3 Ways with the Dovecraft 12 Days of Christmas Card Tutorials

Season’s Greetings Pocket Card

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1.   Cut a triangle of white card to fit across a 6x6 card blank. Put to one side.
2.   Cut 15x15cm green card stock and mat and layer with the green diamond paper cut to 14.x14.5cm.
3.   Adhere the triangle on the left and bottom side to create a pocket on the front of the card, cover with green card cut 5mm smaller than the pocket and then cover with the Dove print paper cut 5mm smaller than the green card.
4.   Cut a piece of green card to 9x11cm , round the corners off and mat and layer with the musical note paper cut to 8.5x10.5cm , also round the corners off.
5.   Create a tartan ribbon bow and glue a tartan loop to the back, stick on top of two red leaves. Thread a polka fabric brad through two blossoms and glue down on top of the bow.
6.   Stamp with Seasons Greetings in the bottom left corner of the Dove print paper. 

On the First Day of Christmas card 

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1.   Cut a piece of green cardstock to 17.5x12.5cm and distress the edges with the side of your knife.
2.   Cut 2 backing papers, the first will be the music notes cut to 12x5.5cm and then the green tartan print cut to 12x12cm, distress the 3 outer edges. Adhere to the green cardstock.
3.   Cut a red doily in half and stick on top of the tartan paper at the join; add the green diamond washi tape to cover the cut edge. Add other strips of contrast washi tape to add detail.
4.   Stamp your sentiment onto white card and layer on green card. Add a fabric brad to the sentiment with a twine bow. Stick the sentiment using foam squares. 

A Merry Christmas card


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1.   Cut a sheet of green cardstock to 15x15cm and layer with a sheet of musical notes cut to 14.5x14.5cm. Add a green doily on top slightly off centre.
2.   Cut more green card stock to 11.5x6.5cm, layer with tartan heart paper trimmed to 11x6cm, stick to the centre of the card.
3.   Wrap two bits of twine to the left of the doily and make sure they cross over in the centre.
4.   Stamp the sentiment and cut to a banner shape with a pointed end, stick down with foam squares.
5.   Build the leaves, flowers, brad and twine bow and glue down to the left of the sentiment.
6.   Fix to a 6x6 white card blank.

We love to see all your Christmas projects,  if you make any of our featured  projects we would love to see them in the Project Gallery.

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