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Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Christmas Stockings Card

This card I am using a set of dies that I got from Ali express.  It is for a series of Christmas stockings and accessories to decorate them with.  I am just using one ouline die, the top cuff and the toe and heel pieces in some contrasting Christmas papers.  I wanted them to be a bit sturdier than paper, so I have used some double-side sticker paper and stuck the patterned paper onto some scrap card, then cut out the different pieces to make up 3 ‘stockings’

I have cut out two panels to go on one of my standard card bases of 5” x 7”, one in green and the front panel in the same white as the card base.

I then stamped the sentiment onto the bottom middle of the white card panel.  I used a piece of hemp string and tied that onto the top of the front panel loosely to look like the stockings have been hung.  I also tied 3 bows with a gold bell on them which will be put onto the stockings once they have been stuck to the top of the card along the string line. 

And that is the card finished.  Here is a video on how I made the card. If you prefer to see it in full HD, then you can pop over to my YouTube channel here.

The materials I have used to make the card are:
Card base 5” x 7“ or 12.7cm x 17.5cm
Green glitter panel made with American Crafts Christmas Glitter pad, 4 ¾” x 6 5/8” or 12cm x 17cm
White card panel 4 ½” x 6 3/8” or 11.3cm x 16.3cm
Christmas stocking die from Ali express
Kaisercraft Yuletide stamp for sentiment
Scraps of green, red, white glitter and blue paper
Double sided sticky paper (Jac paper)
Scrap of white card
3 gold bells
Hemp string
Double sided tape
Ranger clear embossing powder
Versafine Onyx black ink
Embossing buddy
Nuvo glue
Heat tool


Sue Pollock said...

Hi Helen I'm New to your blog I live in England and have been watching your videos on you tube.
I really love the cards you make you are a great inspiration thank you so much xx

Unknown said...

Beautiful cards.

Unknown said...

Beautiful cards. Thank you.

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