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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

White Christmas Poinsettia

Good morning and Happy Tuesday!  Today I'd like to share another Christmas card made with the Blossom   Petals Builder punch.

The base of my card is Real Red and the first layer is Whisper White embossed with the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, then I cut the center out using the third die from the Labels Collection Framelits.

I punched eleven of the smallest petals in Whisper White for the flower and five in Garden Green for the leaves from the Blossom Petals Builder punch and creased the center of each petal and added veins with the Paper-Piercing Tool on a mouse pad.  I then cut the pointed six petal flower from the Boho Blossoms punch for the base in which to glue the white petals.

After gluing the six white petals to the base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue, I then glued the other five as shown.  The five green leaves are attached to the bottom of the flower and I added four pearls to the center of the flower.  

I dug out my retired Sizzlit Swirls Scibbles die and cut two scrolls. I could have used the Little Leaves Sizzlits die # 114511 in place of the scrolls.  The gold branches were punched with a non-Stampin' Up punch.  

I stamped the greeting in Jet Black Stazon on Whisper White using the "Merry Christmas" stamp from More Merry Messages stamp set then used a square punch to create the flags on each end.  The greeting is attached with dimensionals.  


Stamps: More Merry Messages Wood #126400 Clear #126402

Ink: Jet Black Stazon # 101406

Cardstock: Real Red #102482, Whisper White #100730, Garden Green #102584, Brushed Gold #102935

Accessories: Big Shot #113439, Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder #117335, Blossom Petals Builder punch #121808, Boho Blossom punch #119858, Pearl Basic Jewels #119247, Paper-Piercing Tool #126189.

You can purchase all the supplies to make this card from my on-line store.  Just click on the "Shop Now" button on the left.

Hope you like today's project and it inspires you.  Your comments and suggestions are always welcomed.
Thank you for looking.


Bonnie said...

This is so elegant, Diane! I love it!

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Diane!
I love your card. It is so fresh and elegant. The flower looks terrific.
Hugs Maz


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