Holiday Card Tutorial

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As an artist, I appreciate any chance I get to be creative. The holidays in December give me that opportunity. I love the holiday colors, old fashion cars and Santa, so I worked them all into this cheerful card.

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Tree car Santa card
tree-car-santa-card-2
Difficulty Cost Time Age Person Event
Moderate
$25 to $50
1-2 Hours
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Step by Step Instructions

  • Step 1

    Using 2 colors (I used a green and a light blue) of card stock cut and paste a landscape background to a 5” x 6.5” card base.
    Stamp tree on watercolor paper using jet black, Stazon Solvent Ink.
    Use Tombow Watercolor Markers to color green areas, followed by red on the ribbons and bows. I use a waterbrush to drag color on the ribbons.
    Color ornaments in assorted colors.
    Use Metalic Gelly Roll pens for the star and some embellishments of ornaments.
    Cut out tree leaving a white edge around the tree and gifts.

  • Step 2

    Glue tree to background left.
    Using holiday colors of card stock and Art Deco Cricut Cartridge page 31 cut car 2 at 3”. Glue car layers together and place foam dimensionals on the back and adhere to card.

  • Step 3

    Print and color Santa on watercolor paper.
    Cut out Santa leaving a white edge.
    Add red glitter to hat and stockings.
    Place foam dimensionals on the back and adhere to the card.

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