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How to make quick christmas cards with envelopes

Make Quick Christmas Cards With Envelopes

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Gather a Staples sq. ivory tag,  cut-apart from Be Jolly!,  Cut a 2 7/8" x 4 1/4" pieces of North Pole, & a 8"x 4" piece of Kris Kringle scored at 4".  Round the corners & ink edges as shown.

Gather a Staples sq. ivory tag, cut-apart from Be Jolly!, Cut a 2 7/8" x 4 1/4" pieces of North Pole, & a 8"x 4" piece of Kris Kringle scored at 4". Round the corners & ink edges as shown.

Adhere the red side of the card to the back of the Cheers square tag leaving a border on the left side & bottom. Place adhesive on the tag so that you don't have glue showing through the Cheers word.

Adhere the red side of the card to the back of the Cheers square tag leaving a border on the left side & bottom. Place adhesive on the tag so that you don't have glue showing through the Cheers word.

Cut two 4" strips from North Pole & adhere on  the left & right as shown, about 3/8" from the sides.  Thread some red twine thru a chipboard button and adhere to the tag, covering the eyelet as shown.

Cut two 4" strips from North Pole & adhere on the left & right as shown, about 3/8" from the sides. Thread some red twine thru a chipboard button and adhere to the tag, covering the eyelet as shown.

Adhere  the  2 7/8" x 4 1/4" piece of North Pole to to the front of the tag as shown.

Adhere the 2 7/8" x 4 1/4" piece of North Pole to to the front of the tag as shown.

I used Scrapbook Adhesives Crafty Foam Tape on the back of my cut-apart card to pop it up.

I used Scrapbook Adhesives Crafty Foam Tape on the back of my cut-apart card to pop it up.

 Adhere over the North Pole layer, leaving a border all around as shown.

Adhere over the North Pole layer, leaving a border all around as shown.

Tie a pretty bow at the top of the tag and you've got a simple, but elegant card.

Tie a pretty bow at the top of the tag and you've got a simple, but elegant card.

For the policy envelope, cut a piece of North Pole 2 7/8" x 4", center & adhere to the front of the policy envelope as shown.

For the policy envelope, cut a piece of North Pole 2 7/8" x 4", center & adhere to the front of the policy envelope as shown.

Scrapbook Adhesives Adhesive Sheets are a great way to adhere intricate pieces such as this flourish.  Just adhere an adhesive sheet to the back of your cardstock and  diecut .

Scrapbook Adhesives Adhesive Sheets are a great way to adhere intricate pieces such as this flourish. Just adhere an adhesive sheet to the back of your cardstock and diecut .

Adhesive Sheets are great to use with punches too. After I diecut my flourish, I punched out  holly leaves from the left over cardstock.

Adhesive Sheets are great to use with punches too. After I diecut my flourish, I punched out holly leaves from the left over cardstock.

Trim out the Seasons Greetings cut-apart from Be Jolly! and use Crafty Foam Tape to pop it up.

Trim out the Seasons Greetings cut-apart from Be Jolly! and use Crafty Foam Tape to pop it up.

Finish assembling as shown.  Add a pretty bow to the tag & place at an angle.  Peel  the backing from the flourish & adhere on the left side.

Finish assembling as shown. Add a pretty bow to the tag & place at an angle. Peel the backing from the flourish & adhere on the left side.

Add some pretty poinsettias and tuck in some holly leaves.  Use Stickles to give it all some sparkle.

Add some pretty poinsettias and tuck in some holly leaves. Use Stickles to give it all some sparkle.

Finished Policy Envelope and Tag card.

  • Graphic 45 St Nicholas Collection:
  • North Pole
  • Be Jolly
  • Patterns & Solids 12 x 12 pad
  • Journaling Chipboard
  • Staples Cheers, Party, Celebrate - Ivory Tags
  • Policy Envelopes - Square Red
  • Scrapbook Adhesives EZ Runner
  • Scrapbook Adhesives Crafty Foam Tape
  • Scrapbook Adhesives - Adhesive Sheets
  • Petaloo Velvet Poinsettieas x 8-red
  • Crystal Stickles
  • Christmas plaid ribbon-Really Reasonable Ribbon
  • Cheery Lynn Designs Flourish #7 die
  • Martha Stewart Holly & Berry punch
  • green cardstock