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Colour-me Elf Card

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Escape the stresses of the day with this one-hour make. We don’t know about you, but we find colouring ever so therapeutic, making it the perfect task if you need to take five. Using basic shading techniques, grab your alcohol markers and while away the hour with Kitty’s Christmas character card. Super calming and oh so cute!

Colour-me Elf Card

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You will need

Dies: Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders; scallop-edged circle, stitched circles
Stamps, My Favorite Things Santa’s Elves
Ink pads: Ranger Distress Oxide Mermaid Lagoon, Memento Tuxedo Black
Cardstock: red, white
Patterned paper
Alcohol markers
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, glitter
Tools: ink blending, paint brush • Adhesives: 3D foam pads, glue
Die-cutting machine

Colour-in character

1. Layer white ribbon onto a strip of white card, then run along the bottom of red snowflake paper, 10.5cm x 13.5cm. Mount onto red card and a white blank.

2. Die cut a stitched circle from white and blend blue distress oxide ink along the top half, then splatter with water. Die cut a hill from white card, trim using a circle die and glue towards the bottom.

3. Mount onto a red circle, then a white scallop-edged circle. Add to the card with 3D foam pads. Stamp and colour in elf and tree motifs, then trim. Fix to the circle with 3D foam pads. Apply white glitter highlights to the hat and cuffs. Finish with a stamped sentiment and gems.

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