Updated: Nov 3
Welcome Divas! So glad you stopped by today for another lick on a peppermint stick (a nod to Louis Armstrong here). Come along as I walk you through a sweet Candy Cane Wishes gate card.
Suggested card size: 5"x7" Gate Fold
MATERIALS LIST: COPIC® MARKERS:
5035J-Candy Cane Digital Stamp Set C1, C3 - Cane shadow
Hammermill® 100lb. White Coverstock R12, R14, R17, R29, R39
The Paper Studio® - Four Seasons Pad - Ribbon/Cane
5"x7" Red Solid Core Cardstock - Stash YG61, YG63, YG67, Olive Multiliner
Varying Green Scraps - Stash - Holly
5"x7" Gate Fold Cardbase
The Paper Studio® - Bracket Frame Embossing Folder
io® Dies - DIE215-E
io® Dies - DIE097-M
Studio G® - Green Glitter Glue
Nuvo® Crystal Drops - Morning Dew
Bearly Art® Precision Glue
To start this sweet journey, you will need my 5035J-Candy Cane Digital Stamp Set. Size the Candy Cane Image to 4"x4", copy and paste a 2nd image. (Pick a sentiment if desired). Print on Hammermill® 100lb. White Coverstock.
Color as desired. I chose to use COPIC® markers.
A full list of colors is listed above.
Fussy cut one of the Candy Cane images as shown.
The 2nd Candy Cane image, position in The Paper Studio® - Bracket Frame Embossing Folder and run through the Big Shot®.
Fussy cut around the embossed frame.
Apply foam tape to the backside of the fussy cut
Candy Cane as shown.
Align and adhere the fussy cut "Candy Cane" using foam tape to the embossed "Candy Cane" image.
Gather your parts... a 5"x7" gate fold cardbase, a 5"x7" rectangle of Red cardstock, a 4-1/2"x6-1/2"
Candy Cane paper & Santa Candy Cane paper & an 8" piece of 3/8" Christmas Ribbon. Cut the (2)
4-1/2"x6-1/2" at an angle 1" from the top and the bottom as shown.
Apply EZ-Tear® Tape to the backside of the two angle cut papers and the 3/8" ribbon.
Adhere the (2) angle cut papers to the 5"x7" Red
card front as shown.
Adhere the ribbon across the angle cut and wrap the ends around to the backside of the red cardstock. Cut the card front in half down the middle as shown.
Adhere each of the card front panels to the coordinating cardbase flap using EZ-Tear® Tape.
Apply foam tape to 1/2 of the backside of the "Candy Cane" image and adhere to the left front flap. Careful not to glue the card closed.
OPTIONAL: Using some of the leftover materials and a name plaque, arrange and adhere to the backside of the cardbase. Apply Nuvo® Crystal Drops - Morning Dew to each of the berries.
Using io® Dies - DIE215-E and io® Dies - DIE097-M cut 7-8 branches from varying shades of green cardstock. Randomly adhere under the image as shown.
Apply Studio G® - Green Glitter Glue to the branches and Let Dry.
Wasn't that quick, easy, and a whole lot of fun? A beautiful card anyone would love to receive this holiday season. You can enter your own card creation on Jan's Digi Blog Challenge with a chance to WIN a $6 shop credit. Use a Jan's Digi and get twice the chance to win!
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