Homemade Christmas Card featuring the Joyous Noel Speciality Designer Paper and Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set

This simple homemade Christmas Card is one of my three September/October Free Card Kits and Stamp Club projects.

It’s made with the gorgeous Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Series Paper and the coordinating Glimmer Paper in that suite. I’ve used two stamp sets on my card here but I’ll also show a version that uses just one stamp set as well. For this card I’ve used the Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set (for the sentiment) and the Dashing Deer Stamp Set for the elements above and below the sentiment. If you’re planning to make a homemade Christmas Card this year, this design is quick and easy to make multiples of!

Simple homemade christmas card idea, featuring the Joyous Noel DSP and the Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set, from the Stampin' Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog.

Simple homemade christmas card idea, featuring the Joyous Noel DSP and the Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set, from the Stampin' Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog.

Today’s homemade Christmas card features an alternative way to make your card body.

Here are the details:

Simple homemade christmas card idea, featuring the Joyous Noel DSP and the Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set, from the Stampin' Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog.

Project kits were made to include one of three combinations of designer paper pieces.

For each DSP piece there are designs on both sides. So, there were lots of fun combinations to choose from. I’ve included photos of some of these variations in my video tutorial ahead.

After the card body is assembled you’ll attach the two designer paper pieces as shown below.

The 1″ wide strip will get centered on the folded panel and the larger piece will be attached as shown here:

Simple homemade christmas card idea, featuring the Joyous Noel DSP and the Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set, from the Stampin' Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog.

Here are a couple more visual tips for assembling this card:

Simple homemade christmas card idea, featuring the Joyous Noel DSP and the Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set, from the Stampin' Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog.

 

Simple homemade christmas card idea, featuring the Joyous Noel DSP and the Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set, from the Stampin' Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog.

 

Simple homemade christmas card idea, featuring the Joyous Noel DSP and the Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set, from the Stampin' Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog.

 

Simple homemade christmas card idea, featuring the Joyous Noel DSP and the Merry Christmas To All Stamp Set, from the Stampin' Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my project today. There’s a complete supply list ahead plus all the project dimensions as well.

For additional Project Tips & Details check out my short video tutorial here:

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Happy Crafting friends!

Melissa 🙂


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Project Dimensions:

  • Card Body in Whisper White: 5-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ scored @ 1-1/4″
  • Whisper White Front Piece: 4-1/8″ x 5-1/2″
  • Small Designer Paper Panel: 1″ x 5-1/2″
  • Large Designer Paper Panel: 2-15/16″ x 5-1/2″
  • Sentiment Piece in Whisper White: 3-1/4″ x 3-1/4″
  • Tranquil Tide Sentiment Backing: 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″
  • Green Glimmer Paper (2): 1/2″ x 3-1/2″

Smaller Sentiment Option

  • Sentiment Piece in Whisper White: 2″ x 3-1/4″
  • Tranquil Tide Sentiment Backing: 2-1/4″ x 3-1/2″

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