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An Elegant Christmas Card

July 31, 2019

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today I have two posts this week for Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations.

My first post features an elegant Christmas card from the Candlelit Christmas collection.

Products Used:

Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3881
Christmas Poinsettia & Holly DieHCD1-7249
Candlelit Poinsettia Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3882
Candlelit Poinsettia DieHCD1-7250
Candlelit Christmas Paper CollectionHCDP1-2104
Eyelet Rectangle & Basics DieHCD2-7189
Regal Frame & Accents DieHCD1-7248
Vellum Paper – 10 Sheets242174
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Rajni Chawla’s Frosting PowderPGM15016
Minnie Pearls PrillsANC803
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Library GreenRACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf GreenRACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – OliveRACP482
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Red GeraniumRACP993
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Forget-Me-NotRACP412
ColorBox Pigment Ink Pad – Frost WhiteCB80
ColorBox Pigment Ink Pad – Frost WhiteCB80

Other Products:

Snipart Snowflake Frame, clear sparkles, Distress Oxide ink – Broken China, Green stamp paint

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 10″ x 7″, score at 5″ along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5″ x 7″. Die cut a piece of white cardstock with the second largest plain edge die from the HCD2-7189 Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die set and adhere to the card front. Cut a piece of blue patterned paper 4 3/4″ x 6 3/4″ and adhere to the card front. Die cut the outer decorative frame die from the HCD1-7248 Regal Frame Die & Accents Die set out of white cardstock and add Frosting Powder to frame with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the lining out of blue patterned paper using the middle-sized plain edge die and adhere to the centre of the decorative die. Die cut the middle decorative die out of white cardstock and adhere over the blue patterned paper die. Stamp the Merry Christmas sentiment from the HCPC-3882 Candlelit Poinsettia Stamp Set in Forget-me-knot ink on white cardstock and die cut out using the inner plain edge die and adhere to the front of the decorative die. Add the chipboard frame over the Regal Frame.

Stamp the poinsettia images from the HCPC-3881 Christmas Poinsettia & Holly Cling Stamp Set in Frost White ink on the vellum and emboss with white embossing powder. Colour the back of the images with China Blue Distress Oxide ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the petals and assemble using two layers per flower. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge. Add Minnie Pearl Prills to the centres of the flowers and adhere to the bottom left.

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  with Dries Clear Glue on a damp sponge. Adhere around the flower as shown and add Red Berry Nuvo drops to the holly berries.

To finish, add clear sparkles to the decorative die and in the centre of the snowflake on the chipboard shape.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia





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