Pine Cone Z Fold
Other Products: Tea Dye Distress Ink, Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Copic Markers: E31, E33, E35, Y11, Y23, R23, R24, R29, YG61, YG63
video For more tips on creating with the Snowy Pines Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/nVtKVcgg530.
Instructions: Card Size: 5 x 6 1/2". Cut white cardstock 6 1/2 x 10” then score at 2 1/2 and 5”. Fold in a “Z” style. Cut red decorative paper to fit each panel leaving a small border around each panel, cut another from the green gingham for each panel a bit smaller than the red. Glue paper to panels then cut decorative paper borders for each panel top and bottom and glue in place.
Cut 2 red Lacy Diamonds, cut 1 white eyelet diamond to fit inside Lacy Diamond. Cut 1 decorative paper diamond to fit inside eyelet diamond and glue layers together. For the inside place the other red Lacy diamond right behind the front Lacy Diamond when card is closed. Use the Diamond die to cut a sentiment from the decorative paper or cut out sentiment with rectangle die and glue on top of decorative paper diamond.
Stamp 2 medium pine cones, 1 cardinal set and multiple blossoms from Wisteria Petals using black ink, die cut and color images with Copics or chosen coloring method, sponge Wisteria Petals with Distress Inks. Use Dries White and glitter on snowy parts of the Cardinal image. Glue Cardinals to bottom portion of front Diamond sets. Glue 1 medium pinecone to the top of Diamonds on front and 1 on the top of Diamonds inside < /p>
Stamp Merry Christmas using red and cut out with the long eyelet die in Tickets and Tags (shorted).
Making 3D pine cones: Hand cut 2 oval type pieces of brown paper about 1 1/2" long to use as a base to glue petals on to. Cut petals into 2 parts (1 petal and 2 petals). Start at the bottom with 1 petal and then work up getting wider the further up you go then tapering back down to 2 or 3 petals at the top (Fill in where needed with single petals). Glue the two 3D pine cones to the top of front on either side of the medium pinecone. Glitter pine cones and randomly all over card base.