Using your Holly jolly Christmas stamps and dies gift from issue 202

Thomas Poad, Senior Production Editor

Create this adorable woodland scene with your layering robin die and stamps from your cover gift in issue 202 of Cardmaking & Papercraft.

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You’ll need:

  • Your cover gift
  • Die-cutting machine
  • White and coloured card
  • Tumbled Glass Distress Ink
  • Coloured ink pads
  • Ribbon
  • Foam pads
Season's greetings
1. Layer a 134mm square of patterned paper onto larger squares of white then brown card. Layer onto kraft card then wrap with gingham ribbon. Attach to a 148mm square base.
2. Mask a snowdrift onto card using Tumbled Glass Distress Ink. Leave the mask in place, and stamp rows of pine trees.
3. Stamp the tree stump onto the panel and colour in. Stamp leaves, pine cones and ivy onto the border. Attach a paper-pieced robin onto the stump. Layer the panel onto brown card and add to the base.
4. Layer a stamped sentiment onto a brown banner and attach to the base with foam pads. Add a gingham bow and pearls to the base.
See more inspiring projects in issue 202 of Cardmaking & Papercraft here
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