Merry Christmas To All Half Front Cards

Hi Stamping Friends!

I love October!  Not only is Fall my favorite season, but I'm loving how all of the holiday crafting really kicks up to full speed!  I'm doing more seasonal classes, prepping for several in-home holiday card workshops, helping my team get excited about the holidays and creating tons of projects for my upcoming craft fairs! 

I'd love to be doing some holiday stamping with YOU!  Let me know how I can help you with your holiday projects!  And, if you're in the Fort Wayne, Indiana, area, please come out and visit me at my Too Cool Stamping craft fair booth!


Mark Your Calendars For My Upcoming Craft Fairs

  • October 20—Holly Days, Deer Ridge Elementary School
  • November 17—Yuletide Treasures, Indian Springs Middle School
  • December 1—St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Craft Fair

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  Making Christmas Bright half front - two cool
Merry Christmas To All Half Front Cards

The All Is Bright Designer Series Paper is some of my favorite Christmas paper of all time!  I love the photograph images on one side and the more graphic coordinating images on the other side.  Nothing shows off the beautiful coordination of these papers than this 1/2 cut fronts on today's cards.  
Making Christmas Bright half front - ornaments 1
Background Basics—This fun opening card starts with a 6-1/2" x 5-1/2" Gray Granite card base, scored and folded at the 2-1/4" mark on the 6-1/2" side.  I decorated the front panel with a 2" x 5-1/4" piece of the pretty ornaments pattern of the All Is Bright DSP.   
  Making Christmas Bright half front - ornaments 4
Inside Décor—I adhered a 2" x 5-1/4" piece of coordinating All Is Bright DSP to a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of Whisper White for the inside. I stamped a Merry Christmas To All sentiment in Gray Granite, then added a little curly accent in Crumb Cake ink at the bottom.
Making Christmas Bright half front - ornaments 2
Sweet Sentiment—I stamped the larger Merry Christmas To All sentiment in VersaMark ink onto a 3" x 2-1/2" piece of Whisper White.  I heat embossed the sentiment with Silver Embossing Powder, then added that curly accent again in Crumb Cake ink. 
Making Christmas Bright half front - ornaments 3

Lovely Layers—I layered the embossed greeting onto a 3-1/4" x 2-3/4" piece of Gold Foil, then popped it up with Dimensionals onto a 2-3/4" x 3" piece of Gray Granite cardstock.  I attached the focal point onto the left front panel with more Dimensionals.  Finally, I added a couple of white Adhesive-Backed Sequins for a finishing touch.


Making Christmas Bright half front - pine 1

Two Cool—If you love a traditional Christmas color combination, this version of the card design is for you! 
Making Christmas Bright half front - pine 2
Background Basics—I used one of the pretty pine bough All Is Bright patterns for the front Shaded Spruce card flap.
Making Christmas Bright half front - pine 4
I added a coordinating Read Red striped All Is Bright pattern to the inside.  The sentiment is in Shaded Spruce and curly accent in Gray Granite.
Making Christmas Bright half front - pine 3
Sweet Sentiment & Finishing Touches—This time I embossed the greeting in Gold Embossing Powder and added a Cherry Cobbler curly accent on the focal point.  It's layered onto Gold Foil, like the first card, and popped up onto a layer of Cherry Cobbler.  I finished it off with a couple of gold Metallic Pearls.  So festive!


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  1. Angie, I very very much love these real life photo papers. I want to try this gold and silver
    So great hearing about your craft fairs, here in nh we have a st Elizabeth seaton which is a real keeper on nov 17
    I try never to miss it
    Good luck with your fairs and would love to see photos of what you sell


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