If you love traditional-style Christmas cards then you're going to adore today's card tutorial by DT member Rebecca. Made using the new Elegant Christmas collection, Rebecca has created this eye-catching masterpiece in rich reds, greens and gold.
Read on for a full step-by-step project tutorial, complete with full materials list. To view the product page for each individual product, simply click on the product name and you'll be directed to its dedicated page.
YOU WILL NEED:
- Elegant Christmas collection:
- 8x8” Holly Square nesting die set
- Christmas Foliage Frame die and stamp set
- Elegant Poinsettia metal die set
- Starry Night DL stamp set
- Elegant Christmas 8x8” foiled paper pad
- Sparkelicious glitter – Red Poinsettia, Gold Rush, Stardust Green, and Stardust Red
- WOW! embossing powder – Metallic Gold Superfine, Metallic Gold Sparkle, and Hollywood Hills
- Pearl card – Jupiter, Fairway, and Crystal White
- Gold mirror card
- Bling Box – Everyday Essentials
- Bling stone
- Red ribbon
- Art Glitter Dries-Clear glue with fine-tip applicator
- Chloe’s Creative Cards chisel-tip glue pen
- Pinflair 3D glue gel
- 3mm foam pads on a roll
- 8x8” white straight-edged card blank
- WOW! heat tool
- Die-cutting machine
1 Trim a sheet of foiled paper down to 7¾” square and affix to the card blank using dries-clear glue. Die-cut the largest Holly Frame from Fairway pearl card. Edge with a chisel-tip glue pen and cover in Stardust Green Sparkelicious glitter. Affix to the card using foam pads.
2 Trim gold mirror card to 6¼” square and affix to the card using foam pads. Trim Jupiter pearl card to 6” square and stamp out the Starry Night image, using a clear embossing inkpad twice to create a full background. Heat-emboss using Metallic Gold Sparkle embossing powder.
3 Die-cut the Christmas Foliage Frame die from Crystal White pearl card. Stamp out the coordinating image onto the die-cut piece and heat-emboss using Hollywood Hills embossing powder. Affix to the card using foam pads. Add dots of glue to the foliage and cover in Gold Rush Sparkelicious glitter. Add dots of dries-clear glue to the berries and cover in Red Poinsettia Sparkelicious glitter.
4 Die-cut the larger circle from the set from Fairway pearl card, edge with a chisel-tip glue pen, and cover in Stardust Green Sparkelicious glitter. Affix to the card using foam pads. Die-cut the smaller circle from Crystal White pearl card. Stamp out the verse into the centre using clear embossing ink and heat-emboss using Metallic Gold Superfine embossing powder.
5 Die-cut two large solid poinsettias, four medium solid poinsettias, two large fancy poinsettias, and four medium fancy poinsettias from Jupiter pearl card. Apply glue using a chisel-tip pen to the fancy poinsettias and cover in Stardust Red Sparkelicious glitter. Shape by creating a valley fold down the centre of each petal. Layer together using two solid poinsettias and two fancy poinsettias for each flower. Affix to the card using 3D glue gel.
6 Tie a triple bow and affix to the corner of the card using 3D glue gel. Add a bling stone to the centre to finish.
I hope you've found this beautiful card tutorial informative and that it's inspired you to create your own version!