"Merry Christmas" cardinal card

LeNae Gerig

"Merry Christmas" cardinal card
By LeNae Gerig

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Designer's Tip: Back the cardinal with red cardstock and gently lift the swirls and holly leaves as you cut under the Dazzles and around the bird.



  1. Place the card fold on the side. Cover the card with green snowflake paper. Use the Corner Chomper to round the corners of a 4"x5 1/2" rectangle of striped paper. Ink the edges red and glue to the center of the card.
  2. Mat the long edges of a 5"x3 1/2" piece of green berry branch paper with red cardstock, leaving a 1/16" border and glue across the card center. Place lengths of Dazzles border across the red border.
  3. Trace a label onto blue dot paper and mat with red cardstock, leaving a 1/16" border. Glue to overlap the top of the border. Place word Dazzles and a swirl at the center. Embellish swirl with Jewel Dazzles.
  4. Back the holly and cardinal Dazzles with cardstock and glue to the card as shown. Place red Jewel Dazzles for berries on holly.