EZ Step by Step Tutorial: Beautiful Christmas Wreath
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Do you love to create home decor for Christmas? Be inspired with this fabulous tutorial to create your own Christmas wreath this Christmas! Listen as your friends and family ooh... and ahh... when they come to visit you and see your stunning wreath on your door! This is a perfect gift for those special friends and loved ones that will be treasured for many Christmas's to come.
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Step 1: Tie a fibre ribbon around your wreath.
Step 2: Tie a ribbon around the top of your wreath to create a hanger. Attach a decorative brad to the front to conceal the join.
Step 3: Using your Sparkling Poinsettia Stamp and Die and your Large Sparkling Poinsettia Stamp and Die, stamp your flowers and leaves using Archival Jet-Black Ink and cut with coordinating dies.
Step 4: In the following steps you will be coloring and shaping your poinsettias and holly leaves.
Step 5: Color the edges of your flowers with Brilliance Pearlescent Poppy and then completely color your flowers in Inca Gold Lava Red. TOP TIP - you can water down your Inca Gold if needed.
Shape your flowers using your Deluxe Flower Shaping Tool kit or your 3D Floral Basics Mold. Adhere 2 large and 1 small poinsettia together for your large flowers and 2 small together for your small flowers. You will need 3 Large complete flowers and 4 small complete flowers.
Step 6: Using your paper piercer from the Deluxe Flower Shaping Tool Kit, pierce a hole in the centre of your flowers.
Step 7: Thread your stamens through the centre of your flower and put a little Designer Dries Adhesive at the base and thread the stamens and hold in place still it starts to dry.
Step 8: Your completed flower. Do the same with the remainder of your flowers large and small.
Step 9: You will have 3 large and 4 small completed flowers.
Step 10: Color your holly leaves using Distress Peeled Paint ink, and then highlight heavier on the edges of your leaves.
Step 11: Using your Festive Holly & Cardinals stamp, stamp a variety of small and large holly sprays using Archival Jet-Black ink. Cut with coordinating dies.
Step 12: Color your large leaves sprays using Distress Peeled Paint ink and your berries using a copic marker R27.
Step 13: Color your small leaves sprays using Distress Peeled Paint ink and your berries using a copic marker R27.
Step 14: Stamp your O'Holy Night Scroll using Versafine Smokey Grey ink and ink with Distress Antique Linen and then highlight with Distress Walnut Stain. Cut with coordinating die. Stamp your Flowering Dogwood & Dove with Archival Jet-Black Ink and cut with coordinating die. Very lightly ink the edges of your dove with Distress Antique Linen.
Step 15: Using your solid and sheer ribbon tie a bow in each. Now you have all your elements done your can start to assemble your wreath.
Step 16: Using a hot glue gun adhere your holly leaves to your poinsettias. You will need 3 large and 4 small complete flowers with holly leaves attached to the bottom.
Step 17: Using a hot glue gun lay down your sheer bow first then adhere a holly leaf to the left and the right and then adhere the solid bow over the top.
Step 18: Using a hot glue gun adhere 1 small Holly spray facing up and then adhere 1 small holly spray facing down.
Step 19: Using a hot glue gun adhere a small flower in the centre.
Step 20: Lay out your holly sprays and when happy with placement adhere in place using a hot glue gun.
Step 21: Start with the position you wish your bow to be. Using a hot glue gun adhere 1 large flower above and below where your bow will be.
Step 22: Using a hot glue gun adhere your bow in place.
Step 23: Above the bow your will have 1 large flower and 1 small.
Step 24: Below the bow you will have 1 large then 1 small then 1 large leave a little gap for your dove then 1 small.
Step 25: Using a hot glue gun adhere your scroll to the back of the poinsettias and bow, just pick a few places to glue the scroll in place. Decorate with Diamond Stickles.
Step 26: Using a hot glue gun adhere your dove in place. Decorate with Diamond Stickles.
Step 27: Adhere any extra holly sprays or leaves to fill any gaps. Decorate your scroll with Diamond Stickles. Decorate your holly leaves using Diamond Stickles. Apply Glossy Accents to your berries and your wreath is complete! Have fun creating one too!
Be inspired to create vellum Poinsttia's in this video tutorial here https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/video/95/create-sparkling-poinsettias-with-vellum-and-stamp-paint
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Tutorial by designer Tracy Crane
Here is a List of all the products used to make this beautiful project so you can make one too.
Heartfelt Creations Supplies:
Other Supplies: White Cardstock, Inca Gold Lava Red, Versafine Smokey Gray Ink, Ranger Archival Ink-Jet Black, Distress Inks-Peeleed Pain, Antique Linen, Walnut Stain, Copic Marker R27, Diamond Stickles, Glossy Accents, Fibre Ribbon, Sheer Ribbon, Solid Ribbon, Decorative Brad, Wreath