If there’s any time to add a touch of glitz and sparkle to your makes, it’s Christmas! It’s the perfect time of the year to go all out with the glamour and get your festive shimmer on. If you need a bit more bling in your Christmas crafts, you’re going to love this cardmaking project.
Featuring a silver foiled word background and a stunning stag’s head, this is a card that demands the limelight. This, combined with the beautifully embossed and gilded background piece, results in a beautifully metallic effect that will catch the attention of any passersby.
You will need:
- FOILPRESS Festive Words Background Foil Stamp Die
- Gemini FOILPRESS
- Silver Papercraft Foil
- Centura Pearl Single Colour Card Pack in Deep Purple
- Silver Mirror Card
- Stag Foil Stamp Die
- Stitch Oval Nesting Dies
- 3D Glue Gel
- Sara Signature A Winter’s Tale Scattered Holly 3D Embossing Folder
- Pebeo Silver Gilding Wax
- Collall All Purpose Glue
- 3D Foam Pads
- Gemini Elements Sparkling Snowflakes 2 Dies
Use the Festive Words Background Foil Stamp Die and the silver papercraft foil to create a 5″ x 7″ background on your purple card. Trim this to size, then mat on to the silver mirror card.
Foil the waste on to another piece of purple cardstock. Cut this to make the bottom of the easel card, and mat on to the purple and on to the silver cardstock.
Use the stag Foil Stamp Die to foil the head on to another piece of purple cardstock and cut with a nested oval die.
Cut an oval in the next size up in silver mirror card and mat the stag oval with 3D Glue Gel.
Emboss a piece of purple cardstock with the Scattered Holly Embossing Folder and use the silver gilding wax to enhance the details.
Cut a piece of card to 12″ x 6″, and score and fold at 3″ and 6″ to make the easel card.
Attach the bottom of the easel card with 3D Foam Pads and the main areas of the card with Collall All Purpose Glue.
Die-cut some snowflakes from the purple card and adhere gems into the centre. Apply the snowflakes and a bow with 3D Glue Gel.
We absolutely love this glitzy take on a Christmas card and we hope that you do too! Make sure you show us your finished cards on Facebook UK, Facebook USA, Twitter, Instagram UK, Instagram US, Pinterest UK or Pinterest US using the hashtag #crafterscompanion.