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Beth Fiscus

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Hi, and welcome back! It seems as if time as stood still and slipped right by all at once. It's been two weeks since my last card tutorial, what? It's just a very busy time of year for us all, right? None the less, here I am with a new video sharing a few last-minute Christmas cards and tips on using a step by step method to mass-produce them.


I have a quick video tutorial and a step by step tutorials below.



I received these Pebbles Inc. Foiled Foam Letter Stickers in a 2019 Grab Box from Simon Says Stamp, you can watch my video on that here. When I saw them I knew they would great for sentiments, they make for a great focal point on cards.

Okay, let's get started with this step by step tutorial.

  • Start by creating 4.25" x 5.5" card bases using colored cardstock of your choice

  • Create a subtle tone on tone directly on the card base with stencils, inks, and blender brushes

  • Set card bases aside, quick clean up, and move onto the next step


  • Stamp background image with VersaMark Ink

  • Add embossing powder

  • Heat Set

  • You can add color to the embossed background with colored pencils optional

  • Ink blend edges of the cardstock using a blender brush, remove excess ink from embossing with a rag

  • Use a T-ruler and gold gel pen to create a frame directly on the card base around the embossed panel

  • Add mounting foam to the back of the embossed panel, center on the front of the card base

  • Center gold foil letters to create sentiments using T Ruler

  • Create a sentiment strip by stamping the rest of sentiment onto cardstock, add mounting foam and center under the gold sentiment

  • Finish cards by adding sequins or enamel dots

Pretty easy, right?



Giveaway

Leave a comment below for a chance to win a prize pack filled with goodies!

Bella Blvd Prize Pack - Santa Squad

Simon Says Stamp Holiday Hellos Stamp 3x4

WOW Bonding Embossing Powder

WOW Red Foil

and a few small goodies.


Giveaway Rules

One random winner will be picked using Random.org and announced at the top of this blog post on January 2nd, 2020, at which time this giveaway will be closed.

Winner has one week to claim the prize by emailing me at contact@lisamensing.com.

This giveaway is sponsored by LisaMensing.com.

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This post is not paid or sponsored. All reviews of products on the LisaMensing.com website are solely my own. Please know that I encourage you to shop around for the best available price on items. As always, now how much I appreciate your support. Thank you.


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