the decorations LOL. Very elegant and vintage!!

  • JodyNovember 21, 2013 - 7:14 am

    Love the ribbon on the top, great idea!ReplyCancel

  • Diane JNovember 21, 2013 - 8:15 am

    Oh how beautiful!!!! Absolutely love the color.ReplyCancel

  • Liz sNovember 21, 2013 - 8:17 am

    That is darling.ReplyCancel

  • Sylvia/LittleTreasuresNovember 21, 2013 - 8:38 am

    Oh so pretty Becca. Homemade is always so special. Is your cone from a die or just a pattern on paper? I do the rounded cones but like this for a change. Thanks for sharing,ReplyCancel

  • Karen WeddingNovember 21, 2013 - 9:46 am

    Ok, I’m going to claim stupidity, but what are the dimensions of the cone? How’d you make the cone? I would love to make one for each of the kids at Christmas time. Please share?!ReplyCancel

  • LageneNovember 21, 2013 - 10:05 am

    Beautiful vintage look!ReplyCancel

  • ConniecrafterNovember 21, 2013 - 10:24 am

    Stunning, such great detail!!ReplyCancel

  • Dorina DNovember 21, 2013 - 10:25 am

    Gorgeous and so cute, Love this idea for fun gift bags or tree decorations. Thanks for sharing the fun.ReplyCancel

  • CynthiaNovember 21, 2013 - 11:26 am

    Hi Becca,
    This cone is gorgeous! I have been toying around with making cones this year and your creation has definitely inspired me. I’m on my way to check-out the cutting file. Blessings to you ~ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth LincolnNovember 21, 2013 - 12:06 pm

    These cones were often used in Victorian times to hold little flower arrangements or candies and they call them Tussie Mussies. This is really lovely. It would make a great wedding favour filled with sugared almonds.ReplyCancel

  • ChelseaNovember 21, 2013 - 12:34 pm

    Wow. That is fabulous!!! I love everything about it! Just beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy HomanNovember 21, 2013 - 3:43 pm

    Gorgeous! I love the idea of adding these to my tree. I might have to borrow your inspired ornament!ReplyCancel

  • Mrs BNovember 21, 2013 - 4:49 pm

    Hi Becca. I love this cone, it is beautiful. Take care.ReplyCancel

  • MickieNovember 21, 2013 - 9:14 pm

    Soooo cute and precious. I love a tree with only handmade ornaments!ReplyCancel

  • christiNovember 21, 2013 - 10:31 pm

    wowser this is so elegant. great job as always. I so love to see your work.ReplyCancel

  • Patricia HowarthNovember 22, 2013 - 2:32 am

    Morning Becca, This ornament is stunning, I love it !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xxReplyCancel

  • ElaineNovember 22, 2013 - 3:39 am

    WOW Becca
    I wish i had just half your talent ,this is stunning .

    Elaine H XReplyCancel

  • Lynn MercurioNovember 22, 2013 - 5:22 am

    This is so totally beautiful. Love the gold embossing and how regal the gold and reds look together. Outstanding!ReplyCancel

  • RoseNovember 22, 2013 - 6:18 am

    WOW!! I’m still trying to get all my xmas cards done and there you are, starting on the decorations. You’re putting me to shame.
    It’s a lovely decoration, by the way.
    Hugs, RoseReplyCancel

  • Colleen HowellNovember 22, 2013 - 6:26 am

    Love it, tried to download free file, it did not have in pictures in it. Oh well
    your ornament is beautiful, thanksReplyCancel

  • mary anneNovember 22, 2013 - 7:48 am

    gorgeous cone. I would like to see your trees when you are finishedReplyCancel