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Elegant Gold and White Leaf Christmas Card | Tim Holtz Leaf Fragments Dies

Hello everyone and thank you so much for stopping by, I love how this card turned out and cannot wait to share it with you, so let's jump right in!!

I made this a 5x7 inch card simply because I thought the leaves fit that space better and would draw the eye. I used Strathmore Brisol smooth cardstock for all the white pieces so they would all match perfectly. I cut my first gold matte layer to be 1/4 of an inch smaller than my base and my first white layer to be 1/4 of an inch smaller than the gold matte. For my second set of layers I honestly just eye balled what I thought looked good in the space. I then cut out three leaves from Tim Holtz's Leaf fragments dies two in my white card stock and the smallest in gold. I embossed the tips of the leaves with some Gold embossing power by Ranger and heat set it until it was smooth and melted. I took my smallest white layer and ran it through a embossing folder for some added texture behind the leaves.

Then I needed to adhere everything down, I used a strong liquid glue and eye balled my layers to get them centered, next I adhered just the centers of my leaves so I was able to lift the sides a bit for some more dimension. I added a gold heat embossed sentiment and a few gold gems to pull it all together. I LOVE how this card turned out so much and I hope you do too!!

If you would like a more in-depth look at how this card came together please check out the video below for a step by step tutorial, I also have a full supplies list below that if you want to know exactly what I used. Thank you so much for stopping by and I cannot wait to see you again soon!!


Tim Holtz Leaf Fragments Dies

Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock

Tonic Gold Pearl Mirror Cardstock

Gemini Die Cutting Machine

Gemini Jr plates

Mint tape

Ranger Gold Embossing powder

Anti-static Powder Bag

Embossing heat tool

Versamark Ink

Simon Says Stamp Crystal Distortion Embossing Folder

Big shot die-cutting machine

Tim Holtz Retractable Craft Pick

Distress Sprayer

Tim Holtz Glass media mat

Tim Holtz paper trimmer

12x12 trimmer

Distress Collage Medium

Distress Rock Candy Glitter

Glitter duster

Misti 2.0

Simon Says Stamp Christmas Cheer Stamp Set

Simon Says Stamp Pet Pawsitively Everything Tool

Bearly Art glue

Studio Katia Embellishment Wand

Studio Katia Triangle Tray

Studio Katia Gold Sparkle Crystals

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