3 ways with embossing folders
Play with texture and create a chunky cable knit effect with Sarah-Jane Rae’s warm and cosy Christmas cards
Try a new texture with cable knit embossing
1 Knitted hat
1 Cut out a hat shape and turn-up from green card. Round the corners and emboss with the cable knit folder. Ink the edges with dark green ink, attach the turn-up with sticky fixers and wrap with twine. Attach hat to a 150mm square Kraft base card. 2 Die-cut a starburst shape and wrap with gold twine. Add to the top of the hat. 3 Using gold powder, stamp and heat emboss a sentiment on red card. Wrap the base card with twine and attach the sentiment. To finish, add a stitched felt holly and berries embellishment.
2 Pair of mittens
1 Die-cut two mittens from dark red card. Emboss using the folder and ink the edges with dark red ink. Plait gold twine to make it thicker and attach to the reverse of the mittens. 2 Stamp the sentiment and layer onto red card. Attach the sentiment and mittens to a 135mm square of cream card and layer onto red card. 3 Add the panel to a 150mm square Kraft base card and finish with snowflakes punched from gold mirror card.
3 Christmas sweaters
Stamp the jumper onto white shimmer card. Colour using ink pads and blender pens. Die-cut with a square stitched edge die. Die-cut another stitched square the same size and create a square aperture to make a frame. Attach around the solid stamped panel, as shown. 2 Emboss a 135mm square green card, ink the edges and layer onto red card. 3 Wrap with red and gold twine, tie a bow and add to a 150mm square Kraft base using sticky fixers.