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25 Sleeps Advent Shelf

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Other Products: Spellbinders Victorian Numbers, Cotton Wool, Imagine If Sleeps to Santa Shelf, Prismacolour pencils - 1019, 943, 1085, 1079, 103, 1086, 016, 1003, 109, 912, 122, 1052, 1065, 1060, Voodoo Molly Vintage Paint - Classic White, Americana Decoupage adhesive, Heat Gun, Stazon Forest Green

For more tips on creating with the foam paper & stamens, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0.

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

Instructions: See here for a larger image of this project. Paint both the bottom and the top with the Voodoo Molly Vintage paint and allow to dry. Trace around the edge of the back of the shelf and the top on the snow and deer scene paper from the Winter's Eve collection. Trim and adhere to the front of the pieces and sand to get a smooth edge. Assemble the shelf according to the instructions using Dries Clear glue. Using the green stamp paint paint the leaves of the top and the holly berries with the carmine stamp paint on the top of the shelf. Using the Dries White Glue add snow effects on the trees on the top and bottom of the shelf with a dusting of frosting powder. Using Glue Gloss add Crystal Clear to the Merry Christmas letters on the top.

To make the poinsettias stamp the images from the HCPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia stamp in Stazon Teal and Black Cherry inks on the Art Foam paper and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the blue edges with the Blue stamp paint and the red edges with Carmine stamp paint. Using a damp sponge dab Dries Clear glue on the petals and sprinkle with Frosting Powder. Heat the petals with a heat gun to frost and shape the poinsettias. Adhere around the top of the back with a hot glue gun as shown. To make the poinsettia leaves stamp the images from HCPC-3679 Large Sparkling Poinsettia Stamp set in Stazon Forest Green and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the edges with green stamp paint. Using a damp sponge dab Dries Clear glue on the petals and sprinkle with Frosting Powder. Heat the petals with a heat gun to frost and shape the leaves. Adhere the leaves around the flowers as shown with a hot glue gun.

To make the trees stamp one large and two medium tree images from the HCPC-3749 Snow Kissed Spruce Stamp set with Northern Pine ink on white cardstock and die cut using the coordinating die. Add snow effects with Dries White Glue and Frosting Powder and heat with a heat gun for a frosted look. Bend the trunks at the base of the trees over to create a tab and glue the trunk to the base of the shelf. Cut one of the deer from the remaining paper and leave a 1/2 ' tab at the bottom of the deer. Fold the tab and adhere on the shelf with Dries White Glue.

To make the lamp stamp the image from the HCPC-3791 Festive Holly & Cardinals Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock. Colour in with pencils 0106, 1003, 109, 912, 122, 1052, 1065, 10760 and die cut with the coordinating die. Add snow on the lamp with Dries Clear glue and Frosting Powder. Heat to create a frosted look. Add Crystal Clear to the inside of the lamp. Adhere behind the trees at the back as shown.

To make the house die cut the house using the board effect pink paper from the Winter's Eve Collection. Die cut the roof from a piece of brown patterned paper and adhere to the top of the house. Die cut another roof top piece from white cardstock and adhere at the back of the house for extra strength. Using Dries White glue and frosting powder add snow effects to the top of the roof. Stamp the door, two large windows and one small window from the HCPC-3771 Wildwood Cottage Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock. Sponge the shutters and wood trim with Toffee Crunch and then colour in with pencils 1019, 943, 1085, 1079, 103, 1086 and die cut with coordinating dies. Adhere to the front of the house as shown. Add snow and glitter to the windows and door using Dries White glue and Frosting Powder. Cut a piece of white cardstock 2" x 3 1/2 ", score 3/4 " in from each end of the long side and adhere to back of the house. Adhere this white cardstock to the fence at the side and the back of the shelf to anchor the house in place.

Stamp the snow laden branch image from the HCPC-3795 Window Box Fillers Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock. Colour the branches in Toffee Crunch with a Dove Blender pen and die cut with the coordinating die. Add snow with Dries White glue and Frosting Powder. Adhere to the side of the house. Stamp the toboggan from the HCPC-3794 Window Frame Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock. Sponge lightly with Toffee Crunch ink and then colour in with pencils 1010and die cut. Add snow effects to the toboggan with Dries White Glue and Frosting Powder. Adhere the toboggan to the front of the house as shown.

Stamp the holly and cardinal images from the HCPC-3791 Festive Holly & Cardinals Stamp set in Tuxedo Black on white cardstock. Sponge the holly leaves with Bamboo Leaves, the cardinals with Ladybug and Peanut Brittle inks, and using the Dove Blender pen colour the stems with Toffee Crunch ink and the holly fruit with Ladybug ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add the Red Berry Nuvo drops to the holly and allow to dry before shaping lightly and adhering to the front and sides of the fence. For the holly images that hang above the fence die cut extra dies in white cardstock and adhere to the back of the images for extra strength.

To make the holly leaves stamp the images from the HCPC-3822 Poinsettia & Holly Clusters Stamp set in Bamboo Leaves on white cardstock. Colour in with Lime Pastel ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the holly using the HCFB1-463 3D Poinsettia Shaping Mold, allow to dry and then shape and assemble with the poinsettias. To make the poinsettias stamp the images from the HCPC-3822 Poinsettia & Holly Clusters Stamp set in Ladybug and Teal Zeal inks. Sponge the poinsettias lightly with Ladybug and Teal Zeal inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the HCFB1-463 3D Poinsettia Shaping Mold and allow to dry before shaping and assembling. Add Frosting Powder using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and heat to get the frosted look. Adhere to the front of the fence over the holly as shown.

To make the snow break up cotton wool and dab some dries clear over it and sprinkle with Crystal Clear and adhere to the bottom of the shelf around the deer, trees and house. To make the tags cut the images from both the Winter's Eve and Festive Holly paper collections to fit the tags that have been supplied in the kit. Sand the edges and the slots to finish the tags. Die cut the numbers using the Victorian Numbers set out of white cardstock and adhere to the tags. Hang two tags on the hooks that have been glued to the top half of the shelf. Stack the rest of the tags behind the house.



Created By: Patricia Manhire



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  31. Pastel Pearl Stamens-Medium
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