This Christmas Pines card Kiev designed uses cardstock, ink, and embossing powder. It uses a Two-Step stamping Technique which means that you use two stamps for each branch and three stamps for each Pine Cone. Add White Embossed Snowflakes if desired to add some shine to your card. This is a #SimpleStamping card. SUPPLIES: Stamps:Christmas Pines Photopolymer #142049 Inks: Garden Green
VersaMark OR Whisper White for Snowflakes Markers: Real Red
Garden Green Heat Embossing:White Embossing Powder #109132 Heat Tool #129053
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2.Stamp your Sentiment.
~Stamp the Tag image in Real Red ink in the lower left corner.
~Stamp your Christmas Blessings in Garden Green ink inside the Real Red Tag image.
~Stamp the straight small leaf garland in Garden Green ink
~Stamp the rounded leaf garland in Pear Pizzazz ink.
~Use your Real Red and Garden Green Markers to color the small Holly Leaves and berries. Stamp over the last “S” as shown. 3. Stamp your Branches.
~Solid Branch in Pear Pizzazz ink.
~Stamp over the Solid Branch with the other Branch Stamp using Garden Green ink. 4.Stamp your Pinecones:
There are three Pine Cone stamps each in two sizes shown from left to right on your Stamp Cover Image: a minimal image, a medium image, and a solid image. You will be using all three of each size per pine cone. Stamp a large Pine Cone and a Small Pine Cone as shown.
~Stamp the Solid stamp in Crumb Cake
~Stamp the medium stamp in Soft Suede
~Stamp the minimal stamp in Early Espresso. 5. Optional Snowflakes.
~Stamp the Snowflake images several times on your card front, just NOT on the sentiment. Use either Whisper White Craft ink OR VersaMark ink.
~Place card on a piece of scratch printer paper. Dump White Embossing Powder over the stamped Snowflakes. Dump the excess back into the jar.
~Melt with your Heat Tool until all the Snowflakes are shiny.
Your Card is finished.
~Thick Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. SCORE and fold at 4-1/4″.
~Whisper White card front at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″
~4 stars from 1 pattern of DSP (Red)
~4 stars from a different pattern of DSP (Green)
~4 stars from Gold Foil. Put a folded sheet of printer paper between the Foil side and your Big Shot Cutting Pad/Plate to keep it smooth and shiny. If you want a distressed look, don’t use the printer paper. 2. Card Front.
~Take your embossing folder and find the side where the embossing lines are raised up.
~Rub your Crumb Cake ink pad over that side until it is evenly covered with ink.
~Line up your Card Front on the uninked side. Close. Run through your Big Shot.
**Big Shot Sandwich for Dynamic Embossing Folders:
Big Shot Platform with Thin Die Adapter REMOVED. (OR Multipurpose Platform with Tab 2 open)
Dynamic Embossing Folder with cardstock inside
Top Cutting Pad/Plate. (Yes, only use a Cutting pad on the top. Skip the bottom one as your Sandwich will be too thick to go through your Big Shot.
~Attach to Card Base with Tombow Glue 3. Sentiment ~Stamp your sentiment in Shaded Spruce ink on Whisper White cardstock
~Cut out with the label die with some room at the left for your Holly.
~Color your Holly Leaves with the Shaded Spruce Marker and your Holly Berries with your Real Red Marker. Stamp.
~Color around the edges of your Label with your Real Red Marker.
~Attach about 1/4″ from the bottom edge with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 4.Star Wreath
~Picture an analog clock face with the numbers 1-12 in a circle. You will be placing one of the 12 stars you cut out in the space of each number.
~Lay the Green Stars at 12, 3, 6, and 9.
~Lay the Red Stars at 1, 4, 7, and 10.
~Lay the Gold Stars at 2, 5, 8, and 11.
~I attached the 4 Green Stars first with two Glue Dots on the back. I only pressed down the right Glue Dot so I could overlap the stars.
~Then add two Glue Dots to one Star at a time and attach them so they slightly overlap the previous Star (And the Green Stars). Continue until all Stars are attached.
Your Card is finished.
Christmas Lights always make me feel happy-especially colored Christmas Lights. I used the Making Christmas Bright Bundle which comes with a Punch, Use your favorite Christmas Lights colors for your version of this card. This card does take a little time.
I CASED this from the 2018 Holiday Catalog on Page 6. (CASE=Copy And Share Everything) You will notice that I changed a few things.
SUPPLIES: Bundle #149947: Making Christmas Bright Photopolymer stamp set + Christmas Bulb Builder Punch Stamps:Christmas Pines Photopolymer #142049 Inks: Shaded Spruce
Call Me Clover
Pacific Point Cardstock: Whisper White
Smoky Slate Adhesives: Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals
Tombow Glue or Glue Dots
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Real Red card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Whisper White card front at 4″ x 5-1/4″. 3. Stamp your Pine Branches all over the card front with Call Me Clover ink. I stamped the corners first then stamped some partial branches in the white spots. 4.Light Bulbs. Stamp your Light Bulbs
~Real Red ink for the Light Bulbs with words
~3-4 Shaded Spruce Light Bulbs
~3-4 Pacific Point Light Bulbs
~Punch out the Light Bulbs.
~Punch the Light Bulb topper (Small part of Punch) from a 1/2″ strip of Smoky Slate.
~Attach the Light Bulb Toppers to the Light Bulbs with either Tombow Glue or a Glue Dot.
~Put two Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of each Light Bulb.
~Lay out the Light Bulbs on your card front branches. Attach. 5. Attach your completed card front to your Real Red card base.
Your Card is finished. 6. Optional Envelope: Stamp either Branches or Light Bulbs on your envelope flap.
This is a quick and easy Christmas Pines Thank You card to make for those who give you Christmas Gifts.
SUPPLIES: Stamps: Christmas Pines Photopolymer #142049
Thankful Thoughts Wood Mount #141519, Clear Mount #141522 Ink: Garden Green
Basic Black Archival #140931 Cardstock: Whisper White
Garden Green Adhesives: Fast Fuse or SNAIL
~Garden Green card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
~Basic Black card layer at 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″
~Whisper White card front at 3-3/4″ x 5″ 2. Stamp on the Whisper White card front:
~Thank You So Much in Basic Black ink in the lower right corner
~Large Pine Branch from the upper left corner pointing towards the card center. I stamped it twice in the exact same place to make the ink darker. This will be so much easier to do when I get my Stamparatus!
~Smaller Pine Branch along the upper left side edges: once along the left side, and once along the top edge. 3.Assemble your Card:
~Attach the stamped card front to the Basic Black card layer.
~Attach these layers to your card base.
Your card is finished. 4. Envelope (optional):
~Stamp pine branches on the card back flap or on the bottom left of the envelope front.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Cherry Cobbler card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Whisper White card stock at 4″ x 4″. Round the top by using the largest Oval Framelit to round each top corner one at a time. Put the part that will do the cutting on top and the other half underneath the card stock. Run through your Big Shot. 3. Stamp the Greeting you want in Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock and cut it out with the Banner Framelit shape shown. Be aware that it will cut around the open edge, so position your sentiment acccordingly. 4. Lay out both pieces. Attach to your card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Garden Green card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your patterned paper at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Attach to card base. 3. Cut your Whisper White at 3″ x 4-1/4″. Lay your card stock on your Stampin’ Pierce Mat so you stamps will make an even impression. Stamp your sentiment in Cherry Cobbler ink. Stamp the Branches twice in Garden Green ink. Attach to card front with either Stampin’ Dimensionals or Foam Adhesive Strips.
Happy Christmas Card Making!
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