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Be inspired by elegant festive foliage to create Dorothy Wood’s gift bag, decoration and card
Add a touch of mistletoe magic to your makes
1 Gift bag
Score 50mm from both sides of a 210x297mm piece of grey card. Mark the centre point of each side and score across 20mm either side of the mark. Mark 50mm up these scorelines on the long edge, then 50mm down. Score diagonally from where the straight lines intersect out to the 50mm marks. Fold scored lines and secure tabs. 2 Die-cut mistletoe twice from green card and once from dark green card. Attach to front. Die-cut a dark green bow and add to mistletoe. 3 Punch watercolour paper circles and add to mistletoe. Stamp a sentiment onto watercolour paper; trim to a tag. Add to mistletoe with sticky fixers. 4 Secure top of bag with double-sided tape, wrap with green silk ribbon and tie in a bow. Add a bow of green metallic thread. Attach washi tape around the bottom, to finish.
3 Christmas card 2 Decoration
Stamp pale green sentiments onto grey card. Stamp three dark green 85mm stars on top and cut out. Score down the centre of stars; fold in half. Make a wire loop and attach to top of one star. 2 Make a star dimensional shape as shown, securing 120mm of green metallic thread in the centre. Sew and tie three 50mm lengths of green metallic thread to the bottom points of the star. 3 Die-cut mistletoe four times from green card and four times from dark green card. Punch circles from watercolour paper and attach to the mistletoe as shown. Cut 7mm slits from top of stem on dark mistletoe and from where branches open out on green mistletoe. Slot together and secure with glue. 4 Attach stems to the ends of the lengths of metallic thread. Stamp a sentiment onto watercolour paper and trim to a tag. Layer onto grey card, punch a hole and attach to the top of the star with green metallic thread. Add green silk bows to each spray and top of the star. 1 Stamp mistletoe three times onto a 100mm square of watercolour paper using green ink. Stamp mistletoe twice on top using dark green ink. Colour the leaves using green inks. 2 Stamp a sentiment onto the bottom right corner of the panel. Layer the panel onto green card and grey card. Attach to a 130mm square white base. 3 Stamp a sentiment onto watercolour paper, trim and layer onto grey card. Attach to the base at an angle as shown. Die-cut a bow from green card and attach to top right corner of the base. 4 Tie a double bow using two green silk ribbons. Add a bow of green metallic thread. Attach to the top right corner. Add dots of Glossy Accents to the mistletoe berries, to finish.