Little Town of Bethlehem

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Little Town of Bethlehem

Other Products: Ranger Archival ink Cornflower Blue, Hot glue gun, Double sided tape, Card board (as in an empty cereal box), Fussy cutting scissors, White card stock, Foam inking tools, Stapler.

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Instructions: This slider card measures 8 1/4” x 7 1/2” (22.2cm x 19.1cm) when completed. Taking the kraft card stock, make the slider card base by cutting 12” x 8 1/4”. Using the scor-pal make 2 score lines across the 8 1/4” edge at 2 1/2” and 5”. Make the fold sharp by using the bone folder from the scor-pal. Cut the slider to 1/2” x 4” The card front, 6 3/4” x 6 3/4” . Cut from a piece of paper or card stock scrap, 2” x 3 3/4” This is to be adhered at both 2” edge to the back of the card front 2” down from the top edge in the centre. The slider will later slide in this slider guide.

Taking from the paper collection sheet number 1b, make the matting for the card by cutting a little smaller than the card base, then distressing the edges before adhering in their place. This will be for the card front foot. (2 1/2” x 8 1/4”), the card front. (6 1/4” x 6 1/4”), the card slider. ( 1 1/2” x 4”) and the card background. (7” x 8 1/4”). When all is adhered to the card base, the slider is stapled to the card back in the centre then this can be slipped into the slider guide that is adhered at the back of the card front. The card base is now made.

Take the white card stock, the decorative circle frames die and the stairway gardens die then die cut the lacey frames. The stairway frame is coloured with the cornflower blue ink. Apply the clear drying glue with the hydra sponge then the glitter. The decorative circle lace frame is coloured with the sepia ink. Adhere the stairway garden frame to the card front. Using glue dots or circles cut from card board, adhere the decorative frame to the card front.

Using the snow globe die, the white cardstock, the cardboard and the collection paper sheet number 1B make the snow globe for the card front as so, die cut x1 from the white cardstock, die cut x2 from the cardboard Colour the white cardstock snow globe with the cornflower blue and the sepia ink. Adhere to the cardboard globe. Adhere to the lace frame on the card front. Taking the inner circle die from the snow globe die cut x1 the collection paper and x1 from the cardstock. Adhere together then ink the edges with the sepia ink. Adhere this circle to the snow globe.

For the embellishments: taking the white card stock and the sepia ink, stamp the building from the Starry night stamp set twice from one inking.(this will give you two colours) Do the same with the camels and palm tree. Die cut from the cardboard: x3 for each camel, x3 for the building. Adhere together. For the building adhere the lighter coloured building so it will show in the doorway and trim away unwanted building so it looks like the one in the card photo. Apply glitter to the doorway. Adhere in place on the snow globe. Adhere the palm tree to the right side of the building. Adhere the camels to the card front.

Taking the white cardstock, stamp the sentiments, cut out with the fussy cutting scissors and ink them with the cornflower blue and sepia ink. Adhere in place with the foam 3D dots to under the snow globe and the other to the slider where it is stapled to the card background. When the card is standing you will see this sentiment, when the card is lying flat the card front will cover this.


Created By Susan Smit
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