Quick Technique | Christmas Is The Day Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders with Deck The Halls Die

Quick Technique | Christmas Is The Day Card with Deck The Halls Die

Hello Spellbinders’ fans and welcome back for another episode from our brand new Quick Technique series!

Quick Technique is all about sharing simple projects using our products and showcasing fun and fresh techniques! We hope you’ll love this new installment on our blog and will give some (or possibly all?) of these techniques a try!

Today we are sharing a Christmas card created using Deck The Halls dies from the Joyous Celebrations collection from Sharyn Sowell (you can find more inspiration using dies from Sharyn here)!

Quick Technique | Christmas Is The Day Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders with Deck The Halls Die

Project created by Yana Smakula

Quick Technique:

Blend Peacock Feathers and Tumbled Glass Distress inks onto white cardstock creating an ombre look. Spray with water to activate the ink. Let dry.  Die-cut scene making sure the darker blue ink blending is at the bottom. Die-cut stars and birds from the darkest part of the paper.

Quick Technique | Christmas Is The Day Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders with Deck The Halls Die

Instructions:

Looking for a full set of instructions to create this card? See below!

  • Create 5 ¼” x 6 ¾” card base.
  • Cut red cardstock panel to 4 ⅝” x 6 ⅛”.
  • Cut patterned paper to 4 ½” x 6”. Adhere onto the red panel. Foam mount onto the card.
  • Blend Peacock Feathers and Tumbled Glass Distress inks onto white cardstock creating an ombre look. Spray with water to activate the ink. Let dry.
  • Die-cut scene making sure the darker blue ink blending is at the bottom. Die-cut stars and birds from the darkest part of the paper.
  • Foam mount scene onto the card. Foam mount birds and stars.
  • White heat emboss a sentiment onto red cardstock panel. Trim one end into a V-shape. Foam mount onto the card.

Quick Technique | Christmas Is The Day Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders with Deck The Halls Die

Spellbinders supplies:

Other Supplies:

White Cardstock (Neenah Solar White 80 LB); Colored Cardstock (My Colors Cardstock – Scarlet; Patterned Paper (Pinkfresh Studio – Christmas Wishes); Foam Adhesive; Tape Runner; Distress Inks (Tumbled Glass, Peacock Feathers); Clear Stamp (Penny Black – Yuletide Wishes); Clear Embossing Ink; White Embossing Powder; Heat Gun; Ink Blending Tool; Fun Foam; Water Mister Bottle.

Quick Technique | Christmas Is The Day Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders with Deck The Halls Die Quick Technique | Christmas Is The Day Card by Yana Smakula for Spellbinders with Deck The Halls Die

Have you ever tried this technique? Will you give it a try? Let us know in the comments below! And have fun die-cutting!

4 Comments

  1. What a simple way to do a die cut card! I can’t wait to try it.

  2. Love itz,

  3. Great presentation of the dies

  4. Gorgeous! I definitely need these dies! Your card is simply spectacular! TFS!

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