Christmas Blessings

Aren’t the fonts on this stamp devine?! And just look at those patterns! The bright palette of the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper brings the Christmas cheer for this super simple, fun card using the Wrapped in Christmas Stamp Set. You can make this card. I’ll show you how.

Measurements

Full list of supplies needed, listed below.
Card Base: Real Red Cardstock 8 1/2 h” x 5 1/2″ w folded to 4 1/4″ h x 5 1/2″ w
Background Strips (5): Heartwarming Hugs DSP 4″ h x 1″ w
Sentiment Background: 3/4″ h x 4 1/4″ w trimmed with the Lovely Labels Pick A Punch
Sentiment Layer: 
Whisper White Cardstock 1″ h x 4 1/4″ w trimmed with the Lovely Labels Pick A Punch

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Lay the Background Strips in place and then attach using Stampin’ Seal.
  4. Stamp the Sentiment in Pear Pizzaz ink.
  5. Attach the Sentiment Layer to the Sentiment Background using Stampin’ Seal and then attach with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  6. Add some Red Rhinestones to the Sentiment.
  7. Decorate the Inside Layer and attach.
  8. Decorate the envelope.
  9. Merry Christmas! Now put it in the mail.

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Design inspired by Jackie Bolhuis.

Surround Yourself in the Love of the Season

Such a simple, yet elegant card this turned out to be! I really like the clean lines, subtle texture and pop of gold to accent the pretty design of the Cherry Cobbler piece of ‘Tis the Season Designer Series Paper.

Measurements

Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.
Card Base: Whisper White Thick Cardstock 11 h” x 4 1/4″ w folded to 5 1/2″ h x 4 1/4″ w
Background: Whisper White Cardstock 5 1/4″ h x 4″ w
Decorative Layer Matte: Gold Foil Sheets 5 1/4″ h x 2 1/4″ w
Decorative Layer: ‘Tis the Season DSP 5″ h x 2″ w
Sentiment Decorative Strip: 1″ h x 2 5/8″ w
Sentiment Matte: Gold Foil 1 3/8″ Scalloped Circle
Sentiment Circle: Whisper White Cardstock 1 1/4″ Circle

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Run the Background through the Subtle Embossing Folder.
  4. Attach the Decorative Layer Matte and Decorative Layer to the Background using Stampin’ Seal and attach the Background using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  5. Die cut the leaves with the Forever Flourishing Dies in Whisper White Cardstock and attach using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  6. Coil the gold trim and attach with Mini Glue Dots.
  7. Attach the Sentiment Decorative Strip with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Stamp the Sentiment in Cherry Cobbler Ink and punch with the 1 1/4″ Circle.
  9. Attach the Sentiment Circle to the Sentiment Matte and attach with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  10. Decorate the Inside Layer and attach.
  11. Decorate the envelope.
  12. Love it! Who will you send it to?

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Design inspired by Sandy McCullough.

Tag Buffet Cards & Gift Card Holders

Take the Tag Buffet Kit a step further by making a few cards out of tags and then package them up for a sweet gift. Four cards and envelopes fit in one Acrylic Box. The Tag Buffet has a few extra tree dies and gold thread, which I used to decorate the outside of the box.

Measurements

Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for these cards.
Card Base (2): Real Red Cardstock 11 x 4-1/4 and score at 5-1/2 and then at 2-3/4”.
Card Base (2): Shaded Spruce Cardstock 8 1/2 h” x 5 1/2″ w folded to 5 1/2″ w x 4 1/4″ h.
Tags: Choose 4 tags.
Front Background (2): Gold Foil 4″ w x 2-1/2” h.
Inside Layer (4): Whisper White Cardstock 5-1/4″h x 4” w.
Belly Band: Shaded Spruce Cardstock 1″h x 8″ w.

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Make the Tag Buffet Kit
  3. Make 2 Gift Card Holders:
    1. Fold the Real Red Card Bases along the score lines with the Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
    2. On the 2-3/4” flap punch put half of a 1-1/2” circle and then add adhesive on the two sides and fold to create a pocket for a gift card/money.
    1. Stamp the sentiment in Real Red towards the bottom of the inside layer and attach with Stampin’ Seal.
    2. Emboss the Front Background with the Wrapped in Texture Embossing Folder and layer to the front flap on the bottom.
    3. Attach a finished tag to the front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
    4. Make a double bow with the Gold Twine and add to the top of the tag.
    5. Decorate 2 Envelopes.
  4. Make 2 Cards:
    1. Fold the Shaded Spruce Card Bases along the score lines with the Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
    2. Disassemble the two tags.
    3. Cut the tag portion off the two patterned piece of paper to make two rectangles. Then cut the rectangles in half.
    4. Attach two matching rectangles to the middle edges of the Card Base.
    5. Attach the Tag
    6. Add Gilded Gems.
    7. Decorate remaining 2 Inside Layers and attach.
    8. Decorate 2 Envelopes.
  5. Decorate the Acetate Box:
    1. Wrap the Belly Band around the box, use your fingers to crease at the corners and attach to itself with Stampin’ Seal.
    2. Wrap Gold Thread from Kit around the Belly Band and tie in a knot.
    3. Attach a leftover Tree to the Belly Band with a Stampin’ Dimensional.
    4. Slide all the cards and envelopes in and close.
  6. So cute! Now give it to someone special.

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Design inspired by Michelle Litwiller.