UnWrap the Magic

Another Christmas in July card I created for the Catchy Crafts Creative Team a stand up easel card, it may look like a challenge but is really quite simple to make.
Products Used
Crafts4U 12 x 12 Weave White 10 Pack 230gsm 60052
Crafts4U A5 Glitter Red 10 Pack 60026
Crafts4U A5 Glitter Gold 10 Pack 60035
Crafts4U A5 Dark Green 20 Pack 230gsm 60044
Crafts4U Die Poinsettia Petals (7 dies) 10186
Crafts4U Die Stacked Merry Christmas 10166
Crafts4U Die Stacking Tags (11 dies) 70060
Prills 3oz Go Man Go PRILLS 818
Authentique Collection "Happy Christmas Tree"Paper
Authentique Collection "Happy Christmas Six" Paper
Authentique "Colourful Christmas" Sticker Sheet
Ribbon - Gold 1/8"
Buttercup Yellow Cardstock


Tools
Basic tool kit (Crafts4U trimmer, scissors, Crafts4U double sided Tape, Crafts4U 3mm x 4mm Foam Tape, pencil, tweezers etc), Glue, Washi Tape (for holding dies in place), Die Cutting Machine.

Instructions
From the 12" x 12" white cardstock cut a base card measuring 6" x 12" fold in half & score, then fold the bottom left corner to the top centre fold & score.
Cut two 14.5cm 14.5cm squares, attach one full square (xmas tree side facing up) to the inside right panel & the other one cut on the diagonal from the top left corner to the bottom right corner giving two triangles & attach to the front triangle panels of the card.

Die cut the following pieces
(NB; with nesting dies No.1 being the smallest)

  • Red Glitter A5 Card - Poinsettia Petals (I cut a mix of six )
  • Yellow Card - Poinsettia Stamens (two large & three small)
  • Dark Green Card - Poinsettia Leaves (two)
  • Gold Glitter Card - Stacked Merry Christmas
  • White Card - No.2 Tag (together with small hole die)
  1. Cut the "Candy Cane & Co" panel from the Authentique Collection "Happy Christmas Six" Paper, mat on a piece of dark green card leaving an even border and attach to the striped card front triangle panel.
  2. Assemble the poinsettias/stamens, add some prills to the centres, next adhere the leaves & flowers to the front triangle panel.
  3. Adhere the Gold Glitter "Merry Christmas" above the Candy Cane panel.
  4. From the Authentique "Colourful Christmas" Sticker Sheet cut the left side loop off the "Unwrap the Magic" sticker & attach to the No.2 Tag, tie a bow through the hole with the gold ribbon & mount with foam tape to the inside background panel  as a base stopper.



Joy is Contagious

It's Christmas in July with the Catchy Crafts Creative Team & this is the first of my creations...Joy is Contagious 

Products Used
Authentique Collection "Happy Christmas Six" Paper
Authentique "Colourful Christmas" Sticker Sheet
1/8" Gold Ribbon

Tools
Basic tool kit (Crafts4U trimmer, scissors, Crafts4U double sided Tape, pencil, tweezers etc),Die Cutting/Embossing Machine.
Instructions
  1. Fold & score a piece of A5 white card in half in the portrait position.
  2. Emboss with the Holly Xmas Frame Embossing Folder.
  3. Cut the "Joy is Contagious" panel from the Authentique Collection "Happy Christmas Six" Paper, place the Merry Christmas flag(from the sticker sheet) & a red glitter flag (hand cut from the glitter card) to the right side on the dots border
  4. Adhere a piece of ribbon around the border & mat on a piece of red glitter card.
  5. Using foam tape to mount the Joy panel on to the centre of the card front.
  6. To finish adhere one flower from the Little Birdie Flower pkt.