Saturday, October 6

Holiday Card

Here are the instructions for the card I created for my Holiday SWAP. This card uses the Sleigh Bells Ring stamp set. I love this set!! It seems to create such a vintage card, which is perfect for the Holiday Time.











Sleigh Bells Ring



  1. Score and fold bravo burgundy (4 1/2" x 11")cs.
  2. Stamp branches on river rock Holiday (4 x 5 1/4") DP using always artichoke ink. (stamp off once)
  3. Round corners of DP using ticket punch.
  4. Attach DP to always artichoke (4 1/8" x 5 3/8") cs
  5. Attach brads.
  6. Attach always artichoke ribbon, 2 pieces of burgundy ribbon and elastic gold cord.
  7. Attach to card front.
  8. Round corners of always artichoke holiday (2 1/2" x 4 1/2") DP.
  9. Attach to bravo burgundy (2 3/8" x 4 5/8") cs
  10. Stamp sentiment on always artichoke DP using versamark ink.
  11. Emboss sentiment with gold embossing powder.
  12. Attach brads, and then attach to card using dimensionals.
  13. Stamp image on confetti cream (2 1/2" x 2 3/4") cs using timber brown Staz on ink.
  14. Water color image using river rock, really rust, ruby red, sahara sand, mellow moss, always artichoke, soft sky, creamy caramel, chocoloate chip inks.
  15. Highlight church, trees, bridge, and fur on people with white gel pen.
  16. Let image dry for 1 hour.
  17. Round corners with the ticket corner punch.
  18. Emboss image 3-4 times with glassy glaze embossing powder.
  19. Let image dry over night.
  20. Place card stock in freezer for approximately 1 hour.
  21. Remove card stock and bend back and forth to "crack" embossing.
  22. Attach image to bravo burgundy (2 5/8" x 2 7/8") cs
  23. Attach brads, and then attach to card using dimensionals.

Stamps: Sleigh Bells Ring, Peaceful Wishes Inks: River Rock, Really Rust, Ruby Red, Sahara Sand, Mellow Moss, Always Artichoke, Soft Sky, Creamy Caramel, Chocoloate Chip, Versamark, Timber Brown Staz On Paper: Bravo Burgundy, Holiday Designer Paper, Confetti Cream Extras: Heat Gun, Powder Pal Tray, Gold and Glassy Glaze Embossing powder, Ticket Corner Punch, Dimensionals, Theater Ribbon package, Gold Elastic Cord, Burgundy Grosgrain Ribbon, Paint Brush, White Gel Pen, Gold Brads

17 Comments:

Eleanor said...

Beautiful card, Corie!

Deborah said...

Stunning classic! Deb

Maria said...

Happy National Cardmaking Day Corie!

Wow I really love your Christmas card. The swirly DP and the beautiful color combo are absolutely dazzling! The design layout is awesome too!

Great job!

Maria

Shannon McGann said...

I'm still loving this card. It's so beautiful - the stamp set is perfect for this design. And what gorgeous colours!

Linda SS said...

Outstanding! I've certainly never seen a more elegant Christmas card than this.

malieta said...

Very beautiful card Corie, I love it!
malieta:)

Flossie's Follies said...

How elegant, love it

Wife2TJ said...

Stunning card. LOVE the cracked glass effect.

Debby Winters said...

What an absolutely beautiful card...so nostalgic! I love it.

Michelle said...

Very elegant!

Crafty in Calgary said...

This is a gorgeous card!

Theresa said...

SMASHING!!! I love vintage Christmas!!!

Amy said...

Beautiful card! You are very detailed! ;) Thanks for the blog comments!

Heather said...

This a lovely card Corie, I have been wanting to try the glassy glaze cracking so was happy to see your instructions.

AJ said...

wow, you are so fabulous with the directions you give!! Such detail! This card is absolutely amazing! very very beautiful!!

travelingmama said...

This is gorgeous! The red really pops!

Colleen said...

This is Fabulous! Wow! Great instructions, too.
TFS,
Colleen