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For more tips on creating with the Candy Cane Cottage Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/8Twf2bi7Lgk.
Instructions: The finished card measures 61/4” x 8” (15.9cm x 20.3cm). Taking the white card stock make a tent fold card measuring 6 1/4” X 8” (15.9cm x 20.3cm). Bring color to the card base by using the Honey Pot ink and the foam inking tool/dauber. Find the blue printed background in the paper collection. Cut this a little smaller than the card base. Apply the Leaf Green ink to the edges of this paper then adhere to the card base.
Taking the white stamping card and the ‘Heart of Joy Decorative Die’ die set, die cut this twice. Using the outside die and the center die pieces together. Bring color to the die cuts by using the Midnight ink and the inking tool or dauber.
To make the Poinsettia flowers and Holly leaves: Stamp the Candlelit Poinsettias 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, Red Geranium, Manganese Blue, Saffron and leaf green. 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.
To make the penguins skating on ice for this card: Taking the Stamp from the ‘Season of Glee’ stamp and die sets, stamp and die cut the base twice; die cut the two skating penguins once. Bring color to the stamped image using the zig markers. Die cut extra of the base and the penguins a few times from the white card and adhere all together. Adhere the element to the card front, arrange the flowers and leaves and adhere using the hot glue gun under the stamped image.
To make the sentiment banner: The coffee and the saffron inks, 3D Bling 1/2 circle crystal stickers, the ‘Candy Cane Cottage’ stamp and die sets also the ‘Arrows and Banner’ die set are used. Once the banner is completed, give the banner shape with a pen or your fingers; adhere to the card front using clear drying glue or the hot glue gun. Add the dazzling details to the penguin’s hats and scarves, skates, details in the ice and the holly leaves.