Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Red, White and Gray Christmas Card - One Hour Card Class 041 OHCC041

If you have never made a card before, you will love these One Hour Card Class workshops!  We will complete a card with a matching envelope – ready for the mail!  I host card classes every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  You pick the day and the time that suits you.  Message or email me for more info. I hope you will consider joining me as we learn how to get the very best from the products that we buy.  You can order SU! products online and have them shipped directly to your door. Simply click on the “Shop Now” button in my banner (or I can order for you). I would be most happy to be your Canadian demonstrator.

Stamps: Santa's Sleigh, Christmas Pines.

Inks: Versamark, Basic Gray, Real Red.

Cardstock: Real Red, Smoky Slate, Basic Gray, Whisper White, Shimmery White, writing tablet paper.

Accessories: Rhinestone Jewels, Santa's Sleigh Thinlits Dies, Stampin' Dimensionals, White Embossing Powder, Fine Tip glue pen, Embossing Buddy, Aqua Painter, Press ‘n Seal wrap.

Basic Gray (I used Magenta graphite) card.  Sign the back.

Cut a piece of writing tablet paper in half.  Stamp with a phrase and an image if desired in Basic Gray and Real Red ink.  Adhere to inside of the card.  

Smoky Slate (I used Magenta brown) panel 3-3/4″ x 5″.  Rub front with an embossing buddy.  Stamp the trees at each side with Versamark ink.  White emboss.  White emboss another tree on a scrap of Smoky Slate 2-1/4” x 4” cardstock. Set aside.

Over stamp the front panel with the snow flakes from the Christmas Pines stamp set with Versamark ink.  Adhere to card front.  Set aside.

Over stamp the single tree with the snow flakes from the Christmas Pines stamp set with Versamark ink.  Set aside.

Cut Real Red cardstock 1-1/4” x 8-1/2”.  Rub front with an embossing buddy.  Stamp four bows and three presents with Versamark ink.  White emboss.  Cut presents out by hand but leave the bottom of each present about ¼” longer than where the embossing ends.  Set aside.

Cut Whisper White cardstock 2-1/4” x 4” for the full sleigh.  Cut Shimmery White cardstock 1-3/4” x 3-1/4” for the intricate part of the sleigh.

Die cut the single tree, the bows and both parts of the sleigh with their corresponding dies from Santa’s Sleigh Thinlits.  Sandwich is: Standard platform – thin die adaptor – Precision base plate - cardstock - die with cutting blade down – cutting pad. 

Add mounts to the tree and adhere to the center of the card front.  Set aside.

We are going to use Press ‘n Seal wrap technique to adhere the intricate die.  Lay right side of the intricate sleigh on Press ‘n Seal wrap.  Press lightly to make the image cling.  Apply Fine Tip glue to the die. 

Pick up the Press ‘n Seal wrap and transfer the intricate sleigh to the main sleigh.  Press in place. 

Discard Press ‘n Seal wrap.

Add Dimensionals to both sides of the sleigh.

Add Fine Tip glue to the bottom rail of the sleigh.  Adhere to card front.

Add the bows.

Add the presents. 

Add seven rhinestones.

Stamp an envelope with the tree from the Santa’s Sleigh stamp set in Basic Gray ink.

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