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Monday, December 8, 2014

Christmas Cards, Tags, and Bags Using Sketches, Part 4

More Christmas Cards, Tags, and gift Bags coming your way today! If you've missed any part of this series, make sure to check out PART 1, PART 2, and PART 3.

Today's sketch is #4:


Check out the cards, tags, and bags, below, I made using this sketch.


On several of these cards I've stitched on paper with my sewing machine. If you'd like to try it, check out my  "10 Tips for Stitching on Paper".



Christmas card


Title: “Christmas!” card
Basic Info:
·         Sketch #4
·         Card Base: 4.25” x 5.5”
·         Measurements: A- 4”x 5.25”, B – punched paper ½” x 5.25” + thin ribbon, D - 2.25” x4-1/8”

Supplies: Cardstock, paper, ribbon, border punch, acrylic star, Krylon gold leafing pen, vellum sentiment, dimensional foam square.

Instructions:
1.      Cut patterned paper to size of A. Adhere to card front.
2.      Adhere vellum sentiment to paper and trim. Adhere to card.
3.      Punch paper with border punch.  Adhere above and below sentiment.
4.      Adhere thin ribbon on top of punched border strips.
5.      Color acrylic star with gold leafing pen.  Adhere with foam to card.

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Peace on Earth card


Title: “Peace on Earth” card
Basic Info:
·         Sketch #4
·         Card Base: 4.25” x 5.5”
·         Measurements: A- 4” x 5.25”, B- .25” x 5.25” C – 5.25” x 2.5”, D- 5.25” x 1”

Supplies: Cardstock, paper, border punch letter stickers, bling

Instructions:
1.      Cut patterned paper to size of A.  Adhere to card front.
2.      Cut C to size. Adhere letter stickers.  Adhere bling.
3.      Punch cardstock and adhere to back of C.
4.      Adhere C to card.
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Seasons Greetings card

Title: “Seasons Greetings” card
Basic Info:
·         Sketch #4
·         Card Base: 4.25” x 5.5”
·         Measurements: A – 4” x 5,25”, B- ½” x 5.25”, C- 2” x 5.25”, D – tree 3.5” x 2” + sentiment 1” x 2”

Supplies: Cardstock, paper, ribbon, die cut tree, vellum sentiment

Instructions:
1.      Cut A to size and adhere to card front.
2.      Cut C to size and adhere to card front.
3.      Cut paper strips ½” x 5.25” and adhere to edges of C. 
4.      Adhere thin ribbon on both edges of each paper strip B.
5.      Adhere vellum sentiment at bottom of C.
6.      Adhere tree die cut above sentiment.

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White Christmas tag

Title: “White Christmas” tag
Basic Info:
·         Sketch #4
·         Tag Base: 3.25” x 4.75”
·         Measurements: A – 3.25” x 4.75”, B – ½” x 4.75”, C – 2” x 3.5”, D – 1.75” x 2.75”
Supplies: Cardstock, paper, sticker sentiment, corner rounder, decorative scissors, ribbon, lace, bling, tag template, hole punch

Instructions:
1.      Using tag template cut out tag from cardstock-weight paper. Punch hole in top and add ribbon.
2.      Mount sticker sentiment on paper and trim with decorative scissors.  Mount on cardstock, trim and round corners.
3.      Adhere to center of tag.
4.      Adhere strips of lace and ribbon to both sides of sticker piece.

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Merry Christmas gift bag

Title: “Merry Christmas” gift bag
Basic Info:
·         Sketch #4
·         Bag Base: 8” x 10.5”
·         Measurements: B- 0.5” x 10.5”, C – 6.25” x 8”, D – 6.25” x 4.5”

Supplies: Cardstock, patterned paper, border punch, letter stickers, black journaling pen

Instructions:
1.      Cut patterned paper to size of C. Adhere 1” from top of bag.
2.      Cut D to size.  Add stickers to create sentiment. Outline letters with black journaling pen. Adhere to bag 1” from bottom of C.
3.      Punch paper with border punch and adhere to top and bottom of D.
4.      Cut paper strips (B) and adhere to left and right of C.


Use any sketch I've shown, so far, and make a few cards, tags, and bags of your own! Leave a comment with your blog link to show off your creations! I'd love to stop by and comment on yours. :-)

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