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Happy Holidays - 08/16/2023

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Kraft card blank 7 x 5"

Black card

White card

High Definition 3D Timber Embossing Folder

A Winter Story Vellum Pack

A Winter Story 6 x 6" Embellishment Pack 

Deboss Circle Nesting Die Collection

Distress Ink/Oxide Ink Pad: Walnut Stain, Iced Spruce, Fossilized Amber

Water spray bottle

Stickles: Diamond

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam pads

Double-sided adhesive tape/tape runner

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Trim a piece of white card to 6 1/2 x 4 1/2", place inside your HD3D Timber embossing folder and run it through your machine. Alternatively, you can use any embossing folder in your crafty stash. 

NB: You can use smaller card blanks and for our USA crafters, you can adapt your project using your Winter Story HSN Collection, to fit the sizes you are working with. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Having decided whether to use the embossed or debossed side, randomly swipe the Walnut Stain and Iced Spruce ink pads, over your embossed tree circles. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Splatter or spray water on to your background, wait a few seconds then mop up the excess water/ink with a paper towel. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Randomly swipe the Fossilized Amber ink pad over your background. You can go back in and add more of the inks, splatter water etc, until you are happy with the effect achieved.  

How To Guide - Step 5

Take out this stunningly beautiful vellum sheet from the Winter Story Vellum Pack. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Tear down and around this beautiful, printed Poinsettia design. Place down the right side of the embossed background, tuck the excess vellum over the top and bottom and secure on the reverse with double-sided adhesive tape or a tape runner. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Adhere on to a piece of black card, slightly bigger than your embossed background, then adhere to the front of your 7 x 5" kraft card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Use a circle die to cut this sentiment topper from the Winter Story Embellishment Pack. Fussy cut a selection of florals and pine cones, from the same pack. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere the sentiment and floral elements in the bottom right corner of your project, using a combination of wet glue and foam pads. 

Tip: Tuck elements under, as well as on top of other elements, to create depth and dimension to your 3D display. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Cut these sentiment banners from the Embellishment pack, keeping a hint of the red paper as a border on your banners. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Adhere these on to your card, tucking them just under some of the 3D elements

How To Guide - Step 12

To complete your festive project, use your Stickles to add sparkle and glitter.