Week 5 of the 12 Weeks of Christmas Cards/Projects

Saturday, October 29, 2011

I have a Beautiful Christmas Card for you today. This looks so pretty and elegant in person, I’m hoping the video will show you just how gorgeous this card is. I did this same layout for my Coffee and a Card this week and the ladies liked it so much I thought why not turn it into a Christmas card. I do not have a name for this type of card I just call it a Double Front.

Here is the first front:

Now here is the second front:

Now for the inside:

I used every stamp in the stamp set and it is the new The Sounding Joy #121967 $24.95 wood or #121979 $18.95 clear. This is a wonderful stamp set I think a must have to your Christmas stamp collection.

In the video I had a couple of bloopers but I left them in; might as well see I’m not perfect and have troubles just like you. In the end the card still came out beautifully. I also have included all the dimensions below the video as I had a lot of them and you might not hear them all in the video.

Cherry Cobbler Card Base: 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Cut off 2 1/4″ from front
Very Vanilla Card Base: 5 1/4″ X 8″
First Front Very Vanilla strip: 1 3/4″ X 5 1/4″ textured using the Vintage Wallpaper Impressions folder and the Big Shot
First Font Star Piece: Very Vanilla: 2 5/8″ X 3″, Cherry Cobbler: 2 3/4″ X 3 1/8″, Very Vanilla 2 7/8″ X 3 1/4″
2nd Front: Cherry Cobbler 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ textured using the Vintage Wallpaper Impressions folder and the Big Shot
2nd Front saying: Very Vanilla 2 1/4″ X 2 7/8″, Cherry Cobbler 2 3/8″ X 3″, Very Vanilla 2 1/2″ X 3 1/8″
Inside Cherry Cobbler strip: 1 1/2″ X 4″ textured using the Vintage Wallpaper Impressions folder and the Big Shot then punched with the Scallop Edge punch
Very Vanilla 1/8″ Ribbon 5″
Cherry Cobbler seam binding ribbon 17″

I hope you enjoyed today’s card and video. If you would like to order the supplies to create this card please go to my Stampin’ Up! website here: http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/default.aspx Make sure that you are in my website or you will not receive the hostess benefits if you are entitled to them. If the link doesn’t work try this: www.gcalkins.stampinup.net copy and paste that in your url. When you get to my website go to products Shop Now. You can also click on the 24/7 picture in the top right hand corner of my blog.

You still have time to get that FREE Big Shot so you can make all these wonderful Christmas projects I’ve been showing you. Lot’s more ideas to come too!

Have a Great Day!

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