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Christmas Puzzle card with Video

This week the Stamp Ink Paper Design Team are sharing projects with the theme of At the Lodge. Here’s a bit of a different spin on the theme- ice skaters. I’ve not actually been to a lodge in winter but it’s perceivable to think there will be a frozen pond with folks enjoying the winter sports. Here is the perfect scene in Cambridge Carols stamp set paired with Puzzle Thinlits dies in a vintage style.

 

Christmas Puzzle card

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Design Details

measurements for this project

Whisper White Thick cardstock card base:  4 1/4″ x 8 1/2″, fold in half
Whisper White cardstock panel: 4″ x 4″
Whisper White strip: 1 1/4″ x 3 1/2″ , score at 1/2″ from edge

 

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Here is a front view of the card with the sentiment swung away from the card front.

 

 

Christmas Puzzle card

 

It’s the first thought that came to mind with this stamp set from the Stampin’ Up!® Holiday Catalog- to create the look of a vintage Christmas puzzle. By embossing the Puzzle Thinlits die instead of die cutting the paper, the look of a puzzle comes through the design. The image was first colored with Watercolor Pencils then distressed a bit with gray and light brown ink.

The sentiment is a bit different, it swings away from the card front! It was born of necessity, as I wanted a sentiment but did not want to cover up the image of the puzzle. Turning it into a bit of a fold out card brings a small element of surprise and fun to this vintage project. Be sure to watch the video tutorial at the link below.

 

 

 

 

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Watch a visual demonstration of this project by CLICK HERE.

 

 

 

Here is a list of supplies I used to make this card project. Links are here that you can click to get product info and purchase items, at no additional cost to you, as well. Thank you for your support with your purchase.

 

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Having more ways to create a focal point on your project can make a project work for you. I hope you like this project and will come back to visit often! Thanks for stopping by today.

-Jenny Hall

YOUR Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator

 

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