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Teal and Silver Snowflake Spinner A2 Christmas Card Tutorial | Christmas in July series


Thank you so much for joining me for this Teal and Silver Snowflake Spinner A2 Christmas Card Tutorial, Let's jump right in.


I started by trimming down the silver matte and pattern paper panel to be 1/4 of an inch smaller than the layer below to leave a nice border all around. Next, I layered the base, matte and panel where I wanted them to be and used a piece of low tack tape to keep them where I needed them and ran them all through my die-cutting machine with a circle die larger than the snowflake I plan to have spin in the middle of the card. I ran the layers through my die-cutting machine until each layer was cut nicely.


Next, I die-cut two snowflakes out of the same silver cardstock I used for the matte and brought back in the circle die I used earlier and a larger one to create a circle frame to give the card a more finished look. I adhered the frame to the pattern paper panel and adhered the panel to the matte. Now we need to create the spinning element, I used a bit of double-sided tape and liquid glue to adhere some threat between the two snowflakes, then I adhered the thread to the card base making sure the snowflake was suspended in the centre of the circle. Next, I adhered the other layers on top and made sure the circles all lined up so the snowflake with be able to spin freely without hitting anything.


For a final touch, I added the pattern paper circle back on the inside of the card base and used some Satin Silver pearls for a little added shimmer and shine. For the sentiment I silver heat embossed Merry Christmas on a scrap of the base cardstock and cut that out with a small label die and adhered it to the card with some thin 3D foam squares. I LOVE how this card turned out !!


Thank you so much for taking this quick look at my Teal and Silver Snowflake Spinner A2 Christmas Card Tutorial. If you would like a more in-depth look please check out the video below, I also have a complete supplies list in case you want to know exactly what I used. I hope to see you again very soon!!


In side news, I opened my Etsy shop!! I have a discount code if anyone wants to order some of my Chunky Floral Alphabet stickers or anything else fun in my shop!! The Code is THANKYOU10 I hope you will give my shop a look and let me know what you think of the stickers!!

Supplies


Simon Says Stamp Joy to You and Yours stamp set


Tim Holtz Mini Paper Snowflake Dies


Nested Circle Dies


White 110lb Cardstock (Base)


Tim Holtz Metallic Classic Kraft-stock


Christmas Pattern Paper


Misti


Simon Says Stamp Silver Metallic Envelope


Tim Holtz Glass media mat


Tim Holtz paper trimmer


Sizzix Switch Die cutting machine


Sizzix Standard Multi-purpose Base


Magic mat


Sizzix Chrome Precision Plate


Sizzix Glitter Cutting Plates


Mint Tape


Versamark ink


Anti-static Powder Bag


Embossing heat tool


Coffee Filters


Brutus Monroe Sterling Embossing Powder


Paper Rose Polaroid Frame Die


1/8 inch Scor-tape


Simon Says Stamp Very Very Low Tack Tape


White Thread


Thin 3D Foam Squares


Simon Says Stamp T-Square Ruler


Tim Holtz Craft Pick


Grey Reverse Tweezers


Tim Holtz mini Snips


Art Glitter glue


Fine Glue Tip


Studio Katia Embellishment Wand


Studio Katia Embellishment Tray


Studio Katia Satin Silver Pearls


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