1 sketch, 3 ways

Make three fes­tive cards de­signed by Fleur Pear­son us­ing just one sketch

Cardmaking and Papercraft - - Sketch Class -

This month, Fleur Pear­son has teamed sweet sea­sonal de­signs from Waf­fle Flower’s beau­ti­ful Deck The Halls stamp set with pale green pat­terned pa­pers from Kais­er­craft’s el­e­gant Mint Wishes col­lec­tion to make three mod­ern Christ­mas cards. Use her sketch and ideas to cre­ate your own spe­cial greetings for friends and fam­ily.

1 Merry & bright

Fol­low the sketch ex­actly. Layer a 139mm square of green spotty pa­per onto black card and at­tach to a 150mm square white base card. Layer an 85x130mm piece of green script pa­per and a 30x139mm piece of green striped pa­per onto black card. At­tach to the base. Trim three short strips of pat­terned pa­per to pen­nants and add to the base as shown. Stamp the im­age onto an 85x110mm piece of wa­ter­colour card and colour. Layer onto black card and at­tach to the base. Stamp the bauble onto pat­terned pa­per, trim and add to the stamped panel. Trim a sen­ti­ment and add to the base with sticky fix­ers to fin­ish.

2 Christ­mas wishes

Fol­low the sketch ex­actly. Layer a 139mm square of green tri­an­gle pa­per onto black card and at­tach to a 150mm square white base card. Layer an 85x130mm piece of green ging­ham pa­per and a 30x139mm piece of green leaf pa­per onto black card. At­tach to the base. Stamp the im­age onto green ging­ham pa­per, colour, trim and at­tach to an 85x110mm piece of white card. Layer onto black card and at­tach to the base. Add pearls to the panel. Trim a sen­ti­ment and add to the base with sticky fix­ers. At­tach a white pa­per flower to the base. Die-cut a strip of bunting and a photo cor­ner from black card and add to the base as shown to fin­ish.

3 ’Tis the sea­son

Ro­tate the sketch 90 de­grees. Layer a 139mm square of green tree pa­per onto black card and at­tach to a 150mm square white base card. Layer a 130x85mm piece of white tree pa­per and a 139x30mm piece of green tree pa­per onto black card. At­tach to the base. Die-cut two branches from green pat­terned pa­per and add to the base. Stamp three dot­ted lines onto the top of a 110x85mm piece of white card, as shown. Stamp three baubles onto pat­terned pa­pers, ap­ply Glossy Ac­cents and al­low to dry. Trim, at­tach to the panel, layer onto black card and add to the base. Trim a sen­ti­ment and add to the base with sticky fix­ers to fin­ish.

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