Pine Cone Christmas
Other Products: 8” square white card base, clear embossing powder, white card, hot glue, versafine clair black ink, copic pen Y26, archival saffron ink, red card stock, 6 x black metallic pearls, foam pads
For more tips on creating with the Snowy Pines Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/nVtKVcgg530.
Instructions: Cut a 7.25” square paper from the collection, edge with bamboo leaves ink, adhere onto a slightly larger square of red card then onto the card base.
Cut a piece of red card Select a panel from the collection and cut to 4.25” x 5.5”. Select and cut a slightly smaller panel from the paper collection, edge with bamboo leaves and adhere to the red card. Add this to the bottom right of the card base using foam pads.
Die cut 3 white frames and one gold frame using the eyelet rectangle dies and adhere together with the gold frame on top. Adhere to the panel at an angle.
Large pine cones with bow x 2: stamp onto flower shaping paper using rich cocoa memento ink and colour using Toffee crunch on the pine cone, pistachio on the pine and holly, ladybug on the berries and cantaloupe for the bow. Die cut and edge the pine needles in cottage ivy. Shape using the flower shaping tools.
Smaller pine cone with pine needles x 2: stamp onto flower shaping paper using cocoa memento ink. Colour the pine needles in pistachio and the cone using toffee crunch. Die cut and add cottage ivy to the edge of the pine needles and add a little extra toffee crunch to the edges of the cone. Shape using the flower shaping tools.
Small pines: Stamp onto the flower shaping paper using cocoa memento ink. Colour using the toffee crunch ink and die cut. Add a little extra toffee crunch ink to the edges and shape using the flower shaping tools.
Make the poinsettia: Stamp onto flower shaping paper using lady bug ink. Colour the centre in archival saffron ink and the remainder of the flower lady bug ink then die cut. Colour the edges and reverse of the flower with lady bug ink, place face down into the mold, spritz with water and run the mold through the diecutting machine to shape.
Stamp the cardinals onto flower shaping paper using versafine clair black ink and colour with lady bug and the copic pen for the beaks. Die cut and colour the pine needles and branches with the greens and toffee crunch inks, shape using the flower shaping tools.
Position and secure into place the pine cones and cardinals using hot glue. Add the poinsettia to the ribbon on the pine cones and add a dot of hot glue in the centre, cover with prills and remove the excess. Add dries white adhesive to the pines and birds and cover with crystal clear, remove the excess.
Stamp the sentiment using versafine clair black ink and cut out, slide under the side of the raised panel and glue into place. Add 3 black metallic pearls to the top and bottom of the card using dries clear glue.