Hello and Welcome to the Holiday Blog Hop!!! Today's hop is a collection of Holiday (Christmas or New Year) crafts designed by the Bug Bytes Design Team Members. We all take a turn designing at The Bug Bytes one day each month (I am on the second Monday each month).
You should have arrived from Denine! If you found me first, please start at the beginning with our hostess with the mostest Pam!
My DT Sisters are very talented so be sure to enjoy each project along the hop! It is a short hop (only 10 stops) so be sure to check us all out!!
Here is a complete list of blogs in case you found me first:
- Pam - http://www.thebugbytes.com/
- Michelle - Lady of Leisure Ink
- Danita - http://danitasdesigns.
- Elizabeth www.217Creations.com
- Beth - http://www.
- Lisa - http://www.momtooneson.blogspot.com
- Denine – http://www.pumpkinspiceblog.
- Lori - www.scrappinmystressaway.
- Adele- http://www.adelescreations.com****NEXT
- Sheila - http://shesasassylady.
And now on to my project:
I designed my card to be a 4 1/4" square card. The inside pages are sized to 4" x 6". I scored one page at 4 inches.
The other page I scored at 2 inches.
After folding the two scored lines, the pages meet up like so to make a pocket for the gift card.
I cut a piece of cardstock 4 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. I scored it in half at 4 1/4 inches.
I used my ATG gun to adhere the inside page to the left side....
and then the right side, making sure my flaps lined up.
I adhered only the ends of the flaps to create a pocket.
I used my corner rounder to soften the look of the pocket.
Because this card was not going in the mail, I adhered ribbon under the front and back mat. For the cards I made for my husband's employees that had to be mailed, I skipped this step.
I used Lacy Labels to create a layered label for a stamp and signature.
I sized these labels to 1.57 and 1.33 inches.
I cut them out of maroon and cream cardstock.
For the front of the cards, I used this gorgeous reindeer image from the Christmas Cartridge. I sized them to 3 inches.
I used maroon and gold shimmer cardstock (hard to see the shimmer here though) to cut them out.
I used a stamp from Cardz TV Stamps for the sentiment.
I like how the layers look together - kind of like nestabilities.
I realized later that I should have made the signature area a bit bigger - but my husband writes small so it was ok.
I added the gift card and tied up the card I am using for my son's teacher,
All tied up!! You can see the gold reindeer shimmer here!
Here are the cards for my husband to mail out. I am very happy with how they turned out.
Thanks for stopping by today. I hope I have inspired you!!!
Your next stop in the hop is my Awesome friend Adele!!