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See how to create a stack of beautiful holiday cards this year

Don’t fret about your Christmas cards this year. With a single stamp set and a pack of designer paper, you can create a stack of beautiful cards that have a simple design but still deliver that holiday wow factor. Here are three designs to get you started.

Supplies for all cards:

Stamp set: Leaves of Holly (159601)

Ink: Soft Succulent (155778); Mossy Meadow (147111); Shaded Spruce (147088); Real Red (147084)

Paper: Basic White; Shaded Spruce (146981); Real Red (102482); Boughs of Holly Designer Series Paper (159600)

Misc: Stampin’ Seal (152813); Paper Snips (103579); Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels (158987); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

 

Boughs of Holly sample 1

Paper:

Basic White: 8 ½” x 5 ½”; 2 ¼” squareReal Red: 2 3/8” squareMossy Meadow: 2 ½: squareBoughs of Holly: 5 ½” x 4 ¼”; ½” x 5 ½”

1. Fold Basic White card stock in half to create card base.

2. Ink ‘Season’s Greetings’ using Mossy Meadow and stamp in center of Basic White square.

3. Ink ‘from our home to yours’ using Soft Succulent ink and stamp above ‘Season’s Greetings’.

4. Ink ‘to friends near and far’ using Soft Succulent ink and stamp below ‘Season’s Greetings’.

5. Using Stampin’ Seal, adhere Basic White square to Real Red square and then to Mossy Meadow Square

6. Adhere Boughs of Holly layer to Basic White card base.

7. Adhere Boughs of Holly strip across front of card base.

8. Adhere phrase squares to card front.

9. Add 2 small and 2 large Pearl Jewels to complete card.

 

Card Sample Two 

Boughs of Holly sample 2

Paper

Basic White: 8 ½” x 5 ½”Boughs of Holly: 2” x 5 ½”Shaded Spruce: ½” x 5 ½”

1. Fold Basic White card stock in half to create card base.

2. Ink ‘peace’ using Shaded Spruce ink and stamp on an angle 4 times down right side of card base.

3. Ink ‘joy’ using Real Red ink and stamp on an angle 3 times down right side of card base.

4. Adhere Shaded Spruce strip to back of Boughs of Holly designer paper layer.

5. Adhere Boughs of Holly layer to card base.

6. Add 3 large Pearl Jewels to complete card.

Card Sample Three 

Boughs of Holly sample 3

Paper

Basic White: 8 ½” x 5 ½”; ¾” x 4”

Shaded Spruce: 1” x 4”

Boughs of Holly: 4” x 5 ¼”; second scrap piece

1. Fold Basic White card stock in half to create card base.

2. Adhere Boughs of Holly paper to card base.

3. Ink phrase and stamp onto Basic White strip.

4. Adhere phrase strip to Shaded Spruce strip. Adhere to card base.

5. Using paper snips, ‘fussy cut’ one flower from scrap Boughs of Holly paper.

6. Using Stampin’ Dimensional, attach flower to card base on top of phrase strip.

7. Add 3 Pearl Jewels to complete card. 

 


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