lways Artichoke and Kraft card stock combine to create a lovely natural Christmas card!
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NOTE: Always put the Stampin' Pierce mat under your card stock when stamping with Photopolymer stamps to achieve a well-stamped image.
Kraft front and back card bases: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"-need two
Always Artichoke: 4" x 5 1/4" - need two
Very Vanilla middle layer: 3 3/4" x 9 1/2", scored and accordian-folded at 5" and 7 1/4"
Always Artichoke for tree: 2 3/4" x 4 1/4"
Very Vanilla for greeting banner: scrap at least 1" wide
Kraft to cut out two reindeer: 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Stamp the Always Artichoke front layer with trees and stars, stamping more than once with Always Artichoke ink before re-inking the tree stamp.
Stamp tree on Always Artichoke scrap with Always Artichoke ink. Cut out with tree framelit.
Adhere to card front with dimensionals.
Paint the tree branches with Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.
Stamp a reindeer on each side of the Kraft card stock strip. using Crumb Cake ink (each side of the strip is a slightly different shade of Kraft)
Cut out with the matching framelit.
Adhere one reindeer to card front with glue dots.
Adhere second reindeer in front of first reindeer with dimensionals.
Paint around the edges of the reindeer with the Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.
Stamp greeting on vanilla strip with Cherry Cobbler ink.
Cut out with banner framelit from Gift Card Envelopes and Trims.
Tie small piece of Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine from the Baker's Twine Trio Pack around the banner end.
Adhere to top right of card front with dimensionals.
Adhere remaining Always Artichoke layer inside card with SNAIL.
Stamp Very Vanilla scored strip with greeting, tree, and reindeer.
Fold along all scored lines.
Adhere 5" x 3 3/4" section to inside card with SNAIL.
Adhere the end section to the right back side of card front with SNAIL.
Stamp envelope to match card.
Adhere designer paper strip to cover envelope flap, putting adhesive on the envelope flap, not the designer paper. Trim designer paper edge flush with the edge of the envelope flap.