Quilted Christmas Card


This is a super easy Christmas card, you cut the paper in little pieces and then put it together like a puzzle. Have fun!


 

 

Materials:

  1. Ruler, glue, scissors, glue dots, black stamp ink, Christmas stamp set, pencil, button
  2. Christmas papers 12 by 12  ( 4 different papers: 2 solid colors and 2 with designs )
  3. White card stock paper 8 1/2 by 11 , cut in half 5 1/2 inches by 8 1/2 inches and fold in half.  You will have 2 cards measuring 5 1/2 by 4 1/4.  Use one.
  4. Paper trimmer( you can also cut your paper with scissors)
    Materials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instructions:

  1. Cut the Christmas papers as follows:
  • 1 inch by the length of the paper.4- 1 inch square strips
  • 1 inch  by 1 inch squares.( 4 pieces of 1 in x 1 in in one color, 3 pieces in another color, 2 pieces in the third color and one piece of the fourth color paper)

11-1 by 1 inch square

  • 1 square, 3 inches by 3 inches

3 inch by 3 inch square

  • 1 square, 3 1/4 inches by 3 1/4 inches.

green square

  • 1 square, 3 3/4 inches by 3 3/4 inches.

 

2. Glue the little 1 x 1 squares to the 3 by 3 inch square, alternating the colors.

card-squares

  • Draw 2 lines with the pencil on the back of the 1 x 1 inch square ,the lines must cross, then cut over the lines you draw

square with 2 lines

  • You will have 4 little triangles.

4 little triangules

  •  You have 2 options to glue the little triangles see option A

Option A

  • Or option B. It’s up to you.

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  • Glue the 3 by 3 inches square over the 3 1/4 by 3 1/4 inches, and then this square of paper you glue it to the 3 3/4 by 3 3/4 inches paper.
  • Finally glue the 3 3/4 by 3 3/4 to the white card paper, center it and at the bottom of the card you will have a space to stamp your Christmas greeting with the black ink.( I always practice stamping on a piece of scrap paper.)

Option B

  • Apply a red button in the center of your card and that it! You made a beautiful Christmas card.

final

 

*** I got my paper from Close to my heart if you are interest in buying go to: Close To My Heart

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