Other Products: Black, Leaf Green, Library Green, Plum, Magenta Hue and Carnation Red Archival Inks, Mowed Lawn ink, Foam tapes, Smooth White Cardstock, Sore board and Die cutting machine
Watch this tutorial for tips on using the Festive Holly collection here.
Instructions: The ready side fold card measures 6 1/2" by 7 1/2". Create and layer a piece of smooth white cardstock 1/2" smaller than the card base. Choose a pattern paper from the designer collection 1/8" smaller than white cardstock, die cut one edge with Fleur Border Basics Die. Mat it on dark green pattern paper and adhere to card base. Cut a circle from designer paper using Spellbinders Classic Circle Die and frame it with a white frame created by nesting 2 outer circle dies from the same set. Glitter the frame with Crystal Clear powder and glossy accent. Die cut Decorative Arch Die from white cardstock twice and adhere around the circle window.
Images from Festive Holly and Cardinal Stamp set are stamped with black archival ink on white cardstock and colored using Zig markers. The images are then die cut using its coordinating die, Festive Holly Cardinals Die. The Holly lamp is cut from the pattern paper itself using its coordinating die. The snow man is stamped with black archival and painted using various shades of Zig Clean Color Markers and then die cut using its coordinating die. Stamp a few Poinsettias from Celebrate the Season Stamp Set and Ornate Sleigh Cling Stamp Set using Magenta Hue, Carnation Red, and Library Green inks, and die cut using their coordinating dies. Color poinsettias with Carnation Red and Magenta Hue Archival Ink, and leaves in Leaf Green. Shape them using Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Add seed beads in the center and sprinkle some Crystal Clear and Frosting Powder using an adhesive that dries clear. A seam binding ribbon is painted using distress ink, Mowed Lawn, tied in a bow to add an extra accent to the card. Add blue stamen in center of bow.