To assemble the card front, I adhered the strip of Highland Heather to the Snowflake Splendor paper. I tied a bow around the card using Silver Metallic Edge Ribbon. I adhered the angel to the sentiment and then attached it to the card using Dimensionals.
For the final assembly, I adhered the card front to the card base. I adhered the liner to the inside of the card. Don’t forget to stamp the envelope!
Tips and Tricks: Add Wink of Stella for shine! Cards for little girls can’t have too much shine!
For the card front I cut the snowflake hexagon out of the center of the Night of Navy hexagon using the So Many Snowflake Dies. I then used this frame as a template to locate my sentiment on a Whisper White hexagon. I embossed the sentiment on the Whisper White hexagon using Silver Embossing powder. I adhered the hexagons together using Fine Tip Glue.
For the card base, I adhered the Snowflake Splendor Designer Series paper strips to the flaps of the card. I adhered the Balmy Blue liner to the inside of the card. I adhered the right hand side of the Hexagon assembly to the card front using Tear and Tape. Be sure to only adhere it to the card flap.
To attached the other hexagon to the inside of the card, use the hexagon on the front as a guide. You could use washi tape to temporarily tape them together while you do this. See the tips and tricks below.
I die cut 2 snowflakes out of Silver Foil and adhered them to the front of the card. I added Blue Adhesive Backed Gems to the silver snowflakes and Jewels to the Night of Navy snowflakes.
Tips and Tricks: I used 2 pieces of washi tape rolled on its self on the front of the inside hexagon. Temporarily adhere the front of the inside hexagon to the back of the outside hexagon. Put adhesive on the back of the inside hexagon. Close the card (with the right flap open) to adhere the inside hexagon to the inside of the card. Carefully pull the 2 hexagons apart and remove the washi tape.
I die cut the largest snowflake from the So Many Snowflakes Dies out of the piece of Whisper White card stock. I stamped the sentiment onto the strip of whisper white card stock using Balmy Blue ink and then punched the ends using the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch. I then adhered the Whisper White card stock to the Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper using dimensionals. I added a Snowflake Splendor Ribbon around this assemble and tied it in a knot. I adhered that assembly to the Balmy Blue card front. I added the sentiment to the bottom of the card also using dimensionals. I adhered the entire card front to the Whisper Card base. Lastly, I added Blue Adhesive Backed Gems to finish the card.
Tips and Tricks: When adhering card stock to glimmer paper use either dimensionals or Tear and Tape. Most other adhesives do not stick to glimmer paper.
I adhered the vellum to the designer series paper using Glue Dots. I then adhered the Highland Heather strip to the card front. I tied a bow around the card using Snowflake Splendor Ribbon. I cut one snow flake out of silver foil using the So Many Snowflakes Dies. I stamped the sentiment using Highland Heather ink and cut it our using the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using dimensionals and added the snowflake also using dimensionals. To finish the card I added Blue Adhesive Backed Gems. Don’t forget to stamp the liner on the inside of the card as well as the envelope.
Tips and Tricks: When adhering the vellum to the designer series paper, put the glue dotes where the snowflakes are embossed. This will keep them from showing!
I stamped the sentiment from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set using Pool Party Ink. I cut it out using Stitched Nested Labels Dies. I also cut out a mat of Silver Foil. I also cut out 3 large snowflakes and 3 small snowflakes and glued them together using Fine Tip Glue. I adhered the the sentiment to the card front using dimensionals. I adhered the snowflakes to the card front using Fine Tip Glue. I then adhered the card front to the card base. I stamped the liner and adhered it to the inside the card. I also stamped the flap on the envelope.
Tips and Tricks: I used washi tape to adhere the Snowflake Splendor designer series paper to my Paper Trimmer so that I could line up the Whisper White card stock. The finished size should be 3-3/4 X 5.
For the final assembly, I cut a 6 inch piece of Snowflake Splendor Ribbon and adhered it to the card front using adhesive in the back of the card. I adhered the card front to the card base. I adhered the sentiment to the front of the card using Dimensionals. I adhered the snowflakes to the card using a Fine Tip Glue Pen. Finally, I cut a 3 inch piece of Snowflake Splendor Ribbon and tied it to the ribbon on the card using a single knot.
First, I embossed the nativity scene on Night of Navy card stock using Silver Embossing Powder and die cut it out using the Layering Circles Dies. I also embossed the sentiment from the For Unto Us stamp set in the upper left of the Night of Navy piece as well.
I cut the scalloped silver circle out of the silver mat. Since the hole in the mat will be covered by the navy layer, this saves paper.
I adhered the navy pieces on to the silver mats. I adhered the nativity scene onto the card front using Dimensionals. I then adhered the entire assembly to the navy card base. I added silver Metallic Pearls to finish the card front. To finish the card, I adhered the liner to the inside of the card.
Tips and Tricks: Be careful cutting foil since it can get marks on it very easily. I keep a new cutting plate so that I can use it on top of the foil when putting it through my cutting machine.
I stamped Mary, Joseph, the sheep and the donkey on Very Vanilla card stock using Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad. Color the pieces using Watercolor Pencils.
I cut the top of the trees out of Mossy Meadow card stock. I cut the trunks of the trees out of Soft Suede card stock. When I put the trees together, I trimmed the top of the tree but kept the the extra tab on the trunk of the tree. I glued the pieces together using a Fine-Tip Glue Pen.
I adhered the strip of Soft Suede card stock to the Night of Navy card stock as shown. I then adhered 3 approximately 1/2 inch pieces of Tear and Tape. I adhered 5 pieces of Braided Linen Trim to these strips. The trim can be frayed as desired.
For the back of the stable I used 2 Glue Dots, one on the top and one on the bottom in the center and centered the piece on the card front. This allowed me to place the palm trees under the sides of the stable and hide their trunks. I then glued the back of the stable to the card front.
For the final assembly, I adhered the front of the stable over the back of the stable using Mini Dimensionals. I adhered the gold star using Mini Dimensionals to the card front. I adhered Mary, Joseph and the animals using mini dimensionals. Next, I adhered the card front to the card base. Lastly, I adhered the Very Vanilla liner to the inside of the card.
Tips and Tricks: Use the edge of the dimensionals sheet cut into strips for the sides of the stable.
The Merry Moose stamp set is a really cute stamp set that is bundled with the Moose Punch. This card has a lot of layers blend together for a great look. I cased another demonstrator’s card but removed a couple of layers (believe it or not).
I will just list the cuts needed to make this card since there are so many. Cut very carefully since the pieces are very close in size.
The first step to create this card is to splatter Early Espresso ink onto the Crumb Cake card stock pieces using one of the Water Painters. Allow to dry thoroughly!
The next step is to emboss the large copper piece of foil with the Evergreen Embossing Folder. Adhere the foil onto the Early Espresso mat. Adhere the small piece of Crumb Cake on it’s mat. Be careful to adhere these pieces straight since the mats only show by 1/16 of an inch.
Die cut the Gold Foil strip using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies as shown above. When you put this assembly in your die cutting machine make sure that you insert the die end first and only let it roll over the foil minimally. The plates can leave marks on the foil.
Punch out a moose from the scrap of Copper Foil. Emboss the 1/2 inch strip of Early Espresso card stock with the sentiment of choice using Gold Embossing Powder. Adhere the Gold strip to the Early Espresso card stock strip as shown above.
Adhere the embossed Copper Foil assembly to the Crumb Cake card front. The adhere the Early Espresso strip to the card front as shown above.
Adhere the Gold Foil banner to the card front as shown. Then add the small Crumb Cake matted piece to the card front.
Adhere the Copper Foil moose to the card front then add the sentiment as shown, Adhere the card front on the Early Espresso card base. Adhere the Very Vanilla liner to the inside of the card. Decorate a Very Vanilla envelope as desired.
Tips and Tricks: When splattering the Crumb Cake card stock pieces, I squeezed the Early Espresso ink pad until there is ink on the lid and then opened it. I filled a Water Painter with water. I picked up some ink from the inside of the lid then splattered it on my card pieces. If you hit it on your left index finger over your card you will splatter less of your table.
I adhered the moose to the embossed piece of Crumb Cake card stock. I used mini dimensionals for the middle moose. I then adhered this assembly to the card front approximately 1/2 inch from the top. For the sentiment, I used a stamp from the Merry Moose stamp set. I stamped it in Real Red ink on a Whisper White scrap of card stock and put it on a mat of Real Red card stock. Stamp and adhere the liner to the inside of the card as desired.
Tips and Tricks: When placing the punched moose on the piece of Crumb Cake card stock, place the two moose on the outside first then place the middle moose centered between them.