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A Jolly Rockin Christmas - 10/17/2023

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Cardstock: kraft, red, white, black 

Let's Be Jolly A5 Stamp and Die set

Quattro D Rockin' Around 

Deboss Circle Nesting Dies 

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Premium Dye Ink Pad: Redwood, Hedgerow, Limeade

Distress Ink Pad: Lost Shadow, Black Soot, Walnut Stain, Tattered Rose

Blending tool

Water spray bottle

Heat tool

Midas Media Glitter: American Smooth

Scoreboard and bone folder

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam pad

Red liner tape

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Use a nesting die to cut a 5" diameter circle from white card,

Swipe the Hedgerow and Limeade ink on to your glass mat, spritz with water and pick up the ink on to the card. Blast dry with your heat tool.

How To Guide - Step 2

Stamp the treble clef, in Midnight, to the left of your inked background. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Using the treble clef die as a size guide, cut a piece of white card slightly bigger and create a smooshed effect, as before, with the Hedgerow ink. Blast dry with your heat tool.  

How To Guide - Step 4

Die cut the treble clef from the inked card and at the same time, die cut the music note from a piece of black card. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Line up and adhere the treble clef die cut inside your stamped image. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Adhere the die cut note as required, to create a background for your Santa to be added to. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Die cut a 5 1/2" diameter circle, from red card and mat your artwork on top. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Die cut TWO 6" circles from kraft card. 

Score across one of the pieces of card, about 2cm down and add red liner tape above the score line. Adhere the second kraft card circle on top and trim a sliver off the back page, allowing your card blank to stand upright. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere your artwork to the front of your card blank and pop to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Each of the stencils in the Quattro D Rockin Around collection are numbered and have hearts in the corner to help you line each one up, if required. 

Use your blending tool to apply ink through each stencil, on to white card trimmed to 7 x 5", as follows:

Stencil 1 Redwood

Stencil 2 Walnut Stain for the belt and Tattered Rose for his skin

Stencil 3 Black Soot for the belt buckle and Hedgerow for the Mic

Stencil 4 Lost Shadow for his beard and cuffs and Tiffany for the Mic

How To Guide - Step 11

Stamp over your stencilled image with the Midnight hybrid ink. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Use the coordinating die to cut out your Santa. 

How To Guide - Step 13

Line up your Santa inside the embossing folder and run it through your machine. 

How To Guide - Step 14

Add the American Smooth glitter to the bobble on Santa's hat and on his coat cuffs. 

How To Guide - Step 15

Adhere Santa with foam pads, on to your card and set aside. 

How To Guide - Step 16

Stamp the "Merry Christmas" in Midnight, on to a piece of white card. Cut around your sentiment, adhere on to black card and cut around that, to create a "mat". 

How To Guide - Step 17

Adhere your sentiment, with foam pads, to complete your project.