1) Cut Thick Basic White cardstock to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score at 4-1/4″ along the 8-1/2″ side. Fold card. Cover front of card with 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ piece of Kraft paper.
2) Cut wood patterned In Good Taste Designer Series Paper to 4-1/8″ x 4-3/4″. Adhere to card front.
3) Cut Snowy White Velvet Sheets to 3″ x 5″. Ink Blending Brush with Real Red ink. Rub most of the real red ink out of your brush on scrap paper until it’s a light pink. Place striped pattern of Adorning Designs Decorative Masks over Snowy White Paper so the lines are vertical. Use the Blending Brush to blend ink through the mask. Rotate the mask 90 degrees and repeat to create the plaid design. Set aside to dry.
4) Die cut two lacy border strips from Thick Basic White cardstock with the Gingerbread dies. Add Stampin’ SEAL+ behind each long edge of the plaid Snowy White Velvet Paper. Adhere a die cut strip behind each edge. Trim off excess with Paper Snips. Adhere to cared front.
5) Die cut snowflake, star, and bell shapes from Kraft paper. Die cut coordinating lacy “icing” designs from Snowy White Velvet Sheets. Adhere to Kraft shapes with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Layer grouped on card front using Stampin’ SEAL for the snowflake and star and Stampin’ Dimensionals for the bell.
6) Cut Granny Apple Green cardstock to 2″ x 1/2″. Stamp greeting with VersaMark ink. Cover generously with white Stampin’ Emboss Powder. Tap off excess powder. Heat emboss with the Heat Tool. Use Paper Snips to banner cut one end. Adhere to card front with left edge tucked under the bell.
7) Stamp six candy circles in 3 sizes on Thick Basic White cardstock using Real Red ink. Die cut with coordinating dies. Adhere to card front with Stampin’ SEAL and Stampin’ Dimensionals.
#156807 Frosted Gingerbread Bundle
(#156314 Frosted Gingerbread stamp set
#156320 Gingerbread Dies)
#146990 Granny Apple Green
#159229 Thick Basic White
#152494 In Good Taste Designer Series Paper
#156325 Kraft 6″ X 6″ (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Paper Pack
#156405 Snowy White 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Velvet Sheets
#147084 Real Red
#103579 Paper Snips Scissors
#153611 Blending Brushes
#129053 Heat Tool
#156328 Adorning Designs Decorative Masks
#104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals, #149699 Stampin’ Seal+, #152813 Stampin’ SEAL, #110755 Multipurpose Liquid Glue
#155554 Basics Embossing Powders (white)
TIPS: When using the Adorning Designs Decorative Masks, or other masks, protect your work surface with a Silicone Sheet or Grid Paper. Using blue painter’s tape or similar tape, helps keep the mask from moving. Clean masks with a soft Simply Shammy, soft damp cloth, or under running water.