All characters are free standing as the base is made from the Curvy Keepsake die.
Baby Jesus in the manger is adhered to a base made from acetate. I made the bottom portion a little wider than I normally do for these treat holder so it can accommodate an electronic tealight. As you can see in the photo below, it's quite amazing how much light one of these little things can generate.
The manger uses the tall, pointed portion of the Curvy Keepsake die, which allows for the star to be overhead.
Both Mary and Joseph were made from the shorter, handled portion of the same die.
Cardstock: Recollections and Bazzill
Die: Curvy Keepsake - SU
Punches: various, see individual instructions below.
Misc.: white gel pen, a little bakers twine, electronic tealight - optional.
Thanks for stopping by. Hope you come back for my next post which will feature the three kings/wise man for this nativity.