Saturday, November 4, 2006

Card Inspired - Christmas Card 1


Tools and Materials:

Green Cardstock
Red Cardstock
Light Green Cardstock
Large circle silver brads
White Glossy Cardstock
Green satin lined organza ribbon
Red metallic cord
Red Christmas patterned paper
White patterned paper
Paper glaze
Pink fine glitter (ice stickles by Ranger)
Green and burgundy marker
Stampin Up Season Sprays set
1 inch circle paper punch
Black dye ink
Gold metallic pen or gold leaf pen
Foam tape
Small circle punch


Cut Green cardstock to 10 x 7 inches, fold in half to create 5x7 inch card
Cut white patterned paper to 5 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches
Mat with light green cardstock

Cut red patterned paper to 3 x 5 inches
Mat with red cardstock
Punch small hole to right lower corner
Tie green organza ribbon in a horizontal fashion across the lower edge - insert
through the punched hole and tie
Attach to lower right corner about 1/2 inch to the bottom of the white patterned
paper and 1/4 inch to the right edge as show in the picture

Cut a different designed red patterned paper and follow the same direction as above
Mat with red cardstock
Punch a small hole to the upper left corner corner and tie ribbon
Attach with foam tape to left upper corner 1/2 inch below the top of the white

patterned paper and 1/4 to the left edge

Punch two holes to right and left corners of white patterned paper and attach silver
brads as shown in picture

Cut white glossy cardstock to 2 1/3 x 4 1/8 inch
Ink poinsettia image with black dye ink
Rubber stamp image on center of cut white glossy cardstock
Color leaves with green marker
Color berries with burgundy marker
Apply glitter to little flowers
Apply paper glaze to leaves and berries
Set aside to dry
After image dries, line edge of cardstock with gold metallic pen
Mat with green cardstock
Attach with foam tape centered on to upper layered red patterned paper

Paper punch 1 inch circle punch
Rubber stamp sentiment stamp on to center using black dye ink
Tie red metallic cord to top of circle tag
Attach to left lower corner of poinsettia image as shown in the picture

Attach entire design on to green cardstock base

Patterned paper design and color are variable. Choose any Christmas color paper design that you prefer.

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