Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

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Still immersed in the holiday card-making spirit? Get inspired with this idea! Lieschen Harshbarger works her magic using Simon Hurley create. stamps and dye inks to craft a charming snowy, wintery card in this tutorial.

Instructions

Hello crafty friends! Today I’m sharing a card tutorial featuring the Winter Wonderland stamps and dies from Simon Hurley. This is another Christmas card I will be sending to a loved one this Christmas season! I enjoyed making this card, and I hope it gives you inspiration to do something fun and creative today! 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 1

Step 1: Begin by creating an A2 card base out of Stark White card stock by trimming an 8½” x 11” piece of cardstock at 5 ½” and then scoring it at 4 ¼”. Next, trim the front panel piece out of Stark White cardstock measuring 5¼” x 4”. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 2

Step 2: On the front panel piece, use the Evergreens background stamp to stamp the images with the Emboss It ink pad. Then heat emboss with Bridal Tinsel embossing powder.  

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 3

Step 3: Next, ink blend the front panel background with a mini blending tool and use Midnight Snack, No Diving, Crown Me, and Shady inks. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 4

Step 4: On a separate piece of Stark White card stock, use an acrylic block to stamp one of the images from the Winter Wonderland stamp set with Jet Black archival ink. Then, heat emboss with Clear embossing powder. Next, use the coordinating dies to die cut the image. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 5

Step 5: Using Ranger Ink brushes, color the image with Game Over, Bee Sting, Cookie Dough, Weeping Willow, and Viper Simon Hurley re-inkers.  

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 6

Step 6: Then, use the Tim Holtz embossing pen to ink the snow on the cabin. Once inking is done, heat emboss with Cotton Tail embossing powder. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 7

Step 7: Next, glue the inked background from Step 3 on the card base using Wendy Vecchi MAKE ART Perfect Card Adhesive. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 8

Step 8: Use foam adhesive on the die cut from Step 4 and tape it onto the front panel piece. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 9

Step 9: On a piece of Tim Holtz Distress Black Heavystock card stock, stamp two sentiments from the Winter Wonderland stamp set. Then, heat emboss with white embossing powder. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 10

Step 10: Next, trim the sentiments and use foam adhesive to tape them to the front panel piece. Then, add some silver Stickles to add extra sparkle to the background. 

 

Simon Hurley create. Woodsy Christmas Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 11

Step 11: Once the Stickles dots have dried, pair the card to a complimentary envelope. Now it’s ready to be sent to a loved one this Christmas!