Embossed "Mom" Christmas Gift Tag

 

Supplies

FISKARS® ShapeBoss™ Embossing System Starter Set 
FISKARS® Deckle Paper Edgers Long 
FISKARS® Hand Punch - 1/8" Circle 
FISKARS® Comfort Grip™ Micro-Tip® Scissors 
Cardstock - Hunter, cranberry and kraft 
Gold Paint Marker 
Sticky Foam Pop Dot 
Q-tips 
Green embroidery thread 
Decorator's Chalk - white  

          

Directions

  1. Cut a piece of hunter cardstock to measure 2-3/4" X 2-1/2". Use ShapeBoss™ to emboss waves around outer edges of 2 sides of cardstock. Turn cardstock 180 degrees, then repeat the embossing on other 2 sides of cardstock.
  2. Rub Q-tip onto chalk, then lightly rub on each embossed wave. Repeat process with Q-tip and gold paint marker.
  3. Cut a piece of kraft cardstock to measure 3" X 2-3/4". Trim with Deckle edgers. Adhere green piece to center of kraft piece. Cut a piece of cranberry cardstock to measure 3-1/4" X 3". Adhere kraft cardstock to center of cranberry piece.
  4. Print using computer software and font package, or stamp "Mom" onto kraft cardstock. Trim to measure 1-1/4" X 3/4". Use photo stickers to adhere to center of green cardstock piece.
  5. Use ShapeBoss™ with template to begin emobssing poinsettia. Turn flower and continue to emboss until you have a full flower. Move flower in slightly to create inner petals, repeating same process as for outer petals. Once you have created a full poinsettia, emboss a medium-sized dot in center of flower. Color center dot of flower using gold paint marker. Trim around outer edges of pointsettia using MicroTip Scissors. Adhere poinsettia to upper left corner of tag using pop dot.

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