Magic of the Sea­son

CardMaker - - Season's Greetings - De­sign by Penny Ward

1. Form a 41/4 x 51/2-inch card from white card­stock. 2. Die-cut mit­tens from white card­stock.

3. Cut a 41/4 x 51/2-inch panel from aqua card­stock; stamp sen­ti­ment onto bot­tom right area of panel us­ing stamp po­si­tion­ing tool.

4. Place die-cut mit­ten in de­sired lo­ca­tion over sen­ti­ment; stamp sen­ti­ment again us­ing stamp po­si­tion­ing tool.

5. Cut a 41/4-inch square from white card­stock; em­boss with Geo­met­ric folder. Ad­here to top of aqua panel. Wrap rib­bon around panel; ad­here ends in back. Ad­here panel to card. 6. Tie metal­lic twine in bow around sheer rib­bon; at­tach clothes­pin.

7. Color cuffs of die-cut mit­tens with marker; em­bel­lish with glit­ter glue. Let dry. Ad­here cuffs to mit­tens. Slide mit­tens un­der clothes­pin un­til sen­ti­ment is aligned. Ad­here mit­ten loop in place; ad­here mit­tens in place with foam squares.

Dec­o­rate in­side of card as de­sired.

Cre­ate match­ing tags by stamp­ing this de­sign onto cir­cu­lar or rec­tan­gu­lar tag die cuts.

1. Stamp Sweet­ness An­gel Tilda onto white card­stock with black ink; color with mark­ers. Add glit­ter glue to wings and shoes; let dry. Fussy-cut im­age.

2. Die-cut Pe­tra’s Cir­cle & Crown cir­cle and frame from card­stock. Ink frame with red ink. Die-cut Passe Partout Cir­cle from card­stock for in­ner bor­der; ad­here in­side frame. Use largest Stan­dard Cir­cles LG die to cut a cir­cle from trans­parency sheet; ad­here to back of frame die cut.

3. Stamp Old Swedish Church onto card­stock with tan ink; die-cut with largest Stan­dard Cir­cles LG die. At­tach foam tape strips around perime­ter of cir­cle leav­ing no gaps; place beads and se­quins in­side. Peel liner off tape; at­tach dec­o­ra­tive frame to cre­ate shaker box.

4. Form a 53/4-inch-square card from card­stock.

5. Cut a 51/2-inch-square panel from red pat­terned pa­per; ad­here to card. Cut two 4-inch-square pan­els from var­i­ous pat­terned pa­per; cut two 31/2-inch-square pan­els from var­i­ous pat­terned pa­per. Layer and ad­here pan­els to card at dif­fer­ent an­gles us­ing dou­ble-sided tape.

6. Ad­here lace and lace trim to card. Ad­here shaker box to card with dou­ble-sided tape. Ad­here stamped Tilda to card with foam tape. Stamp sen­ti­ment onto card­stock with dark brown ink; fussy-cut. Ad­here to shaker with foam tape.

7. Thread but­tons with twine; tie. Ad­here to up­per cor­ners of card. Tie lengths of seam bind­ing and twine into bow. Ad­here to card. Ad­here poin­set­tia. 8. Punch sev­eral fronds from red-and-white pat­terned pa­per. Ad­here to card tucked un­der flower as shown.

Dec­o­rate in­side of card as de­sired.

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