Happy Monday, y’all! Hope you’ve got a great week ahead of you!
I am really trying to not make Christmas cards yet. It just seems too early – I mean -if I make them all NOW then…what will I panic about when it’s time to mail them!??! 😉
I said I am trying. I fail a lot. Today’s card is one of my failures – I used the fun new Spruced Up stamp set and bundled Spruced Up Outlines die set. And some…Storybook Gnomes DSP! Take a look see!
The layout for this one is from the Freshly Made Sketches challenge this week!
I started by embossing a piece of Basic White cardstock in the new Whimsical Woodland 3D Embossing Folder (which I hope is on your list – or already on your shelf! 😎😎😎) and then I adhered the panel to a Shaded Spruce mat for the card front.
Using the next-to-smallest of the fatter rectangles in the Stitched Rectangle Dies, I cut three rectangles from a piece of snowflake-strewn Storybook Gnomes DSP. I adhered the three rectangles to the card front with Liquid Glue.
I stamped the small tree from the Spruced Up stamp set in Shaded Spruce on a piece of Shaded Spruce cardstock and cut it with its matching die from the bundled Spruced Up Outlines set. I also cut out a Pool Party tree and then stamped the snowflakes from the set on that tree in Bermuda Bay ink.
The Spruced Up Outlines is a really fun set – the dies cut a solid image – trees, gifts, ornaments, etc – PLUS an outline die cut with just one pass thru the cutter. So that means I already had four trees cut! 🙂
Using the large tree die, I cut out a Soft Sea Foam tree and another one in Shaded Spruce (I only used the outline die cut from this one – I needed an odd number!).
I adhered all the trees to the card front using Liquid Glue – starting with the ones near the top (which are also on the bottom!). That top Shaded Spruce outline tree is the large one I mentioned! 🙂
The final tree – the small, stamped Shaded Spruce one – is popped on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the Spruced Up sentiment in Shaded Spruce on a piece of Basic White and cut it out with the small Stylish Shapes banner die.
I used a little Liquid Glue and a Stampin’ Dimensional to adhere the sentiment to the card front.
I added some – okay, kind of a bunch! – of Adhesive Backed Stars and the card front was done!
On the inside, I used two Spruced Up images to create my sentiment. I inked the top line of the “May It Be Yours…” sentiment in Shaded Spruce to stamp that line on a Basic White panel. Under it I added the word Christmas in Shaded Spruce. Then I stamped the snowflakes once in stamped-off-once Bermuda Bay and added an Adhesive Backed Star.
I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Shaded Spruce mat and into my Pool Party card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.
My Basic White Medium Envelope got stamped-off-once Bermuda Bay stars on the front…
…and more of the Storybook Gnomes DSP on the envelope flap.
Et Voila! I’m already loving this Spruced Up Bundle and am excited to see what everyone makes with it, aren’t you?! Just a little different from the usual Christmas sets!
I hope you like!
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Card Cuts Used in This Project:
Pool Party Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Spruced Up Outlines die cut tree (one solid -one outline)
Shaded Spruce Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (x2 – mats for card front and for inner liner); Spruced Up Outlines die cut tree (one solid -one outline – plus one additional large outline)
Soft Sea Foam Cardstock: Spruced Up Outlines die cut tree (one solid -one outline)
Basic White Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (x2 – card front and inner liner); Stylish Shapes die cut banner (sentiment)
Storybook Gnomes DSP: Next-to-smallest fatter Stitched Rectangle die cuts (x3) ; 2 1/2″ x 6″ (for envelope flap)
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Finn Fan Fix
I have two great watermelon salad recipes that I love and I don’t like watermelon! I do like your card too.