Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Pretty Pines Silver Tipped Fir
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I love this card! I love everything about it. The heat embossing, the colour, the pine leaves. All of it. Oh and those random jingle bells are just too cute!
I started out by die cutting my Pretty Pines shapes – I went for one of each of the 3 sizes in both Emerald Envy and Mint Macaron. There’s something about these 2 In Colours that are so Christmassy. I love them both!
Oh and I used my Magnetic Platform (don’t forget, this is being slashed in price on Monday for the final day Flash Sale)
Once I’d got them die cut, I took my Versamark ink pad and smooshed it on the lower part of each one. It wasn’t an exact science – little is with me and card making – and then I dipped them into my pot of Silver Embossing Powder. I could have sprinkled, which I did on the first one, but it didn’t coat the tips properly, so I found that dipping was a better method!
While I had the versamark and embossing powder out though, I decided that I wanted a sort of ‘starry night’ look as a back drop, so I went with Gorgeous Grunge on Night of Navy and heat embossed that too!
I think it gets the desired starry look. I hope!
Then I just stuck each leaf down with a single mini glue dot, but used Tombow to add the silver bow. The extra dollop of glue just helped to keep it all in place. Then a trio of Jingle Bells, just because – Jingle Bells!!!
What do you think?
I love it!
I wonder how it would work with other colours or other die cut shapes??
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