Let’s make a Christmas card! This is a keeper tutorial for sure. I’ll teach you how to use a diamond shape to add depth and interest to your DIY cards.

If you make numerous DIY Christmas cards each year today’s striking card layout/card sketch is for you! Not only will this layout create unique handmade Christmas cards, it can easily be changed for any occasion.

Card making begins with a great layout and today’s diamond pattern does just that. Don’t miss the free download for this layout/sketch that I’ve included below along with the pictures and the card making supplies for all three cards.

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Make a Christmas Card | Video Tutorial You’ll Want to Keep!

Let’s make a Christmas card – and not just any card! Let your DIY Christmas card POP with this diamond layout!

Make a Christmas card and follow along with this easy video tutorial by Lisa Curcio


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Make a Christmas Card: Details

Don’t let these non-traditional colors steer you away. The Poinsettia Petals Bundle is a winner! Beautifully detailed stamp images, coordinating designer papers and embellishments will have you making Christmas cards in minutes!

You can make this Christmas card with some simple layers and an easy card sketch

The Beaded Pearls are one of my favorite Mini Catalog accessories. Their flat backs make them easy to apply and their classy finish is the perfect center for your poinsettia!

Make a Christmas card that stands out with pearl embellishments as a final touch.

I added a small amount of color to the petals using a sponge dauber and So Saffron ink. Don’t miss the tips in today’s video about adding color and die cutting these three petals all at one time!


Make a Christmas Card | Idea #2

I’m rejoicing over the Dove of Hope Bundle! The dies can be used independently from the stamp set to create beautifully detailed doves. Pair them with the peaceful imagery and greetings in the stamp set and you’ll have gorgeous cards, not just for Christmas. This stamp set will create beautiful sympathy, get well and thinking of you cards, too!

You can make this Christmas card with a beautiful Dove as the center piece.

Layering is the key to this card sketch. Whether you choose to use designer paper, embossed cardstock or the new Plush Poinsettia Specialty Paper you’ll have a beautiful focal point for an image or greeting.

You can make a Christmas card with some interesting shapes layered at different angles.

Make a Christmas Card | Alternate: “Thank You”

I love providing you with more ideas! This same layout was used with the Whale Done Bundle (stamp set + coordinating punch) to create a thank you card.

You can use this card sketch for other occasions too; this is a thank you card with a punched out whale.

The Whale of a Time Suite of products can be found on page 95-96 of the annual catalog. The effervescent seascapes and sweet sea creatures are abundant in the designer paper, embellishments and has a coordinating Seabed Embossing Folder.


Make a Christmas Card | Cutting Dimensions

Click on the image below for the free download of this diamond pattern layout.

Make a Christmas card with this template and measurements

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