Christmas Spirit Recipe Set

Materials

  • Small photo album binder
  • Clipboard
  • White cardstock
  • Favorite recipes

Tools

  • Stamps: Ranger Claudine Hellmuth Studio Creative Layers Dwelling and Doodles Clear Stamp Sets, Hampton Art Christmas Spirit Sentiment
  • Ranger Claudine Hellmuth Studio Gesso and Paints: Dash of Red, Charcoal Black
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Barn Door Distress Ink Pad
  • Computer and printer
  • Optional: Laminator

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, newspapers, paintbrush, 1/4” hole punch, fine-grit sandpaper

Directions

STEP 1

  • If surfaces are slick, lightly sand album cover and clipboard. Apply gesso to both surfaces; let dry. Paint surfaces Dash of Red; let dry.

STEP 2

  • Using black paint, stamp houses onto clipboard. Stamp houses, border, and sentiment onto front, spine, and back of album cover. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • To add dimension, apply more paint to houses with brush. Add a dab of black paint to red to deepen color; add gesso to lighten color.

STEP 4

  • Print recipes onto white cardstock; trim to fit binder and punch holes. If using album sleeves, trim cardstock to 4-5/8”x6” or size needed.

STEP 5

  • Stamp Barn Door images onto recipe pages. If desired, laminate pages and re-punch holes.

STEP 6

  • To create recipe dividers, trace same-size page onto white cardstock, adding tab to edge. Cut out page and decorate in same way as recipe pages.

Tip

  • 1. Use the stamps with fabric paint to create matching tea towels and an apron.
by Lynn Roberts
Christmas Spirit Recipe Set
Christmas Spirit Recipe Set Holiday Recipes page
Holiday Recipes page Book Laid Out Flat
Book Laid Out Flat Clipboard
Clipboard