Try This Holly Jacket Christmas Card Die from Anna Griffin and Cricut

It’s almost that time of year again, when the air is crisp and the holiday season is bright! What’s more special than sending a beautiful, handmade card to your friends and loved ones? This festive Holly Jacket Card is the perfect way to wish everyone on your list a happy holiday season!

Finished Size: 5×7 card

Materials:


Instructions:

  1. Using the Empress, die cut the following:
  • (1) 7 ½”x 11” piece of white diamond patterned cardstock using the Holly Jacket Card die
  • (1) 4”x 6” piece of red diamond patterned cardstock using the 2 holly dies and inner tag die
  • (1) 2”x 3” piece of gold foil cardstock using the outer tag die
  1. Emboss the 5”x 7” piece of gold foil cardstock using the Empress machine and a holiday folder.


Assembly:

  1. Using double-sided adhesive, attach the embossed 5”x 7” gold foil cardstock to the front of the ivory card base.
  2. Fold the white diamond jacket card die cut piece along the score line.
  3. Insert the gold embossed card into the white diamond jacket card.
  4. Apply double-sided adhesive to the inside of the jacket card along the seam to attach it to the card base.
  5. Using double-sided adhesive, attach the red diamond holly pieces to the top right and bottom left corners of the card.
  6. Attach the holly stickers with gold accents on top of the holly die cut pieces.
  7. Attach 2 holly stickers and two mitten stickers to the center of the card.
  8. To assemble the tag, adhere the patterned cardstock piece on top of the gold foil cardstock piece using double-sided adhesive. Place sentiment sticker in the center of the tag. Punch a hole for the ribbon to go through.
  9. To assemble the ribbon:
  10. Wrap the ribbon around the fold of the card
  11. String the sentiment through the ribbon
  12. Make a bow near the top of the card, making sure the sentiment tag is below the bow.
  13. Twirl the tails of the bow and secure in place with foam squares.
  1. Using the Empress, die cut the following:
  • (1) 7 ½”x 11” piece of white diamond patterned cardstock using the Holly Jacket Card die
  • (1) 4”x 6” piece of red diamond patterned cardstock using the 2 holly dies and inner tag die
  • (1) 2”x 3” piece of gold foil cardstock using the outer tag die

 

  1. Emboss the 5”x 7” piece of gold foil cardstock using the Empress machine and a holiday folder.
  1. Using double-sided adhesive, attach the embossed 5”x 7” gold foil cardstock to the front of the ivory card base.
  2. Fold the white diamond jacket card die cut piece along the score line.
  3. Insert the gold embossed card into the white diamond jacket card.
  4. Apply double-sided adhesive to the inside of the jacket card along the seam to attach it to the card base.
  1. Using double-sided adhesive, attach the red diamond holly pieces to the top right and bottom left corners of the card.
  2. Attach the holly stickers with gold accents on top of the holly die cut pieces.
  3. Attach 2 holly stickers and two mitten stickers to the center of the card.
  1. To assemble the tag, adhere the patterned cardstock piece on top of the gold foil cardstock piece using double-sided adhesive. Place sentiment sticker in the center of the tag. Punch a hole for the ribbon to go through.
  1. Wrap the ribbon around the fold of the card
  2. String the sentiment through the ribbon
  1. Make a bow near the top of the card, making sure the sentiment tag is below the bow.
  2. Twirl the tails of the bow and secure in place with foam squares.

Now, all you have to do is put your lovely card in an envelope and send to friends, family or even the North Pole. Happy Holidays to you and yours.

Love,
Anna

7 Comments
  1. So excited to do this tomorrow, Paper is picked out, gathered my diecuts and embellishments. Ready to join in and ‘Create’ my card. Thanks for including those of us who are unable to make the trip.

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