Classic Christmas Cards & Envelopes

Jennifer McGuire
Classic Christmas Cards & Envelopes

Learn how to make these cards and envelopes using these free instructions. Handmade holiday cards are the perfect way to show you care, and with these card-making steps, creating these designs is easy.

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Neenah Paper; (Blush, Grass) Hero Arts Patterned paper: (Quartz Tiny Dot, Peridot Tiny Dot, Garnet Tiny Dot from Dots & Stripes Jewels collection) Echo Park Paper Clear stamps: (sentiments, blessings from Stitched Sentiments 2 set; leaves from Stitched Flowers set) The Craft's Meow Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko Color medium: (red, green markers) Copic; (black marker) Sharpie Accents: (dots) My Mind's Eye Dies: (circles from Circle set) My Favorite Things Tool: (Envelope Punch Board) We R Memory Keepers Finished sizes: In My Thoughts card 5" square, Merry & Bright card 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", Blessing card 8" x 4"

IN MY THOUGHTS CARD
1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Die-cut circles from cardstock; adhere together. 3 Stamp sentiment and leaves on circle; color with markers. 4 Adhere circle to card and adhere dots.

MERRY & BRIGHT CARD
1 Make card from cardstock; adhere cardstock rectangle. 2 Stamp sentiment and leaves on cardstock. 3 Trim stamped panel, fussy-cutting leaves. 4 Adhere panel to card; adhere dots.

BLESSINGS CARD
1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Stamp blessings on card. 3 Mask blessings, stamp leaf, and remove mask. 4 Color stamped images with markers. 5 Adhere cardstock strips and dots to card.

ENVELOPES
1 Create envelopes using punch board and patterned paper; assemble. 2 Die-cut circles from cardstock. 3 Stamp leaves on circles; color with marker. 4 Adhere circles together. 5 Write names on circles and adhere dots. 6 Adhere circles to envelopes.

 

 

Appeared in:

November/December 2013

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