I didn’t have any “skin” colored card stock for the elves, Santa and his wife, so I inked up some Smooth White Cardstock with Peach Bellini Premium Dye Ink. Then I diecut 4 of the Gift Card Pockets Die-namics out of it.
Instead of folding the die cuts according to the fold marks and gluing the tabs to the longer piece, I glued them onto themselves. That way the place holders can stand, slightly leaning backwards, which makes it easier to read each of the names.
I diecut the letters out of white cardstock (backed with Scor-Tape), using the Captions Alphabet Die-namics, but they stood out too much, so I used Copic markers to color them. The result is not perfect, but a layer of Glossy Accents or Wink of Stella would totally even out the color.
I didn’t this time, mostly so that you can see what elements each of the die sets include. However, I still have to create a bunch more for each of the guests. 🙂
Did you notice that I used the collar die to create Mrs. Santa’s middle part? And since my mother Gitta has blue eyes, I gave her character those as well… That’s it for today! Head on over to the MFT Blog to check out what my talented teammates have created and leave a comment for a chance to win a $75 voucher to the MFT Boutique.
MFT supplies used for the place holders
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