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Twas the Night Before Christmas

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Other Products: White cardstock, iCraft Iris cardstock, Ranger Archival ink - Cobalt, Clear Sparkles, Viva Decor 3D Stamp Paint - Grass Green

For more tips on creating with the Candlelit Christmas collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/PJeFD_d3AiM.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 12" x 6". Score at 3" and 6" to create the base easel card. Cut two 6" x 6" panels from the paper collection. Die cut 6 decorative dies from the HCD1--7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set and add Frosting Powder to the dies with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere the dies behind the panels as shown. Cut a piece of white cardstock 6" x 6" and adhere to the back of one of the panels and adhere to the top easel. Adhere the other panel to the base of the card. Die cut two straight edge snowflake dies from the HCD1-7252 Starry Night Decorative Die out of white cardstock. Add Frosting Powder to the dies with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add one die to the top of the card and one to the base of the card.

Stamp the window image from the HCPC-3794 Window Frame Stamp set in Jet Black ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the window with French Ultramarine ink. Cut a piece of clear cardstock 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" and adhere to the back of the window. Die cut the lace edge die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die pocket accents die out of white cardstock. Sponge the edge with Viridian ink and add Frosting Powder using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Trim and adhere to the back of the window at the top. Die cut a plain window die without the windowpanes cut out from white cardstock. Die cut the cottage and deer scene from the patterned paper using the inner plain edge die from the HCD1-7148 Window Frame Die set. Adhere to the back plain window die cut. Add Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter - Diamond glitter using Dries Clear glue to the image. Add strips of foam tape around each side leaving no gaps. Add 1/2 tsp of Frosting Powder to the centre and then adhere the base window to the top window to create a shaker. Adhere to the card front to the left. Die cut the window decorative dies from the HCD1--7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set out of white cardstock. Add Frosting Powder to the dies, trim the large die in half and adhere to the sides as shown. Add the decorative die to the top of the window.

Stamp the small candle image from the HCPC-3882 Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the image with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge. Adhere to the bottom left of the window frame as shown.

Stamp the holly images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set with Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper. Colour with Red Geranium ink and Leaf Green and Olive inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Add green stamp paint with a damp sponge to the holly leaves and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear Glue on a damp sponge. Adhere to the top right of the card top and to the bottom left around window. Add Red Berry Nuvo drops to the holly berries.

Stamp the poinsettia images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Cobalt Blue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Cobalt Blue ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glue using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add Minnie Pearl Prills to the centres and adhere over the holly leaves.

Base of easel: Cut the sentiment from the paper collection and mat it on white card. Add to the bottom with foam tape to create the ledge for the easel.

Stamp the holly images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set with Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper. Colour with Red Geranium ink and Leaf Green and Olive inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Add green stamp paint with a damp sponge to the holly leaves and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear Glue on a damp sponge. Adhere to the left of the sentiment as shown and add Red Berry Nuvo drops to the holly berries.

Stamp the poinsettia images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Cobalt Blue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Cobalt Blue ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glue using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add Minnie Pearl Prills to the centres and adhere over the holly leaves.

To finish, add clear sparkles to the snowflake dies as shown.



Created By: Patricia Manhire



  1. Designer Dries Clear Adhesive
  2. Minnie Pearls Prills
    Minnie Pearls Prills ANC803
    $4.99
  3. Clear Cardstock 8.5 x 11
    Clear Cardstock 8.5 x 11 GBKK811B1
    $8.99
  4. Window Frame Die
    Window Frame Die HCD1-7148
    Special Price $23.99 Regular Price $29.99
  5. Window Box Elements Die
    Window Box Elements Die HCD1-7150
    Special Price $23.99 Regular Price $29.99
  6. Decorative Pocket Accents Die
  7. Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Die
  8. Candlelit Poinsettia Die
    Candlelit Poinsettia Die HCD1-7250
    $29.99
  9. Starry Night Decorative Die
    Starry Night Decorative Die HCD1-7252
    $29.99
  10. Candlelit Christmas Paper Collection
  11. 3D Christmas Poinsettia Shaping Mold
  12. Window Frame Cling Stamp Set
    Window Frame Cling Stamp Set HCPC-3794
    Special Price $15.99 Regular Price $19.99
  13. Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set
  14. Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set
  15. Nuvo Crystal Drops - Red Berry
    Out of stock
  16. Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear
  17. Rajni Chawla's Frosting Powder
  18. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green
  19. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black
  20. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Library Green
  21. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Olive
  22. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Viridian
  23. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Red Geranium