Thursday, November 25, 2021

Christmas Card on Turkey Day

 My back is better! Yay!! Sooooo I'm back at it! Before I began work in the kitchen today, I made another Christmas Card. This is a Z fold using the Sparkle of the Season bundle and the Painted Prints DSP.


Sparkle of the Season

Card Stock

Evening Evergreen, Cherry Cobbler, Basic White, Painted Christmas DSP


Cherry Cobbler, Evening Evergreen, Soft Succulent


Seasonal Swirls Dies

All measurements in inches

  1. Card Base: Evening Evergreen 4-1/4: x 11” scored at 5-1/2 and 2-3/4
    folded as shown

  2. Designer Series Paper: 3-1/4 x 2-1/4 for front and 3-3/4 x 2-3/4 for inside

  3. Basic White:                   4 x 5-1/4 for inside

          • 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 on Cherry Cobbler front flap

          • 2-1/2 x 4 front of card base

          • 1/2 x 3-1/2 for greeting

  1. Cherry Cobbler: 3-3/4 x 2-3/4 for front flap

  2. Use the holly wreath die to cut out one from Evening Evergreen and one from Soft Succulent both 4 x 4

  3. Diecut cherry cobbler holly berries

  4. Stamp “Merry Christmas” with Cherry Cobbler ink onto the Basic White strip.  Flag the ends or cut one end on an angle. 

  5. Lay the Evening Evergreen card base horizontally with the two scores to the left hand side.

  6. Adhere the 4 x 5-1/4 piece of Basic White cardstock to the right side of the Evening Evergreen card base, the side with no scoring. 

  7. Adhere the 3-3/4 x 2-3/4 piece of DSP to the far right of the basic white inside

  8. Layer the piece of 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 Basic White onto the Cherry Cobbler for the front flap.

  9. Layer the 2-1/4 x 3-3/4 DSP onto the 2-1/2 x 4 Basic White for the left side of Evening Evergreen card base front. The score line/fold should be next to this

  10. Using adhesive on only the left hand side of the Cherry Cobbler piece, adhere to the very front of the card when it is folded as shown.

  11. Layer both wreaths on top of each other & adhere to the left side of the front. 

  12. Use Stampin’ dimensionals to adhere the Merry Christmas banner

  13. Add the diecut holly berries with glue.