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Handmade Christmas Card a Day – Day 39

Dawn Ivey shares a card with us for today’s Handmade Christmas Card a Day feature.  Stop by Dawn’s blog here to see more of her work.  Also, Dawn sells some of her handmade items in an Etsy shop, "Dutchess of Excess." Dawn’s card today was sketched by Heidi Van Laar for 2Sketches 4U

See all past featured cards here.

Instructions:

 
1) Cut cardstock base to 7" wide x 4 1/2" high, then score at 3 1/2" & fold in half
 
2) Cut patterned paper to approximately 4" wide x 4 1/2" high
 
3)  Using border punch of choice, punch border
 
4)  Cut approximately 1" off patterned paper & set aside
 
5)  Cut a solid color of cardstock to 3" x 3 1/2" & dry emboss using a template or embossing folder
 
6)  Adhere the embossed cardstock over the patterned paper
 
7)  Adhere the 1" stripe over embossed cardstock
 
8)  Adhere rhinestone star to top of tree & glue a piece of twine to top of tree
 
9)  Adhere to top of card
 
10)  Cut a small piece of colored paper & use rub-on or stamp for sentiment & adhere
 
11)  Heidi Van Laar for 2Sketches 4 U

- Dawn Ivey

One Comment

  1. Posted 5 years, 7 months ago | Permalink

    Ooh, I love this card! Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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