Ornate Snowy Cardinals
Other Products: Salty Ocean, Candied Apple, Aged Mahogany, Carved Pumpkin, Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain distress inks, Canson watercolor cardstock, Dress My Craft scoreboard, transparent holographic glitter, double sided foam tape and rhinestones.
For more tips on creating with the Snowy Pines Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/nVtKVcgg530.
Instructions: Click here to view another photo of this project. Card Base: Take a 6" x 12" piece of white cardstock and score at 3" and 6" and fold on the score lines to make a 6" x 6" easel fold card base. Die cut 2 pieces of white cardstock using the dies from Elegant Pocket Accents Die and adhere them on both the sides of the score line at 3" as shown. Use 4 negative die cuts from the center of these die cut and 2 more die cuts and adhere them on all the 4 corners. Die cut a piece of Luxe Gold Cardstock using the die from Ornate Ovals Die and adhere it only on the lower half of the card front using double sided foam tape.
Stamp the image from Snowy Pine Cardinals Die on 2 pieces 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 dies from Snowy Pine Cardinals Die. Apply Designer Dries White Adhesive on the snow in the image and sprinkle transparent holographic glitter. Adhere them on the gold die cut 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.
Die cut 2 sets of corners from white cardstock using the dies from Elegant Pocket Accents Die and adhere them as shown on the inside of the card. Die cut a piece of Luxe Gold Cardstock using the die from Ornate Ovals Die and adhere it in the center of the corner die cuts using double sided foam tape. Stamp the sentiment from Candy Cane Cottage Cling Stamp Set on a piece of white cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink and die cut it using the die from Eyelet Oval and Basics Large Dies. Ink it lightly with Salty Ocean Distress ink and adhere it on the gold die cut using double sided foam tape.
Poinsettia: Stamp the smallest poinsettia from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set image using Carnation Red Archival Ink on a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and ink it with the same ink along with Sunflower Archival Ink. Die cut them using the matching die from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Die.
Leaves: Stamp the large leaves from the same stamp set using Olive Archival Ink on a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and ink it with Leaf Green and Vibrant Fuchsia Ranger Archival Ink. Die cut the leaves using the matching die from Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Die.
Shape the flowers and leaves using the 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold and Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Add a few gold stamens from Small Assorted Pearl Stamens to the poinsettia centers. Arrange and adhere them on the card front as shown. Add a few rhinestones to the die cuts to add finishing touch.