White Cardstock, Water mister, Hot glue, Glue gun, Heat Embossing gun, Tsukineko Encore Gold ink, Ranger Ancient Gold Embossing Powder, Art Institute Ultrafine Sedona Sun Glitter, Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Die Cutting Machine
For more tips on creating with the O Holy Night collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/UWDeK6soJ0E.
For more tips on creating with the border dies & foldout cards, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/wxX94X84kUo.
Start with the 5" x 7" upright foldout card base from the Kraft Foldout card set. Cut paper pieces from the O Holy night paper collection to fit the base and each side of the foldout layers. Use from the Classic Borders Die to cut a matching border along the top edges of paper. Watch the video above for a quick tip on how to use the dies with foldout card. Sponge edges of the paper panels with Memento Rhubarb Stalk ink and attach onto coordinating panels.
Stamp the medium and small poinsettias from HCPC-3822 Poinsettia & Holly Clusters, the angel and shepherds from HCPC-3832 O Holy Night and Merry Christmas message from HCPC-3833 Silent Night Scroll stamp set in Archival Black ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the Bethlehem skyline 2x in Encore Gold ink onto white cardstock, then heat set with Ancient Gold embossing powder and cut with coordinating die.
For detailed color application, use the Stack and Store daubers and Dove Blender pen along with the following inks to color. For the little angel, use the Rose Coral and Rich Cocoa ink. For the shepherds use Danube Blue, Bamboo Leaves, Desert Sand, Rhubarb Stalk and Rich Cocoa ink. For the Christmas message, use Rhubarb Stalk ink. For poinsettia and holly leaves, use Rhubarb Stalk and Bamboo Leaves ink.
Use the poinsettia shaping mold to shape poinsettias and leaves. You can see a tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE. Assemble 2 of the medium poinsettia and 1 small poinsettia. Pierce a hole in the center of all 3 poinsettias and leaves, then thread the gold stamen through, using hot glue to attach. Trim off excess wire from the backside of poinsettias. Use the shaping stylus to shape the shepherds and angel.
Attach everything onto card as pictured. Use Dries Clear glue to add a touch of gold glitter over the flowers, leaves and rest of card as desired.