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Frosted Poinsettias

Other Products: Olive green cardstock, bright red cardstock, X-Press It Blending Cardstock, Copic Alcohol Ink Markers (Cardinal - R00, R20, R21, R22, T1, T2, YR24, YR28, Berries- RV55, RV63, RV86, Leaves - YG11, YG61, YG65), paper trimmer, hot glue gun, Misty, flower centers, Clear Rock Candy Crackle Distress Paint, white gel pen, heat tool 

Watch this tutorial for tips on using the Festive Holly collection here.

Instructions: Create a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2" top folding card with heavy white cardstock. Cut base layer from bright red cardstock at 5 1/4 x 5 1/4".  Select the dark green designer paper from the Festive Holly Paper Collection and cut at 5 x 5".  

Apply a thin coat of crackle paint to the corners of the designer paper and sprinkle with Rajni's Frosting Powder.   Heat set to add a frosty, winter look. As you apply heat to the frosting, it will become with and bubbles will appear. Adjust the amount of whiteness and bubbles to your liking. Apply various sizes of dots on the designer paper with white gel pen to give a snowy appearance. Allow to dry and adhere the layers with double sided tape for added strength. Stamp the sentiment from the Festive Holly Cling Stamp Set with Versamark on the designer layer as shown. Sprinkle with white embossing powder and heat set.

Stamp the cardinal image from  Holly Berry Jingle Stamp Set with Desert Sand Ink on X-Press It paper. Color the image with the following Copic Markers - (Cardinal - R00, R20, R21, R22, T1, T2, YR24, YR28, Berries- RV55, RV63, RV86, Leaves - YG11, YG61, YG65). Cut image with coordinating die. Cut 3-4 additional die cuts of the image from dark green cardstock and adhere to each other for strength. 

Stamp the flower image from the Sparkling Poinsettia Stamp Set in Berrylicious ink. Sponge edges with a light touch with Berrylicious Ink and diecut with coordinating die. Stamp the Leaves in Cottage Ivy ink and Sponge the leaves with Cottage Ivy, Berrylicious and Blue Iris ink. Diecut with coordinating die. Shape the flowers using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and assemble. Emma Lou has a great tutorial on shaping the poinsettias here.

Apply a light coat of crackle paint to the petals and sprinkle frosting. Heat set the flowers.    Apply the focal image to the card with dimensional foam circles. Apply the flowers with a glue gun to complete your Christmas card.

Created By: Marie Gamber

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Embossing Powder - White


Sparkling Poinsettia Die


Holly Berry Jingle Die