By LeNae Gerig
Designer's Tip: This beautiful poinsettia flower looks beautiful on its own or matted with gold paper.
- Place the Center Step Die-Cut card with the fold on the top. Trace the front panel pattern onto green/burgundy Christmas Cheer paper. Ink edges of 1 5/8" strip of green diamond paper and glue across the center and trim even with the panel edges. Ink panel edges black and glue to the card front. Place a length of Brass Jewel Border Dazzles across the card, " from the bottom.
- Die cut the large Poinsettia flower from Burgundy Suede paper and mat with metallic gold paper, leaving a 1/16" border around the petals. Foam tape to the center of the green diamond paper. Die cut 2 leaves from Christmas Cheer green paper and 2 leaf mats from Metallic Gold paper. Glue to extend from the right side of the flower as shown.
- Wrap the top of the card front only with green Jute Twine twice and knot the ends on the left side. Cut "Noel" from black Christmas Cheer paper and foam tape over the twine. Use place a dot of glitter glue on the "Noel" cut-out as shown and on the poinsettia center. Let dry. Trace the side panels onto burgundy Christmas Cheer paper and ink edges and place lengths of Brass Jewel Border Dazzles down each piece. Glue to the card side panels.
- Inside: Die cut the poinsettia from Burgundy Suede paper and glue to extend from off the bottom edge of the card, as shown. Cut "Happy Holidays" from Christmas Cheer black text paper and foam tape overlapping the left side of the flower. Place a dot of gold glitter glue on the flower center and let dry.