Winter Paper-Piecing Patterns

Emboss your paper-pieced designs for added dimension and detail. These winter piecings will be perfect for a snowy day layout.

Hot Chocolate Paper Piecing

Design by Vicki Boutin

Get a warm feeling all over with this yummy hot chocolate piecing. White paper marshmallows float on top.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock, specialty paper: Core'dinations. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press, Doodlebug Design, October Afternoon. Pearls: Queen & Co. Buttons: Autumn Leaves. Punches: Fiskars. Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

Gingerbread House Paper Piecing

Design by Vicki Boutin

Snowcaps and stripes dress up this sweet gingerbread house. Add accents for a doorknob and upper window.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock, specialty paper: Core'dinations. Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

Noisemaker Paper Piecing

Design by Vicki Boutin

A cone shape dressed up with dots makes the perfect noisemaker, complete with glitter paper cut into strips as the finishing touch.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock, specialty paper: Core'dinations. Punches: Fiskars, Marvy Uchida. Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

Peppermint Candy Paper Piecing

Design by Vicki Boutin

Create the look of a wrapped peppermint by layering red glitter paper on top of a white glitter paper wrapper and punctuating the center with a red pearl.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock, specialty paper: Core'dinations. Pearl: Queen & Co. Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

Christmas Tree Paper Piecing

Design by Vicki Boutin

A snow-covered evergreen puts any card or page in the Christmas spirit. Add red gems for holiday lights and a big star on top.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock, specialty paper: Core'dinations. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press, Doodlebug Design, October Afternoon. Pearls: Queen & Co. Buttons: Autumn Leaves. Punches: Fiskars. Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

Snowman Cookie Paper Piecing

Design by Vicki Boutin

Give a cookie piecing depth by shading the edges with ink. Create the frosted layer using white glitter paper, and decorate the top with pearls for buttons and eyes and dots of black ink for the smile.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock, specialty paper: Core'dinations. Pearls: Queen & Co. Ink: Ranger Industries. Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

Bonbons Paper Piecing

Design by Vicki Boutin

Send a scrumptious holiday treat with these easy-to-make holiday goodies. Bright colors and white gem sprinkles will have mouths watering.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock, specialty paper: Core'dinations. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press, Doodlebug Design, October Afternoon. Pearls: Queen & Co. Buttons: Autumn Leaves. Punches: Fiskars. Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

Get the Look of Fabric

Designs by Jennifer Pebbles

Jennifer used embossing templates to give a fabric like look to these oh-so-cute winter outerwear items. If you want, run an ink pad over the top when you're done to enhance the look even more.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Embossing plates: Provo Craft.

Holly Branch Paper Piecing

Design by Jennifer Pebbles

Simple snowflakes and berries get a boost with embossed details. Jennifer ran some of her piecings and an embossing plate through a die-cutting machine. She used a stylus and a texture plate on others.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: Making Memories. Stickers: American Crafts (letters), Heidi Swapp (plastic circle), 7Gypsies (words). Rub-on: American Crafts. Brads: Making Memories. Die-cutting tool, embossing plate: Provo Craft. Photo: Melissa Inman.

Peace Bird Paper Piecing

Design by Jennifer Pebbles

A cluster of paper piecings makes a big impact as an accent on this greeting card. The pink bird becomes a winter sight with holly and a snowflake.

 

SOURCES: Patterned paper: A Muse Artstamps. Stamps: Impress (bird), A Muse ("friend"), Martha Stewart Crafts ("hello"). Ink: ColorBox by Clearsnap. Brad: Autumn Leaves. Glitter: Stampendous.

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