Other Prodcuts: Canson water color Paper; Coffee Archival Ink; Foam Adhesive; white cardstock. Distress Inks: Peeled Paint; Aged Mahogany; Vintage photo; Wild Honey; Distress Markers to color images inside window: Pumice Stone; Aged Mahogany; Peeled Paint; Antique Linen; Wild Honey
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Instructions: Card base is 6 x 6" with a card panel cut from collection, ink edges with Vintage photo ink. Stamp and die cut the cardinals, holly and berries, and the fillers all on canson water color paper using Vintage Photo ink. I cut apart the flowers from their stems and used them alone on the filler leaves. Color images using Distress inks, shape and adhere prills in centers of flowers. Stamp and color the tree and fireplace image on canson water color using Distress Markers. Cut out fireplace image using paper cutter to fit inside window, fussy cut tree in half and pop on top fireplace image.
Die cut the window elements HCD1-7150, from white cardstock. Die cut several of the decorative window topper and adhere together to create a thicker piece. Cut decorative lattice piece in half vertically.
Stamp and die cut the window using Vintage Photo ink on white cardstock, cut clear cardstock to fit behind window. Create a 3D effect for the window by foaming the back of the stamped fireplace image with two layers of foam. Place clear window on top using foam. Cover the edges of 3D window with cardstock. Set side to dry.
Use a Stack and Store dauber to ink window box with Vintage Photo Distress ink. Fold and glue tabs to create the shape of the window box. Ink the edges of window box border using dauber and Aged Mahogany ink. Adhere border directly onto window box. Fold Flower Arranger on score lines and glue one side to the inside of the window box. Tuck leaves in the flower arranger and attach flowers as desired. Also placing some flowers and leaves on upper right corner. Adhere window box under window using dries clear glue. Apply dries white glue on window as shown and sprinkle crystal clear on top to create a snowy effect. Set aside to dry. Assemble card as shown and detail with crystal clear and frosting powders.