Easy Card Making with Winter Woods

Check out my easy card making idea, featuring a birch forest scene with the Winter Woods and Country Road Stamp Sets! This is one of my March / April Club and Free Card Kit Projects!

I just love that this card is super simple to make, and the images are beautiful and so neutral, that you could give this card to just about anybody. Plus, if you change the sentiment, this card could be for almost any purpose. This project is easy card making at it’s best!

Check out my easy card making idea, featuring a birch forest scene with the Winter Woods Stamp Set! Change the sentiment for an all-purpose card design!

I did use a few basic techniques, but in the end, there’s nothing complicated, just easy card making!

The techniques used include:

  • Stamping Off
  • Masking and
  • Sponging
Check out my easy card making idea, featuring a birch forest scene with the Winter Woods Stamp Set! Change the sentiment for an all-purpose card design!

Check out my brief video tutorial, just ahead, for all the tips and tricks to get a result you’ll love!

Check out my easy card making idea, featuring a birch forest scene with the Winter Woods Stamp Set! Change the sentiment for an all-purpose card design!

I hope you’ve enjoyed my club and free card kit project today featuring the Winter Woods and Country Road Stamp Sets!

Thanks for spending some time with me today and Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


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