It’s Friday so it’s time for another holiday card share! Sandi MacIver (my upline) and I have both created clean and simple, easily reproducible and mailable holiday cards using the Christmas Collectibles stamp set and Modern Medley DSP from Stampin’ Up! to share with you today. We’re also including the costing to make a stack of the cards in our posts. So once you take a peek at my card, be sure to head over to check hers out too!
My card design was inspired by Retrosketches #79.
I started by adhering a panel of Modern Medley DSP to a Basic Black card base with SNAIL. Then I adhered a square of Modern Medley DSP to a square of Basic Black card stock, then to the card front with SNAIL.
Next, I embossed a strip of Silver Foil Sheet with the Stylish Stripes Embossing Folder, adhered it to a Basic Black strip then to the card front with SNAIL. I stamped the Merry sentiment from the Greetings of the Season stamp set in VersaMark ink on a strip of Gold Foil Sheet, sprinkled it with Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it. I adhered the Gold Foil Sheet to a strip of Basic Black card stock, then to the card front with SNAIL.
I cut a panel of Very Vanilla card stock with the label shape from the Label Card Thinlits Dies and embossed it with the Fancy Fan Embossing Folder (you can use your regular Labels Collection Thinlits Dies for this as well, there will just be a larger amount of the Basic Black card stock showing around the edges). I adhered the embossed label to a label that I’d cut from Basic Black card stock using the Labels Collection Framelits Dies, then to the card front with SNAIL. I stamped the three ornament images from the Christmas Collectibles stamp set in VersaMark ink on a Very Vanilla panel. I sprinkled the images with Black, Silver and Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed them. Then I punched them out with the Christmas Ornament Punch and adhered them with SNAIL to the card front.
I finished the inside of the card by stamping the sentiment from the Petite Pairs stamp set in StazOn Jet Black ink on a Very Vanilla panel, then adhering a strip of the Modern Medley DSP.
Here is the cost breakdown for creating 48 cards (this is assuming that you already have the stamp sets, Framelits, Punch, Embossing Folder and SNAIL adhesive):
- 2 Packs Basic Black Card Stock (121045) $13.90
- 1 Pack Silver Foil Sheets (132178) $3.95
- 1 Pack Gold Foil Sheets (132662) $3.95
- 6 Sheets Very Vanilla Card Stock (101650) $1.28
- 1 Pack Modern Medley Designer Series Paper (126926) $10.95
- 1 Container Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109133) $4.75
- 1 Container Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109129) $4.75
- 1 Container Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109131) $4.75
Total $48.28 or $1.00 per card
You can use the different designs in the Modern Medley DSP pack to maximize your supplies. You can make 48 additional cards by purchasing additional packs of all of the papers. The total for making 48 additional cards is $34.03 or $0.71 per card for the second batch.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Christmas Collectibles (131772 wood, 131772 clear); Greetings of the Season (128030 wood, 128033 clear)
Dies, Punches & Embossing Folders: Labels Collection Framelits Dies (125598); Label Card Thinlits Dies (133479); Christmas Ornament Punch (132152); Stylish Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (132174); Fancy Fan Embossing Folder (127751)
Embellishments: Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109133); Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109131); Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109129)
Ink: VersaMark Ink Pad (102283)
Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Heat Tool (129053)
Card Stock & Cuts: Basic Black Card Stock (121045) – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 3-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ Square, 5/8″ x 4-3/4″ strip, 7/8″ x 5″ strip, Labels Collection Framelits die cut; Very Vanilla (101650) – Label Card Framelits die cut, three Christmas Ornament Punches; Silver Foil Sheets (132178) – 1/2″ x 4-5/8″ strip; Gold Foil Sheets (132622) – 3/4″ x 4-7/8″ strip; Modern Medley Designer Series Paper (126926) – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 3″ x 3″ square
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332)
Now head on over to see Sandi’s fabulous card. You can see her creation by clicking here.
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