Other products: BigShot die cutting machine, navy card stock, white card stock, white embossing powder, heat tool, distress tool, Glitter Ritz, clear seed beads, VersaFine Luxe Platinum Ink, sponge daubers, foam tape, VersaColor Pine Cone Ink, clear overhead transparency/clear card stock, 3D pop dots, spray bottle, water
Watch this video https://youtu.be/1INCr0klRIQ to learn how to shape the Sparkling Poinsettia. Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTIXCihkZfs to learn how to assemble a shaker card.
Instructions: Create a 6" x 6" card base from white card stock. Next cut a piece of navy card stock just slightly smaller than the card base and distress all edges. Adhere to card base. Locate focal card panel as shown, as well as the preprinted decorative border shown on top and bottom of card. Trim down card panel to fit over top distressed card stock and fussy cut decorative border to size and apply to card panel as shown. Using the Cut Mat Create die, cut out center image, apply VersaMark ink to edges of remaining outer frame, add white embossing powder and heat set. Stamp varying sizes of snowflakes onto white card stock with VersaMark ink, sprinkle with white embossing powder and heat set. Cut using coordinating dies and then using a sponge dauber apply some Platinum ink over top. Adhere clear card stock to back of panel frame. Next add foam tape around back center opening. Place seed beads and snowflakes into center carefully and then adhere image to foam tape making sure your image is facing into front of card. Adhere to card base using pop dots. Stamp tree images onto white card stock using a dark green and color slightly with a lighter green using sponge dauber. Cut with coordinating die and shape slightly using flower shaping tools. Adhere to card as shown. Cut out decorative corners and adhere to opposite corners, one on top and one on bottom as shown. Cut out sentiment, ink edges with a light brown ink and apply to card as shown using pop dots. Stamp one of the large poinsettias, along with one inking of the smaller poinsettias onto white card stock using a dark blue ink. Using a slightly lighter blue ink and sponge dauber, ink centers of the flowers working down through the centers of the petals being careful to not reach all the way to the tips. Cut using coordinating die, shape with a spritz of water and flower shaping kits. Assemble one large double poinsettia, and one smaller double poinsettia. Adhere to card as shown. Stamp one inking of the holly leaves in a dark green ink, and using a green ink use same coloring technique as used for flowers. Die cut and shape. Arrange around flowers as desired. Shape white/blue berries and tuck into flower arrangement. Add prills to flower centers. As a finishing touch, using the dries clear adhesive and a fine bottle tip, apply glue to veining in flowers and sprinkle with glitter.