Monday, August 27, 2018

Teacup Snowman

I've got another card made with one of the new CottageCutz Christmas dies -- a cute little one called Teacup Snowman.  I thought I would make a fun fold card today called the Joy Fold Card.

To start my card, I cut all the cardstock:

Two pieces of red - 4 1/4" x 8 1/2" and 3" x 8"
Two pieces of patterned paper - 2 3/4" x 3 3/4"
One piece of patterned paper - 2 3/4" x 4"
One piece of patterned paper - 4" x 5 1/4"
White cardstock for die cutting

I constructed my card first by scoring the two red pieces of cardstock -- the larger one at 5 1/2" and the smaller one in half at 4".

I then adhered the patterned paper on both pieces . . .

. . . and glued the smaller piece to the inside panel.

I opened the small panel and stamped a sentiment on the inside.

I set my card aside and cut the Snowman Teacup die from white cardstock.

Using Copic marrkers, a small black pen, and a white gel marker, I colored and constructed my snowman . . .

. . . adhering him to the front panel.

A Joy Fold card usually requires something on the front to hold the small panel closed.  So I pulled out an old CottageCutz holly die and made a closure for the front, adhering it with large foam circles.

Here again is my completed card.  You can see how the corner tucks in behind the holly sprig.

CottageCutz dies used on this card are:

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