Merry and Bright Shadow Box Card

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to Inspiration Wednesday and today I have a shadow box card featuring the gorgeous reindeer and sleigh from the Merry and Bright collection from Heartfelt Creations.

HCPC-3836 Merry Little Christmas stamp

HCD1-7194 Merry Little Christmas die

HCPC-3837 Snowy Pine Village stamp

HCD1-1794 Snowy Pine Village die

HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp

HCD1-7196 Merry and Bright Accents

HCDP1-293 Merry and Bright Paper Collection

Wildwood Cottage Accents

Wildwood Cottage Accents

Luggage and Tags die

RACP412 Ranger Archival Forget-Me-Knot ink

RACP962 Fern Green ink

RACP436 Leaf Green ink

RACP524 Vibrant Fuchsia ink

RACP649 Pink Peony ink

RACP475 Library Green ink

RACP   Sepia ink

RACP Vivid Chartreuse

Memento Peanut Brittle

85-glitter Crystal Ultrafine Glitter

PGM15015 Crystal Clear

PGM15016 Frosting Powder

241159 Dove Blender pen

Stazon Jet Black ink

6” x 6” Fold out cards

Dries White glue

Dries Clear glue

Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers, Art Basics Heavy Gesso, White Nuvo Drops, Shadow Grey ink

Cut a piece of patterned paper 6” x 6” and using the front of the shadow box as a template cut the centre square out.  Adhere the frame to the front of the shadow box .Cut a 6” x 6” panel featuring the house and snow landscape and using Dries White glue add glitter to the snow on the rooves and on the landscape before adhering  the panel to the back of the shadow box.  Finish assembling the shadow box.

Stamp the tree images from the HCPC-3837 Snowy Pine Village stamp set in Library Green ink on white cardstock and colour with Fern Green and Leaf Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape lightly and add glitter and snow using Dries White glue.  Adhere the trees on the back of the shadow box and, also on the bottom right of the frame

Stamp the pine branches from HCPC-3837 Snowy Pine Village stamp set in Library Green ink and colour with Leaf Green and Fern Green inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape and add Frosting Powder to the leaves and adhere to the left of the shadow box just inside the frame.  Add some more pine branches to the right front of the frame.  Die cut the sentiment image from the paper collection and nestle under the pine branches.

Stamp the bauble image from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp in Vibrant Fuchsia in on white cardstock.  Colour with Pink Peony ink before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Using a Dove Blender pen colour the accents on the pink baubles with Forget-Me-Knot ink.  Shape lightly with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and add Ultrafine Glitter to the baubles with Dries Clear glue and a damp sponge.  Add the baubles to bottom right of the shadow box frame as shown.

Stamp the ball garland from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp set in Shadow Grey ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Simply White Nuvo Drops to the garland and sprinkle Crystal Ultrafine glitter over while still wet.  When set trim and adhere around the bottom right among the baubles and pine leaves.

Stamp the left and right side bough and baubles images from the HCPC-3836 Merry Little Christmas stamp set in Sepia ink on white cardstock.  Colour the boughs with Peanut Brittle ink and the baubles with Pink Peony, Ultramarine Blue, and Vivid Chartreuse inks before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Add snow and glitter with Dries White glue and Ultrafine Crystal glitter.  Shape and adhere to the top of the shadow box to make a frame.

Stamp the pine images in Library Green ink from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp on white cardstock.  Colour with Leaf Green and Fern Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and add Crystal Clear to the pine leaves and adhere around the top half of the frame.  Stamp the pine cone images with Dark Brown ink on white cardstock and colour in with Peanut Brittle ink.  Shape and adhere around and among the pine leaves as shown.  Add snow effects with the heavy white gesso and Frosting Powder.

Stamp the small poinsettia images from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp set in Vibrant Fuchsia ink and colour in with Pink Peony and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape these lightly.  Stamp the poinsettia images from the Holly… in Vibrant Fuchsia ink and colour in with Pink Peony inks before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Shape using the Holly and Poinsettia 3D shaping mold and assemble once dry.  Add Frosting Powder with some heavy white gesso for a snow effect.  Adhere the poinsettias to the small poinsettias and adhere around the frame as shown.

Stamp the grass image from … in Library Green ink on white cardstock and colour in with Fern Green and Leaf Green inks before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Shape lightly and adhere to the bottom left of the frame.

Stamp two reindeer and sleigh images from the HCPC-3836 Merry Little Christmas stamp in Jet Black ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock x 2. Colour with the Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Die cut the front of the sleigh from one image and adhere to the front of the other with foam tape.  Fussy cut the front parcels and adhere to the parcels in the sleigh for some depth.  Add Ultrafine Glitter to the sleigh using Dries White glue and to the parcels using Dries Clear glue.  Adhere to the left front of the frame as shown.

Add heavy gesso to the bottom of the frame around the base of the sleigh image and sprinkle Frosting Powder for a glittery snow effect.

Check out the other lovely designs from the Heartfelt Creations Design Team here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/735/18-merry-bright-cardmaking-and-papercrafting-ideas-for-you

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

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