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Christmas cards by Nerrida Mitchell

Step 1:

Cut out one badge-shaped piece plus one of the longer badge-shaped pieces and cut the longest one in half..

Step 2:

Cut a piece of the FROSTY paper to just smaller than you card and adhere it to the card front.

Step 3:

Cut a piece of cardstock in an aqua/teal colour to about 1/2 to 3/4 inch smaller than the FROSTY piece and then cut another piece from white cardstock, to a size just smaller than that and glue and then stitch the 2 together. Adhere them to the card front.

Step 3:

Add the cut out badge pieces next by gluing the one half of the longer badge to each side of the squarer badge. Adhere to the card front as shown.

Step 4:

Cut out 2 little Baubles and stick them to the card as shown so the look like they are hanging.

Step 5:

Cut some concave-shaped pieces from the leaf edges to make them into holly leaves and adhere to the top left of the badge in a triage. Then add 3 little white branches as shown and finally 1 white flower in the centre.

Step 6:

Glue 2 CAPRI aqua flowers to each side of the badge as shown.

Step 7:

Cut out a heart shape with a small white border intact and use Liquid Pearls to dot around the edge of the heart. Adhere where shown.

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Step 1:

Cut a piece of white cardstock just smaller than the card base and stitch around the edge. Adhere to the card front.

Step 2:

Cut out a large teal doily plus a smaller brown doily and nest them in the card centre as shown with 3D foam dots.

Step 3:

Cut out a gingerbread man leaving a small white border around him. Tie a piece of string to a button, in a bow and glue to his neck.

Step 4:

Finish off with 3 leaves, cut into holly leaves, 3 white branch springs and then a white flower in the centre.

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Step 1:

Copy steps 1 & 2 for the card above but adding a cardstock border to the outside onto a cream card base..

Step 2:

Cut out the gingerbread man leaving a white border. Add a small white bow as a tie and use Liquid pearls to dot around the border of the gingerbread man. Adhere him to the card in the centre.

Step 3:

Add a triage of leaves cut like holly leaves to the top left and right bottom of the card. Glue 3 white branch sprigs to the leaves and then a flower to the bottom set and a die-cut cream doily and flower to the top set.

Step 4:

Glue a CAPRI flower just below the top flower.

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Step 1:

Cut a piece of the doily paper to just smaller than your card size and machine stitch around the edge, then adhere to the card front.

Step 2:

Cut another piece of teal cardstock about 1 inch smaller all around, then cut a slightly smaller piece of white cardstock, draw a thin black border around it with a ruler and then add them to the card front as shown, in the centre.

Step 3:

Cut out a pink doily piece and 2 hanging baubles and adhere with 3D dots as  shown, gluing in a small die-cut cream doily as shown.

Step 4:

Tie a string bow and glue it where the flowers will go. Add a  triage of flowers – one CAPRI, one white and one SUBLIME.

Step 5:

Cut out a christmas tree leaving a small white border and use Liquid Pearls to add the little dots to the tree.

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Step 1:

Cut a piece from some teal cardstock just smaller than your card base, then cut a piece of the shown patterned paper just smaller than the cardstock. Adhere both to the card base.

Step 2:

Cut another piece of teal cardstock just larger than the badge cut-out shown, but smaller than the top and bottom of your card. Then cut a piece of FROSTY paper to just smaller  than the cardstock and adhere them to the card.

Step 3:

Cut out a square badge shape from the paper and adhere it to the centre of the card with 3D dots.

Step 4:

Cut out a christmas tree leaving a small white border and add Liquid pearl dots as baubles. Adhere it to the card centre.

Step 5:

Add sprigs to the top left and bottom right of the badge shape, then a flower to the top one and a die-cut doily and flower to the bottom right one.

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