Here is a collection of Christmas cards that I made Saturday night. They were quick and very easy. There are step-by-step directions following the cards!
You will need:
1 piece of 5 1/4 inches X 8 1/2 inches cardstock, folded to form the card base
1 piece red paper 5 1/4 inches X 4 1/4 inches for card front
1 piece patterned paper cut slightly smaller than red paper
Cut Inspired Heart image at 3 inches in black cardstock
Cut same Inspired Heart image using "Shift" to get layer in white cardstock
Sentiment for outside of card...I used "Christmas Faith" stamp by 2006 Paper Inspirations. Stamped on white cardstock, then layered on black and red cardstock.
7 inch piece of red ribbon. Wrapped ribbon around the card front and secured on the back with tape.
3 black brads
Sentiment for inside of card...I used "Glory of Christ" stamp by Stampabilities. Stamped on a piece of 3 inch x 1 1/2 inch white cardstock. Then layered in black and red cardstock.
I create my card front separate from the card base. When I am happy with the card front, I will adhere it to the card base.
*Center and adhere the printed paper to red cardstock.
*Glue the black image to the white layer. Then glue this to a piece of red paper. Trim the image allowing a narrow border around the image.
*Center and adhere the prepared image to the top part of the cardfront
*Center and attach the ribbon to the bottom portion of the cardfront Wrap the ends of the ribbon around the card front and secure on the back with tape
**Stamp the sentiment for the card front to white cardstock. Then glue to black paper and cut leaving a narrow border. Glue this to red paper and cut leaving a narrow border.
*Adhere the sentiment under the image...to the right
*Center and attach the brads under the image...to the left
**Glue completed cardfront to the card base**
**Stamp the sentiment for the inside of the card to white cardstock. Then glue to black paper and cut leaving a narrow border. Glue this to red paper and cut leaving a narrow border.
*Open card and adhere inside sentiment.