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Winter Joy - 11/20/2023

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Kraft card 


In The Countryside 6 x 6" Painted Mounts

All Surfaces 8 x 8" Paper Pack: Bronze

Joy Die Set

Circle nesting dies

Circle mask (Sun)

SBM Premium Dye Ink Pad: Sherbet

Distress Ink/Oxide Ink Pad: Walnut Stain

Blending Brush

Stickles: Diamond

Scoreboard/bone folder

SBM A3 Magnetic glass mat

Double-sided adhesive tape/tape runner


Die Cutting machine



How To Guide - Step 1

Die cut TWO 6" circles from kraft card.

Score about 2cm down, on one of the circles and apply red liner tape above the score line. Trim a sliver off the bottom of the same circle, enabling your card blank to stand upright.  

How To Guide - Step 2

Peel off the tape backing and adhere your die cut circles together, to create your card blank. Pop to one side.  

How To Guide - Step 3

Choose a textured paper from the Bronze All Surfaces paper pack and die cut a 5 1/2" circle.  

How To Guide - Step 4

Die cut a 5" circle from one of the beautiful mounts, from In The Countryside. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Place your circle mask over the horizon of your village scene and blend the Sherbet ink, moving away from the mask as you fade out the colour.  

How To Guide - Step 6

Blend the Walnut Stain Distress ink around the edge of your topper.  

How To Guide - Step 7

Adhere your topper to your die cut textured paper. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Tear a strip of vellum slightly wider than your layered topper. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere at an angle, across the top third of your topper. Tuck the vellum edges over and secure on the back, with your tape runner or double-sided adhesive tape. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Adhere to the front of your kraft card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Die cut 3 "Joy" elements from kraft card. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Adhere together to create a substantial 3D word. 

How To Guide - Step 13

Adhere "Joy" along your torn vellum panel. 

How To Guide - Step 14

Use your Stickles to add a touch of winter, festive sparkle, to your artwork.