Other products: White Cardstock, Dimensional Adhesive, Fingertip Sponges, Paper Trimmer, Die Cutting Machine
Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8Mj-EfcDvs for shaping tips and techniques on the poinsettia flower and holly leaves.
Instructions: Cut white cardstock to 9 7/8" x 4 1/2", score and fold at 5 1/2". Cut the 6" x 6" Celebrate The Season panel to 4 1/4" x 4 3/8" & 1 3/4" x 4 3/8" size. Sponge edges of the cut panels with Memento Teal Zeal ink and attach onto cardbase as pictured. Stamp HCPC-3746 Festive Gate Cling Stamp Set in Teal Zeal ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Stamp 3 poinsettia/leaf sets from HCPC-3747 Celebrate the Season Cling Stamp Set, 3 poinsettia leaf sets from HCPC-3745 Ornate Sleigh Cling Stamp Set, leafy border and ice skates from HCPC-3747 Celebrate the Season Cling Stamp Set in Memento Tuxedo Black onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp Merry Christmas from HCPC-3747 Celebrate the Season Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black onto white cardstock and diecut with arrow from HCD2-750 Cut Mat Create 1B Die.
Sponge around the edges of festive gate with Teal Zeal ink as pictured and then scissor cut between the gate and fence to create opening. Lightly sponge the Memento Sweet Plum ink over 3 of the medium poinsettia, 1 small poinsetta and 1 small leaf, then use Fantastix Blending tool along with Sweet Plum and Color Box Concord ink for shading in centers. You can watch a Fantastix tutorial at http://hcgo.co/fantastixcolor. Repeat the process on the 2 small poinsettias and two small leaves with Teal Zeal ink. Use Memento New Sprout on the center berries of leaves. Sponge leafy border and remaining leaf sets with New Sprout and edge with Teal Zeal. Sponge ice skates with Sweet Plum, Concord and Teal Zeal as pictured. Sponge edges of arrow with Sweet Plum ink.
Use dimensional adhesive to attach gate onto front and inside right of card. Use stylus and tips from Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to shape poinsettias, leaves and ice skates. Cut apart the leafy border into 3 pieces as well as some of the other leaves. Attach arrow, leaves, poinsettias, and ice skates as shown. Add Minnie Pearl prills to poinsettia centers. Use Dries White Glue along with Crystal glitter to replicate snowy scene over card as desired.
Created By: Ellen Miller