Merry Little Christmas Card and Video

Merry Little Christmas Goes Modern

     You’re going to love the hip new colors in the Merry Little Christmas Mega Suite!  Checks and prints in olive green, black, and white are right on trend and the perfect combination for both traditional and modern Christmas projects.  Enjoy this video then stay tuned for cards, packages, and tags made with these beautiful papers.  I’ll be sharing individual projects with instructions in the coming weeks to cover all your crafting needs for the holidays!  Be sure to sign up for blog post notifications and my weekly newsletter to get all the scoop!

 

     It’s hard to decide which paper pack was more fun – Merry Little Christmas or Merry Music. I liked the fact that the Merry Music papers were thinner and worked perfectly for envelopes.  But I’m a buffalo check fan!  You see it everywhere this season – in home decor and fashion too!  Here’s a simple card that makes a bold statement.

How to Make Merry Little Christmas Card

  • The card base measures 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ and is cut from Whisper White Cardstock.
  • The second layer measures 4″ x 5 1/4″ and is cut from Real Red Cardstock.
  • Let's Be Merry black and white buffalo check makes a joyful card created by Lynda Falconer at www.lyndafalconer.stampinup.netThe top layer measures 3 3/4″ x 5″ and is cut from the black and white buffalo check designer paper in the Merry Little Christmas paper pack.
  • Top these layers with a silver snowflake using tape runner.
  • Die cut the letters to spell JOY in real red cardstock.  The large letters framelits are a great investment and work on cards, home decor, and scrapbook pages.  I used foam strips to adhere them and get the raised look.
  • Embellish your card with a 2″ strip of ribbon folded in half to make a banner.  Top it with a black rhinestone and you’re done!  TA DA!

Once you get your letters cut, this card goes together fairly quickly.  It would be easy to make multiples of these for your Christmas card send out.  If you need any products and don’t have a demonstrator, please click HERE to Shop or click on any of the products below to go to my online store.  Thanks so much for reading my blog!  Be sure to come back tomorrow for more ideas!

Happy Crafting!

Lynda Falconer, Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator

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