Other products: White, & dark turquoise cardstock, silver mirror cardstock, acetate or clear cardstock, Copic Markers BG11, & 13, YG63, G20, Studio G aqua ink pad, silver bead string, silver charm, turquoise rhinestones, white guipure lace, silver cord, Washi tape, pop-dots, glue, scissors, Spellbinders Floral Flourishes die, die cutting machine of choice
Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8Mj-EfcDvs for shaping tips and techniques on the holly leaves. Watch this video https://youtu.be/1INCr0klRIQ to learn how to shape the Sparkling Poinsettia.
Instructions: Make a 6" X 6" card base from white cardstock. Cut a 5 7/8" X 5 7/8" turquoise mat. Cut a 5 3/4" X 5 3/4" piece of purple print from paper pad. Tape these two pieces together with a piece of Washi on one edge is enough. Center the 3" square die from the Cut Mat Create set on these, tape in place and die cut. Center this piece onto white card front and trace around the opening with a pencil. Die cut the card front using the pencil mark as a guide to center it. Remove tape from the two mats and cut a 4" square of acetate and glue in place over the square hole in the turquoise mat. Now add glue to back of printed cardstock from paper collection and center and glue in place over acetate. Glue this entire piece to card front. Cut a 6" square of the same printed paper and glue to the inside of the card. Cut the verse from the paper pad, center it to show through the acetate and then glue in place to patterned paper.
Stamp one set of Poinsettia petals with aqua ink, die cut with matching die. Color veins and around edges of petals with BG13, then fill in petals with BG11. Using video above, shape and glue flowers together to make one large and two small flowers. Add rhinestones to centers. Stamp two small and four larger holly leaves with black ink onto white cardstock. Cut with matching dies. Color veins & around edges using YG63, then fill in with G20. Glue small rhinestones to centers. Cut two of the largest flourishes from the Spellbinders die out of silver mirror cardstock. Make a four or five loop bow from silver cord. Tie a 5" piece of cord through the charm. Cut a 6" piece of lace and glue along bottom of card as pictured. Glue silver bead string across top of lace, around die cut square, and a 6" piece 3/4" down from top as pictured. Using presents dies and the pre-printed sheet from the paper pad, cut one of each size. Fussy cut away all but the ribbons. Die cut the presents again from silver mirror card. Glue matching ribbon to each present. Add a pop-dot to the back of the charm and stick in place as pictured. Run the end of cord up to the upper right corner and glue the bow over it. Arrange and glue in place, flowers, holly, & flourishes using picture as a guide. Using pop-dots and glue arrange and attach presents in lower left corner to finish your card.