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Ballerina card

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Paper Addicts’ Magical Stories collection features your usual festive suspects including nutcrackers, holly sprigs, and stockings, but a few left-field options have been thrown in, too –  ballerinas aren’t something we usually associate with Christmas, but they’re a perfect fit here.

Ballerina card

YOU WILL NEED:
Craft essentials
Patterned papers, Paper Addicts Magical Stories 12” x 12”
Embellishments: Simply Creative Christmas Tag, Shooting Star Die, Christmas Twine; metallic snowflakes, wooden shapes, wooden pegs, jingle bells, Christmas sentiments, gold and silver gems
Stamps: Simply Creative Christmas Trees Clear Stamps
Dies, oval
Embossing powder, gold, silver
Acetate

METHOD:
1 Create a side-folding white blank, 14cm square, and cover with pink card trimmed smaller. Layer star paper on top. Trim spotty paper 5cm x 14cm and attach down the right-hand side. Wrap twine three times down the right-hand side of the pink section.

2 Die cut a 4.5cm oval from ballerina paper then layer on a slightly larger oval. Attach centrally to the smaller panel. Snip striped paper to 2cm x 14cm, then secure across the bottom. Attach a trimmed sentiment it to the left-hand side of the card front, then cut out a ballerina and fix to the oval, both with 3D foam pads.

3 Fussy cut two Christmas trees and attach to the card front with 3D foam pads, followed by three shooting stars die cut from mirri card. Adhere three mini jingle bells to the twine to complete.

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You will need:
Craft essentials
Dovecraft Little Red Robin paper pad
Mini tartan bows,
Spellbinders 2010 Heirloom Ornament dies
JustRite Merry & Bright co-coordinating stamps
Vellum
Embossing ink
Cosmic Shimmer Bright Gold embossing powder
Sentiment stamp
Scalloped edge punch
Circle dies

Method:

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