Father Christmas Card Project

From 100 Fresh and Fun Handmade Cards by By Kimber McGray

 

You just never know when Santa Claus will pop up and surprise you! This time around, he’s here to spread some holiday cheer … but only if you’ve been nice.

 

What You Need:santa christmas card

  • A2 Kraft card base
  • Cardstock
  • Craft knife
  • Adhesive
  • Glitter glue
  • Adhesive foam squares
  • Santa embellishment
  • Snowflake punch
  • Bone folder
  • Gemstones

 

Procedure

Santa Christmas Card Project
The Basics

The Basics

1. Start with a standard A2 Kraft card base (4¼” × 5½” [10.8cm × 14cm]).

 

2. Cut a piece of embossed red cardstock to 3¾” × 2¼” (9.5cm × 5.7cm). Hand cut a strip of white cardstock to 4½” (11.4cm). Hand scallop the edge of the strip so it resembles snow. Adhere the strip to the chimney. Embellish with a glitter glue pen.

 

3. Adhere the cardstock chimney to the base card with adhesive foam squares. Adhere only along the edges of the chimney, being sure to leave an opening in which to insert a Santa embellishment.

 

4. Cut off as much of the bottom part of the Santa embellishment as necessary to fit it snugly into the chimney.

 

5. Adhere two snowflakes punched from white cardstock to the card base.

 

Beyond the Basicsfather christmas card project

1 Begin with a standard A2 Kraft card base. Cut a piece of embossed red cardstock to 3¾” × 2¼” (9.5cm × 5.7cm). Hand cut white cardstock to approximately 4½” (11.4cm) and hand scallop the edge. Adhere the white cardstock “snow” to the top edge of the chimney.

 

2 Using foam adhesive, adhere the cardstock chimney to the card base. Adhere only the edges, leaving an opening inFather Christmas Card Project which to place the Santa embellishment.

 

3 Cut afather christmas card project 1″ × 5½” (2.5cm × 14cm) strip of Kraft cardstock. Score and fold one end at ¾” and 2½” (2cm and 6.4cm). Adhere the ¾” (2cm) tab to the inside of the card, 1¾” (4.5cm) from the top edge. Adhere the Santa embellishment to the lower half of the Kraft strip. Slide Santa’s feet into the chimney.

 

To Finish:

Embellish the front of the card by creating another chimney with snow. Adhere a few die-cut snowflakes to both the interior and the front of the card. Add a little sparkle to the snowy chimneys with a glitter glue pen. Adhere various gemstones to the card for added shine and dimension.

 

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