Thursday, December 10, 2009

Another Christmas Card Idea

Lovely As A Tree Gift Card Holder -- Such an understated card.  Love it's design.  I will get a picture of the inside posted as soon as I can.
Lovely As A Tree Stamp Set – p.110
God’s Blessings Stamp Set – p.140
Four the Holidays Stamp Set – Mini p.19
Textured Jumbo Wheel – p.100
Mellow Moss card stock, 12” x 5 ½” -- p.157
Whisper White card stock, 3 ¾” x 1 ¾”, 2 ¼”x 2”, Scrap -- p.155
Chocolate Chip card stock, 4” x 2”, 2 ½” x 2 ¼”, Scrap – p.156
Always Artichoke card stock, 4 ¾”x 2 ¾” – p.157
Mellow Moss Classic Ink pad -- p.157
Chocolate Chip Stampin’ Write Marker – p.156
Mellow Moss Jumbo Wheel Cartridge – p.157
Mellow Moss Taffeta Ribbon, 15” – p.183
Wide Oval Punch – p.186
Designer Label Punch – p.186
Word Window Punch – p.186
3/4” Circle Punch – p.186
Stampin’ Dimensionals – p.192
Jumbo Wheel – p.193
Sticky Tape – p.192
Paper Cutter, p.191
Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, p.191

  1. Using Paper Cutter, score 12” x 5 ½” Mellow Moss CS at 4 ¼”, 6” and 7 ¾”.
  2. Fold card in a “W” pattern. Line underside of card at folds with Sticky Tape in a “I____I” pattern. NOTE: See example to verify you are gluing properly.
  3. Use pencil to slightly mark ¼” in on sides of flap. Line up outside BLACK edge of Word Window Punch on mark on left side and punch only half way in. Repeat on right side. Use ¾” Circle Punch to punch a half circle on edge in middle of flap.
  4. Wheel front and inside of gift card with Textured Jumbo Wheel and Mellow Moss Ink Cartridge [in wheel]. NOTE: Wheel on either side of the flap.
  5. Stamp saying on 2 ¼”x 2” Whisper White CS. Layer on 2 ½” x 2 ¼” Chocolate Chip CS. Adhere inside.
  6. SNAIL ribbon and wrap around card.
  7. Ink “Pine tree” in Mellow Moss Ink. Use Blender Pen to “brush off” trunk and ground. Ink trunk and ground with Chocolate Chip Marker. Stamp onto Whisper White CS.
  8. Layer main image onto Chocolate Chip CS and then onto Always Artichoke CS. Adhere with Dimensionals.
  9. Use Wide Oval Punch to punch an oval out of scrap Chocolate Chip CS.
  10. Ink “Christmas” with Chocolate Chip Marker. Stamp on scrap Whisper White CS. Use the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to image “Merry” OVER “Christmas” with marker. Punch with Designer Label Punch. Adhere to oval and main image.
  11. Tie ribbon.

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