Caged Christmas Cardinals
Other Products: Acrylic Shimmer Additive, Gold half Balls, Foam Tape, Copics: E33, E35, YG61, YG63, Y11, R24, R23, R29
For more tips on creating with the Snowy Pines Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/nVtKVcgg530.
For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.
Instructions: Click here to view another photo of this project. Card size: 4 x 6 1/8”. Make card base: fold 11 x 4” white cardstock in half to make 4 x 5 1/2" then use the outer edge of the cage die to cut it out. Let top of die overhang the fold by about 3/4". Cut another front with the outer die then glue it to the folded card. Cut an inside piece and another front piece from decorative paper and glue in place. Cut 1 gold decorative cage then glue it to the front.
Stamp cardinals and 3 pine cones using black, die cut and color. Add Dries White glue to the snowy parts and sprinkle with glitter. Stamp poinsettia with Vermillion, sponge with Carnation, die cut and shape in the mold. Glue sets of 2 together then add gold Prills. Stamp leaves with Fern Green, sponge with Leaf Green, die cut and shape in the mold.
Glue 2 poinsettia to the top part of cage and holly leaves on other sides. Pop the birds up with foam tape or dimensional of any kind. Add pine cones to the branches below birds then glue 1 poinsettia at the bottom right corner of cage.
Glue gold half balls to all the little holes in the cage. Glitter flowers and brush some shimmer additive thinned with water or mixed with Lacquer on the leaves.