Despite the best of intentions, I was not able to get back as soon as I had wanted. A house full of company will do that!
I was playing with Heartfelt Creations' printed paper pack, 'Christmas Card Collection' and this is some of what I came up with. I was able to make 8 different cards in 2 hours. You can make over 72 cards with one pack of paper and some card bases.
I will show you a few of them over the next few posts.
This first one is, I think, my favorite result. I used the SB classic oval die to cut the oval center from the printed panel. Then I cut a die one size larger from Recollections gold foil c/s to mat the sentiment.
From the same gold c/s, I cut a square and matted the panel. Then I layered it all on a 5 3/4" square card base made from Recollections Signature c/s in champagne. I love how the gold makes everything pop.
Inside sentiments are also provided in the paper pack. This really makes card making quick and easy if you are in a rush.
I made a second card using the same panel (you get two of each in every package). but kept it a little more simple. This time I made the ivory card base 5" square and attached the panel unaltered. Then I adhered 4 beautiful gemstones from my stash using Dries Clear glue, one to each corner.
The last step was to add the inner sentiment, and voila - done. Easy Peasy.
For today's final card, I made the base from a patterned panel also in the package. There are four 6x6 panels on each page and I used two of them without cutting down the center line.
The tree image panel is layered on this base and then a small greeting panel is attached to the bottom right corner. So far, pretty quick and easy.
Inside is another sentiment panel. Again, so fast and simple but with wonderful results.
Keep tuned for more of these cards.