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Happy New Year Embossed Couture Card
By Sara Naumann



Add sparkle and shine to your Couture snowflakes with a hint of embossing powder—a perfect way to ring in the new year!

  • Papercraft
  • < 1 hour
  • Beginner

You Will Need:

  • Couture by Create and Craft Seasons Greetings Collection
  • 100 Sheets of White Card
  • Create and Craft 50 x A4 Sheets of Topsy Turvy Cardstock
  • WorldWin Kraft Heavyweight Cardstock 12 inchX12 inch 25/Pkg
  • Light blue ink pad
  • Embossing ink pad
  • Silver/white embossing powder
  • Rare Earth Large Brayer
  • Sheer blue ribbon
  • Self-adhesive rhinestones

Instructions:

  1. Print out the blue and white swirl patterned paper from the CD.

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  3. Place the snowflake die on white card. Secure with repositionable tape

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  5. Now die-cut. You’ll have an “edger” motif—one half of the snowflake will be cut out from the edge of the white card

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  7. Glue to blue card and trim.

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  9. Lightly brayer the white card area with light blue ink.

  10. Lightly tap the embossing inkpad across the entire piece.
    Design Tip: Use a light touch when inking with the embossing ink pad—a little goes a long way!

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  12. Sprinkle with silver or white embossing powder. Tap off the excess and heat set.

  13. Fold Kraft card to a 15cm x 18cm card base. Mount a 5cm-wide strip of blue swirl paper on white, then blue card. Glue in the centre of the Kraft card base. Ink around the outside edges of the card with embossing ink; sprinkle with embossing powder and heat set.

  14. Glue the snowflake in the centre.

  15. Computer journal your message onto white paper. Trim one end in an inverted “v” shape. Mount on blue card and emboss the edges.

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  17. Add the sentiment to the card front, bending it gently for dimension. Tie a bow in blue ribbon and glue as shown. Add silver rhinestones to the snowflake