Hello, welcome to my blog. My share for you today is a gift card holder. My team leader, Frenchie, gives us a challenge each month at our meetings and this month was to use Under The Mistletoe designer series paper (dsp) and combine it with a gift card. The top dsp in my pack was the one with all the pine cones on it and was screaming the Pretty Pines thinlits so I went to work creating. On my Whisper White layer I used the stamp set Peaceful Noel to create some greenery under my strip of dsp. I pulled colors from the paper and stamped with Old Olive, Shaded Spruce and Real Red. The paper also has Night of Navy in it so I stamped the greeting with Night of Navy and mounted the dsp layer onto a layer of Night of Navy. Once the card was assembled, I cut a pine cone out of Soft Suede and layered it with a detailed pine cone cut from Early Espresso. A little Wink of Stella gives it a nice shimmer. Under the pine cone I added pine boughs cut in Old Olive and Shaded Spruce. On the bottom of the inside I stamped the sentiment I Night of Navy and the added some little holly berries with Old Olive and Real Red.
To create the gift card holder I added a strip of dsp to a layer of Whisper White and adhered it to the top, inside of the card with some liquid glue, just putting glue on 3 sides so that the gift card could be slipped under it and secured.
Thick Whisper White - 8½ x 5½, scored at 4¼
Night of Navy - 5 3/8 x 4 1/8 and 1¾ x 5¼
Whisper White - 5¼ x 4 and 3½ x 1¾
DSP - 5¼ x 1½ and 3½ x 1½
scraps of Old Olive, Shaded Spruce, Soft Suede and Early Espresso
- fold card base in half
- adhere large Night of Navy layer to card base
- stamp greeting on Whisper White layer in Night of Navy ink at the bottom right corner
- randomly stamp the leaf images across the middle of Whisper White layer, making sure you are leaving enough of a gap that they will appear under the dsp layer
- adhere dsp to Night of Navy strip, then adhere to center of card front with dimensionals
- cut pine boughs and pine cones from scrap paper
- adhere pine bought to dsp strip then add a pine cone with dimensionals
- brush pine cone with Wink of Stella
- stamp sentiment on inside, bottom with Night of Navy
- stamp some hollies on the inside as well
- on the top, inside we will create the gift card holder by adhering the 3½ x 1½ strip of dsp to the coordinating Whisper White strip
- put liquid glue on 3 sides of this strip and adhere to top, inside of card, making sure you leave enough room to add your gift card
- adorn with other pine cones brushed with Wink of Stella
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