S imple, fun Christmas card using Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock and designer paper pieces to the following sizes using a Paper Trimmer:
- card from Shaded Spruce Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 4" x 5-1/4" from Whisper White Cardstock
- 3" square of one of the more white with green and red plaid designs from Wrapped In Plaid 6x6" Specialty Designer Series Paper
- 2" x 3-1/4" from Whisper White Cardstock
- scrap of Gold Foil Sheets
Place the large white rectangle on the Stampin' Pierce Mat. WITHOUT ADHERING, lay the square of Wrapped In Plaid Designer Paper on the large white rectangle so it is 1/2" from the top, left, and right sides.
Mount the "Ho Ho Ho" sentiment from the Perfectly Plaid Photopolymer Set on Block G. Ink it up with the Cherry Cobbler Ink Pad. Stamp it just below the designer paper square on the right side.
Adhere the designer paper square in place on the stamped white rectangle.
Adhere the stamped white rectangle with designer paper attached to the front of the Shaded Spruce card.
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 plaid Christmas tree image from the Perfectly Plaid Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Shaded Spruce Ink Pad. Stamp it on the bottom of the vertical strip of white 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 designer paper square on the left side.
Unlock the Twinkle Builder Punch. Hold it upside down so you can see the punching area. Slide the scrap of Gold Foil Sheets into the punch and get it positioned so you will punch out the largest star. Punch.
Use a Mini Glue Dot to adhere the foil star punch out to the top of the tree punch out.
Cut a 3" piece of Shaded Spruce/Gold 3/8" Striped 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 at a slight angle so it is at the top of the trunk of the tree punch out.