Make colour­ful Christ­mas cards with our cool and con­tem­po­rary pa­pers and top­pers

Jo Nevill has six colour­ful card ideas to make us­ing this month’s fes­tive pa­pers by Sandra Dwyer

Cardmaking and Papercraft - - Contents -

3 With love

1 At­tach a 120mm square of bauble 1 pat­terned pa­per to a 128mm square white base card. Trim a 60x120mm piece of pat­terned pa­per to a pen­nant and add to the cen­tre of the base. 2 At­tach a doily to the top of the base. Trim the Christ­mas tree and present top­pers. Add to the doily as shown, us­ing sticky fix­ers to raise the present. 3 Trim the sen­ti­ment top­per and at­tach to the top of the base. Ap­ply glit­ter glue to the Christ­mast tree. Add sil­ver se­quins as shown to fin­ish.

1 Warmest wishes

1 Layer a 115mm square of di­a­mond pat­terned pa­per onto a 122mm square of pink card. Wrap pink baker’s twine around the panel, tie in a bow and at­tach to a 128mm square white base card. 2 Die-cut a 75mm cir­cle from white card. Layer onto an 85mm cir­cle die-cut from pink card and add to the cen­tre of the base. 3 Trim the jumper top­per and at­tach to the cen­tre of the base with sticky fix­ers.

2 Merry Christ­mas

1 At­tach a 122x65mm piece of bauble pat­terned pa­per to the bot­tom of a 122mm square of pink card. Add to a 128mm square white base card. 2 Stamp a sen­ti­ment onto the top of the base us­ing Ver­saMark ink, ap­ply sil­ver em­boss­ing pow­der and heat with a heat tool. 3 Use a cir­cle die to die-cut snowflake top­per and at­tach to base. Add sil­ver gems.

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