Christmas Cardinal Oval
Other Products: White cardstock, Versamark ink, black embossing powder, gold glitter, scissors, paper trimmer, die cutting machine
For more tips on creating with the Snowy Pines Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/nVtKVcgg530.
Instructions: Cut white cardstock to 12 x 6", score and fold at 6". Cut a piece of green background paper from the Snowy Pines collection to 5 7/8 x 5 7/8" size. Sponge the edges of panel with Vermillion ink and attach onto card base. Diecut the largest oval die from Ornate Ovals set from the Luxe Gold Cardstock. Attach oval onto bottom half of card as pictured. Stamp the Merry Christmas sentiment in Vermillion ink on green sentiment strip from paper. Cut apart the strip and attach onto top left of oval as shown.
Stamp the cardinal oval from Snowy Pine Cardinals stamp set in Versamark ink onto white cardstock, sprinkle with black embossing powder and heat set. Diecut oval with coordinating die. Repeat this step, this time diecut the cardinals only and discard rest. Stamp small pine cone 2x from Festive Pine Cones stamp set in Sepia ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die.
Use Zig Markers with blender and inky daubers to color. Color the pine cones with Sepia ink. Use Sky Blue ink to fill the oval sky. Use the Olive Green and Green marker on the pine needles. Now on the cutout cardinal image, use again the same green markers on the pine needles. Use Brown marker on the branch. Use the Bright Tangelo ink, Carmine Red and Orange on the cardinals. Use shaping stylus to shape cardinals and pine cones. Use double dots to attach cardinal oval onto gold oval on card. Use more double dots to layer cardinals over oval. Attach pine cones at the top of card as pictured.
Use the Dries Clear glue along with gold glitter on the cardinal oval and rest of card as desired. Use the same glue along with Crystal Clear glitter on the snowy cardinal branch.