Holy Night Cardinals
Other Products: Hot glue gun, hot glue, paper trimmer, scissors, die cutting machine, sisal, Distress ink Peeled paint
For more tips on creating with the Snowy Pines Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/nVtKVcgg530.
For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.
Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock to 8 1/4 x 7 7/8" size, score and fold at 3 15/16". Cut a piece of green patterned paper from the Snowy Pines to 8 1/16 x 3 3/4" size. Adhere it to the base. Cut a piece of the Snowy Pines paper to 7 5/8 x 3 1/2" and a piece of white cardstock to 3.5 x 7 13/16” size. Glue them together and attach them to base using adhesive foam. Using the biggest die from the Ornate Ovals Die set, diecut one decorative oval from white cardstock. Attach the oval in the middle of the card using glue and dimensional adhesive foam.
Stamp the image from Snowy Pine Cardinals Cling Stamp Set in Jet black ink onto Deluxe Flower Shaping paper and diecut with coordinating die. Repeat it using the smaller die, diecut just birds. Stamp the poinsettia flowers from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Red Geranium onto same cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Stamp holly leaves in Leaf Green ink onto same cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. You’ll need 21 blossoms and 16 holly leaves. Stamp 7 lilac flowers in Distress ink Peeled paint ink and diecut with coordinating die.
Use the markers or pencils to color the images. For white parts of image use glue and Crystal Clear glitter to make them sparkle. Attach them in the middle of the decorative oval. Color poinsettias and leaves with dabbers and inks. Use mold to shape poinsettias and holly leaves and the Deluxe Flower Shaping stylus to shape lilac flowers. Use some prills in the centers of poinsettia and lilac flowers. Use hot glue to attach flowers and leaves onto card as pictured.
To add that extra sparkle, use the Dries Clear glue along with Crystal Clear glitter on flowers and leaves.