I have a quick little project to share today. I have this idea for a while and so pleased it turned out as I’d hoped. There are so many different ways I could have finished it off, but I went for this way today.
It’s a double fronted card using the Quilted Christmas suite in the Holiday catalogue.
I just love how the different dies work in the set, here I have used one to create a window in the card front. This also has a coordinating framelit so that you can punch out the element to use separately. Here is a project that uses as an element.
I started with a card base in Real Red which I trimmed and scored it so the fold was at the top. I punched out the window using one of the dies from the Quilt Builder framelit dies. Next I trimmed some Whisper White cardstock down to 100mm x 280mm and scored at 140mm. I adhered this to the bottom of the card base with snail adhesive. These measurements allow for an even red border all the way around.
I trimmed some Quilted Christmas Designer Series Paper down to 95mm x 135mm. This fit in the inner front white panel and more snail adhesive holds it in place. Here I used some of the Gingham pattern but there are so many that could easily work from this stack, they are all just so lovely.
Next I trimmed a piece of Whisper White to 80mm x 35mm and cut flag to one end. I stamped the sentiment in Real Red ink and some flowers in Lemon Lime Twist ink to the left edge. Both of these stamps are from the Christmas Quilt stamp set in the bundle. I trimmed a flag from Lemon Lime Twist cardstock and layered that under my white flag, centering the middle of the flags. I adhered the flags to the DSP with snail adhesive.
Using the same little flower stamp, I stamped two more in Garden Green ink and fussy cut those using my paper snips. I adhered those with Mini Dimensionals. How ever did we live before these came along?!!
I stamped the sentiment on the inside in Garden Green and some stars to decorate in Real Red ink colours.
Last was the front. Here I punched out a flower from the two framelits in the set from some silver foil. I popped a Glue Dot on the back in the middle and fixed some Silver Thread. Holding it in place with one finger, I fluffed the thread to spread it out so that it framed the flower. I added another Glue Dot to hold it all secure and fixed to the front of the card. I finished off the flower with one of the gorgeous Metal Rimmed Pearl. I love these… and I just haven’t used them enough lately, so I’m sure you’ll get an overload now! I fixed a circle of Lemon Lime Twist cardstock punched using the ¾” circle punch to the back of the flower on the inside of the card, to neaten it off.
I finished off with some of yummy Quilted Christmas ¼” Ribbon tied around the card, holding in place with some Tear and Tape, and finished with a bow. I tied the bow separately and adhered it with some Glue Dots – it was just easier, so I did it this way.
I really love this set and am planning many cards for this season with it. I hope this project inspires your Christmas projects.
Until next time… Stamp Creatively,
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