Jun 27, 2018

Happy Christmas!

Hello and welcome back to DRU's fabulous Inspirational Blog! 
This is America and I'm back to share a Poinsettia Christmas card!

D R U Products used...
Creative Expressions Cutting Dies by Sue Wilson  
Sue Wilson Designs - Festive Collection - Contemporary Happy Christmas

Creative Expressions Cutting Dies by Sue Wilson  
Sue Wilson Designs - Festive Collection - Classic Poinsettia

Creative Expressions Cutting Dies by Sue Wilson  
Sue Wilson Designs - Shadow Boxes -  Stitched Lattice Frames
 *** Other Products ***
MS Ultra-Fine Gold Glitter
Gold Glitter Ribbon
Striped Kraft and Creative Expressions Mirrored Gold Cardstock Paper
Green Metallic Papers, MS Glittered Red and Green Papers, and Red Cardstock Paper
Gold Button embellishments
Step-by-Step Tutorial
Start by Die-Cutting the Poinsettia Flowers and Petals and stack as shown.  Bend each petal over a Stylus tool to shape the flowers and add depth.

Die-Cut your die striped and kraft panels as shown, then adhere and layer starting with the Mirrored gold frame.

 Then Die-Cut 3 panels from the Stitched Lattice Frames and adhere for creating the card base.

Your Card Base and Lattice Frames are now ready.

  Next, Die-cut the sentiment multiple times and adhere as shown. Also measure and cut a rectangular red glittered panel to place behind your lattice frame panel.

 Add the red glittered cardstock piece under Stitched Lattice Frame panel (which is backed with foam adhesive tape for dimension).

The Lattice Panel layers will be stacked and adhered as shown. (multiple layers give your project depth)

  Finally, adhere the  die-cutsentiment and poinsettia flowers.  Options are the added golded ribbon and ultra-fine glitter sprinkled over the flowers for extra sparkle.  I've topped off each flower with a golden button.  Here is the finished product photographed from a different angle.
That's it! Happy Crafting!
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1 comment:

  1. Absolutely beautiful America! LOVE all the layering ... really give it awesome depth. Thanks for inspiration and instruction! Well done!


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