One of the more fun cards I designed for my Christmas in July Stamp Camp used the Gilded Leafing Embellishment. I bought it when it came out because, I mean, look at it! But like so many craft supplies, it sat lonely on my shelf. I decided to include it in my designs.
I think it really elevates this somewhat simple card – what do you think?
To make this card, you’ll need the following supplies:
- Cardstock: Real Red (8 ½” x 5 ½”, scored at 4 ¼” along the long side; 3 ¾” x 5”); Garden Green (4” x 5 ¼”; scraps for the sprigs of leaves), Basic White scrap
- Inks: Garden Green and Real Red
- Basic Tools: Snips, Trimmer, Adhesives (Glue, Tear & Tape, Dimensionals), Clear Blocks; Silicone Craft Sheet
- Additional Tools/Supplies: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Mini or Regular); Gilded Leafing Embellishment
- Stamps/Dies: Christmas Banners Bundle
To make this card, follow these steps:
- Adhere the Garden Green panel to the card base using liquid glue
- Cut out sprigs from Garden Green – I used six sprigs total
- Stamp/cut out the banner using Garden Green and Real Red – use desired sentiment
- Lay down Tear & Tape on the smaller Real Red panel in diagonals. I overlapped a little – the silicone craft sheet comes in handy for this part.
- Remove the backing of Tear & Tape adhesive and cover the exposed adhesive with bits of Gilded Leafing – brush away excess (I used an old rough sponge lightly)
- Adhere embellished Real Red panel on top of the Garden Green panel.
- Place some strips of Tear & Tape on the back of the banner, remove the backing, and place Garden Green sprigs as desired.
- Adhere this sprig/banner piece to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals
Here’s a short video on the process:
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