Thursday, 3 December 2015

CHRISTMAS CARD

 
Hi everyone and welcome to my blog and my latest Christmas card.
If you would like to make one like this, please follow along.
HERES HOW
Take  a sheet of Christmas music paper aprox 8 x 6 inches
Wrap a 3 inch strip of hessian/burlap around the centre
Adhere a red ribbon strip on top of the hessian
Add a white ribbon strip on top of this 
Take a large card blank aprox 8 x 6 inches or fold an A4 piece of white card in half, attach the music paper
Start to decorate by attaching a poinsettia flower in the middle
Add a medium size and a smaller size flower on either side
I gathered some twigs from the garden, painted them with white texture paste and attached with hot glue
Next add a couple of berries, on either side of the flowers
Die cut some white pearlescent card holly swirls, attach
Die cut a snowflake and pine branch and add these
Add a few holly swirls in green card
Die cut a robin, attach to top of ribbon
Die cut the sentiment and glue to a banner, adhere.
Add more texture paste and some small white roses.
STASH USED
A4 sheet of white card - 300 gsm
Pearlescent cardstock
Offcut of hessian/burlap 3 x 10 inches
Off cut of red ribbon 3 x 10 inches
Off cut of white ribbon 3 x 10 inches
Glue Gun with hot glue
Poinsettia die - Heartfelt Creations
Pearl Centres
White mini roses
Twigs from garden
White texture paste
Holly swirl die - Heartfelt Creations
Bird die - Sizzix
Snowflake die - Sizzlitts Sizzix
Berries from my stash
Happy Christmas Sentiment - Die Sire Dies
Banner Die
Pine Cone branch die - Sizzix
White Christmas paper.
CLOSE UPS
 
I have entered this into scrap and craft December Challenge.
 
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LINKS
Pearl trim
MANY THANKS FOR VISITING TODAY
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