Saturday, 5 December 2015

CHRISTMAS CARD 2



Hi everyone and welcome to my blog and Christmas Card No. 2.
This is another large card, half an A4 sheet. I hope you like it.
If you would like to make this card, follow along below.
HERES HOW
First fold a sheet of white cardstock in half (aprox 300gsm)
Cut a sheet of pretty paper to fit this, ink the edges
Cut a strip of hessian/burlap 3 x 10 inches, wrap around the pretty paper, secure at the back with tape or glue
Add a burgundy strip of hessian/burlap aprox 1 x 10 inches to this
Adhere to card front
Now the best bit, start to decorate
Attach a raffia bow to the centre of the card
Add a pretty centre
Glue in some pretty stamens on either side
Add some twigs and berries with glue to either side
Add flowers
Add leaves and pine branches
Die cut a little robin, add inks to colour and attach
Paint a small chipboard chicken wire piece and attach behind robin
Die cut the sentiment and attach to a die cut banner, ink banner
Finish off by adding white paint or texture paste for the snowy effect.
STASH USED
Sheet of A4 white cardstock aprox 300 gsm
Dotty paper
Brown and reddish pink chalk ink
Hessian/Burlap in natural and burgundy
(You could use ribbon)
Raffia for bow
White pearly stamens
Assorted twigs and berries
Burgundy roses and buds
Assorted leaves
Pine cone die for pine branches, Tim Holtz Sizzix Die
Chicken wire chipboard
White texture paste
Banner die
Sentiment die - Happy Christmas
Glittery card for the pine branches
Little bird die, Tim Holtz Sizzix Die
Hot glue gun.

 
LINKS
Homemade Texture Paste
Birds
 
I HOPE YOU LIKE THIS CARD AND GIVE IT A GO
I WOULD LOVE IT IF YOU WOULD BECOME A FOLLOWER THERE ARE MORE CARDS TO LOOK OUT FOR AND  LAYOUTS TOO
MANY THANKS
BYE FOR NOW
XXXA