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Video: Altenew – Poinsettia Card with Gold Embossed Background

by May Park-

Happy Sunday! Today I’m up on the Altenew blog with a poinsettia card that I made using a traditional holiday color scheme: gold and red. Here is what I came up with:

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I created my own gold embossed background inspired by this wrapping paper from Paper Source.  This card reminds me of how much I love heat embossing technique. It adds so much interest to any projects.

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I stamped the images from the Poinsettia & Pine stamp set with watermark ink, heat embossed with gold embossing powder, and colored the berries with Copic marker: R46.

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After die cutting a rectangle panel using Large Stitched Rectangle Stackables out of Gold Mirror paper, I mounted it on the gold embossed piece using foam tape to give some dimension. Then I added gold embossed poinsettia for the focal point of my card.

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After that, I gold embossed ‘celebrate’ from Super Script stamp set on a piece of white cardstock, die cut with coordinating die, and mounted it below the poinsettia.


This is a video showing you how I created my card. You can watch the video tutorial here or in HD on YouTube. Unfortunately I spilled water on my finished card before I took a photo of it, so I had to make a new one. Hope you don’t mind that the card in the video is slightly different with the one you see here on my blog.

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That’s all I have today. Hopefully you loved my card and got some inspiration. Thanks so much for stopping by. Happy crafting

7 Comments

  1. Debbie Anemaet

    Thanks so much, May, for the beautiful card and video! You do great work. Glad you participated in this fun Blog Hop! Keep up the good work!

    16 . Jan . 2016
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  5. Miriam Prantner

    So pretty! I love all the gold, this is perfectly Christmas for me, red and gold.

    19 . Dec . 2015
  6. Michele F

    I’m so excited to see your gorgeous card, May!! I’m heading to YouTube ..

    13 . Dec . 2015
  7. Shari

    Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for taking the time to do a video. I love watching you work. ♥♥♥

    13 . Dec . 2015

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