Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Making a "PEACE"ful CAS Holiday Card & Envelope with Donna

Since we are in the middle of the holiday season, I decided to make a colorful CAS card that you can share with anyone no matter what holiday they are celebrating. To make this card I used the Gel-a-tins Stamp sets 3-D Alpha and Oh Christmas Tree. These letters are so cool and I really love the shapes of the trees. I decided to use non-traditional holiday colors to go with these fun letters and funky trees.

I just stamped the trees in different colors and cut them out. I stamped the letters in Perfect Plum and cut them out and added some purple twine above and below the letters to add a little interest. To get the twine to lay flat I dabbed a tiny drop of Glossy Accents every couple of inches so it would stay on the paper and not pop up.

Then I decided I would enter this card in to this weeks CAS-ual Fridays Challenge which requires a matching envelope. This card is 5x7 so I opened the envelope and measured. I cut a 6 x 3 inch piece of white card stock, stamped some trees and the Oh Christmas Tree sentiment on my white paper panel and scored a line at 1.65 inches so the panel would fit in the envelope and be able to fold evenly when the envelope is closed. It's a special touch to decorate your envelope. It makes for a fun surprise for the person opening up the card.

Here is a close up of the envelope.

Here they are together.

These are the stamp sets I used for this card.

This is a fun and easy card that you can make quickly if you need a last minute card this week. Thanks for stopping by and be sure to stop by my blog to see more Gel-a-tin cards. Happy Holidays!!!!

1. Card stock - Whisper White - Stampin' Up
2. Ink - Perfect Plum, Tempting Turquoise, Tangerine Tango, Wild Wasabi, Melon Mango
3. Twine - Purple - Doodlebug Designs
4. Paper Snips - Martha Stewart


BonBon said...

This is totally cute!!!

Jeannie from said...

SO bright and cheery! Love it! Love that set too!