Wednesday, September 21, 2011

"Christmas Lodge" popular demand.

I've had so many requests for this card recipe that I have decided to go ahead and post the detailed instructions here on my blog.  This card is just 1 out of 12 cards you may choose to make at my fall Card Buffets.

(Note to "Card Buffet" attendees:  All complicated steps, for making any card on my menu, are prepared ahead of time for ease of completion! That's one of the BIG advantages of attending my's easy, fast and fun!)
  “Christmas Lodge I”
  Project recipe - by Micki Daniel 

             Created by Micki Daniel               
   All images ©Stampin’Up!
Supplies Needed:

Christmas Lodge” and “Come to Bethlehem” stamp sets 
 Night of Navy cs:  5½ x 8½  scored and folded at 4¼ mark
                            3½ square scrap (for Bigz 3” Die)
Whisper White cs:  5¼ x 4    emboss with Northern Flurry folder
                            5¼ x 4     for Top Note (for verse inside card)
                            3 ⅝ x 4¼   (for stamping lodge image)
Ink:  Night of Navy classic ink
Accessories:  3” Bigz Die, Top Note Die, 2½” and 1” circle punches, Snail, wide Post-it-Notes, sponge, Big Shot, Dimensionals, Dazzling Diamonds, 2-way Glue Pen, Northern Flurry embossing folder.   

  • Die cut 3” circle from scrap Night of Navy cs. Set aside.
  • Die cut Top Note. Stamp inside verse. Center, glue to inside of card. 
  • Emboss 5¼ x 4” Whisper White cs with the embossing folder.
  •  Stamp Greeting in lower, right corner. (the smooth area of embossed layer)
  •  Center and attach this embossed layer to front card base. Set aside.  
  •  Stamp ‘Lodge’ in center of  3 ⅝ x 4¼ white cs. Use Night of Navy ink.
  • Stamp ‘Lodge’ on Post-it-Note, making sure the roof top is on the “sticky” edge.  Cut out image (mask)  along roof and sides.  Position mask over top the stamped roof image on your white cs.  
  •   Punch 1” circle mask from Post-it-Note and stick over roof mask. 
  •   Sponge “night sky” around both masks, using Night of Navy ink.
  •   Remove masks. Center and punch out image using 2½” punch.
  • Center and attach to 3” Night of Navy cs. Add dimensionals.
  • Use 2-way pen on ‘snow areas’ and add Dazzling Diamonds.
  • Remove backing from dimensionals. Attach to matted card front.     Your card is finished!
         This Project Recipe is property of Micki Daniel. All images ©Stampin’Up! 2011.
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Debbie Martin said...

Love the card. Thanks for the tutorial.

Dale Morin said...

What a beautiful card! I have this set on the way. Don't know why I waited to order it. Thanks for the detailed directions. I have to give this card a try. I would love to do this as one of my Christmas cards this year. Thanks!!!

Penny Hanuszak said...

Thanks for the recipe for this card Micki that's excellent. Whoever attends your card buffet this month, they are truly lucky women. Great cards.

Julie Gearinger said...

This is gorgeous! Love the embossing with the masking technique- what fun for all! :-)

Lisa Kmiec said...

This card is beautiful! Thank you for sharing all the details on how you made it. I will be borrowing your desin for an upcoming class. I know my class ladies will love it!