Holly Jolly Greetings – Stampin Up – Photo Tutorial

Holly Jolly Greetings – Stampin Up – Photo Tutorial

In my last post, I shared some Pinspiration with you and today I have some more!

In going through my pins on my Papercrafts board, I ran across this card I pinned a while ago. I love this look, which I’ve seen in other places, and with the Little Letters dies from the big catalog, I knew I could do it! I thought Holly Jolly Greetings from the Holiday Mini would be the perfect set to use, and I was super glad we now have the thick Whisper White card stock to use! Lookie:

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GOJUS!!! (YILM!) I used the Season of Cheer DSP for the letters.

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The big headache was cutting the tiny pieces of dimensionals to pop up the letters. But I came up with an idea for that…you’ll see that on the next card. Lookie:

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GOJUS! (YILM!) I used the holly branch from Embellished Ornaments for my image.

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The letters are die cut from the Home for the Holidays DSP. And here’s how you do it:

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You need wide double-stick foam tape (usually found in the framing section at your local big box craft store), though you can coat the back of the letters with dimensionals in a pinch.

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Cut a piece of foam tape for each letter. I like to position the tape so that I get the parts of the image on the letters. In this case, I want to make sure to get holly berries on each letter.

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Since it’s hard to position the letters on the top of the paper, put your paper piercing mat under the paper and trace  around the tape with a stylus to create embossed edge than can be seen on the other side.

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This helps you place the letters precisely over the tape. Then die cut both the paper and the foam tape at the same time.

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It works a treat, but you do get the open holes in the die embossing on the letters when you do this.

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Take a bone folder and smooth them down.

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Tada!

Here’s a few more details of this card:

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I added Cherry Cobbler Dazzling Details to the berries for some glitz.

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And a few rhinestones in the corner to balance the design.

You can buy everything I used to make these two cards by clicking on any of the links below:

Peace on Earth card:

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Enjoy! Ta!

 

 



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