Make a budget-friendly Christmas card for men

2nd November 2017

Jo Boland shows us how to make Christmas cards for men in a flash!

Ho, Ho, Ho

You will need

  • white Anita’s 13.5cm-square card blank
  • Simply Creative All Wrapped Up 12×12” paper pad
  • White Uni Posca marker
  • Papermania glitter paper & Colossal 8×8” cardstock
  • gold Encore! Ultimate Metallic inkpad
  • 3D foam pads
  • double-sided tape
  • Xcut Traditional Star Large Palm punch
  • paper trimmer

Simply make

1 Cover the card front with red cardstock and layer with a slightly smaller panel of word-patterned paper, ensuring you have the words in the centre.

2 Punch three stars from gold glitter paper and affix as shown, mounting one in place using 3D foam pads.

3 From another piece of the word-patterned paper, cut out the words ‘Ho! Ho! Ho!’ and ‘Merry Christmas’, draw around the borders with a white marker and adhere to the card front using 3D foam pads

4 Draw a white border around the outside of the patterned panel on the card front using a white marker. Ink the edges of the card front with a gold metallic inkpad.

Top tip

Highlighting the raised words in white makes them pop!

 

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