Friendly Poinsettia

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Friendly Poinsettia

Other Products: Sheena Douglas white stamping card, SUP Dazzling Details, Hot glue Gun, Fussy cutting Scissors, Double sided Tape, Double Sided Foam Tape, Misti Stamping Tool, Spectrum Noir Harmony Inks: Midnight Foam inking tool, Paper distressing tool. Saffron Ranger Archival ink

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Instructions: The finished size of this card measures 6.30" x 6.30" (16cm x 16cm). Taking the white card stock make a tent fold card measuring 6.30" x 6.30" (16cm x 16cm). With the Midnight ink and foam inking tool bring color to the card base edges. Finding the yellow paper from the Candlelit Christmas paper collection and cut this to 6.10" x 6.10" (15.5cm x15.5cm). Find also the Blue print from the same collection for the card front, cut this to 5.90" x 5.90" (15 cm x15cm). Taking the paper-distressing tool, distress all the paper edges. Adhere these to the card base.

Using the 'Starry night Decorative Die' die set and the white stamping card, make two dollies. From the white stamping card also make the sentiment boarder by using the die set 'Petite Pocket Accents' die set and the 'Eyelet Hearts' die set. Make the border strip about 1/4" (2cm) deep. Apply the Midnight ink to the edges as shown. Taking the stamp for the sentiment from the 'Just For You Sentiment' stamp set and stamp with the coffee ink. Die cut the hearts using the Eyelet Hearts die set. Adhere all together with the hot glue gun and the 3D foam dots. The placement of the Starry Night Dollies, the rounded doily edge at the top of the card front matting paper. This will leave room for the sentiment band. Adhere the sentiment band to the center of the card.

To make the Poinsettia flowers and Holly leaves: Stamp the Candlelit Poinsettia's and Holly leaves in the Library Green ink onto the white stamping card. Bring the color onto the image using the daubers and Archival inks. Saffron, Plum and leaf green listed in the product list. When finished coloring, die cut all then bring shape to the flowers and leaves by using the 3D flower mold. Use the flower shaping tools to bring further shape if needed. Stack three layers together and adhere together by using the hot glue gun. Apply clear drying glue to the petal points with a brush then dip into the glitter. Put aside to dry on the funnel tray. When dry, tap the flower on the side of the tray to eliminate any excess glitter. Apply clear drying glue to the poinsettia flower centers then pour the prills onto the flower. Taking a shaping tool press lightly on the prills, this will push the prills into the glue. Put aside to dry on the tray, when dry they are ready to use on your card. Adhere the flowers and leaves in the doily circle as shown using the hot glue gun. Apply the Dazzling Details glitter glue to all the lacy edges including the heart edges.

Created By Susan Smit
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