Crafts ’n things Craft of the Day
Banners, and presents, and polka dots – oh my! Bright, playful chipboard stickers highlight this adorable, retro design.
- Bazzill Basics Paper Kraft Cardstock
- Bella Blvd. Christmas Wishes Collection Papers: Quadrants, Borders, North Pole, Candlelight, Cute Cuts
- Bella Blvd. Christmas Wishes Collection Stickers: Alpha & Bits, Chipboard Icons, Miniatures
- Open scallop border punch
- Brown ink pad
- Black journaling pen
- Derivan KindyGlitz Chrystallina Glitter Glue
- Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam tape
paper trimmer, detail scissors, ruler, pencil, sponge dauber
Make 4-1/2”x5-1/4” kraft side-fold card. Sponge edges with brown ink.
Cut polka-dot panel, slightly smaller than card front, from Quadrants paper. Use black pen to draw faux stitched border around edges; adhere to card.
Cut 4-1/2”x2” panel from red side of Borders paper; sponge edges brown. Cut two 4”x1” strips from green side of North Pole paper; border punch one long edge of each strip and sponge edges brown. Adhere scalloped strips beneath top and bottom edges of red panel; adhere piece to card 3/4” from bottom edge.
Cut white, green, and red journaling card from Cute Cuts paper; mat on yellow side of Candlelight paper, leaving narrow border. Adhere upside down to card, 1/2” from left and bottom edges. Adhere red banner sticker across top of journaling card.
Sponge edges of chipboard tree and pink star stickers with brown ink. Adhere stickers to right side of card as shown.
Detail cut assorted packages from Borders paper; sponge edges brown. Remove chipboard package stickers from sticker sheet; sponge edges brown. Using photo as guide, build package border along bottom of card, using foam tape to add dimension.
Remove two small round stickers from Miniatures sheet, sponge edges brown, and adhere to packages as shown.
Remove sentiment sticker from Alpha & Bits sheet and cut after “yourself.” Sponge edges brown. Mat stickers on yellow side of Candlelight paper; sponge edges brown. Mat again on red side of Borders paper; sponge edges brown. Adhere to card with paper adhesive over tree and foam tape over journaling card.
Highlight tree and packages with glitter glue; let dry.
Create a smaller scene on a kraft package tag instead.
by Kerryn Fry for Bella Blvd. (www.bellablvd.net)