Striped Merry Card

Heidi Van Laar
Striped Merry Card

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

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Ivory, Ruby) WorldWin; (brown) American Crafts Patterned paper: (Butter from Tea for Two collection) Cosmo Cricket Accents: (red pearls) Kaisercraft Fibers: (red striped ribbon) May Arts Font: (Wrexham Script) Template: (lattice embossing) Spellbinders Dies: (labels) Spellbinders Tools: (ribbon cutter) Imaginisce; (bow maker) Unity Stamp Co.; (corner rounder punch) We R Memory Keepers Finished size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"

1 Make card from cardstock.

2 Trim cardstock, emboss and round bottom corners; adhere to card base.

3 Trim patterned paper and wrap with ribbon; adhere to card base.

4 Print sentiment on cardstock. Die-cut labels from cardstock and adhere; adhere pearls.

5 Use bow maker to create bow. Trim and seal ends with ribbon cutter; adhere to card.


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