P retty Christmas card with a slightly modern look using Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock and designer paper pieces to the following sizes using a Paper Trimmer:
- card from Mint Macaron Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 2-7/8" x 4-1/8" from Garden Green Cardstock
- 2-3/4" x 4" of curving green mosaic tiles design from Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper
- 2-1/2" x 3-1/4" from Very Vanilla Cardstock
- 2" x 3-1/4" from Mint Macaron Cardstock
- scrap of Silver Glimmer Paper
As you are ready to stamp using the Perfectly Plaid Photopolymer Set, place the cardstock on the Stampin' Pierce Mat. Using the mat will help you get a cleaner image each time you stamp.
Mount the "Merry Christmas" sentiment from the Perfectly Plaid Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Garden Green Ink Pad. Stamp it on one end of the strip of Very Vanilla Cardstock leaving room on the sides to punch it out. WITHOUT RE-INKING, stamp the sentiment again slightly to the right and down so you get a shadow effect.
Unlock the 2" Circle Punch. Holding the punch upside down so you can see the punching area, slide the stamped sentiment into the punch and get it centered in the punching area side to side and close to the top of the circle. Punch.
Adhere the stamped sentiment circle punch out to the Mosaic Mood Designer Paper rectangle so the sentiment is straight and the bottom of the sentiment is just above the bottom of the designer paper and the right side of the circle is about 3/4" from the right side of the designer paper.
Use Paper Snips to trim off excess vanilla cardstock from the bottom of the circle punch out.
Adhere the layered designer paper rectangle to the center of the Garden Green rectangle. Then, adhere it to the center of the Mint Macaron card.
Mount the outline leaves Christmas tree image from the Perfectly Plaid Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Garden Green Ink Pad. Stamp it on the bottom of the vertical strip of Mint Macaron Cardstock.
Mount the solid leaves Christmas tree image from the Perfectly Plaid Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Mint Macaron Ink Pad. Stamp it over the top of the previously stamped outline tree image on the Mint Macaron Cardstock.
Unlock the Pine Tree Punch. Holding the punch upside down so you can see the punching area, slide the stamped tree image into the punch and get it centered in the punching area. Punch.
Adhere the tree punch out to the card front so the bottom branches are even with the bottom of the matted designer paper rectangle on the left side and overlap the sentiment half circle a tiny amount.
Unlock the Twinkle Builder Punch. Hold it upside down so you can see the punching area. Slide the scrap of Silver Glimmer Paper into the punch and get it positioned so you will punch out the largest star. Punch.
Use a Mini Glue Dot to adhere the glimmer star punch out to the top of the tree punch out.
Cut a 3" piece of Garden Green 3/8" Double-Stitched Ribbon.
Tie a half knot in the center of the ribbon. Trim the ends.
Use a Mini Glue Dot to adhere the ribbon knot to the front of the card so it is at the top of the trunk of the tree punch out.
Use the mini spatula on the Take Your Pick tool to pick up the 4 silver pearls from a sheet of Metallic Pearls being sure to get the adhesives as well. Adhere them randomly to the tree punch out.
Use the mini spatula on the Take Your Pick tool to pick up the 1 silver pearl from a sheet of Metallic Pearls being sure to get the adhesive as well. Adhere it to the upper right corner of the designer paper rectangle.