Merry Christmas

Hey everybody! I hope you’re having a fantastic week! I’m stoked to be back with another Keep It Simple DT inspiration project to share today! This adorable disappearing nine patch Christmas card features quite a few items from the Scandinavian Christmas collection! I used the Santa & Friends Stamps and Dies, a variety of patterned papers from both the 6×9 Collection Pack and 6×9 Cardstock Pack, and inside sentiments from the Congratulations Sentiments Stamp Set and Gnome Stamps.

I cut a standard A2 size top-folding card base from Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White cardstock along with layering panels cut from papers in the 6×9 Cardstock Pack and 80# Solar white cardstock. I created the disappearing nine patch panel using a variety of patterned papers in the 6×9 Collection Pack. I stamped the reindeer from the Santa & Friends Stamps (in Memento Rich Cocoa ink) on brown paper in the 6×9 Cardstock Pack and cut it with the coordinating Outline Die. I colored his spots and antlers with an alcohol marker and added a dot of Nuvo Autumn Red Crystal Drops on his nose. I die cut three more reindeer shapes and adhered them all together with the brown one on top, ran a brown alcohol marker around the edge of the stack, and added a twine bow around his neck. I stamped a sentiment from the Santa & Friends Stamps in Memento Rich Cocoa ink and added several snowflakes cut from a scrap of patterned paper used in the disappearing nine patch panel.

I cut the inside panel from 80# Solar White cardstock and embellished it with strips of two of the papers used on the front and a couple more snowflakes cut from a scrap of patterned paper used in the disappearing nine patch panel. I stamped the sentiment in brown ink using stamps from the Congratulations Sentiments Stamp Set and Gnomes Stamps.

Keep It Simple products used:
Santa & Friends Stamps
Santa & Friends Outline Dies
Scandinavian Christmas 6×9 Collection Pack
Scandinavian Christmas 6×9 Cardstock Pack
Back to Basics Congratulations Sentiments Stamp Set
Gnomes Stamps

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Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# and 80# Solar White cardstock
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa ink; Arteza alcohol markers- BR86/92
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamping tool, Big Shot, Canvas Corp twine, Nuvo Autumn Red Crystal Drops, Stampin’ Up Dimensionals and Mini Dimensionals

I hope you’ve loved seeing this project as much as I loved creating it, and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out ALL the fun goodies in the Keep It Simple store such as paper, stamps, die cuts, ephemera, washi tape and enamel dots to name just a few! You’ll go cray-cray! Be sure to Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest for lots of crafty inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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