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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Christmas in Feb/March part 11


This is the last of my cards I made from the "Cute Christmas" set from Hunkydory.  I got 5 cards out of this last set of die cuts with coordinating card stock, bringing me to a grand total of 51 cards from this set that was to make "at least 20".  Not bad, right?

This first card was actually one of the last I made.  I had 1 snowman die cut left, and the sentiment banner.  I also had a bit of coordinating card stock.  I used some scraps of card stock to mat the focal die cut, then matted that with silver glitzy card stock (DCWV).  I added the sentiment with foam tape & finished the look with a border top & bottom (cut from the coordinating card stock).  


For the inside, scraps of coordinating card stock are paired with outline stickers to create borders.  The sentiment came from the 2016 Christmas Sentiments set.

The next card is a gate fold card.  You can see that the coordinating card stock used for the background has more of the border I used for the card above.  It uses the largest die cut from the kit.  I added a sentiment from 2016 Christmas Sentiments.  Of course, the focal is just glued to the left side. 


The inside has more of the coordinating card stock, along with a sentiment die cut piece from the kit.  Silver border stickers finish the side edges of the inside of this card.


Next up is background & focal in one - cut from one of the coordinating card stock sheets.   I added a sticker border (Dazzles) and a sentiment from 2016 Christmas Sentiments (added with foam tape.


Another piece of the card stock (with more border stickers) forms a border on the inside of the card.  Another sentiment piece finishes it off.


The fourth card in this set uses the rest of the card stock sheet.  I added a red striped border (included in the kit) top and bottom.  The focal is another die cut from the set - as is the tag & little bow I added to the top left corner.


For the inside, I used scraps from around the red striped border die cut to create borders.  I added another sentiment that was matted with scraps of coordinating card stock.


The last card is an easel card.  It uses the last die cut from the kit along with border die cuts and bow - also from the kit, and a couple more sentiments from 2016 Christmas Sentiments.  I folded the card front in half attached a piece of coordinating card stock to just the bottom half, then ran a border along the folded edge of the card front (actually pieced after attaching the focal - also just to the lower half of the card to form the easel).  As you can see, I added a sentiment to the focal - along with a small bit of the border cut to look like a ribbon.


On the inside, I raised the green border strip with foam tape to hold the easel part in place.  I added another scrap from the die-cut sheet to make a second border below this.  There's a larger border of this card stock on the upper part of the inside panel, but of course you can't see that when the card is sitting as an easel.  Near the bottom border I added a sentiment tag with some coordinating ribbon to complete the card.

So there you have 51 cards from this single kit and some stuff from my stash.  Not bad!  And I've gotten a very good start on my Christmas cards for this year!

1 comment:

Rosie Guiher said...

Ah i just love your snowmen cards! He is just to cute,lol. The trees are beautifully done also. The red stip looks really nice on the card. This looks like it was a really pretty kit.