Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans- Katelyn Grosart here today on the blog!
Christmas is almost here and I’ve started to create some Christmas Cards. I usually don’t even think about creating Christmas cards until it’s too late and Christmas has passed, but this year, I’ve started early. Hopefully I will end up getting more created, but at least right now, I know I have two. I hope that my Christmas Cards will inspire you to recreate them for your loved ones and friends. Using the Sugarplum Collection, Holly Decorative Punch and Poinsettia Punch from Creative Memories. As well as Fitted Circles die from Elizabeth Craft Designs and adhesive from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. Here are the Christmas cards that I created.For the December 25th Christmas card, I combined the Poinsettia punch, Holly Decorative Border Punch, Sugarplum Embellishments, Sugarplum Designer Paper Pack and the Sugarplum Variety Mat Pack all from Creative Memories, to create a non traditional colour scheme on the Christmas card.For the middle of the card, you’ll cut down two of the mat’s from the Variety Mat Pack. First, you’ll need to trim the December 25th card down to 3” x 3”. The mat in behind the December 25th card gets cut down to 3 1/8” x 3 1/8”. To add some interest in behind the December 25th, layer some of the tags from the embellishments pack as well as a fussy cut banner from one of the mats.In the bottom right hand corner of the December 25th card, I combined the poinsettia punch, a few fussy cut images of the presents from the border paper, the penguin die cut from the embellishments pack along with the rhinestones in the center of the poinsettia’s. To get the leaves for the poinsettias, punch the Holly Decorative Punch onto a piece of patterned paper. Cut two of the leaves off of the border.In the top left hand corner of the December 25th card, create another poinsettia as well as some leaves to adhere with it from the Holly Decorative Punch. Embellish the center of the poinsettia with a rhinestone. Fussy cut a couple of presents as well as some ornaments from the border paper to finish off your card.For the Peace, Love, Joy Christmas card, I used the Poinsettia Punch, Holly Decorative Border Punch, the Sugarplum Embellishments, the Sugarplum Designer Paper Pack and the Sugarplum Variety Mat Pack all from Creative Memories. Although it’s the same product I used for the December 25th card, the finished results of the card are different.For the front of the card, you’ll need to decide which two layers you want to use the mats for. Once you’ve decided, cut down the two mats to fit the front of your card. Adhere two banners from the embellishments pack in the top right hand corner of the layered patterned papers. For the center of the card, use the 3” Fitted Circle die and die cut the Peace, Love, Joy sentiment from the mat. Adhere the Peace, Love, Joy sentiment circle to the middle of the wreath. Foam square the wreath to the middle of the card.To finish off the card, in the bottom right hand corner of the peace, love, joy, circle, punch out four poinsettia’s and layer two together and repeat for the other poinsettia to finish off the centers of the poinsettias, add a rhinestone from the embellishments pack. To get the leaves for the two poinsettias, punch the Holly Decorative Punch on a piece of patterned paper. Cut two of the leaves off of the border. Fussy cut presents, trees and poinsettia images from the border paper. Adhere the poinsettias. With the poinsettias adhered, adhere the fussy cut images in amongst the poinsettias.Supplies Used:
Creative Memories: Poinsettia Decorative Punch, Holly Decorative Border Punch, Sugarplum Embellishments, Sugarplum Designer Paper Pack and Sugarplum Variety Mat Pack
Elizabeth Craft Designs: Fitted Circles
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Runner Grand, 3D Foam Squares and Dodz
Thanks so much for joining me today and I hope that I’ve inspired you to create my Christmas Cards at home!
You can find more of my work on my blog at: http://www.katelyngrosart.blogspot.ca/
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