Warm & Cozy
By LeNae Gerig
Designer's Tip: Die cut first, and then stamp the image for greater ease.
- Cut the card to 5" square and place the fold at the top. Cover the card with kraft color cardstock and ink edges brown. Ink edges of 4 " square of Fresh Frost blue snowflake paper and mat with blue plaid paper, leaving " border. Ink edges brown and glue to the card center.
- Use the Snow Globe Cutting Die to cut a 3" circle from Heat Resistant Acetate. Stamp and white emboss the snow scene circle from Snow Globe Stamp Set. Die cut the circle from Metallic Gold paper and stamp with the frame stamp using black StazOn ink. Glue the frame over the embossed acetate circle. Die cut the snow globe base from kraft color cardstock and stamp with black ink. Apply glue to the edges of the framed acetate circle and glue to the card front, " from the top. Foam tape the base overlapping the bottom of the circle as shown. Stamp the rectangle label onto white cardstock using black ink and stamp "Warm & Cozy" on the center. Foam tape to the globe base.
- Die cut the tree and snowman images from white cardstock and stamp with Snow Globe Stamp Set snow tree with green ink and the trunk with brown. Stamp the snowman with black hat using black ink. Color the snowman left side with Spectrum Noir Blue TB1 and hat ribbon with TB3. Color the nose with Spectrum Noir Red CR10 and berries with DR7 and CR8. Color the holly leaves with Spectrum Noir green CG2. Glue tree and snowman to the acetate circle as shown. Die cut snowflakes from white cardstock and Fresh Frost burgundy paper. Use blue ink to stamp the large snowflakes onto the large white and tiny white snowflake. Glue and foam tape the snowflakes as shown.
- Inside: Ink edges of 3 5/8"x2 7/8" Fresh Frost dark blue dot paper and mat with kraft color cardstock, leaving 1/8" border and white emboss Snow Globe Stamp Set "Baby it's cold..." on the top right corner. Glue the rectangle to the card center. Die cut Snow Globe Cutting Dies house from kraft color cardstock, tree and snowflakes from white cardstock. Back the house with white cardstock and color with Spectrum Noir Red CR8 and Blue TB3. Place a Red Heart Jewel Dazzles in the window and glue to the blue rectangle as shown. Stamp the white die cut tree with the snow tree using green ink and brown trunk. Glue to the left of the house. Stamp the large white die cut snowflake with blue ink and glue snowflakes to the top left corner.