Floating Nativity Ornament…

Floating Christmas Ornament made with my Silhouette Cameo cutting machine and adhesive vinyl (Oracle 651)
Floating Christmas Ornament made with my Silhouette Cameo cutting machine and adhesive vinyl (Oracle 651)

I’ve made several of these floating ornaments over the years (mostly college logos with graduation years), but I really love the the delicateness of this nativity cut.  I used navy
Oracle 651 vinyl that I had in my stash.  To cut the vinyl I used the standard “Silhouette Vinyl” blade depth, speed and pressure that is available as an option in Design Studio software.  Once the vinyl was cut and weeded, I used clear transfer tape to move the design to adhere it to clear acetate piece cut to fit inside ornament. The cut design is from the Silhouette Store (called “Nativity Ornament). Clear ornament purchased from Michael’s.

11 thoughts on “Floating Nativity Ornament…

  1. Hello Susan. I just want to tell you how much I love,love,love your blog. You have made the challenge of hooping much less daunting. I have found this to be one of my biggest fears and after reading and studying your steps I am not as terrified as I was that I will ruin a project. I am always fearful of not measuring correctly and the layout will be off but I really do understand better now thanks to you. Best regards, Nicolina 🙂


    1. You are so kind, Nicolina. Do let me know if there are other projects you want me to demo in a tutorial. I may do an embossed monogrammed towel next unless you would rather see something else.


      1. Susan I am like a sponge. I will enjoy anything you post. And I am really looking forward to learning from you. As I already have. I shared your link on with the group for the embroidered towel. I hope I posted it correctly. I can’t believe that you take the time to communicate with all of us here when you are so busy. Best of luck to you. Your Master’s Degree wow!! Good for you. 🙂


      2. I read but I guess if you don’t have a machine you can’t cut out, is there any way I could buy some cut out? if so how much Marlene


  2. I love the kitchen towel tutorial. You have explained all of the steps so well. You have made it so easy to understand. I am like a sponge Susan I will enjoy anything you teach us. You are so generous. You’re such a busy lady and you still take the time to communicate with your fans:-) Your Master’s Degree, Good for you.. Thank you so much for your time..


    1. Hi Karla! I’m so sorry it took me so long to respond to your comment! The honest truth is, I have no idea. My daughter is a professional web developer. I’ve sent her a text and asked if she could help me add a “subscribe” button to my blog. Hopefully I’ll have that added by this weekend. Thanks for your kind patience!


    1. Thanks, Cathryn! I cut the acetate sheets in a circle, just slightly smaller than the width of the ornament. I made that ornament years ago so I can’t really remember exactly what size that particular circle was.


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