File this idea away for next holiday season

Cathy ZielskeCrafts7 Comments

If you’re like a number of modern-day families, you might just be providing Spotify premium for the entire group. Gone are the easy days of tucking an iTunes gift card into a stocking, at least it sure is from my kids.

This Christmas, I just wanted to remind my children that I am giving them one more year of commercial-free, unlimited music via Spotify. I decided to create a see-through ornament to hang on their stockings. I wanted to share this idea before Christmas but I didn’t want either of them to see it.
I used some really bold Cilantro card stock from Lawn Fawn, and I took the largest ornament from the Hero Arts Infinity Ornament set and a smaller circle from my Nested Infinity Circle Dies. I used some low-tack tape to hold both dies together so I could cut multiple ornaments with their centers cut out, one after the other. I realize I should’ve taken photos of this but I was in a time crunch!

I made my own silver metallic paper by using some silver embossing powder on white card stock, and then I punched the ornament tops twice to make a front and a back.

I found a Spotify logo online and then designed a simple circle of type telling my kids what it was that I was giving them. But you could take any logo for anything on one side and just hand write on the back. I just used some white card stock for that logo and message and die cut them using an even smaller circle die. I’m glued everything together with a transparency between the ornament frames, and then mounted the white circles on either side.

You could do this for an Apple Music subscription or really anything that doesn’t have a tangible gift element, or especially for something that you are continuing to give them for another year!

Like I said, tuck this idea away for next year! I have a feeling I will keep these ornaments and give them again to remind them of the gift of music that just keeps giving… with a little help from mama.



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Cathy ZielskeFile this idea away for next holiday season

7 Comments on “File this idea away for next holiday season”

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    Kim Kern

    Love this idea and I totally would have used it this year as a reminder of the fact that I pay for Spotify every month. May have to tweak the idea of his March birthday!!!

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