Cards

A Very Merry Christmas Cards

By  Tonya Wilson-Trantham 

size: 3"x6" each

  • A Very Merry Christmas Cards

Materials

  • Cardstock: Christmas-themed cardstock pack, 6”x6”; white

Tools

  • EK Success Inkadinkado Christmas Characters Stamp Set
  • Ink pads: Imagine Crafts Tsukineko Jet Black Staz-On, Quick Quotes Limeade Powder Puff Chalking
  • Markers
  • Adhesives: Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry Paper Glue, Provo Craft Terrifically Tacky Tape

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, hole punch
  • Santa Card
  • 1. Fold one panel of cardstock in half to form 3"x6" side-fold card.
  • 2. Cut three cardstock panels: 7/8"x4-7/8", 1-1/8"x4-1/8", and 3/4"x3-3/8". Apply chalk ink to edges. Layer panels onto card as shown.
  • 3. Stamp sentiment on light or lined cardstock using Jet Black ink; cut mat from cardstock. Apply Limeade chalk ink to edges of both panels; adhere to card.
  • 4. Using Jet Black ink, stamp Santa on red patterned and white cardstock twice. Fussy cut Santa from red cardstock. Fussy cut from white cardstock: hat and clothing trim, face, belt buckle, mittens, etc. Color with markers as desired. Adhere accents on top of red Santa. Mat assembled Santa on 1-3/4" cardstock square with chalk-inked edges. Adhere square to card.
  • Woven Card
  • 1. Fold one panel of cardstock in half to form 3"x6" side-fold card.
  • 2. Cut 10 cardstock strips of varying lengths and widths as shown. Apply Limeade chalk ink to edges.
  • 3. Arrange five longest strips vertically from top, varying starting points and spacing evenly. Adhere vertical strips to card at top edge only.
  • 4. Weave remaining strips through vertical strips as shown. Adhere all strips to card when woven. Trim strips as necessary.
  • 5. Stamp sentiment on light or lined cardstock using Jet Black ink; cut mat from cardstock. Apply Limeade chalk ink to edges of both panels; adhere to card.
  • 6. Stamp holly leaves on green patterned cardstock using Jet Black ink; fussy cut. Apply Limeade chalk ink on all areas. Punch two circles (berries) from red patterned cardstock. Adhere leaves and berries to sentiment panel.