Die Cut Christmas Card with Chalky Paint

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It is so much fun to create your very own bespoke handmade Christmas cards but nothing compares to the pleasure of receiving one. Die cutting can be such a versatile creative tool which will add that little touch of class to all your festive makes.

You Will Need How to Make

1. Die cut the design from kraft card

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2. Use a brayer to apply chalky paint to the die-cut in a random fashion.

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3. Use the die as a template to mark out a circle onto the snowflake patterned paper and trim to size using a craft knife.

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4. Apply double sided tape behind the windows, door, hearts and words etc. Die cut the design from silver metallic card and place all the small die-cut elements into your original die-cut design before attaching the snowflake circle to the rear.

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5. Attach a strip of the tree patterned paper to the face of a six inch by six inch kraft base card and mount the assembled die-cut design using adhesive foam pads. Attach a bow of jute ribbon in the top left hand corner.

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