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Chloe's 12 Projects of Christmas - Day 8 - Candy Skates

Chloe's 12 Projects of Christmas - Day 8 - Candy Skates

Hello Christmas crafters!
Welcome to day eight of our 12 Projects of Christmas series - the 2023 edition!

Today's gorgeous, eye-catching creation mixes the elegance of Victorian-style ice-skate boots with fun gingerbread men and candy elements for spectacular results. 
Read on for a full step-by-step project tutorial PLUS a downloadable and printable PDF project sheet!
    

YOU WILL NEED:

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Create a 7¾”-square panel from kraft card and affix to the card blank using Dries-clear glue. Die-cut the largest Decorative Square die from Crystal White pearl card. Edge with a chisel-tip glue pen and cover in Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter. Once dry, affix to the card using foam pads.

2 Trim a sheet of gold mirror card to 6¾” square and affix to the card using foam pads. Trim a sheet of patterned paper to 6½” and affix to the card using foam pads.

3 Die-cut the second Decorative Oval die from Crystal White pearl card and edge in Crystallina Sparkelicious glitter. Affix to the card using foam pads. Die-cut a basic oval from kraft card and one from Crystal White pearl card and then affix to the card using foam pads.

4 Stamp the ice stake twice onto heat-resistant acetate using the clear embossing inkpad. Heat-emboss using Opaque Bright White embossing powder. Glitter the reverse using Red Poinsettia, Salted Caramel, and Champagne Shimmer Sparkelicious glitters. Leave to dry fully then, carefully, trim around.

5 Stamp the ice stake again twice onto Crystal White pearl card using the clear embossing inkpad and Metallic Gold Superfine embossing powder. Carefully, trim away the tops of the ice skates and add to the top of the glittered ones using 3D glue gel. Cut four small pieces of ribbon and affix to the ice skate using 3D glue gel. Cut a piece of fur trim and add to the top of the ice skates using 3D glue gel. Add a pom-pom to the end of each ribbon, tie two small bows and affix to the ice skate. Add some small candy pearls along the laces, as shown.

6 Stamp some of the candy elements and mini gingerbread people onto white card using the Onyx Black inkpad, then heat-emboss using Clear Gloss embossing powder. Glitter the candies using Red Poinsettia Sparkelicious glitter. Once dry, trim around and tuck into the skates using 3D glue gel. Colour in the gingerbread people and tuck into the skates.

7 Stamp one of the gingerbread sentiments onto Crystal White pearl card using an Onyx Black inkpad and heat-emboss using Clear Gloss embossing powder. Colour in using alcohol markers, then trim around and layer onto kraft card using Dries-clear glue. Affix to the card using foam pads. Tie a double bow and affix to the card using 3D glue gel. Add a pearl to the centre then add a few pearls to the corners of the card to finish.


                 

I hope you've enjoyed making this fabulous card and are looking forward to day nine's creation!

 

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Chloe x

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