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Christmas in July

Christmas in July? fun fold Christmas HO! HO! HO!w-1 It is hard to think of a holiday that is 5 months away.  It is in the 3 digits here in Southern Oregon and we have seen unusual weather patterns. Just this week we had a severe thunderstorm that caused many downed power lines, tree limbs snapping, and flooding. Important ? Yes! Don’t kid yourself as I am focusing on my Christmas in July Class. Now that is important! w fun fold welcome Christmas into your heart-1Here are 2 examples of my card designs for this class. I will also re-introduce the envelope liners so that each envelope  will have a matching liner to house a finished card. Two other demonstrators will also introduce cards to the class. I have come up with  this easy card.

Stamp Set: Choice of many provided, Festival of Trees   (9135059) PG71

Cardstock: Whisper White – 100730 or Shimmery White 100730 pg 148, Cherry Cobler 119685, Christmas DSP 138450P 143, Current DSP Paper. Silver Foil Sheets 132178 Pg 148

 Classic Ink Pads: Cherry Cobler 126966, pg. 140 Always Artichoke 126972 pg. 140,

 Framelits and Punches: Itty Bitty Accents Punch 133787 pg166, Tree Punch 135859 pg. 167

 Miscellaneous Dimensionals 104430, Pg 156

 Instructions:

  • Cut and score white cardstock at 6 X 5 ¼ scored at 1 ½” on the 6” side. White cardstock 5 ¼” X 1”, DSP 5” x ¾”, 5 x 1 ¼”
  • Punch 3 trees from coordinating cardstock
  • Layer and place sentiment on your card.

 Assembly: Hint the trees are attached on the bottom of the top fold with glue dots and the trunk of each tree, is attached to the bottom layer by glue dots. An alternate idea is to use the Wonderful Wreath and fasten it the same way as the trees. To add the 3-D Joy, cut 3 or 4 Joy words using the thinlits from Real Red cardstock and using the same thinlit, cut out from Gold Foil Paper and mount on top of the other red “Joy” words. I use Tombo glue or a glue pen to do this.

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Making an impresssion one stamp at a time!

Gail Etchie
Independent Stampin’Up! Demonstrator
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