Christmas Crafts - Christmas Cards - Jolly ol’ Santa
This cute and jolly old elf is waiting for his big day. Unbelievable that the motif is a paper napkin. This card is fun to create and uses numerous of different techniques to create it and requires a bit of time until completed. But the results are worth the effort.
For this project you will need:
- cream colored textured cardstock - paper napkin with Santa motif - tag puncher - eyelet and eyelet tool - red fringe - dark red, white and green cardstock - paper punch with small tree motif - Fiskars texture plate with stones motif - 3-D foam tape - fusible web - ruler and scissors - printer with green ink
1. Follow the tutorial to prepare your Santa motif. Fuse the web to the backside of your motif, cut the motif roughly out and fuse onto the white cardstock and then cut it exactly out. Then it is ready to use. 2. Apply a couple of pieces of 3-D foam tape to the backside of the Santa motif and lay aside for the moment. 3. Cut a strip of the dark green card stock and use the Fiskars texture plates to give it some dimension.
4. Adhere the strip to the bottom of the card. 5. Punch out a tag and add a strip of red cardstock to the bottom of it. Set an eyelet in the hole. Punch out a red tree and adhere it using a piece of 3-D foam tape. Add fringe through the hole and secure. Lay aside for the moment. 6. Cut 2 thin strips of green cardstock and adhere to the card. Stick the Santa motif to the card using the picture above as placement. 7. Print out Merry Christmas on white textured cardstock and cut out. Stick it to the bottom right of the card. 8. Adhere the tag now to the card using 3-D foam tape.