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Thursday, November 14, 2019

{Spotlight Project} Maria Makes A Christmas Card 4fer


Hello there STAMP friends! Time to crank out those Christmas cards, right? And how about use up a little PP stash in the process? I've got a 4fer fer you today. SO easy. You can thank me later ;)

This is one of the four cards I created in no time.




STEP 1
Gather supplies - Christmas patterned paper (I used a pad of coordinating papers plus a sheet of music), a die for your front panel (Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle), a tag die (Luggage Tags) and a die for your focal image (Two Reindeer and Christmas Icons Nativity and Angel). You could use a stamp for a sentiment but I chose the new Christmas Sentiments dies.



STEP 2
I selected my four papers, using the front panel die as a guide to see if I liked the combo of papers.



STEP 3
I die cut a front panel from each of the four PP. Also die cut four tags from glitter CS and four focal images from white CS.



STEP 4
Cut each of the panels in half vertically and horizontally. TIP: Keep the cut panels in neat piles so you don't have to puzzle top/bottom/left/right edge together later.



STEP 5
I arranged the cut panels on four cardbases then adhered them with tape runner.



STEP 6
I added the focal images to the tags. Then I added a little piece of baker's twine to each tag before adhering them to the cards with foam tape.




STEP 7
The last step was to add a sentiment. I die cut the sentiments from the scraps left from tag and focal image cutting. Chose white for the two Noels so they would show up better. Easy. SO easy. I bet it took me less than half an hour to make four cards!!! But definitely Christmas-y, don't ya think?



Are you sending handmade cards for the holidays this year? I hope today's tutorial might have given you an idea for quick and easy cards. 

If you should find yourself placing an order soon, I'd love it if you used my STAMPGIRLMARIA code for an additional 20% off! 


  

12 comments:

  1. Great cards and loved how everything was organized and ready to go step by step instructions...well done and tfs

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  2. love love these tags!! I shall be using some of my dies to do the same - TFS Beautiful work!

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  3. Great technique to use coordinating papers, they match beautifully and allow the focal image to take centre stage!

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  4. Love these gorgeous cards! Beautifully layered and I love the vintage look!

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  5. These are beautiful!! I LOVE the sparkly tag! And what a fun idea to create it them with four different panels.

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  6. So beautiful and what a great design for making multiples! Must remember this one!

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  7. FABULOUS!
    ... I confess, I'm still making our cards ... tic toc tic toc

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