Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Stocking Surprise by Natalie Baker

Stocking Surprise

Items from J & C Creations
Image (coloured with markers) and sentiments - from Penny Black T for Transparent  stamp set The Wonder
Turquoise card - Coredinations Tim Holtz & Ranger Distress Collection
Dies used -
 Marianne Dies  ' Swedish Ice Star',

Pearls - The Hobby House
Other Items
Snowflake embossing folder
Hat pin
Patterned paper

To make:
Add some stitching around the edges of a square of Christmas patterned paper and glue to a larger square of turquoise card. Glue two strips of ribbon across the middle and secure on the reverse and glue to a card blank. Run some white card through a snowflake embossing folder, add some stitching to the edges and glue to a square of turquoise card, attach to the card using 3d foam. Cut 6 leaves from turquoise card using the 'Mini Tattered Leaves' die and 6 from patterned paper, trim these to make them smaller and glue to the turquoise leaves. Using a pencil shape the leaves around it to give them dimension and attach them in a circle  to the white embossed square on the card with silicone glue. Glue the stamped and coloured image to a scalloped circle cut from turquoise card and add to the middle of the leaves using silicone glue. Stamp one sentiment onto white card and glue to a larger rectangle of turquoise card and attach using 3d foam. Stamp the other sentiment onto white card and cut out a circle and glue it to the tag cut from turquoise card. Glue a layered snowflake to a bow and hat pin and add to the card using more silicone glue. Finish off with another snowflake, pearls and glitter.

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