This Ruffle tree card is really a lot easier to do than it appears. I started with a Whisper White pennant cut from the Perfect Pennant Bigz Die with the Big Shot Die-cutting Machine. Then I cut 12” strips of Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper and punched the strips with the Scallop Edge Border Punch.
I started adhering the strips to the bottom of the tree with the first scallop ruffle hanging over the edge. I roughly clipped the strip and layered the next ruffle, alternating between the different patterns. When the entire pennant was covered I turned it over and using the pennant as a guide, I used the Paper Snips to trim the edges creating the tree shape.
I popped the tree up on dimensionals and added a trunk with a bit of the same paper. The star was punched from Silver Glimmer Paper, but I thought the silver didn’t really match as well as I’d like so I colored the star with a So Saffron marker to add a little antiquing which matched the Very Vanilla color scheme better. I find that using Multipurpose Liquid Glue is very effective in securing the Glimmer Paper.
A little touch of Crochet Trim and Vintage Trinket brad finishes the design.
Once again this Top Note Gift Card Holder was inspired by a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator blog. A perk I love about being a SU demo. This card looks involved but it is actually quite easy to make. View the video tutorial below and I’ll walk you through the quick steps to creating this ‘scentsational’ card.
Cut your cardstock 4-1/4″ x 11″ and score at 4-1/2, 5-1/2 & 6-1/2, then follow the directions in the video to run your scored cardstock through the Big Shot Die-cutting Machine with the Top Note Bigz Die and create the pop up gift card holder shown above.
To decorate the front of the card, I die-cut a piece of the Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper to fit on the front and cover the left edge of the gift card holder. I punched a large circle of Gumball Green cardstock and layered the fun, steaming mug from the Scentsational Season Stamp Set with the matching Holiday Framelit dies.
The Merry Christmas sentiment from Wacky Wishes Hostess stamp set was stamped in Cherry Cobbler, and it punched out perfectly with the Extra-Wide Oval punch.
A little dazzling details glitter and some rhinestones add extra glitz to the Soft Suede mug. And another large circle in Whisper White in the interior gives you a place to write a personal message.
Check out the complete supply list below and click on the links for pictures and descriptions.
This is the first Top Note elf shoes Christmas card I made, but I decided I wanted the shoes beefier and the card a little brighter so I made the elf shoe Christmas card I showed earlier this week. This card is made the same way as the one in the video tutorial. On this card I used a Crumb Cake cardstock base and the Mixed Medley hostess stamp set.
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Today I wanted to show you how to make the Top Note Purse Gift Card Holder that I showed you a few days ago. I’ve recopied the supply list below or you can go to the original post to view more written instructions and pictures. I hope you enjoye this tutorial!
I made this folded Christmas tree card with non-Christmas paper in non-traditional colors. 🙂 It’s a very simple card. The folded tree is made the same way as the folded Christmas tree gift card I showed you last month. This tree was made with a larger, scallop circle and I added a bit to make it symmetrical.
I started with the Scallop Circle Bigz Die and the Big Shot Die-cutting Machine to create the large circle out of Birds of a Feather Designer Series Paper. Stampin’ Up!’s double-sided paper is perfect for this folded tree. A bit of glitter was added to the scallops with 2-way Glue and Dazzling Diamonds glitter. Grab some paper and just follow the directions on the video to make your trees!
(The links to the picture and description of the products I used on this card are at the bottom of this post.)
The card base is Crumb Cake cardstock and the sentiment from the Sweet Essentials stamp set was stamped in matching Island Indigo ink. I tied a knot of satin ribbon around the middle, added the tree with dimensionals behind it, adhered the Silver Glimmer star and a bit of matching Summer Starfruit cardstock for the tree base.