Monday, September 21, 2015

Pink and White Poinsettias

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Good Morning.   Today I created a Christmas card using Susan's beautiful Susan's Garden Notes Poinsettia dies for my Elizabeth Craft Designs Susan's Garden Design Team Post.   

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This is a 6"x6" card with three white layers attached on top.  Score around the edges of all three layers for a finished look.  I used the Lots of Dots embossing folder to create dimension on the smallest layer.
To assemble the front of the card, glue the middle layer to the largest layer, then attach the bottom layer to the main card with dimensional tape.  Attach the smallest (embossed) layer on top with dimensional tape.

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Die cut enough poinsettia petals to create three poinsettias.  Draw definition on each petal -- use the Leaf tool from Susan's Tool Kit to draw in the lines.    To create the pink and white flowers, use Spun Sugar Distress Ink and a Fantastix to add ink along the center of each petal.  Place a few drops of the Distress Ink on the Teflon Work Sheet and next to it spray some water.  Wet the Fantastix with water, then dip in the concentrated ink.  Dab the ink up the center of each petal.  The ink will run a little to give it a natural look. Allow the petals to dry, then shape them with the medium stylus from Susan's Tool Kit.  Assemble the flowers with as many petals as you like.  For the center of the flowers, I used the green and yellow Viva Paper Pen to create the little circles, then glued them in the center of the flower, once they were dry.  Die cut the poinsettia leaves, then shape.  I like to die cut my leaves using white card stock then color them.  I colored them green, then added a tinge of red.

 Die cut Garden Notes Whitepine Boughs.  I like to use the Elizabeth Craft Fine Pointed Scissors to cut between each "needle" of the pine bough to make them thinner, but this isn't necessary.

Die cut the Quietfire "Believe" sentiment out of silver glitter card stock.  It doesn't show very well, but I also die cut the ECD Circles out of silver glitter card stock and it is under the poinsettias.

To finish the card, ECD Peel off Lines and Corner Stickers were added.

Don't you think the pink and white poinsettias, along with the silver, create a beautiful card!

The following supplies can be purchased from Elizabeth Craft Designs:

Limited Edition, Buy It All Offer to create this card. 

Below are links to the individual products.

1090 Garden Notes Poinsettia
1091 Whitepine Bough & Pine Cone
Susan's Tools
114 Lots of Dots Embossing Folder
1049 QuietFire Believe
1028 Circles
802 Elizabeth Craft Fine Pointed Scissors
1034 Corners and Borders Peel Off Stickers

Other Supplies:
Score Board
Dimensional Tape
Spun Sugar Distress Ink
Fantastix
Teflon Work Mat
Green and Yellow Viva Paper Pens
Silver Glitter Card Stock


8 comments:

Anonymous said...

absolutely stunning..... You are so talented.... Thank you for sharing your creativity

Cookie

Lena's Creations said...

What a beautiful and elegant Christmas card. I love it!
Hugs,
♥ Lena
Lena’s Creations

Anonymous said...

Hello Selma.
This is so beautiful.
Cheers Christine.

SuzzieQ said...

Awesome card today. Love your flowers. I hope to make these poinsettias when my dies come.

Lenoria said...

Yes, the pink and white poinsettias are absolutely gorgeous!! I love all your cards and have not seen a "bad" one yet.

Martie Rollin said...

Lovely Christmas card! Thanks for your photo tutorial, and the easy to follow narrative. LOVE the fiber manipulation on those petals. Dimensional flowers are so dramatic on a card...can't buy that at Hallmark!!

Carol Hurlock said...

Oh WOW love those pink poinsettia.

pasje ali said...

Piękna karteczka.

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