Card Making Christmas Tutorials Videos

Ten Christmas ‘Quickies’ with Collette

October 17, 2016


Hi Kaisercrafters, Collette here!

With Christmas just around the corner, I have ten beautiful ‘quickie’ Christmas cards that you can make in a few hours!

They are super easy and super fast, and …… I think they look great!

I have included a couple of ‘Quickie’ videos to help you along the way!

So let’s get started!

Ho, ho, ho!!

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 Step 1  – Gather your Supplies

 

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PP1006 – ‘Glisten’ Paper Pad

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CT865 ‘Glisten’ Collectables

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CD511 Card Pack – C6 White

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T314 Double Sided Tape 6mm

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T303 Foam Tape

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Paper Trimmer

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T316 – Precision Craft Scissors

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T319 – Kaisercraft Cutting Mat

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FL583 Wooden Flourishes ‘Joy’

 

CD650 Smooth white cardstock

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Gold and silver calligraphy markers.

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Gold Ribbon

 

 

 

Step 2 – Gather Sustenance!

 

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Chocolate – any brand will do, it is all SO yummy! This will give you energy and keep you happy!

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A glass of wine! After all we need to keep our body hydrated when exercising our ‘crafty’ minds.

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Or if you prefer…

a nice cup of tea, the caffeine will keep you going!

 

 Step 3 – Time to Play!!

 

Card 1 – Merry & Bright

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Instructions:

  1. Find background paper in paper pad. Cut to 10cm wide x 15cm tall.
  2. Edge with a silver marker and attach with tape to your white card front.
  3. Place and attach the ‘Merry & Bright’ sentiment and two gorgeous gold foil deer from the collectables pack.

Card 2. Celebrate the Magic of Christmas

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 Instructions:

  1. Find background paper in paper pad. Cut to 10cm wide x 15cm tall.
  2. Edge with a gold marker and attach with tape to your white card front.
  3. Cut the centre strip from the paper pad (find the glorious striped paper!). It should measure 10cm wide x approx 1.5cm tall. Attach to card front so the bottom of the strip is approx. 5cm up from the bottom of the white card.
  4. Edge the three baubles and black sentiment (found in the collectables pack) with gold marker. Attach with foam tape.
  5. Attach strips of ribbon with above baubles.
  6. Tie and attach little gold ribbons with crafts glue.

Card 3. Merry Christmas

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Instructions:

  1. Find background paper in paper pad. Cut to 10cm wide x 15cm tall.
  2. Edge with a silver marker and attach with tape to your white card front.
  3. Select snowflakes from collectables, cutting some, attach to card front with craft glue.
  4. Finish with black sentiment from collectables.

Card 4. Joy, Peace, Love

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Instructions:

  1. Find background paper in paper pad. Cut to 10cm wide x 15cm tall.
  2. Edge with a silver marker and attach with tape to your white card front.
  3. Find silver background mat and cut 8.5cm wide x 13cm tall and edge with silver marker. Roll top right corner (I use a skewer), attaching a scrap of paper behind so you see a pretty paper and not just a white back!. Attach to card front.
  4. From silver bauble paper cut a candle base 3cm wide x 10cm tall. Edge in silver and attach to card front.
  5. From music paper cut  a candle base  2.5cm wide by 8cm tall. Edge in silver and attach to card front.
  6. From silver cross paper cut a candle base 2.5cm wide x 6cm tall. Edge in silver and attach.
  7. Freehand cut yellow flames from paper in paper pad, edge in silver and attach.
  8. Finish by attaching circle sentiment on foam tape and ‘Merry Christmas sentiment with tape. These will be found in the collectables.

 

Card 5. ‘Joy’

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Instructions:

  1. Find music background paper in paper pad. Cut to 10cm wide x 15cm tall. Edge with a gold marker and attach with tape to your white card front.
  2. Cut striped paper 10cm wide x 5cm tall. Attach on top of music paper on bottom of card.
  3. Attach a strip of ribbon across the join.
  4. Cut gold star paper 6.5cm wide x 9.5cm tall. ‘Flag’ the bottom, edge in gold and attach.
  5. Attach sentiment (from collectables) with foam tape.
  6. Tie and attach a gold bow with craft glue.
  7. Finish card by attaching that gorgeous gold foil ‘joy’ sentiment from collectables.

 

Woo Hoo 

Half way through, time for more sustanance!!

I love jelly babies!!!

What will you have?

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Make sure your fingers are clean, and lets get going. Christmas is coming!!

Hmmm…..maybe we will watch a little video

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Card 6. Merry & Bright

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Instructions:

  1. Find background paper and cover the whole of the card front. Edge with Gold marker.
  2. Cut gold/star paper 9.5cm wide x 14.5cm tall. Edge with gold marker and attach with double sided tape.
  3. Make and attach Christmas trees as detailed on video.
  4. Pop out sentiment from back of paper pad. Edge in gold marker and attach by applying craft glue to the ends. Attach so the middle is slighly cruved, hold in place until dry.
  5. Finish card by attaching gold star from ‘Joy’ Flourishes and some other little stars from your stash.

 

Card 7. ‘Shine with Joy’

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Instructions:

  1. Find background paper in paper pad. Cut to 10cm wide x 15cm tall.
  2. Edge with a gold marker and attach with tape to your white card front, rolling the top right hand corner and slipping a scrap of card behind.
  3. Cut some stripe paper 10cm wide x 2cm tall. Edge with gold marker and attach to bottom of paper on card front. Attach some ribbon across the join.
  4. Attach circle elements and ‘Shine’ sentiment (from collectables) with foam tape.
  5. Finish card by tying and attaching small gold bows.

Card 8. ‘Wishing You a Merry Christmas’

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Instructions:

  1. Find background paper in paper pad. Cut to 10cm wide x 15cm tall.
  2. Edge with a silver marker and attach with tape to your white card front.
  3. Pop out the scallop border from your paper pad and attach to the center of the card, cutting and overlapping to get the result in the picture.
  4. Attach gold ribbon on top of scallop border.
  5. Attach snowflake (from collectables).
  6. Finish card by edging sentiment circle ( from collectables) in silver and attaching with foam tape.

 

Card 9. Sparkle, Shimmer & Shine

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 Instructions:

  1. Find the beautiful gold glitter dot background paper in paper pad. Cut to 10cm wide x 15cm tall.
  2. Edge with a gold marker and attach with tape to your white card front.
  3. Pop out the gold bauble border from the back of the paper pad, edge with gold marker and attach.
  4. Edge ‘Sparkle & Shimmer’ element from collectables with gold marker and attach to a matt of gold bauble paper cut to just under 6cm square. Edge in gold. Attach to card front with foam tape.
  5. Finish card by attaching stars (from collectables –  some have been cut in half).

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Time for a little break. Sit back and enjoy this little technique, it is used on the final card!

Card 10. ‘The Best Gift’

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 Instructions:

  1. Cut a 10cm x 15cm piece of smooth white cardstock.
  2. Watch the video and create a “Herringbone ” background and attach it to your C6 white card base.
  3. Finish card by attaching sentiment and gold deer from collectables.

 

Oh my goodness,

I hope you have had as much fun as I have!!

Let me know how you go!

Until next time

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Collette

xxx

 

 

 

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22 Comments

  • Reply Mary Wood October 17, 2016 at 10:30 am

    I love them! I guess I’ll be doing some shopping tomorrow!

    • Reply Collette October 17, 2016 at 3:46 pm

      Thanks Mary, hope you enjoy creating them. xx

  • Reply Colleen hall October 17, 2016 at 10:39 am

    Lovely creations again Collette, love the layout at the start, wine helps!!! And choccies, then the jelly baby interval. Very creative. Cheers Colleen

    • Reply Collette October 17, 2016 at 3:47 pm

      Thanks Colleen ….. of course wine helps!! xx

  • Reply Sonia Thomason October 17, 2016 at 11:14 am

    One of my favourite all time blog posts – fabulous Collette x

    • Reply Collette October 17, 2016 at 3:48 pm

      WOW, coming from you Sonia that is AWESOME. Thank you so much. xxx

  • Reply Ann Wright October 17, 2016 at 2:57 pm

    I love these Christmas cards Collette……..great creations as usual.

    • Reply Collette October 17, 2016 at 3:49 pm

      Thanks Ann, have fun playing with paper. xx

  • Reply Deb B October 17, 2016 at 3:22 pm

    Just love all your cards Collette and especially the video, thankyou for that.

    • Reply Collette October 17, 2016 at 3:50 pm

      Thanks so much Deb. I don’t know you but just love that you always take time to leave comments on the Kaisercraft blog! xx

  • Reply Naomi October 17, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    Beautiful and great tips especially the xmas tree one, love the videos

    • Reply Collette October 17, 2016 at 3:51 pm

      Thanks Naomi and thank you for leaving me a comment, love that ! Happy creating. xx

  • Reply Kelly October 17, 2016 at 5:32 pm

    They look amazing Collette, definitely have to come and get some supply’s..

    • Reply Collette October 17, 2016 at 8:44 pm

      Thanks Kelly. Happy crafting. xx

  • Reply Lesley Lovett October 17, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    Lovely cards, Collette. You make it look so easy. Great videos as well!

    • Reply Collette October 17, 2016 at 8:46 pm

      Thanks so much Lesley :)

  • Reply Anna Wilde October 18, 2016 at 6:52 pm

    Such lovely cards and easy going to make a few. I really love the herringbone one.

    • Reply Collette October 18, 2016 at 9:01 pm

      Thanks Anna! I hope you have fun making them :)

  • Reply Denise Johnstone October 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm

    Awesome cards and I loved the refreshments and items of sustenance :-)

    • Reply Collette October 19, 2016 at 4:05 pm

      Thanks Denise. :)

  • Reply Joylene Highfield October 19, 2016 at 9:31 am

    Can’t wait to get back from SA to try these! They look amazing, and you make them look easy!! Mm mm champagne and chocolates are also a great combination!

    • Reply Collette October 19, 2016 at 9:38 am

      Thanks Joylene! Have fun in SA and even more fun creating when you get home. xx

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