Friday, December 7, 2012

Christmas Cards/Invitations
Designer: Whitney Mote


Fiskars scissors

The Paper Company – Kraft Cardstock

(cut into dimensions of 5 ½ x8 ½ )

Bazzill Basics Paper – Spring Willow

(cut into dimensions of 5 ¼ x 4)

Bazzill Basics Paper – Phoenix

(cut into dimensions of 5 ¼ x 4)

Bazzill Basics Paper – Suede Brown Dark

(cut into dimensions of 2 ¾ x 2 ¼ )

Bazzill Basics Paper – Coconut

(cut into dimensions of 2 ½ x 2)

Simple Stories Paper – Handmade Holidays

 (cut into dimensions of 5 ¼ x 1 ¾ )

American Crafts – Glitter Ribbon, Chestnut

Hero Arts – Good Cheer Messages (stamps)

Memento – Rich Cocoa (ink)

Canvas Home Basics – Ivory Envelopes

GlueArts – Pro+ Permatac, Adhesive Squares Ribbon Adhesive
1.  Cut all paper to the appropriate sizes and lay everything out in front of you.       
2.   Print or type the inside information you wish to enclose on the bottom portion of one side of the card. Fold in half with that information on the inside bottom half. 
3.  Place the Spring Willow (or Phoenix) paper piece on the front part of the folded Kraft Cardstock using the GlueGlider Pro+ Permatac cartridge.
4.   Next, place the Handmade Holiday strip on the bottom half of the card piece also using the Pro+.
5.  Adhere the Coconut paper piece to the Suede Brown Dark piece with the Pro+ and attach the Suede Brown Dark piece in the center of the card with the Pro+.

6.  Next, cut strips of the glitter ribbon to size and adhere to each side of the Suede Brown Dark piece covering the seams without extending over the Suede Brown Dark or Kraft Cardstock paper with the Adhesive Squares Ribbon Adhesive.    
7.  Finally, stamp each message onto the Coconut paper piece, aligning it as close to the center as possible.
8.  Insert into ivory envelopes, address, apply postage, and mail!



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