Workshop #3 – Christmas Cards


Spinner Card

Stamps: Many Merry Messages, Snow Jumbo Wheel

Cardstock: Bashful Blue – Base Card: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2; Panel: 2-1/2 x 5-1/8, Whisper White –Base Card: 3-3/4 x 5; Panel: 2-1/4 x 5-1/8, Night of Navy – Base Card: 3-7/8 x 5-1/8; Panel: 2-3/8 x 5-1/8

Ink: Night of Navy, Bashful Blue, Versamark, Glue Pad

Accessories: Snowflake Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Sissix Snowflake Die, Bashful Blue grosgrain ribbon, 2 pennies, Word Window Punch, Clear Embossing Powder, Dimensional Pop Dot, 1” round circle, Dazzling Diamond Glitter, Glue Dots, Silver Brad

Base Card:

Using your bone folder, fold your base card piece CS in half. Take your whisper white base card CS and run it through the Snowflake embossing folder. Tape the embossed image onto night of navy base card CS, and then to the bashful blue base card.

Panel:

Trace the spinner card template onto the whisper white panel CS. Using the Word Window Punch, align the window punch with the traced pattern, and punch out. Ink the Snow Jumbo Wheel in night of navy ink and roll it onto your whisper white panel CS. Ink the snowflake stamp in versamark ink and then onto your 2 ¼” x 5-1/8” piece of whisper white panel CS. Repeat until you have the desired amount of snowflakes. Apply clear embossing powder. Shake off excess and apply heat. Sponge your versamark images with bashful blue ink. Where you have versamarked, your image will pop out.

Add dimensional dots around the window. Adhere to the night of navy panel cardstock. Adhere to the bashful blue cardstock. Ink Merry Christmas on white craft ink, and stamp image through the window punch. Add a ribbon on the left side. Adhere to the base card CS.

Snowflake:

Take the Sissix die cut snowflake and apply it onto the glue pad. Cover it in dazzling diamond glitter, shake off excess and set aside. Punch 2 round circles in bashful blue cardstock. Apply 1 blue circle to the snowflake on centre. Add a silver brad. Tape it onto the 1 penny. Add dimensional on center of the penny. Align the other penny. Place it into the word window punch.



Shaker Card

Stamps: It’s Snow Time, Rivet (retired)

Cardstock: Chocolate Chip Brown – 5-1/2 x 4-1/4; rectangle nestibilities, Sage Shadow – 3-7/8 x 5-1/8; 3-3/4 x 2-7/8, Acetate – 3-3/4 x 2-7/8, Whisper White – remnants, 3-3/4 x 5

Ink: Basic Black

Accessories: Snowflake Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Sissix Snowflake Die, Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon, Acetate (Window sheet or other acetate such as overhead transparencies, a little bit (1/8″) smaller then your frame), Copic Markers, Rectangular Scallop Nestabilities, Rectangular Nestabilities, Glass beads, Foam Tape

Base Card:

Using your bone folder, fold your 5 ½” x 8 ½” piece of Chocolate Chip CS in half. Set aside. Take your whisper white base CS run it through the Snowflake embossing folder. Tape the embossed piece onto the sage green CS. Wrap ribbon around the sage/white CS. Adhere to the base card.

Panel:

Run the sage shadow CS panel through the snowflake embossing folder. Stamp your image and color as needed. Stamp snowflake randomly with staz-on white on your acetate. Tape your acetate piece onto the back side of the sage green CS panel. Place mounting tape all around your window and ensure you have no gaps so the mix cannot get out of the shaker later. Add glass beads. Remove foam strip. Add your stamped image. Tape the panel to the scallop rectangle. Tape the panel to your base card. Add snowflake accent.



Acetate Card

Stamps: Punch Pals, snowflake (retired)

Cardstock: Bashful Blue – 6-1/2 x 11”, scored at 5-1/2”, Artichoke Green– remnants, Whisper White – remnants

Ink: Basic Black, White Staz-On

Accessories: Dazzling Diamonds, 2-way glue, Copic markers, silver cord, Scallop edge

Base Card:

Take the scallop edge punch and punch one end only (short edge). Fold on scored line. Stamp your acetate sheet with Staz-On. Attach it to the underside of your fold. Your base card is now complete. Wrap silver around the scalloped panel twice, and tie a knot.

Base Card (inside):

Take your remnant white, and rip them into two sizes. Take your 2-way glue and apply on the ripped edges. Dip the ripped edges in dazzling diamond. Tape your snow banks on the inside panel. Stamp trees and color. Stamp penguins, color and cut. Pop dot them.