Holiday card using Spellbinders Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month – September 2020

Hi friends, after watching Yana Smakula share so many Christmas cards lately, I think I caught that bug too. So, today with the Spellbinders Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month – September 2020, I made a Christmas card. This month’s APG dies are so intricate and pretty, they lend themselves quite well to a lot of different occasion cards. I am thinking wedding or anniversary or even girly birthday card in addition to holiday cards. That’s what I so love about APG and Spellbinders dies.

With that, let’s take a look at the card itself:

Key Ingredients:

  1. Spellbinders APG Die of the month – September 2020
  2. Spellbinders Holly Frame Gala Etched Dies Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken
  3. Christmas Wishes – Card Kit of the Month Club Nov 2019
  4. Simon Says Stamp Clear embossing and watermark ink
  5. Simon Says Stamp fine detail embossing powders – White and Gold

Steps:

  • Die cut all the pieces.
  • Using the outer most frame from APG dies, cut two white and a blue panel.
    • Create a top folding shaped card using the two white pieces (See tutorial below or here.)
    • Layer the blue panel on the front of this card
  • Tape the outermost die along with the inner corners and die cut a dark blue lattice piece.
    • Attach this to the card front using Multi Medium Matte.
  • For the main panel, use MISTI and stamp the sentiment with Simon Says Stamp Clear Embossing ink.
    • Heat emboss with gold. Move the paper ever so slightly. It happened by accident to me, but I decided to take advantage of it. This time I heat embossed with white detail powder. It looks like a gold shadow.
    • Finally die cut it with the label die from Spellbinders Holly Frame Gala set.
  • Die cut and assemble the deer using Multi Medium Matte.
    • Also die cut and add a tiny little flower to her neck.
  • Assemble the label and foam mount in the center of the card front.
  • Embellish with gems and call it done.

I also made a quick pictures-video for you, I hope that helps too :-)

Supplies List

For your convenience, I am sharing links to the supplies I’ve used or the ones you can use for making similar cards – click on the picture or link to go directly to the product. Wherever available, I have used affiliate links, which means when you make a purchase, I receive a small commission (at no extra cost to you) which I use to run this blog. I truly appreciate your support!

Hugs!
~Varada

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