Looking for a quick but elegant holiday card? This warm Christmas wishes holiday card is the one to make. Using the Encircled in Beauty die to cut a frame for the embossed sentiment turns a simple card into an elegant card. Note the background designer series paper – it’s not from a holiday theme package but from the Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper pack. It provides the perfect background for the Cherry Cobbler die cut frame. TIP: To ensure the sentiment stands out on the card, first stamp in desired ink color. Then, stamp over the image with Versamark and emboss with clear embossing powder. Using the Stamparatus ensures perfect stamping!
Warm Christmas Wishes Holiday Card Materials:
- Encircled In Warmth Stamp Set
- Encircled In Beauty Dies
- Basic Gray Cardstock for base (5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored and fold at 4-1/4”)
- Cherry Cobbler Cardstock (4-1/4” x 4-1/4” for die cut; layering piece: 4” x 5-1/4”)
- Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper (3-3/4” x 5” for layering)
- Basic White Cardstock: 3” x 3” for stamping sentiment; 4” x 5-1/4” for interior
- Layering Circles Dies
- Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad
- Versamark Stamp Pad
- Clear Emboss Powder (from Basics Embossing Powder Collection)
- Cherry Cobbler/Gold Metallic Ribbon
- Adhesives of your choice (recommend Adhesive Sheet for detailed Encircled in Beauty Die)
- Stampin’ Dimensionals
- Glue Dots
- Heat Tool
- Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine
Doesn’t the Encircled in Beauty die cut provide a gorgeous background for the sentiment? And be sure to look at your stash of designer series papers for different backgrounds to use on your holiday cards.
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