Other Products: Blueprint Sketch Distress Oxide ink, Hero arts Unicorn White Pigment ink, Salty Ocean, Candied Apple, Aged Mahogany, Carved Pumpkin, Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain distress inks, Canson Hot Pressed Watercolor cardstock, paint brushes, WOW white super fine embossing powder, foam adhesive, transparent holographic glitter and pearls.
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: Card Base: Cut a piece of 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" red pattern paper from Snowy Pines Paper Collection and adhere it on the same sized card base. Cut another piece of 4" x 5 1/4" green and yellow pattern paper from the same collection and adhere it on the previous layer.
Die cut 3 pieces of white cardstock using the smallest die from Ornate Ovals Die and cut them into half. Cut a strip of 1 1/4" x 5 1/2" green pattern paper from the same collection and adhere the die cuts as shown to create a decorative strip. Trim the pattern paper around the edges of the 1st and last die cut as shown. Adhere this piece on red pattern paper that we used for the 1st layer on this card. Trim it to create a slim red border around the decorative strip. Adhere this piece on the card base as shown using foam adhesive.
Die cut a piece of white cardstock using the largest die from Eyelet Oval and Basics Small Dies. Trace the inner edge of the die on the remaining piece of red pattern paper that we used earlier and fussy cut it. Adhere the red piece on the white die cut.
Stamp the image from Snowy Pine Cardinals Die on a piece of watercolor cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink and color them with Salty Ocean, Candied Apple, Aged Mahogany, Carved Pumpkin, Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain distress inks and Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers. Die cut them using the matching die from Snowy Pine Cardinals Die. Apply Designer Dries White Adhesive on the snow in the image and sprinkle transparent holographic glitter. Adhere it on the red pattern paper oval using double sided foam tape once the glue is dry. Add tiny drops of Ebony Black Nuvo Crystal Drops to the eyes of the cardinals. Adhere this final piece on the card base again using double sided foam adhesive.
Blue Poinsettias: Stamp the flowers and leaves from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set on a piece of Rajni Chawla's Vellum Flowerite and Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper with Hero arts Unicorn White Pigment ink and heat emboss them using Aged Ivory Embossing Enamel and Heat It Craft Tool. Ink the heat embossed flowers and leaves with Blueprint Sketch Distress Oxide ink and die cut them using the matching dies from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Die. Shape them using Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and Groove Golf Tool Set. Add a little I'm A-Maized Prills to the flower centers using 3-D Crystal Lacquer.
White Vellum Flowers: Stamp the flowers from Floral Fashionista Cling Stamp Set on a sheet of Rajni Chawla's Vellum Flowerite with Hero Arts unicorn White pigment ink and heat emboss using WOW super fine white embossing powder and Heat It Craft Tool. Die cut all the flowers using the matching die from Floral Fashionista Die. Shape them using Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and add a yellow stamen from Pastel Bead Stamens to the flower centers.
Leaves: Stamp the large leaves from the same stamp set using Leaf Green Archival Ink on a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and ink it with Leaf Green and Vibrant Fuchsia Ranger Archival Inks. Die cut the leaves using the matching die from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Die. Shape them using the 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold and Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.
Arrange and adhere all the flowers and leaves on the card front as shown. Add a few pearls to the die cuts and right corners of the card to add finishing touch.