The 12 Projects of Christmas - Day 2 - Snowflake Queen

Hello Christmas Crafters!
Welcome to day 2 of our 12 Projects of Christmas series! 
Today, we're bringing you a sensational icy creation with lots of glitter and sparkle! This gorgeous card proves that you don't need lots of colour in your designs to make big impact. It really is fabulous, isn't it? 
Read on for a full step-by-step project tutorial.
To download the free project sheet for you to keep, click here!

YOU WILL NEED:

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Trim a sheet of silver mirror card to 7¾” square and affix to the card blank using dries clear glue. Trim a sheet of foiled paper to 7½” square and affix to the card using foam pads. 

2 Trim a sheet of Crystal White pearl card to 7” square and edge with a chisel-tip glue pen. Cover in Crystal Crush Sparkelicious glitter. Affix to the card using foam pads. Trim another sheet of foiled paper to 6¾”and affix to the card using foam pads. 

3 Tear some ‘hills’ from Crystal White pearl card and affix one using glue and one using foam pads to give perspective. Add Dries-Clear glue to the hills and cover in Silver Snow Sparkelicious glitter. 

4 Die-cut the snowflake border from Crystal White pearl card and affix to the card using Dries-Clear glue. Apply Dries-Clear glue to the border and cover in Diamanté Sparkle Sparkelicious glitter. 

5 Stamp out the Snowflake Queen onto stamping card using a black inkpad and heat-emboss using Clear Gloss Wow! embossing powder. Colour using alcohol markers. Add glue to the dress and cover in Diamanté Sparkle Sparkelicious glitter. Stamp out another image onto heat-resistant acetate and heat-emboss using Metallic Silver Superfine Wow! embossing powder. Trim around the dress and affix at the bodice part to the other image. Add dots of glue to the dress and cover in Crystal Crush Sparkelicious glitter. Add some self-adhesive sparkles to the snowflakes on the dress. Finally, add Diamanté Sparkle glitter and three crystals to the bodice of the dress. Affix onto the card using foam pads. 

6 Die-cut oval number 17 from silver mirror card and affix to the card using foam pads. Die-cut oval number 18 from Crystal White pearl card and edge in crystal crush Sparkelicious glitter, then affix to the card. Die-cut oval number 19 from white pearl card and stamp a sentiment into the centre. Heat-emboss using Metallic Silver Superfine Wow! embossing powder. Add onto the card. 

7 Stamp out the medium three-petal magnolia onto Crystal White pearl paper and heat-emboss using Metallic Silver Superfine embossing powder. Die-cut using the coordinating die. Shape by creating a valley fold in each of the petals and layer together using 3D glue gel. Add dots of glue to the flower and cover in Diamanté Sparkle glitter. Die-cut one of the centres from silver mirror card and add to the centre of the flower, then add a crystal to the centre. Add glue to the tips of the flower and cover in Silver Snow Sparkelicious glitter. Affix to the card using 3D glue gel. 

8 Stamp out two of the Snowflake Sprays onto heat-resistant acetate and heat-emboss using Sparkling Snow embossing powder. Trim around and affix behind the magnolia. Add a few crystals to the centres of the snowflakes on the sprays. Finish by adding a few snowflake sequins onto the background and add a crystal to the centre. 

                 

 I hope you've enjoyed making this fabulous card, designed by the talented DT member Rebecca, today, it's certainly got us in the Christmas mood!

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Chloe x

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