Monday, November 7, 2011

Happy Holidays Notebook

by Jessica Morales

McGill Paper Punches:
     -64511 Paper Blossoms Star Lily Punch
     -64535 Paper Blossoms Crystal Punch
     -403CR 1/4" Round Gem Punch
     -65900 Molding Mat
     -65800 Tool Kit

Additional Supplies:
     -Kraft, Green and White Cardstock
     -K and Co Pattern Paper
     -DCWV Glitter Paper (for flower)
     -KinderStampO Vintage & Traditional Holiday Stamp Set
     -Ranger Stickles (Christmas Red)
     -White Gelly-Roll Pen
     -Beacon Fabri-tac Adhesive

Creating the Poinsettia:
           click for full printable pdf

Project Instructions:
  • Trim Craft Cardstock to 4 1/2"x8". Score at 6" and fold. Round bottom edges with corner rounder. 
  • Adhere scalloped strip to top fold. 
  • Trim green cardstock to 4 1/2 x 1" adhere to center of top fold. 
  • Trim Pattern Paper to 4 1/2" x 3/4"  adhere to center of green strip on top fold. 
  • Trim several sheets of white cardstock to 4"x 5.5". Round bottom edges with corner rounder. Center under top fold and staple.
  • Create your poinsettia from directions above adhere it to the top right of notepad. 
  • Stamp sentiment on white scrap piece adhere to top fold.
  • Apply 3 dots with Ranger Stickles to sentiment piece. 
  • Punch out 3 Gem dots from Glitter Paper and adhere to center of poinsettia
  • Finish embellishing the top fold with dashes using Gelly-roll pen.

We'll be back with more Paper Blossom Poinsettia's and other Holiday projects using the complete line of McGill Paper Punches.

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Till next time,  Happy Crafting.

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