Joy Glit­ter Box MA­TE­RI­ALS

CardMaker - - Pret Packages - De­sign by Linda Bee­son

Bazz­ill Ba­sics card­stock: gold glit­ter, white Strath­more water­color pa­per Vel­lum Lil’ Inker De­signs All The Christ­mas You’ll Ever Need stamp set Clearsnap white ink pad Ranger liq­uid plat­inum em­boss­ing pow­der Lil’ Inker De­signs Cover Up: Snowflakes die Cri­cut Cut­tle­bug die-cut­ting ma­chine Martha Ste­wart scor­ing board Em­boss­ing heat tool Tape Tom­bow liq­uid glue

Project note: A hexagon punch is an easy way to cre­ate V-notches. Scis­sors can also be used.


1. Form a 41/4 x 51/2-inch card from red card­stock.

2. Ad­here a 33/4 x 5-inch piece of pat­terned pa­per to green card­stock; trim a small bor­der and ad­here to card.

3. Nest #4 la­bel die (17/8 x 27/8 inches) in­side #5 la­bel die (21/4 x 35/8 inches) on red card­stock; se­cure with re­po­si­tion­able tape; run through die-cut­ting ma­chine to cre­ate a frame. Re­peat with green card­stock.

4. Trim green frame at left and right sides ap­prox­i­mately 1 inch from cen­ter. Ad­here to back of red frame to cre­ate a lay­ered ef­fect. Ad­here to card as shown.

5. Die-cut poin­set­tia strip from red card­stock. Die-cut one large flower from green card­stock. 6. For red flow­ers, place each in palm of hand faceup or on a mouse pad and use em­boss­ing sty­lus to gen­tly bur­nish each flower cen­ter to cre­ate di­men­sion.

7. Pierce hole through cen­ter of each red flower. Stack flow­ers to­gether from small­est to largest and in­sert brad to se­cure.

8. For leaves, cut green flower in half. Curl petals in the same man­ner as in step 6. Ad­here three petals to back of red flower. On re­main­ing half, re­move one petal, curl re­main­ing petals and ad­here to back of red flower.

9. Cut a 3 x 1/2-inch strip each from red and green card­stock; cut a 3 x 5/8-inch strip from pat­terned pa­per. V-notch right end of each strip. At­tach sen­ti­ment sticker to red strip. Layer and ad­here to card as shown.

10. Use foam tape to ad­here as­sem­bled flower to card.

11. Dec­o­rate in­side of card as de­sired us­ing ivory card­stock, stamp set and ink.

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