EZ Step by Step Tutorial: Create a Holiday Star Tea Light Center Piece

Saturday July 16, 2022
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Are you a crafter that likes to create handmade gifts for your family and friends? Looking for something unique to create this Christmas season? Join us for this quick and EZ tutorial and learn how to create this exquisite Holiday Star Tea Light Centerpiece with the Holiday Star Collection! Creating is made easy with the Holiday Star Collection. Magnificent choices of sentiments and stars that will sparkle on all your projects. Whether you're wanting to create amazing gifts for your loved ones or stunning star studded Christmas cards, you can create this and so much more!


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Step 1: Create a base for a tea light holder.

♥ Cut 2 decorative pieces from white cardstock using the largest die from the Rounded Window Frame Die set.

♥ Cut a decorative piece from Luxe Gold cardstock using the second largest die from the set.

♥ Glue both white pieces together to add thickness

♥ Glue some pebbles on the back side of it.

♥ Cut some chipboard pieces using the second largest die from the Circle Basics Large Die set. Glue all pieces together and glue it on the back side of decorative round piece of gold cardstock.

♥ Adhere on main base using hot glue.

Step 2: Create the structure.

Cut 12 oval frames from white cardstock using Simply Classic Oval Frames Die. 

Fold all pieces in half and adhere together to create a 3D oval piece. 

Cut a round piece to hold tea light from Luxe Gold cardstock using die from Circle Basics Large Die set. 

Glue circle piece inside the 3D Oval. Glue it on base using hot melted glue. 

♥ Take a stick and cover it with dry wipe and glue it on the top.

Step 3: Stamp and die cut stars. 

Stamp x2 Holiday Star image on white cardstock using VersaMark and heat set with gold embossing powder. 

Again stamp x2 Holiday Star image on Luxe Gold cardstock using VersaMark and heat set with sparkle platinum embossing powder. 

Die cut the pieces with their coordinating dies. 

Step 4: Create 3D Star

Take a strip of white cardstock measuring 1" × 12". Score on 1/4"and 3/4" from the smaller side of the strip. Score 1.1", 2.2", 3.3", 4.4", 5.5", 6.6". 7.7", 9", 10.1" and 11.2" from the longer side.

Fold all score lines. Cut the corners and create tabs. Glue both white cardstock star with it to create a 3d star.

Glue gold cardstock pieces together and create a star frame. 

Arrange gold cardstock star frame on 3D star as pictured. 

Glue it on the top of Tea light holder using hot glue.

♥ Cut 2 pieces of inside star from gold cardstock. Glue together and adhere it in the 3D Oval 

Step 5: Create flowers and leaves.

Stamp poinsettia flowers from Large Poinsettias on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using carnation red ink. 

♥ Die cut flowers with coordinating die and paint using Rose Madder and Carnation ink.

Stamp leaves from Winter Wreath Accents stamp using Fern Green Ink and paint with Sea Grass ink. Cut with coordinating Die.

♥ Stamp some berries and pine cone images from Winter Wreath Accents using coffee ink, aint them and cut with a coordinating dies.

Shape flowers using shaping mold. Layer 2 flowers to create 1 flower. 

Add prills to the center of the flower.

Step 6: Embellish the tea light holder.

Arrange flowers and leaves using hot glue. 

Glue some gold Rose Hip Stamens

Add Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear on flowers and leaves using Art Glitter Dries Clear adhesive. 

TOP TIP: Learn more techniques with the Holiday Star Collection in this video here:  https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/video/holiday-cardmaking-made-ez-with-the-holiday-star-collection

Have fun creating your own projects! We love to see what you create too, share your projects with us on our Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/HeartfeltCreations 









Tutorial by designer Uma Didwania

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