Alicia McNamara Card Making Christmas Sparkle

Stamped Sparkle Christmas Cards

August 17, 2018

Send some SPARKLE-ly love this Christmas.

There is never a better time than now to start making that stash of Christmas Cards – as before we know it, the Christmas season will soon be upon us.  

With so much going digital and paperless there is nothing better than opening up your letterbox and finding a home made card – something that someone has spent time creating especially for you – plus it’s a welcome change to the usual bills.


PAPERS:  Sparkle Collection: P2591 Radiance, P2589 Glistening, P2588 Illuminate,
P2587 Shiny, P2593 Aglow
KC PRODUCT:  CS333 Clear Stamps, CT943 Collectables, CD510 Black C6 Card Pack,
PL505 Latte Pearl Strips, FL631 Flourish Pack Shine, SS369 Sticker Sheet.

 

Today we share with you three cards that Alicia McNamara has created using using the Sparkle Coordinating Stamp Set.  

CS333 Clear Stamps

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

STEP ONE:
Stamp some clear stamped images of Large Christmas Tree, Small Christmas Trees and Baubles onto RADIANCE and GLISTENING. 

 

TIP:  Stamp or Emboss the image onto a patterned background for a different effect.

Fussy cut around each of these images.

 

STEP TWO:
Cut three 4″ X 6″ rectangles for the backgrounds from P2591 RADIANCE measuring 4×6 inches. 
Ink edges with Petal Pink Ink and mount onto base of cards with foam tape.

 

STEP THREE:
Cut three 4″ x 3.5″ rectangles from ILLUMINATE (reverse – reindeers).
Cut three 4″ x 2.5″ rectangles from GLISTENING.  

Position the black piece horizontally across the bottom half of each card. 
Layer the pink rectangle on top using foam tape.

Adhere a strip from the sticker sheet across the bottom
Repeat for on other two cards.

 

 

STEP FOUR:
 Add a sticker sheet to top and bottom of layered rectangles. 
Apply Latte Pearl Strips horizontally to layers on cards.

 

STEP FIVE:
Layer all stamped images onto SHINY (Reverse) and fussy cut around leaving a thin black border. 

 

STEP SIX:
Choose Collectables to compliment the stamped images. 
Tie organza ribbon onto the three baubles. 
Position collectables and stamped images onto cards with a variety of double-sided and foam tape.

Choose a Wooden Flourish for each card and ink with a Petal Pink Ink.  Glue to desired position.

                       

STEP 7:
Cut AGLOW (Reverse) to 3 rectangles measuring 4×6 inches for inside of cards. 
Stamp sentiment onto rectangle and then adhere to inside of card.

 

 Click HERE to download a set of these instructions if you would like to create these yourself.

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