The 2018 issue of Cards & Crafts for Christmas is out now

23rd August 2018

Today is the day – our one-stop guide to Christmas has been released and is now available from an we’re super excited to get our hands on a copy!

You’ll find a ton of ideas and inspiration from digital makes, knit and crocheted goodies, Christmas cards, simply sewing makes and even baking! One of our favourite features is a lovely article by Nicky Gilburt showing you how to embrace the trend for all things woodland themed using digital images from Gaynor Carradice Designs. Here’s a bonus make that we’re sure you’ll love!

Winter wonderland

Gaynor Carradice Designs Christmas Woodland Clipart
white A6 card blank
white, mustard & green cardstock
Tumbled Glass Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Rhubarb Stalk Memento inkpad
Tree trunk embossing folder
sentiment stamp
Autumn Red Nuvo Crystal Drops
oval die
holly punch
3D foam tape
manual die-cutting machine
computer & printer

1 Paste three animals onto a blank document, approximately 3cm wide. Add a branch under each one and small blue snowflakes for decoration, then print.
2 Die-cut each one into an oval shape and blend blue ink around the edges.
3 Emboss a piece of white cardstock and trim to 8.5×14.8cm, then add a border of green cardstock at the top and bottom. Tie twine around the panel and add the three ovals as shown
4 Cover the card front with mustard cardstock and affix the panel to it. Stamp a greeting on white cardstock, trim and matt onto green cardstock, then affix as shown using 3D foam tape.
5 Add punched holly and Nuvo Drop berries to finish.

Where to buy
You can find Gaynor Carradice’s digital designs for Christmas and much more at


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