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"Merry Christmas" card

LeNae Gerig

Get all the major supplies needed to make this project with the Vintage Christmas Set or you can order them separately.

"Merry Christmas" card
By LeNae Gerig

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Designer's tip: Conserve rick rack by only gluing 1" lengths on each end of the card. The label covers the center of the card.



  1. Place the card fold at the top. Cover the card with brown cardstock. Glue a 6 1/8" x 43/4" rectangle of tan patterned paper, with inked edges, flush with the top of the card. Glue a 61/2" x 21/2" strip of brown poinsettia paper across the center of the card. Glue green rick rack across the center of the poinsettia paper.
  2. Assemble the "Merry Christmas" Papier tole with foam tape and foam tape to the center of the large burgundy/green label. Secure brads to the ends of the label. Glue the label to the center of the poinsettia border. Glue a brown bow to the top left.
  3. Inside: Cover the inside of the card with tan patterned paper. Cut an inverted "v" in one end of a 21/2"x 41/2" strip of poinsettia paper and glue vertically to the card center. Write a greeting on a green label and glue over the paper strip.

Project comments

Written by Linda Hughes
 3 years 6 months ago:
i love this card. it has a nostalgic quality.
Written by Dawn
 4 years 1 month ago:
I love this beautiful card. The papers are outstanding. I would like to find a paper pack with these papers.
And Lenae you are so , so talented. I have been trying for two years to improve. If I get only 1/2 as talented as you I will shout YAY!!!!!


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