Card of the week 250

Code: QT6097

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Materials

JNDMM001 Chains

JNDMM003 Time Flies

JNDCC003 Happy Snowflake

JNDCC017 Poinsettia

JNDCC021 Deer Scenes

CTA4014 Crafts Too A4 Embossing Folder

This weeks card of the week is made by John Lockwood, we grabbed his instructions from his blog from the following link johnnextdoor.blogspot.com (it’s quite a long way back – Deer Baubles – Sunday, 5 August 2018)

Instructions

I started by cutting the outer die in my Time Flies die set which was designed to be a pocket watch but also a Christmas Bauble ( I love making sure you can do more than one thing with a die). I then added clear acetate to the front and ran tape all around the circle on the back. Next I cut the 2 dies in the Deer Scenes die set and added one to each bauble over the foam tape. I then added a little snow and another layer of foam tape (so that the deer die cut was sealed in) following this with another layer of acetate.

This makes a bauble that is independent of the card backing; you could make them swing if you want.

Finally I added the Ball Chain die cut in silver and wrapped the end around the bezel of the bauble. I arranged these on an embossed backing just adhering them at the top and having them overlap.

Finally I added a small poinsettia cut in vellum with a diamond in the centre of each and a few gems on the backing!