Debuting the Candlelit Christmas Collection

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Debuting the Candlelit Christmas Collection

Wednesday July 10, 2019
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Hi Friend,
How's your week going?

Today's the day the Candlelit Christmas Collection becomes available to everyone!
This collection captures the beauty of gently falling snow, the decorating has been done, and the soft glow from the candles in the window invite you to just sit, relax and enjoy the peaceful side of the holiday season! Flickering candlelight is always a cozy welcome addition to any Christmas festivities, and is a lovely way to create a warm and welcoming ambiance, allowing for a stillness that leads to reflections of the season!

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Quick and easy to use, this shaping mold is a wonderful tool to begin the poinsettia shaping process when time is running short, tired hands need a break or a design calls for a significant number of floral embellishments!

The design team members are showcasing many different ways to use this new collection along with 2 videos to learn the step by step process to create elegant Poinsettias the EZ way and how to use one decorative die 3 different ways on your Christmas cards. Happy Crafting, Emma Lou

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Watch this video to learn how to create Christmas Poinsettias the EZ Way.

Watch this video to learn how to use decorative dies 3 versatile ways on your Christmas Cards.


Creative Inspiration of the Week

Starry Night Poinsettia

Starry Night Poinsettia

Other Products: Gold mirri paper, hot glue, hot glue gun, dimensional adhesive, water mister, scissors, paper trimmer, die cutting machine

To see how to shape the Christmas poinsettia, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas Collection, watch this tutorial https://youtu.be/MrVG8ktn2V4.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock to 12 x 6" size, score and fold at 6". Cut a 6 x 6" poinsettia panel from the paper collection to 5 7/8 x 5 7/8" and layer onto card base. Diecut the HCD1-7252 Starry Night Decorative Die 2x from white cardstock and use dimensional adhesive to layer onto card as shown. Dab Dries Clear onto yellow sponge and apply over decorative doily, sprinkle with Crystal Clear. Diecut the decorative tag from HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tags Die in gold mirri cardstock. Trim off the top section of diecut. Stamp the Merry Christmas sentiment in Olive ink onto white cardstock and diecut with center of die. Use dimensional adhesive to layer onto gold diecut piece and onto card.

Stamp the large 1x, medium 2x and small poinsettias 2x from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Lipstick Red ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the small 2x and large holly leaf 1x from the same set in Leaf Green ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies.

Use the Stack and Store daubers to color the images. Use the Lipstick Red on the poinsettia centers and Butter ink on the edges. Use the Leaf Green ink on the holly leaves. Place the holly and poinsettias into the 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold, lightly mist with water and send through diecutting machine. Layer the poinsettia, and pierce hole through centers, then thread bright red and gold stamens through, using hot glue to attach. Trim off excess thread from the back. Dab Dries Clear glue over tips of poinsettia petals and sprinkle with Crystal Clear for extra sparkle. Attach holly leaves and poinsettia and onto card as shown. Add little droplets of the gold Nuvo Drops onto doily and let dry.

Starry Borders Poinsettia

Starry Borders Poinsettia

Other Products: Hot glue, hot glue gun, dimensional adhesive, pearl blue half beads, water mister, scissors, paper trimmer, die cutting machine

To see how to shape the Christmas poinsettia, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas Collection, watch this tutorial https://youtu.be/MrVG8ktn2V4.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock to 9 1/4 x 6 3/8" size, score and fold at 4 5/8". Cut a blue patterned panel from the Merry and Bright paper collection to 6 1/8 x 4 3/8" size and attach onto card base. Diecut the HCD1-7252 Starry Night Decorative Die border from 3 pieces of 6 1/8 x 2" white cardstock, creating a double edged border on each one. Use dimensional adhesive to attach onto card as shown. Dab some Dries clear glue onto borders, sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear and tap off.

Stamp the large 1x, medium 2x and small poinsettias 1x from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Manganese Blue ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the small and large holly leaf 1x from the same set in Leaf Green ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the Merry Christmas sentiment from HCPC-3882 Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set in Forget-Me-Not ink onto white cardstock and diecut with the eyelet border from HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tags Die.

Use the Stack and Store daubers to color the images. Use the Manganese Blue and Forget-Me-Not ink on the poinsettia centers and Vivid Chartreuse ink on the edges. Use the Leaf Green ink on the holly leaves. Place the holly and poinsettias into the 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold, lightly mist with water and send through diecutting machine. Layer the poinsettia, and pierce hole through centers, then thread bright green and blue stamens through, using hot glue to attach. Trim off excess thread from the back. Dab Dries Clear glue over tips of poinsettia petals and leaves, then sprinkle with Crystal Clear for extra sparkle. Attach holly leaves and poinsettia and onto card as shown. Trim down sentiment tag and attach onto card, next to poinsettias. Attach pearl blue half beads onto the decorative border strips as shown.

Poinsettia Ornament Border

Poinsettia Ornament Border

Other Products: Cream cardstock, white cardstock, Art Institute Diva Gold Glitter, hot glue, hot glue gun, dimensional adhesive, water mister, scissors, paper trimmer, die cutting machine

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Cut a piece of cream cardstock to 6 x 9" size, score and fold at 4 1/2". Use the simple edge from Fleur Border Basics to diecut half of the card front, creating a wavy edge. Use the same die to create a 6 x 1" dark green border, using from the Candlelit Poinsettia paper collection. Use the holly stamp from HCPC-3883 Glow of Christmas Cling Stamp Set to create a background on the left side of card front. Use the Lipstick Red ink and stamp off 1x before stamping onto card. Now layer the green border next to the coordinating edge of card front. Lightly sponge the outer and inner edges of card with Butter ink.

Diecut the HCD1-7252 Starry Night Decorative Die from cream cardstock, creating a complete circle doily as shown in the Candlelit Poinsettia tutorial. Use a hydra sponge to apply Dries Clear glue over diecut, then sprinkle with Diva Gold glitter. Randomly dab the glue again over the gold and sprinkle with Rajni's Crystal Clear to create more of an old gold look. Now use the largest plain circle from the HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die and diecut out the center piece of the doily. Set aside center. Use a scissors to trim apart border and attach over green border on the card front as shown. Use the same large circle to diecut a light blue 6 x 6" paper from the collection. Pair the largest and 2nd largest circle to create a border circle from cream cardstock. Apply the Lipstick Red ink pad directly over the circle, adding a pop of bright red to entire circle. Apply Crystal Lacquer over circle and sprinkle with a touch of Crystal Clear. Set aside to dry. Once dry, use dimensional adhesive to layer the light blue circle, gold circle, and red border on top. Layer onto of card front.

Stamp the large and medium poinsettias from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Lipstick Red ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the small and large holly leaf from the same set in Leaf Green ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp hanging ornament from HCPC-3883 Glow of Christmas Cling Stamp Set in Leaf Green ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the small Christmas sentiment in Lipstick Red ink onto cream cardstock and diecut with long banner from HCD1-7204 Arrows and Banner Die. Sponge the edges of banner with Butter ink and attach onto bottom right and inside card as pictured.

Use the Stack and Store daubers to color the images. Use the Lipstick Red on the poinsettia centers and Butter ink on the edges. Use the Leaf Green ink on the holly leaves. Use the afore mentioned inks plus also Forget-Me-Not ink for the hanging ornament image. Place the holly and poinsettias into the 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold, lightly mist with water and send through diecutting machine. Shape the hanging poinsettia with stylus from Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Layer the poinsettia, and pierce hole through centers, then thread bright red stamens through using hot glue to attach. Trim off excess thread from the back. Attach holly leaves, poinsettia and hanging ornaments onto card as shown. Apply a thin layer of Crystal Lacquer and a sprinkle of Crystal Clear over the poinsettias. Dab Dries Clear glue over rest of card as desired and sprinkle with Crystal Clear for extra sparkle.

Christmas Canine

Christmas Canine

Other Products: Paper Distresser, Cardstock- White, Stampin Up Ink (Real Red, Cucumber Crush), Beads, Gem, Natural Burlap String, Chipboard Word Sticker, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (Crafty Foam Tape, Dual Trip Glue Pen, 3D Foam Squares, E-Z Runner Ultra, Adhesive Dots Mini, Adhesive Dots Medium), Waterbrush

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Layout is 12 x 12". The navy patterned paper with the tree border is your background. Cut a strip of the light blue patterned paper that is 1.5 x 12". Cut 2 border strips using the Starry Night Decorative border die from white cardstock. Adhere these border strips to the light blue patterned paper strip. Cut a strip of the green patterned paper that is 0.5 x 12" and adhere to the light blue patterned paper strip. Adhere this to the top of the background.

Cut 2 of the Starry Night Decorative images from white cardstock. Mat the square photo (4 x 4") in white cardstock. Cut a piece of the green patterned paper that is 5 x 5" and mat that in white cardstock. Adhere the matted photo to the green patterned layer using foam tape. Adhere the green pattern to the white cardstock mat and adhere the entire thing to the middle of the layout using foam tape. Add the decorative dies to either side using mini adhesive dots. Cut a strip of the light blue patterned paper wide enough for the chipboard word (1.25 x 6.5"), flag one end. Mat this in dark blue patterned paper. Adhere the layers together and add to the layout using foam tape. Add a gem to the middle of the border strip at the top. Find and die cut the small blue tag using the coordinating die. Add a natural burlap string bow to the top and adhere above the matted photo.

Stamp and die cut 1 of the candle lantern onto white cardstock using dark brown ink (Staz-On Timber Brown). Add color to the image using Zig Clean Color Markers and a water brush (Carmine Red, Deep Green, Grey Brown, Orange, Bright Yellow). Stamp and die cut 2 of the holly borders in dark brown ink onto white cardstock. Add color to them using Zig Clean Color Markers (Carmine Red, Deep Green) and a water brush. Stamp and die cut 2 sets of each from Christmas Poinsettia and Holly (small, medium and large) onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using dark brown ink. Stamp and die cut 1 set of each the small and large Poinsettia and Holly Clusters flowers onto Deluxe Flower Shaping paper using dark brown ink. Stamp and die cut 2 sets each of the holly from Christmas Poinsettia onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using dark brown ink.

Add color to the Christmas Poinsettia flowers using ink and daubers to only the middle of each flower (Real Red). Do the same to the smallest poinsettia from Poinsettia and Holly Clusters. Add color to the remaining poinsettias using ink and daubers, but add color from the outside in (Real Red). Add color to the holly using ink and daubers (Cucumber Crush). Shape all of the images using the coordinating 3D Shaping Molds. Assemble the flowers. Add beads and Prills to the middles of each flower and let dry. Add Crystal Clear Glitter to the flowers using a glue pen.

Adhere the candle lantern to the top right hand corner of the layout and add a small poinsettia to the top. Add another small poinsettia to the chipboard border strip. Adhere the holly borders to either side of the matted photo. Add the poinsettias in clusters to either side of the matted photo and along the holly borders.

The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

Other Products: White cardstock, Bow-It-All V3, Vagabond, Ribbon, Tea Bag, Honey Stick, Champagne Recollections Micro Beads, Dimensions, Small corner rounder, Brad,

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Make a white card base 6 1/2" x 6 1/2". Cut one piece of white cardstock 6 1/2" x 6 1/2" and one 6 1/2" x 71/2", score larger one at 1" and adhere together, this will make the card base. Cut 3 pieces of the Candlelit Christmas paper 1/4" smaller than the card base and adhere to the inside and outside. Finish the inside first. Make a pocket for the lower part, cut a piece 7 1/2" x 2". Score on both sides and the bottom 1/2". Fold and using the smallest circle from the Basic circle die, place in the center, adhere to the bottom of the inside card. Die cut one of the card fronts from the paper collection, mount it on white cardstock and add to the pocket along with the Tea bag and honey stick. From the paper collection choose the sentiment you like, mount on white card stock, add adhesive to 3 sides and adhere to the upper inside of the card. This will allow a place for a tag to slide in and out. After choosing the tag you want and cutting it out with the Ticket and Tag die, mount it on white cardstock as well, adda bow and slide in the upper pocket. Add Sentiments form the paper collection to both the upper and lower inside of card as shown.

Using white cardstock, die cut 2 of the Starry Night dies, marry them together on the front of the card. Using the largest circle die, cut out a piece of the matching paper, add dimensionals to the back and adhere to the center. Cut 2 of the Regal Pocket dies, marry together making one large one, stamp the sentiment in the center, add dimensionals and adhere to the center of the circle.

Stamp the flowers on the Deluxe flower shaping paper with the Red Geranium, lightly color in with the Rose Coral, use the coordinating die and cut out. Ink the edges with the Red Geranium. Stamp the leaves with the Emerald Green ink on the Deluxe Flower Shaping paper, lightly color using the same ink and cut out with the matching die. Ink the edges with the same ink. Place both the flowers and leaves in the mold and run through the die cutting machine. Put 2 of the flowers together making one flower, adhere to the left upper corner and the lower right hand corner. To finish, add glitter, microbeads and bow.

Ornate Poinsettias

Ornate Poinsettias

Other Products: Candied Apple and Mowed Lawn Distress inks, MS scoreboard, pearls and rhinestones, white cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Card size is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2". Take a piece of 4 1/2" x 5 3/4" piece of white cardstock and die cut its edges 4 times with the die from Ornate Pocket Accents Die so that it makes a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" frame. Die cut 2 pieces of white cardstock using the lacy corner die from the same die set so that there is a 1/8" border on the uncut adjacent sides. Glue these sides behind the top right corner and bottom left corner of the frame created in previous step.

Stamp the holly leaves and poinsettia flowers from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set several times on a sheet of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using Olive and Plum Archival Ink pads. Die cut them using matching dies from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Die. Ink the poindettias with Candied Apple Distress ink and the holly leaves with Mowed Lawn Distress ink.

Arrange and adhere the holly leaves so that they connect both the corner die cuts leaving some areas uncovered to create a continuous see through look. Adhere some pieces from the back to make it sturdier. Shape the remaining flowers and leaves using 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold and Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Glue a little Heart of Gold Prills to the flower centers. Glue the shaped holly leaves overlapping the previously glued leaves. Glue the flowers on the leaves. Glue a few white stamens from Medium Pastel Pearl Stamens to the flower arrangement. Add a few rhinestones and pearls to the die cuts.

Click here to view a photo of the trifold card base. Take a 4 1/4" x 11 1/8" piece of cardstock and score it at 5 1/2" and 11". Cut away a sliver of cardstock from the 5 1/2" side. Fold all the score lines and adhere the 1/8" tab behind the die cut front panel that we created to make a trifold card. Cut a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of pattern paper from Candlelit Christmas Paper Collection and adhere it to the side that can be seen when the card is closed.

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Other Products: White cardstock, iCraft Iris cardstock, Ranger Archival ink - Cobalt, Clear Sparkles, Viva Decor 3D Stamp Paint - Grass Green

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 12" x 6". Score at 3" and 6" to create the base easel card. Cut two 6" x 6" panels from the paper collection. Die cut 6 decorative dies from the HCD1--7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set and add Frosting Powder to the dies with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere the dies behind the panels as shown. Cut a piece of white cardstock 6" x 6" and adhere to the back of one of the panels and adhere to the top easel. Adhere the other panel to the base of the card. Die cut two straight edge snowflake dies from the HCD1-7252 Starry Night Decorative Die out of white cardstock. Add Frosting Powder to the dies with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add one die to the top of the card and one to the base of the card.

Stamp the window image from the HCPC-3794 Window Frame Stamp set in Jet Black ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the window with French Ultramarine ink. Cut a piece of clear cardstock 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" and adhere to the back of the window. Die cut the lace edge die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die pocket accents die out of white cardstock. Sponge the edge with Viridian ink and add Frosting Powder using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Trim and adhere to the back of the window at the top. Die cut a plain window die without the windowpanes cut out from white cardstock. Die cut the cottage and deer scene from the patterned paper using the inner plain edge die from the HCD1-7148 Window Frame Die set. Adhere to the back plain window die cut. Add Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter - Diamond glitter using Dries Clear glue to the image. Add strips of foam tape around each side leaving no gaps. Add 1/2 tsp of Frosting Powder to the centre and then adhere the base window to the top window to create a shaker. Adhere to the card front to the left. Die cut the window decorative dies from the HCD1--7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set out of white cardstock. Add Frosting Powder to the dies, trim the large die in half and adhere to the sides as shown. Add the decorative die to the top of the window.

Stamp the small candle image from the HCPC-3882 Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the image with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge. Adhere to the bottom left of the window frame as shown.

Stamp the holly images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set with Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper. Colour with Red Geranium ink and Leaf Green and Olive inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Add green stamp paint with a damp sponge to the holly leaves and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear Glue on a damp sponge. Adhere to the top right of the card top and to the bottom left around window. Add Red Berry Nuvo drops to the holly berries.

Stamp the poinsettia images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Cobalt Blue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Cobalt Blue ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glue using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add Minnie Pearl Prills to the centres and adhere over the holly leaves.

Base of easel: Cut the sentiment from the paper collection and mat it on white card. Add to the bottom with foam tape to create the ledge for the easel.

Stamp the holly images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set with Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper. Colour with Red Geranium ink and Leaf Green and Olive inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Add green stamp paint with a damp sponge to the holly leaves and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear Glue on a damp sponge. Adhere to the left of the sentiment as shown and add Red Berry Nuvo drops to the holly berries.

Stamp the poinsettia images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Cobalt Blue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Cobalt Blue ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glue using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add Minnie Pearl Prills to the centres and adhere over the holly leaves.

To finish, add clear sparkles to the snowflake dies as shown.

Seasonal Glow

Seasonal Glow

Other Products: White Cardstock, Versamark Embossing Ink, Heat Tool, Paper Trimmer, Die Cutting Machine, Ranger embossing powder White, Glass Beads, Water color brush, Distress Ink Twisted Citron, Hot Glue Gun, Nuvo Crystal Drops White, Glitter Dust, 3D Foam Tape, Daubers.

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: The ready top fold card measures, 6.3" by 9". Cut panel of white cardstock measuring 6" by 8.7" and adhere it on card using 3D foam tape, choose second panel from paper collection measuring 5.7" by 8.3" adhere layer on first panel. Layer the panel using dries clear adhesive. Cut the other layer panel from white cardstock measuring 5" x 7.7" and a second panel from pattern paper measuring 4.9" by 7.6" and glued together. After gluing, use cut mat die (1.75" x 2.75") and run through diecutting machine and adhere this layer onto card using 3D foam tape.

For the Poinsettia Flowers, Stamp the images on white paper with VersaMark ink and heat emboss with white embossing powder and heat tool. Color it in the center in round motion with Archival ink Vermillion using dauber. Stamp the holly leaves with Leaf green ink and color it with distress twisted citron ink using dauber. Place the poinsettias and holly leaves face down in the 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold, spritz with water and run through the diecutting machine to shape. Use the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to finish shaping. Sponge the poinsettias and holly with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle the glitter dust. I used copper glass beads as a center of my flowers using dries clear adhesive.

Stamp the lantern and candle image from Glow of Christmas Cling Stamp Set and Candlelit poinsettia stamp set with black Archival ink, color with zig clean clear brush pens (050, 021, 022, 041, 032, 091, 045), diecut with coordinating die and paste it as shown. Arrange the poinsettias and holly as shown. Cut sentiment from paper collection, add layer of white paper on back and adhere it with 3d tape. To finish off, add nuvo drops and glass beads on clear adhesive.

Season's Greetings

Season's Greetings

Other Products: Hot glue gun, white card, cardboard from back of paper pad, water colour pencils.

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Cover a 7 x 7 inch card blank with one of the pretty papers from the Candlelit Christmas Paper collection, leaving a small gap all around the edges, I chose the blue paper. Cut a 5.5 inch square of pretty blue paper, mat onto 5.75 inch square of white card, add a piece of cardboard to the back to give it some lift, or you could use foam pads.

Using the Starry Night Decorative Die, cut two border strips and two half circles in white card. Adhere the border strips to the two sides of the card front. Adhere the matted blue and white square panel to the center of the card. Glue the two half circles to the blue panel, with the center seam running across the front.

Die cut two shaped tags from the Album Tags and Accents Dies, cut one in white card and one in pretty blue paper from the paper collection. Adhere to the center of the card, blue border first then the white front.

Stamp, using black ink, the Glow of Christmas ornament die, colour in with your chosen colouring in method, I used water colour pencils. Die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the front of the Album Tags and Accents die cut.

Using black ink, stamp the poinsettias in various sizes. Colour them in, I used water colour pencils. Die cut with the co ordinating dies. Using brown coffee ink, stamp the holly leaves. Colour them in. Die cut with the coordinating die. Take the Christmas Poinsettia Flower Shaping Mold, add your flowers and leaves. Lightly spritz with water. Run through a die cutting machine. Tap out and allow to dry. Using hot glue, adhere the flower layers together in twos, offsetting the petals as you go.

Start gluing the flowers around the page. Add in the holly leaves. Add Prills to the center of the flowers using dries clear glue. Add glitter using dries clear glue to the flowers, leaves and Glow of Christmas ornament die.

Cut out a sentiment from the paper collection. Adhere with foam pads.

Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

Other Products: Snow Pen, Ivory cardstock, Sky Blue Brilliance Ink, Gold cardstock, Copic Markers: R21, R24, R29, C01, C3, C5, B21, B32, B24, E21, E50, E51, E53, E33, E35, G14, YG63, Y11, Y15, Y35, Y38, white cardstock.

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Card size: 12 x 6". Cut Ivory cardstock in 3 pieces, one 6 x 6", two 6 x 3 1/2". Score the two 3 1/2" pieces at 1/2" on one side each. Glue the 1/2" tab to the 6" piece, one on each side then fold tightly with a bone folder. Cut decorative paper for the 6" center and both sides (front and back) then glue each to the card base. Cut 2 Starry Night decorative dies from Ivory, one for each side on the outside, curves facing center. Cut a full Starry Night die by matching center lines from Ivory and glue to the center inside. Stamp Poinsettias, cardinals, deer, lantern, hanging ornament decoration, and pine bough using black on white cardstock. Color critters, lantern and ornaments with Copic markers. Spray the poinsettias with red and yellow inks or liquid watercolor (Dylusions spray inks used for this sample). Die cut and form flowers then add gold Prills. Stamp trees using Fern Green and then use a Snow Pen on them and the pine boughs, heat to puff.

Cut 2 small ovals out of ivory for the inside of two sides (big enough to hold lantern and ornaments). Cut the large ornament from gold and the inside from white. Sponge blue at the top of ornament then glue to gold outer ornament. Add trees and more Snow Pen in foreground then add deer popping up the tops of the deer gluing the hooves. Glue pine boughs and cardinal at the top of the ornament. Glue the Poinsettias at the top of center both sides of the ornament. Add glitter to the card inside and out.

Make a belly band with a 12 x 1 1/2" piece of decorative paper. Glue a decorative border strip of poinsettias down the center (the ends will not meet but will be covered by the Lacy Diamond). Cut the Lacy Diamond from Ivory including the center part. Cut a Diamond Basics to fit from red decorative paper. Glue pieces together then attach belly band strip (ends will be under Diamond). Add two Poinsettias, one at each side of the Lacy Diamond and the "Peace on Earth" band, curved, on top of the Lacy Diamond. Glitter Poinsettias and Belly Band then slide onto card to complete.

Joy to the World

Joy to the World

Other Products: Watercolor paint green, gesso glue

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Cut white card base and fold with dimensions of 7 1/4" x 5 1/4" Die cut a rectangle using Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die HCD2-7189 with approximate dimensions of 7" x 5" from HCDP1-2104 Candlelit Christmas Paper Collection and glue to card base. Cut from white paper a mat layer with dimensions 4 3/4"x 6 3/4" and glue. Cut from Paper Collection a mat layer 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" and glue. Cut the largest element from the Eyelet Oval Die from white paper and glue in the middle of the page. Cut from paper HCDP1-2104 Candlelit Christmas Paper Collection the matching solid oval center and glue on the middle base of the card with foam adhesive.

To create flowers, stamp the poinsettias from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly stamp set on the paper Collection a few times using Memento Tuxedo Black, then die cut using the coordinating dies and shape using the Christmas Poinsettia 3D Shaping Mold. Layer the petals together using the hot glue gun making sure to offset them. Add glue to the centers and add go man go and ribbit prills. To create leaves, stamp the holly from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly stamp set on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using Tuxedo Black ink, color with Watercolor paint green and cut with the coordinating die. Shape leaves using 3D Christmas Poinsettia Mold. I cover the flowers and leaves with glue and cover them with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear. Arrange the leaves and flowers as follows: three flowers on the left and two flowers on the right and glue. Cover them with a white gesso.

Cut the sentiment "Joy to the world" from the paper collection, glue it on a slightly larger piece of paper and glue it to the card.

Intricate Christmas Easel

Intricate Christmas Easel

Other Products: Die Cutting machine, Trimmer or Guillotine, Scoreboard, Scissors, Liquid glue, soft brush, white gesso or Ranger Distress Paint - picket fence, Navy cardstock, White cardstock, Silver glitter paper, Bone folder, White fine glitter, Ranger Distress Ink pads - Chipped Sapphire, Scattered Straw, Barn Door, Mowed Lawn; Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Cobalt, White fine glitter,

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Easel card measures - 5 inches by 7 inches. Cut a 5" x 7" piece of navy cardstock. To create 5" x 7" card base, cut a piece of navy cardstock 7" x 10" and then score at 5" and 8 1/2" (long side up). Fold using a bone folder along the score lines and adhere 5" x 7" piece of navy cardstock to create an easel card base.

To decorate inside of the card - cut one piece 6 7/8" by 4 7/8" of pattern paper from Candlelit Christmas Paper Collection, then die cut a pocket using Decorative Pocket Accents Die and adhere it inside the card. When applying wet glue make sure to leave space for the tag).

Die cut three pieces of the Intricate Swirl Frames Die in navy card stock. Stamp sentiment from Candlelit Poinsettia cling stamp set with Archival Jet Black Ink. Adhere stamped sentiment to the back of one navy piece, then adhere two more pieces there and then adhere all that to inside of the card (You could cut out a small piece from the die cut to make easel card mechanism more stable). Die cut a piece of Decorative Pocket Accents Die in silver glitter paper and adhere it inside of the card. To create a tag, cut a 2 7/8" x 4" piece of pattern paper with wishes and adhere white cardstock to the back and punch the corners out with corner rounder. Punch a hole with 1/8" punch and add a piece of white bakers twine, then place it in the pocket inside the card.

To decorate front of the card - die cut a frame of the Intricate Swirl Frames Die in silver glitter paper and adhere it to the card front. Cut a 4" x 6" piece of pattern paper and adhere it to the top of glitter paper.

Stamp the lantern image from Glow of Christmas Cling Stamp Set with Cobalt Archival Ink and colour it in with Distress inks (Chipped Sapphire, Scattered Straw) using Blender Marker. Die cut lantern image with matching die from Glow of Christmas dies and adhere two more die cuts of white card stock to the back of die cut lantern image and adhere it to the card front using 3D Foam pads.

Stamp the branch images from Glow of Christmas Cling Stamp Set with Jet Black Archival Ink and colour them in with Distress inks (Barn Door, Mowed Lawn) using Blender Marker. Die cut branch image with matching die from Glow of Christmas dies and adhere them to the card front.

Stamp poinsettia images from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp set with Cobalt Archival Ink and colour them in with Manganese Blue Archival Ink using daubers. Stamp holly images from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp set with Jet Black Archival Ink and colour them in with Distress inks (Barn Door, Mowed Lawn) using Blender Marker. Die cut poinsettias and holly images with matching die from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly, then place them in 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold, spray them with water and run them through die cutting machine. Assemble poinsettia flowers using hot glue gun, add stamens and adhere them to the card base. Fill in composition with holly leaves.

For finishing touches tap the gesso on the leaves and flowers using soft brush. Apply clear glue and sprinkle the white fine glitter on the top to create the accents on flowers and leaves. Add Ice Stickles between flower stamens and to the lantern image. Leave the card to dry completely.

Believe in the Magic

Believe in the Magic

Other Products: Die cutting machine, cheesecloth, sewing thread, Stampin'pad ink Cherry Cobber, Liquitex modeling paste, Tim Holtz stencil, Creative embellishment Chipboard, white gesso, vitrail pebeo color chartreuse, white cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: The finished card measures 6 inches by 6 inches. Cut the card base in a white card stock to 12 inches by 6 inches and score at 6 inches on the longer side. Fold to make a vertical top folding card. Cut a 6 x 6 inch piece of red pattern paper from Candlelit Christmas Collection and glue it to the card base. Cut another pattern paper a little smaller than the first mat layer and adhere. (Before pasting each of the papers, you can lightly distress the edges of these with a tool designed for this purpose or simply the blade of a scissor.)

Apply modeling paste through a Tim Holtz stencil to give snowflake effect. Let it dry.

Stamp the Christmas poinsettia flowers and holly leaves with black archival ink on white card stock. Color the petals with stampin' pad cherry cobbler. Cut with the coordinate die. Shape the flowers by using the 3D Shaping Mold and give further shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit tools. Add stamens in the centre of the flowers. Put a little bit of glue on the flowers and dip them in the glitter to make them shine.

Color a chipboard with white gesso and then with vitrail pebeo (color chartreuse). Let it dry (it takes a day to be completely dry.) Glue it on the right corner of your card. (Before, put a cheesecloth and sewing thread under it). Paste over it the flowers you just made.

Cut a sentiment from the Candlelit Christmas Paper Collection. Lightly distress the edge of the paper and glue it with 3D foam square to another piece of paper a little bit larger. Glue it on the right corner.

You can also color with the vitrail pebeo the leaf you stamps and die with the Christmas poinsettia kit. Glue those leafs on the chipboard and under your flowers.

The Light of Christmas

The Light of Christmas

Other Products: Smooth white cardstock, water color paper, glitter, micro beads, dimensional tape

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Ready top fold card measures 8.25" x 6.25". To prepare card mat first, cut a piece of paper from designer paper collection measuring 8" x 6". Distress the edges of the paper and adhere on ready card base. Further, cut another piece of paper from same collection measuring 4" x 5.75". Mat it on a piece of white cardstock which is 1/8" inch bigger on all 4 sides. Cut a border from white cardstock using Starry Night decorative die, also cut a half decorative dolly using same die. Paste it on both sides of small card mat. Adhere on card using dimensional tape as shown.

For flowers: Stamp flowers from Christmas Poinsettias & Holly stamp on deluxe flower shaping paper using plum and Cactus flower ink and leaves using olive green ink. Cut with coordinating dies. Paint flowers with Cactus flower ink and leaves with fern green ink. Shape flowers and leaves using 3d flower shaping mold. Layer flowers according to desired shape and add micro pearls in the center of flowers using designer dries glue. Add glitter on flowers and keep aside to dry.

Stamp ornament Poinsettias image from Glow of Christmas Stamp on watercolor paper using black Archival. Paint image using zig markers and cut with coordinating die. Now arrange all the elements on the card as shown. Cut a sentiment from same paper collection and mat it on white cardstock. Add sentiment on card using dimensional tape as shown.

Decorative Starry Night

Decorative Starry Night

Other Products: Glue, white & watercolor paper, Distress Ink Forest Moss, faded jeans, Tattered rose, ColorBox ink Green ColorBox Ink Red, double sided foam tape

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: You need a white card base 5 7/8" x 5 7/8". Choose the decorative paper from Candlelit Christmas Paper collection- you need paper with a frame 5 6/8" x 5 6/8". Glue it on your card base.

Die cut a half-napkin from Starry Night Decorative Die in a white cardstock and glue it to your first layer. (One piece on the left side and one on the right side). Die cut two rectangles from Hand- Stitched Accents Die (1st bigger in a white cardstock, 2nd less in paper from Candlelit Christmas Paper collection). Glue 1st rectangle in the middle of the card. Glue the 2nd on the first using double sided foam tape.

Stamp the image of large candle from Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamps Set, color it using inks like paints (put some color on an acrylic block and add some water). You need Distress Ink Forest Moss, Tattered rose, ColorBox ink Green ColorBox Ink Red. After, diecut the candle using matching Candlelit Poinsettia Die. Sprinkle the candle flame with glitter. Add the candle on your main background.

Flowers: Stamp flowers from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set on a piece of watercolor paper- using Color Box Ink red and Color Box ink green. Then color i using the same inks. Die cut it using matching die from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Die. Use Christmas Poinsettia 3D Shaping Mold for modeling your flowers (add some water before closing the mold). Glue it together using hot glue gun and hot glue. Add stamens from Pastel Bead- Medium. Leave to dry.

Cut two pieces of paper 3 1/2" x 3/4" in paper from Candlelit Christmas Paper Collection and a bit smaller than white cardstock. Stamp sentiment "Merry Christmas" from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set on a white cardstock using distress Ink faded jeans and glue them together. Adhere it on the left side of the card (at the top). Add one flower next to the sentiment and one on the candle stamp.

Enjoy the Holiday Season

Enjoy the Holiday Season

Other Products: Smooth White Cardstock, Glitter Balls, Acetate Sheet, Heating Tool, Versamark Ink, Glittered Pink Heat Embossing Powder

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: To create a ready side fold card from smooth white cardstock measuring 5 1/2" by 8 1/2 ", cut a paper 11'' by 8 1/2". Score at 5 1/2" on the long side, crease and score neatly. Choose the paper from the designer paper collection and cut to size, 4 1/2" by 7 1/2". Distress all the edges with sharp scissors and glue the panel on a white cardstock making a very delicate border on all the 4 sides. Secure the largest rectangular die from Cut Mat Create 1B Die with printers tape and run it through the die-cutting machine. Cover the window using acetate sheet from the back using red tacky tape.

Using Sprinkled Confetti Cupcakes Cling Stamp Set, stamp the stars using VersaMark sticky ink and sprinkle Tinsel glittered heat embossing powder. Dust extra powder, heat set and then cut the glittery stars using it's coordinating die. Repeat the process of heat embossing using glittered pink heat embossing powder as well. Use these sprinklers as shaker material for the window. Choose the paper from the same paper collection and cut a backdrop for the window. Cut a border in white using Starry Night Decorative Die and glue it to the inside of the window as shown. Add all shaker material and close the window by layering the already made front panel. Further, layer the panel on a golden mirror sheet and finally layer the panel on the ready card base.

Stamp the image from Glow of Christmas Cling Stamp Set and Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set with black archival on smooth white cardstock using black ink and color it using Zig Clean Clear Brush Markers. Die-cut the image using its coordinating die and add an extra die-cut to add little strength.

Stamp a couple of Poinsettias using Christmas Poinsettia and Holly Cling Stamp Set using Geranium red archival ink and cut them using their coordinating dies. Color all the Poinsettias using Vermillion Red Archival Ink and shape them using its coordinating mold. Glue the petals to form beautiful Poinsettias and add golden glitter ball to the center using adhesive that dries clear.

Once all the elements are ready, assemble the card as shown and add a sentiment from the paper collection cut using Arrows and Banner Die. Finish the card by adding sparkle to the Poinsettias.

Glowing Christmas Candle

Glowing Christmas Candle

Other Products: White cardstock, Big Shot Machine, Gold beads.

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Card base size is 6" x 6". Take pattern paper from the collection and tear the edges and adhere on the card base. Cut two borders from Starry Night Decorative Die on white cardstock and adhere on the left and right side of the card edges. Add crystal clear glitter.

Cut two Starry Night Decorative Die from white cardstock and adhere it on the top and bottom edges of the card as shown with foam tape and add crystal clear glitter.

Cut one eyelet circle die and add Indian Gold Nuvo Mouse on the edges of the eyelet circle. Adhere with foam tape. Cut another circle die and stamp sentiment from Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set and adhere with foam tape.

Cut one candle image from Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamp set on white cardstock and cut with matching Die and color it with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers using fine brush.

Stamp some poinsettia flowers and leaves on white cardstock using carnation red and leaf green inks, cut them with coordinating dies and color them with same inks and add Indian Gold Nuvo Mouse. Shape them using 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold. Add stamens at the centre and add crystal clear glitter.

Arrange the composition and add gold beads as shown.

Scenic Christmas

Scenic Christmas

Other Products: Scoring board, die cutting machine, white cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: The card base measures 7 inches by 5 inches. Using a red shade of pattern paper 7 inches by 5 inches from the paper collection. Cut out a frame using the bigger tag die from Album Tags and Accents die set. To cut the frame, follow this method. Cut out a frame horizontally and then place the die in opposite side coinciding with the cut frame and pass through the die cutting machine. This will give a frame with curves on both sides.

Cut green pattern paper a little smaller than card base and adhere to the card base as first mat layer. Cut out a scene from pattern paper 4 inches by 6 inches. Cut white card stock 5 1/4 inches by 7 1/4 inches. Adhere the snowy winter scene on this in the centre. Cut out a blue frame from pattern paper to add around the winter scene.

Cut two borders from the starry night decorative die set and adhere on two sides of the white mat layer. Cut two die cuts from Petit Pocket die set and adhere on the Tag frame layer on the underside of the frame as shown. Add foam dots at the back of this mat frame and adhere on the white card stock mat layer.

Stamp many images of poinsettia flowers in carnation red ink and in forget me not blue ink. Colour the images with same colour. Cut with matching die and shape in the flower shaping mold. Layer two flowers together and add prills in the centre. Brush a little clear adhesive on top and add glitter. Make leaves in similar manner using green inks.

Stamp the Christmas ornaments and holly leaves branch in black ink and colour with Zig real brush pens. Cut with matching die.

Stamp the Christmas sentiment on white 3 1/4 x 3/4 inch cardstock and distress the edges with blue ink.

Add the stamped images on the left top corner. Arrange flowers and leaves. Finish the card by adding the sentiment on the lower right side.

A Candlelit Blue Christmas

A Candlelit Blue Christmas

Other Products: Cream card, blueberry bushel ink, mossy meadow ink, granny apple green ink - stampin Up!, summer sky colour cloud blending ink, versafine clair black ink, clear embossing powder, autumn red crystal drops, hot glue, foam pads

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Score and Fold an 11.5" x 6.75" piece of cream card at 5.75" to create a tent fold card base. Cut a slightly smaller piece of blue paper from the collection and a 6.25" x 5.25" piece of cream card and layer these onto the card base.

Cut a 6" x 5.25" piece of blue paper from the collection and die cut the edge along the top and bottom of the 6" sides. Repeat this with a 6" x 4.75" piece if cream card and layer these onto the card base.

Cut a strip of blue poinsettias from the paper pad and position on the centre of the card - glue the paper into position at both ends.

Cut a topper paper from the collection and stamp the "Merry Christmas" in black ink, cover with clear embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Mount this onto cream card and add to the card base using foam pads.

Stamp the candle in black ink and clear heat emboss as with the sentiment. Colour using the zig watercolour pens and die cut. Shape using the flower shaping tools and add to the card using hot glue.

Make the poinsettias: Stamp in Blueberry Bushel ink onto deluxe flower shaping paper. Colour the flowers in Summer Sky Colour Cloud ink and die cut. Edge the petals with blueberry Bushel ink so that the petals are shaded. Place face down into the shaping mold and spritz with water. Place the top on the mold, run through the die cutting machine and remove the shaped flowers. Place glue in the centre of the medium and large petals and layer together, place the smallest set of petals on top and allow to dry. Place a dot of dandelion yellow crystal drops in the centre of each flower and cover in Go Man Go prills, remove the excess prills and set aside to dry.

Make the holly: Stamp the Holly in Mossy Meadow ink and colour using the Granny Apply Green. Diecut and edge the leaves with Mossy Meadow. Place face down into the mold and spritz with water, place the top on the mold and run through the diecutting machine. Remove the leaves from the mold and allow to dry. Add an Autumn Red Crystal drop on each berry and allow to dry.

Make the poinsettia leaves: Stamp the large poinsettias in Mossy Meadow ink and colour using the Granny Apply Green. Diecut and edge the leaves with Mossy Meadow. Place face down into the mold and spritz with water, place the top on the mold and run through the diecutting machine. Remove the leaves from the mold and allow to dry

Position the flowers and holly leaves using dries clear glue. Add dries clear glue to the candle flame and cover with crystal clear, remove excess and when dry re-colour with the kuretake yellow pen.

Christmas Candle

Christmas Candle

Other Products: White cardstock, diecutting machine

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Create a 5.5 x 5.5" card base. Cut out a piece of holly paper from the Candlelit Christmas Paper Collection for the top of the card and distress, and dark blue paper from the same paper collection for the bottom half. Cut the Starry Night Decorative Die in white, distress and adhere the blue panel to the bottom and adhere the Starry Night Die to the top panel and adhere that on top of the blue panel as shown.

Stamp the poinsettias from the Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Lady Bug and sponge with same, cut out with coordinating dies, sculpt with the 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold. Add yellow prills and glitter.

Stamp the holly from the Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Bamboo Leaves, sponge with same and cut out with the corresponding dies and shape with the 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold.

Stamp the large candle from the Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black and color with Zig markers, cut out with corresponding dies. Cut out circles from the Circle Basics Large Die set and the Eyelet Circle and Basics Die, the smaller in dark blue, and the framing circle in white. Distress and adhere the blue circle and white framing circle in the center of the card and then adhere the candle with foam circles and the poinsettias on top.

Cut out the tag from the paper collection and adhere as pictured.

Light Up the Night

Light Up the Night

Other Products: White Cardstock, Misti, Diecutting Machine, Hot Glue Gun, Dimensional Squares, VersaMark, WOW Sparkling Snow Embossing Glitter, WOW Metallic Silver Sparkle Embossing Glitter, Real Red Cardstock, Garden Green Cardstock, Watercolor Cardstock, Archival Cobalt Blue Ink, Silver Glass, Red Swarovski Crystals, Blue Jute Twine

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

For more tips on creating with the layered card & shadowboxes, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/DrMIKI-XTmI.

Instructions: Card base is 5 x 7". Cut white cardstock 7 x 10", score and fold at 5" on the long side to create top fold card base. Cut dark blue snowflake and tree paper from the Candlelit Christmas Collection 2x 4 7/8 x 6 7/8", ink the edges with Cobalt Blue ink and adhere to the inside and outside of the card base.

From the 6 x 6" panel of the same paper, cut 2x 4 7/8" x 4 7/8" and 4x 3/8 x 4 7/8" to cover the 5 x 5" shadow box. Use the Cut Mat Create 2A die to cut the opening in the front. Ink all the edges with Cobalt Blue ink and adhere to the shadow box. Using dries clear adhesive, add glitter to the snowflakes and using dries white adhesive, add Frosting Powder to the trees. Assemble the shadow box.

Stamp the lantern on watercolor paper using VersaMark ink, cover with WOW Metallic Silver Sparkle Embossing Glitter and heat set using the Heat It Tool. Color using Zig Clean color Real Brush Markers and the Color In Watercolor Brush, diecut and add gold prills to the flower centers. Adhere the lantern so that it's hanging from the inside of the shadow box. Adhere 3D Dots to the back of the lantern.

Stamp the Christmas poinsettias on Real Red cardstock using VersaMark ink, cover with WOW Sparkling Snow Embossing Glitter and heat set using the Heat It Tool. Stamp the holly leaves and the holly spray on Garden Green cardstock using VersaMark ink, cover with WOW Sparkling Snow Embossing Glitter and heat set using the Heat It Tool. Place the poinsettias and holly leaves face down in the 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold, spritz with water and run through the diecutting machine to shape. Use the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to finish shaping and to shape the holly spray. Sponge the poinsettias, holly leaves and holly spray with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear. Add silver glass to the flower centers and red Swarovski crystals to the holly spray as shown.

Diecut both of the Starry Night Decorative Dies from white cardstock, sponge with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear. Using the large Ticket and Tags Die, cut 2x from white cardstock and using the inside die, cut the tags from the paper collection. Adhere together, punch a hole in the top, ink the edges with cobalt blue ink, add blue jute twine to each tag and add glitter.

Adhere the tags to the card base as shown. Adhere the circular Starry Night die to the top back of the shadow box. Adhere the border Starry Night die to the right side of the shadow box and adhere the shadow box to the card base.

Adhere the poinsettias, holly leaves and holly spray to the shadow box using hot glue as shown.

Merry Christmas Folio

Merry Christmas Folio

Other Products: White cardstock (110 lb.), Magnets, Red Archival ink

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Using the 8 1/2" x 11" heavy weight white cardstock, score at 1", 2", and 8" along the 11" side. Then, cut 2 pieces of 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" and add to the sides of the first piece to make the base of the folio. See full video here: https://youtu.be/Pvy-gXrnnAc.

Create some interactive pages by scoring a 1/2" connector to different size cardstock. Add to the inside of the folio.

Add some elements from the Starry Night Decorative die.

Cover the pages of the folio using the Candlelit Christmas Paper collection.

Use the HCPC-3881 Poinsettia & Holly stamp, HCD1-7249 Poinsettia & Holly dies and the HCFB1-478 3D Poinsettia shaping mold to create beautiful flowers.

Comfort and Joy

Comfort and Joy

Other Products: 3D foam tape, hot glue gun, scissors, piercer

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Die cut Intricate Swirl Die twice from white cardstock. Apply glue along the top edge and adhere two pieces together to create your card base. Die cut an additional piece from red paper from the collection and adhere that on top of the card base. Die cut Starry Night Decorative rounded die from white cardstock and place on the top of card using foam adhesive. From same collection die cut the decorative edge die and adhere along bottom using foam adhesive. Cut an image from paper collection to 3 1/8 x 5 1/4" and adhere onto card using foam adhesive.

Stamp candle using Candlelit Poinsettia Stamp Set on the white paper with Archival Jet Black ink, colour using StazOn Black Cherry, Memento Bamboo Leaves, and Archival Buttercup. Place in bottom left corner using adhesive foam. Stamp 4 holly garland from the Glow of Christmas Cling Stamp Set with Jet Black ink. Color using Memento Bamboo Leaves ink and die cut using coordinating dies.

To create flowers, stamp the Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set on white paper with Jet Black Archival ink and die cut using the coordinating dies. Colour the poinsettias with StazOn Black Cherry using a sponge dauber. Colour the holly leaves with Memento Bamboo Leaves ink. You will need three petals for each flower, using assorted sizes. After colouring, place the flowers and leaves into the mold face down and run through cutting/embossing machine. Adhere the flowers to the holly leaves using clear adhesive. Sponge the petals and leaves with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear glitter. Pierce the center and glue in some stamens using hot glue gun.

Fussy cut a sentiment ticket from paper collection and place onto the card using adhesive foam strips. Arrange flowers and leaves around as shown, using foam adhesive and hot glue.

Christmas Wreath

Christmas Wreath

Other Products: Glue, hot glue, gauze, White paint, hot iron, Oil Pastels

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Layered wreath made of Candlelit Christmas Collection papers is approximately 4 1/2". Die cut circle frame from paper collection using two circle dies from the Circle Basics Large die set. On the green paper from paper collection I stamped nine sprays of holly from the Glow of Christmas Cling Stamp Set. I cut them with the coordinating die from the collection. I put 6 sprays on the previously cut out circle, gluing one on top of the other. Then I added a layer of gauze and glued it. I covered the remaining sprays with leaf green ink and adhered them on top.

You'll need 4 poinsettia flowers. To create such flowers, stamp flowers on Art Foam with Archival Ink Jet Black ink, color with Oil Pastels and die cut with the dies from the collection. You will need 2 petals for each flower. Form with a hot iron. Make a hole in the middle and insert the gold stamens from HCS1-459-3 Assorted Bead Stamens-Medium. Add glue to each petal and bottom of the flower. The edges of the flowers are covered with white paint and sprinkled with Krystallos shard glass.

On Deluxe Flower paper I stamped and diecut holly leaves from the Christmas Poinsettia & Holly set. I colored them with Archival leaf green ink. I arranged two sets of holly leaves (large and small) on each side of the flowers and adhered. I whitened the whole wreath with bits of white paint. I decorated the wreath with blue stamens from HCS1-458-3 Bright Bead Stamens Medium, twisting 4 pieces together and tucked them under the flowers and adhered.

Candescent Poinsettias

Candescent Poinsettias

Other Products: White cardstock, alcohol markers, glue, adhesive foam, thin cord ribbon

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: The card base measures 6 1/2" x 8 1/2". Cut pattern papers of your choice from the Candlelit Christmas paper collection and mat it on the card base. Die cut the doily and the border from the Starry Night Decorative die set from white cardstock. Adhere onto card base, along the top and bottom as shown, using foam adhesive.

Stamp the Christmas ornament images from the Glow of Christmas cling stamp set onto white cardstock using Archival Jet Black ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Color using Alcohol markers.

Stamp and color the flowers from the Christmas poinsettia cling stamp set using Vermillion Archival ink. Stamp the leaves from the Christmas Poinsettia stamp set using Olive Green ink and color them using Bamboo Leaves ink. Die cut the flowers and leaves using the coordinating dies. Shape the flowers and leaves using the 3D flower shaping mold. Layer the flowers together, pierce the center and insert gold stamens. Glue to secure.

Die cut some sentiment tags from the paper collection and hang from doily using thin cord ribbon. Assemble everything as shown in the images. Lastly, dust the flowers, leaves and the die cut elements with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear glitter powder.

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