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How To Make A Card Using Stencil and MDF

A beautiful card using an mdf bauble to add texture and dimension.

You will need:

  • 7 x 7inch white card blank
  • White Pearl card
  • Blue Pearl card
  • Holographic Silver card
  • Christmas sentiment of your choice.
  • 537713 Soft tone flowers
  • 570969 Dawn Bibby Creations Christmas Bloom Stencil
  • 570970 Dawn Bibby Creations MDF Bauble
  • 570953 Dawn Bibby Creations Festive Flourishes Pretty Poinsettia Die Set
  • 570949 Dawn Bibby Creations Festive Flourishes Christmas Rose Die Set
  • 570946 Dawn Bibby Creations Oval Die Set
  • Dawn Bibby Creations Glittershine Pen – Blue Tones
  • Blue gems
  • Silver or white gems
  • White Gesso
  • Wet Glue
  • Foam Pads

Time to Make: Approx 1+ hours

Skill Level: Intermediate


  1. Cut your blue card to 6 ¾ inches square

  1. Cut white card to 2 x 6 ½ inch squares

  1. Using your die cut machine and stencil, emboss the 2 white pearl card squares.

  1. Cut three alternating in size and coloured pieces of card as seen in photo using the oval die set.

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  1. Cut a strip of blue card to 6 ¼ inches x 2 ½ inches

  1. Cut a piece of white embossed card to 5 ¾ inches x 2 ¼ inches

  1. Stick one of the embossed white- card squares on to the blue card base.

  1. Mat the white card strip on to blue and stick to white card base about 2 inches down from top.

  1. Layer the ovals and stick to middle of the strip on front of card.

  1. Die cut three alternating sized white roses from white card

  1. Die cut three alternating sized poinsettias from blue card.

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  1. Paint three white, soft tone flowers with blue glitter-shine pen

  1. Layer your white rose and blue poinsettia flowers as shown in photo, arrange around bauble and stick down together with some soft tone flowers.

  1. Die cut some foliage from holographic card and arrange around Flowers.

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  1. Paint bauble with white gesso then blue glitter-shine pen and shake glitter over.

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  1. Place white or silver gems in centre of flowers and blue gems in opposite corners.

  1. Stick sentiment of your choice in bottom left corner of your card.