Nov 3, 2016

Holiday Card Set

Good morning readers, Alicia with you today.  I didn't just make A card for you today, I made an entire SET! I had so much fun using the Queen & Co Squares die, I just couldn't stop.  I started with ten sheets of 6x6 Christmas paper so I would have a variety of patterns with which to work.  It was like putting together puzzles.  I played with pairing up the different patterns and chose some sentiment stamps that fit inside the square pieces.  The die is a perfect A2 which made it so easy!


I made three cuts out of white cardstock.  I stamped sentiments on various white pieces.  I also added sentiments that were stamped and die cut from Lawn Fawn Winter Big Scripty Words Dies and Stamps to add some variety to the set.  I inked the edges of all the pieces before assembly. My goal was to produce an entire set without lumpy embellishments to cut down on postage.  I believe I was successful.  I have a collection of interesting cards that were fun and easy to create.  The variety of pattern papers provide interest without embellishments.  


In the end I had eleven cards.  I made one card with a white frame to use up the majority of the remaining patterned pieces.  After all was said and done I had a few random pattern pieces, several white ones and two white frames.  


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Queen & Co. - Dies - Squares
Queen Co Squares die
Lawn Fawn - Winter Big Scripty Words Dies
Lawn Fawn Winter Big Scripty Words Dies

Lawn Fawn - Winter Big Scripty Words Stamps
Lawn Fawn Winter Big Scripty Words Stamps

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5 comments:

  1. Wow Alicia, what a great collection of cards you have made! I love the squares die, and I can see that it would be so useful for all types of cards. You have used a great selection of papers too!

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  2. that die sure makes for some fun and colorful Christmas cards, and I like how the scripty dies and stamps work great with them, terrific idea!

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  3. WOW what a fabulous group of holiday cards! You'll be all ready with your Christmas cards way ahead of schedule using these awesome dies! Great job and great idea!

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  4. Oh my, these are fabulous! What a great way to mass produce Christmas cards. The scripty dies are a great "go to" die for the job. What a fun inspirational post today!!

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  5. You've definitely achieved the quilted look on your cards.........great combo of background papers. You're off to a good start with your Christmas cards.

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