Win­ter Greet­ings

Cre­ate a color­ful tag, cof­fee cozy or set of note cards in a co­or­di­nat­ing holder to com­ple­ment win­ter greet­ing cards for a va­ri­ety of oc­ca­sions.

CardMaker - - Contents - De­signs by Lois Bak

Cre­ate a color­ful tag, cof­fee cozy or set of note cards in a co­or­di­nat­ing holder to com­ple­ment win­ter greet­ing cards for a va­ri­ety of oc­ca­sions.

MA­TE­RI­ALS

Card­stock: light blue, white, green, brown Stamp sets: Jane’s Doo­dles (Warm Wishes); Stam­p­en­dous! (Build a Snow­man) Imagine ink pads: Me­mento (tuxedo black), Ver­saMark (wa­ter­mark) Sparkly em­boss­ing pow­der Copic® mark­ers: B21, B23, BG10, C5, E70, E71, R22, R24, YR07, YR09 Pens: clear glit­ter, white gel 3/8-inch-wide white rib­bon Dies: Im­pres­sion Ob­ses­sion (Hill Land­scape Lay­ers #DIE343-T); The Scrap­ping Cot­tage (For­est Trees #SC-CC-229) Die-cut­ting ma­chine Scor-Pal scor­ing board Em­boss­ing heat tool 1/4-inch hole punch Scor-Pal dou­ble-sided tape Ad­he­sive run­ner Xy­ron sticker-mak­ing ma­chine

Card

1. Cut two pieces of blue card­stock, one mea­sur­ing 11 x 2¼ inches and the other mea­sur­ing 11 x 4¼ inches.

2. With long side hor­i­zon­tal, score large piece at 2¾ and 5½ inches. Score small piece at 5½ and 8¼ inches.

3. On both pieces, moun­tain-fold first score lines and val­ley-fold se­cond score lines to cre­ate two Z-fold pan­els (Photo 1). 4. Ad­here pieces to­gether as shown cre­at­ing a box on in­side of card (Photo 2).

5. Cut an 11 x 2¼-inch piece of blue card­stock. With long side hor­i­zon­tal, score as fol­lows: 7⁄8 inch, 35⁄8 inches, 41⁄8 inches, 67⁄8 inches, 73⁄8 inches and 101⁄8 inches.

6. Fold scored piece as fol­lows: moun­tain­fold, val­ley-fold, val­ley-fold, moun­tain-fold, moun­tain-fold and val­ley-fold (Photo 3).

7. With strip of card­stock folded, at­tach dou­blesided tape to out­side tabs that will touch in­side of box. Re­move liner from tape on end tabs and ad­here in­side box (Photo 4).

8. Care­fully re­move liner from other two pieces of tape and ad­here ½-inch sec­tions to in­side of box (Photo 5). These are the di­viders for the in­side of the box.

9. On white card­stock, stamp four snow­men in black; color with mark­ers. Ac­cent snow with glit­ter pen.

10. Die-cut trees and trunks from green and brown card­stock. Ac­cent trees with gel pen. Ad­here trunks to trees.

11. Stamp snowflakes across top of card with wa­ter­mark ink; sprin­kle em­boss­ing pow­der over im­ages and heat-set.

12. Us­ing hill dies, cut two pieces of 5½-inch­wide white card­stock so one hill is higher than the other. Edge top of each hill with BG10 marker. Stamp sen­ti­ment in black on right-hand side of one hill. 13. Re­peat step 12 to cre­ate one 2¾-inch-wide hill for in­side of card.

14. Re­fer­ring to photo, ad­here all pieces to card. Ad­here two snow­men to box di­viders in­side card.

Tag

1. Cut a 25⁄8 x 5¼-inch piece of blue card­stock; trim top cor­ners at an an­gle to cre­ate a tag.

2. Us­ing hill dies, cut two pieces of 25⁄8-inch­wide white card­stock. Edge top of hills with BG10 marker. Ad­here hills to tag as shown; trim edges as needed. 3. Stamp sen­ti­ment on tag with black ink.

4. Stamp snowflakes at top of tag with wa­ter­mark ink; sprin­kle em­boss­ing pow­der over im­ages and heat-set.

5. Die-cut tree and trunk from green and brown card­stock. Ac­cent tree with gel pen. Ad­here trunk to tree; ad­here to tag.

6. Stamp snow­man onto white card­stock with black ink; color with mark­ers and cut out. Ac­cent snow with glit­ter pen. Ad­here to tag. 7. Punch hole through top of tag; add rib­bon.

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