Who’s ready for a handmade Christmas card with some delightful techniques? This Christmas card is fun to make. Come check it out!
If you’re wondering how to make easy Christmas cards at home you’ll love today’s Christmas card idea!
Not only will this layout help to use up those scraps, it’s going to highlight using alcohol-based markers with heat embossed images. But the star of this card is the fun heat embossed splatter technique featured on the background. You won’t believe how easy it is!
I’ve included lots of tips in today’s video so be sure to watch. Scroll down below the video to see pictures, cutting dimensions and supplies for today’s card.
Handmade Christmas Card Video
Christmas card ideas are so fun to come up with and it’s even better when they are quick and easy because usually we’re making a bunch of cards at one sitting.
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Handmade Christmas Card Details
Have you been saving up those strips of cardstock and designer paper knowing someday you’d use them? This easy layout is a great way to put those scraps to good use. Concerned about how to cut the angles? Watch the video for a great tip!
This simple layer had a lot of ‘white space’ so I opted to add decorative strips of Cherry Cobbler and Mossy Meadow cardstock. While the beautifully embossed holly and greeting are the focal point, I found the background was still too plain. That’s when the thought of splattering came to mind – with a twist!
I used Multipurpose Liquid Glue and a few drops of water and my Aqua Painter to splatter the Whisper White cardstock. I added gold embossing powder and heat set the droplets. I’ve got tips about this technique in today’s video that will make creating this carefree technique easy.
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- Mossy Meadow cardstock base is cut 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, score at 4 1/4″
- Whisper White cardstock layer is cut 4″ x 5 1/4″
- Thick Whisper White cardstock was used to stamp and emboss the holly image
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