This beautiful poinsettia card is subtle, elegant, fun and interactive all in one card. It’s peaceful to make and peaceful to receive. A little bit of gluing, a little bit of stamping, and a little bit of coloring becomes a whole lot of beautiful. Read the instructions for how to make this card.
Vertical Split Card
Stamp Set – Poinsettia Petals
Paper – Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand, Poinsettia Place DSP
Ink – Sahara Sand, So Saffron
Embellishments and Tools – Trimmer, Score Board, Bone Folder, Poinsettia Dies, Pearl Basic Jewels, Tombow Glue, Mini-Glue Dots, Take-Your-Pick Tool, Stampin’ Cut & Emboss, Wink of Stella
- Cut and prepare Vertical Split Card Base. Cut Very Vanilla Thick Card Stock base at 4 ¼” x 7”.
- Score at the 1 ½“ mark. Fold on the score line, with the grooved part on the outside. In the photo, keep this part of the score line on the outside of the card to prevent cracking the card stock.
- Cut Very Vanilla Thick Card Stock panel at 4 ¼” x 1 ½”.
- Cut Very Vanilla Thick Card Stock panel at 4 ¼” x 2”.
- Cut two DSP strips at 4” x 1 ½“. Cut one DSP strip at 4” x 1 ¾”.
- Die-Cut Sahara Sand circle at 3”. Die-Cut Very Vanilla circle at 2 ¾”.
- Prepare card elements
- Stamp poinsettia in Sahara Sand on Very Vanilla circle.
- Stamp sentiment in Soft Suede, watching placement so that it is behind where the circle will sit.
- Stamp pine needles in Sahara Sand and Garden Green on the inside of the card. Use the “stamping off” technique to achieve a VERY subtle effect.
- Center and adhere DSP strip to top panel. Center and adhere DSP strip to bottom panel.
- Carefully build panel card. Glue the 2” panel to the top split of the Vertical Card base. Line up the bottom split panel and glue 2” panel to it. Place on either left side or right side, as you wish.
- Color inside of flower with So Saffron blend. Let dry. Color pearls with So Saffron blend. Adhere pearls to center of flower. Use Wink of Stella to add some sparkle to poinsettia.
- Add dimensionals to center of vertical panel. Adhere poinsettia panel.
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