While it doesn’t take a lot of supplies to make cards, more supplies do give you more options for adding a little extra “wow” factor to your handmade cards.
You can make a basic Christmas card with just one stamp, one ink pad and paper…
If you have a punch, you could cut out the “Merry Christmas” sentiment and then use Stampin’ Dimensionals to pop it up just a bit.
If you have dies and embossing folders, you can emboss your card front to add some texture and stitching to your greeting shape…
You’ll notice I also moved the placement of the poinsettia patterned paper for all of the cards above to give each card a little different look.
Finally, here’s one more card that you could make with dies and an embossing folder…
Popping up your greeting with Dimensionals is quick, inexpensive, and adds a lot!
Want to learn more about adding die-cuts and embossing to your cards? Take my Step Up Your Cards with Die-Cutting & Embossing Class!
Give these cards a try, and send a beautiful handmade card to a loved one this Christmas. (You can find a list of supplies and paper sizes below.)
Paper Sizes: (ALL cards use the same pieces)
Poinsettia Paper: 2″ x 5-1/2″ (3 per sheet)
Poppy Parade card stock: 2-1/8″ x 5-1/2″ (8 per sheet)
Just Jade card stock: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ and folded (2 per sheet)
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