1 Day Deal: One great deal every Thursday. Get 'em while you can!

Red Christmas Words Card

Gail Booth

Red Christmas Words Card
By Gail Booth

Click to Enlarge

Click to Enlarge

Designer Tip: Cut your embossed cardstock between the words and spread out the pieces to fill the width of your card.



  1. Card front: Place a blank card with the fold on top. Cover with gold metallic paper.
  2. Open your embossing folder and swipe the inside front (debossed) panel with Crushed Olive distress ink. Place a 6”x4¼” white cardstock in the folder, close it and follow your die-cutting machine manufacturer's instructions to emboss the cardstock. Remove the cardstock and swipe the raised words with Barn Door distress ink.
  3. Place your embossed piece horizontally and trim to 5 7/8”x4 1/8”. Cut horizontally just under the word “Christmas”. Mat both pieces on a 6”x4¾” burgundy suede paper, keeping a 1/16” border on the outer edges and separating the two pieces in the center.
  4. Wrap a length of crepe ribbon around the piece, covering the split between the two halves and tying a bow on the left. Glue centered on your card. Place a large pearl on the bow and small pearls on the dots of the embossed area.
  5. Card inside: Mat the top edge of a 6½”x3/4” burgundy suede paper on gold metallic paper with a ¼” border and glue 1½” from the bottom edge of your card. Stamp “Spread the CHEER” in Barn Door, as shown. Zot™ a knot of crepe ribbon and place two medium pears on the right end of the suede strip.