Tatty Button Christmas Bauble Decoration Gift Card

   

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Tatty Christmas Baubles Workshop

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 UM Pine Cone Christmas A5 Stamp Plate : UMPINE

 Tatty Button Christmas Cd Rom : TBXCD

Vintage Seam Ribbon :  VRMOSS

Non-Stick craft sheet: CRAFTSHELRG( Large ) – CRAFTSHELSM ( Small)

Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT

 Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE  & Pearl Glue : CSPEAWHGLU

White Wrinkled Edged Ribbon : NK01

A4 Inkjet Transparency Clear Film pk 10 Sheets :  825871

 Cosmic Shimmer Aurora Sparkle Glitter : CSGAURO

Clear Cosmic Shimmer Embossing Powder : CSEPCLEAR

Perfect Medium  : PERPADCL

Anti Static Bag : ANTIST

  Tim Holtz Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink Pad :  DPBRUSHED

A4 Card Stock for the Card Base

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Step by Step Instructions

1 Select the A5 envelope and backing sheet from the `angel in a bauble` image on the Tatty Button Christmas Cd Rom. Use the image composer to produce 2 baubles – 1 small
& 1 large. Duplicate each bauble and then flip the image to give a mirror image and to make the decoration double sided.

2 Select either dries clear glue or the double sided adhesive film to apply some glitter to the reverse side of the bauble. If using the film stick this to the reverse of the bauble before cutting the shape out.

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3 Cut out the bauble shapes including the holes for the decoration to hang.

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4 The image is printed with the mirror image to allow the baubles to be double sided with a light iridescent glitter in between.

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5 Either use the dries clear glue (be careful not to smudge the ink if using glue) or use the adhesive film for an even coverage.

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6 Sprinkle the Aurora sparkle glitter over the adhesive on the reverse of the bauble.

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7 Once the glitter has been applied, add white card depending on the effect wanted in
between the layers to brighter the glitter.

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8 As the images have been mirror imaged when printing you can get away with the designs matching up when you place them back to back. Glue each piece together.

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9 Use the image composer to make up lots of different baubles as there is a blank bauble.
Select different characters to fill the bauble.

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10 Take the matching A5 envelope sheets & assemble as per the instructions. Distress the edges using the Tim Holtz brushed corduroy ink pad.

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11 Score an A4 sheet of card in half and stamp the small snowflake image over some white card using the perfect medium ink pad and the sparkle embossing powder. Trim & mat the card onto some gold mirri card.

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12  Attach the wrinkled ribbon through the hole in the top of the bauble and knot the ribbon at the top. Cut the ends of the ribbon at an angle to add detail.

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13 Tie a bow at the base of the just attached piece of ribbon. Repeat this on the other
decoration.

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14 Secure the baubles on the reverse of the snowflake panel so they can be easily removed if being used as a decoration.

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15 Here you have the card complete with the matching envelope.

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16 To embellish the card further, add small dots of the pearl glue around the outer edge of the card & allow to dry.

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17 Here is a close up of the baubles. One has white card in between to show you the difference between the two.

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18 Take the printed insert & distress the edges with the brushed corduroy ink pad.
Place inside the card using double sided tape on the front of the insert. This will allow the insert to open when the card is opened.

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19 For a slightly different feel to the card stamp the fir image using the peeled paint distress ink. Stamp off the card for a sweeping feel to the piece.

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20 Punch 2 small holes in the ends of the fir image

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21 Pass the vintage seam ribbon through the holes from the reverse and tie the ribbon in a
bow around the baubles ribbon to hold the decorations in place.

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22 Here is the alternative design complete with the matching envelope.

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23 The vintage seam ribbon gives a lovely soft feel to complement the colour of the fir
branches.

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