Merry Cardinals and Poinsettias
Other Products: Heavy cardboard, Iris cardstock, Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink, stamp positioner
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.
For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.
Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 5”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”. Cut a piece of gold cardstock 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of red patterned paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of gold cardstock 4 5/8” x 6 5/8” and adhere to the front with a piece of 4 1/2” x 6 1/2” heavy cardboard. Cut a piece of light green patterned paper 4 1/2” x 6 1/2" and adhere to the gold cardstock. Cut four corners from the HCD1-7213 Elegant Pocket Accents Die set out of gold cardstock and adhere to the four corners as shown. Die cut the outer decorative oval from the HCD1-7305 Ornate Ovals Die set out of gold cardstock and adhere to the front of the card with heavy cardboard. Die cut an oval using the largest plain edge oval from the HCD1-7157 Eyelet Ovals & Basics – Large set out of green patterned paper and adhere to the front of the decorative die. Die cut the middle decorative oval from the HCD1-7305 Ornate Ovals Die set out of gold cardstock and adhere to the front of the green patterned paper with heavy cardboard. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC3884 Candy Cane Cottage Stamp set in Embossing ink and heat emboss with gold embossing powder using a stamp positioner on the small panel from the patterned paper. Die cut the oval using the second largest plain edge die from the HCD1-7157 Eyelet Ovals & Basics – Large set and adhere to the front of the gold decorative oval.
Stamp two of each pine images from the HCPC-3837 Snowy Pine Village Stamp set in Teal Zeal ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Teal Zeal, Vivid Chartreuse and Sepia inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the top around the oval as shown.
Stamp the snowy pines cardinal image from the HCPC-3918 Snowy Pines Cardinal Cling Stamp Set on Iris cardstock with Black Onyx ink. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut the birds and branches die only. Add snow effects using Dries White glue sprinkled with Crystal Ultrafine glitter. Cut the image in half and adhere the birds on either side of the decorative oval as shown.
Stamp the poinsettia images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Stamp set in Vermillion ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper. Colour the centres with Vermillion ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Assemble with two of the same size and add Frosting Powder using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add Heart of Gold Prills to the centres of the flowers and adhere around the birds and over the pine branches.
Stamp the holly leaves using Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Vivid Chartreuse ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere around the poinsettias as shown.
Add snow effects on the poinsettias, pine cones, pine leaves and on the image in the oval ANC804 Prills – Heart of Gold with Dries White glue and Crystal Ultrafine glitter. Add Ultrafine glitter to the bird cage on the oval panel with Dries Clear glue.