Snowman card – Elizabeth Craft Designs

Hello and happy Thursday! It´s time for my Elizabeth Craft Designs January project share. I wanted to create a winter themed greeting card for this month and used the lovely Jack Frost die by Joset with Planner Essentials Christmas Figures tree die to create the scene.

Here are the steps to the card:

Step 1: Die cut a strip of white paper with Adventure Edges to create a DIY stencil from paper. Use it to ink the background could pattern onto a white card base.
Step 2: Apply a Clear Double Sided Adhesive Sheet onto a piece of white Soft Finish Cardstock and die cut the tree from Planner Essentials 34 Christmas Figures die set. Make sure the adhesive is on the backside when die cutting the whole tree, but pointing towards you when die cutting the filigrane tree die piece. You will need the adhesive on top of be able to add glitter later.


Step 3: Now die cut the Snowflake from white Soft Finish Cardstock (also add an adhesive sheet on the back here too for easier adhering). Also die cut a few snowflakes using the Snow Globe die set, but this time again make sure the adhesive is on top.
Step 4: Using Distress Inks, apply color to the tree and the snowman parts. I used tones: Gathered Twigs, Old Paper, Black Soot, Evergreen Bough, Salty Ocean and Spiced Marmalade.
Step 5: Apply Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter onto the filigrane tree piece as well as the snowflakes.


Step 6: Adhere the green inked tree onto the card base and attach the filigrane, glittered tree piece on top. Now build the snowman together and adhere all pieces on place.
Step 7: Now use the For You stamp set by Sue Smith in combination with Joset´s Winter Sentiments to create the sentiment: „Winter Wishes“ and stamp that onto the bottom of the card with black stamp ink. Apply the glittered snowflakes onto the background and the card is done.

And I have again recorded a start-to-finish video for you to watch. I hope it gives you a better idea on each and every step of this card.

I hope you enjoy this months card tutorial and get inspired to make some fun wintery cards yourself! Wishing you all a nice January & see you next month again with another ECD project post!!

Happy crafting,
xxx, Sanna

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Simple Christmas cards with patterned paper

Hello lovelies and happy Wednesday! Today I´m stopping by to share another quick set of Christmas cards. For these cards I again used some older produt from my stash and added Canvas Corp papers as well as some stenciling and stamping to them.

Basically I´ve just taken a leftover stenciled piece (left card) and added it on top of the patterned paper. Before adhering it on place, I bound a ribbon around the background paper. I have so many ribbons that I really need to find a place for them! Christmas cards always look great with small ribbon elements, so there.

For the second card I just fussy cut the Canvas Corp paper, added a ribbon around it for fun detail and adhered it onto the background paper with 3D foam pads. That way it has more dimension.

So very easy cards to do. The glitter piece is done using Nuvo Glitter Paste and a STAMPlorations stencil, but it´s a leftover from a previous card already, so I just used the piece up here. Then just added the stamped holiday sentiment – this time stamped with red. I usually mainly use black, but wanted to try another color here.

And that is my Christmas card share for today. I´m really happy to be using up older product on these cards. They also work very well with new product, too. And the stash busting can continue :).

Hope your week is getting along well!
xxx, Sanna

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Christmas cards with Very Much Merry collection – Studio Tekturek

Hello lovelies!! Did you know that Studio Tekturek has a lovely new collection out, called „Very Much Merry„. So this year, Christmas is going to be very pastellic toned. I love the designs. Especially the Santa journaling cards and the tiny Xmas tree paper!

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I got this super cute paper in the works and I ended up creating a big pile of Christmas cards with it! A total of 11 cards for starters. Once I got started, I could not stop!

Here are the first four cards. Those Santa´s make me smile!! And the cute journaling cards are perfect for a December Daily, but also make a really nice detail on a Christmas card! I wanted to concentrate on the paper and leave them space to shine, so I kept the decoration very simple.

I did also make some shaker cards, by die cutting a Christmas tree from the patterned paper and filling the shaker part with various tones of confetti. Rest of the shaker cards I kept really simple, just adding the patterned paper and a little sentiment sticker.

I´ve also added some Nuvo Drops on top of the shaker Christmas tree windows. This adds a fun detail to the trees – almost like baubles.

The green and blue snowflake card have the patterned paper peeking thru from the background and an inked piece of white cardstock is on top. I especially love how the tiny Christmas trees are peeking thru behind the snowflake. The other cards I really clean and simple in style. I wanted to make them that way to get the papers stand out more. They are so beautiful on their own, that they really do not need much decoration at all. Some Nuvo Drops and stamping here and there and that´s enough in my opinion.

I´ll be sharing more projects, created using these papers very soon. I cannot wait to create Christmas present tags with this collection!! And also cannot wait to send these cards to friends and family :)!!!

Check out the Studio Tekturek STORE and spread the word about their lovely designs. It´s a small family business who can use all the support they can get, especially during these difficult times with lockdowns and social distancing!! Be sure to check out their store for more collection and designs and follow them on Insta.

See you soon with even more projects!! Happy crafting!
xxx, Sanna

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Christmas cards – The Wild Hare Kits

Hello everyone and happy Monday, it´s my turn for a Wild Hare Kits project share today and I am up with a set of Christmas cards.

I totally fell in love with my December kit and there were so many beautiful papers in there that were perfect for cardmaking, so I could not resist!

Here is what I created:

For my first card I used the Pink Paislee Together For Christmas paper number 8 (I had some left over from my „Now + Then“ layout) as background paper and I added some Heidi Swapp Winter Wonderland washi tape on both sides of the paper. For finishing touches I added ephemera from the Crate Paper Snowflake collection.

For my second card I again used the Pink Paislee Together For Christmas paper number 3. I love this flower pattern!!! I just cut the paper in size and adhered it onto a white card base and added some of the gorgeous Thickers and a stamped word as a Christmas greeting onto the card. Fast and easy!

For my last card I used one of my very favorite papers from my December kit: The Pink Paislee Together For Christmas paper number 7. Isn´t this paper just absolutely beautiful??? I again cut the paper in right size, adhered it onto the card base and then added a tiny piece of the paper number 8 (the b-side) on top. I fussy cut the red paper into a banner from and added two Freckled Fawn wood veneer pieces for decor. The tiny wood veneer Christmas tree got some Nuvo Drops on it for additional decor (those are from my own stash).

I hope you get inspired to create a few cards with your kit too!! If you do so, remember to use #thewildharekits, so the team girls can come and admire your work! We always love to see what you make!

Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas time!
xxx, Sanna

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Snowflake Christmas card – Elizabeth Craft Designs

Hello there and happy Friday!! Today I´m sharing yet another Christmas card project with you.

Today also marks the day for me, when a very heavy work month comes to an end (IRL work wise) and it´s finally time to get some rest and enjoy the holiday season.

Here is my card share for today:

For this card I used Elizabeth Craft Desings Soft Finish Cardstock in pink and ligth blue tones. I first matted the light blue paper with Clear Double Sided Adhesive, then die cut it with the snowflake die. Next I die cut the pink paper with the rectangle die cut die and then also die cut a snowflake into it´s center. After that I just placed the blue snowflake into the negative area and adhered it on place. Then I took tweezers to adhere the pink die cut pieces on place (to fill the open areas). For fun detail I also added some Nuvo Vintage Drops in blue and red tones and finished the card off with a stamped sentiment.

That´s it for today, lovelies! Wishing you a great weekend!
Happy crafting,
xxx, Sanna

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