Contemporary Christmas Card Design

Ok I thought I’d leave this design to last as it is the design I’m sending this year as my christmas cards. To make you’ll need some blank greetings cards, ideally white; some gold paper (I used sticky back paper); black card and a black liner pen. Start by drawing three trees of different design – they don’t need to be perfect!  If its easier … Continue reading Contemporary Christmas Card Design

Simple Christmas card design

As we’re heading towards December I thought I’d share some Christmas card designs in case you’re thinking about making your own cards. This modern Christmas tree  design must be one of the simplest to create so if you have a lot of cards to send its perfect for making large volumes and you don’t need many supplies. There are two different ways to make the … Continue reading Simple Christmas card design

Garland Christmas Card

Here’s another simple design if you’re planning on making Christmas cards this year – a glittery garland. To make the card all you need is a square blank greetings card, some glittering metallic card, double sided tape or glue, a black liner pen and a couple of different size cups or jars circular in shape.  It also helps if you have a star punch as … Continue reading Garland Christmas Card

Hanging Christmas Angels

Following on from my mini Christmas Angels I thought I’d make some larger decorations to hang on the door of our living room. Unlike the mini angels for this you need sturdier wire so I went with inexpensive garden wire which although tougher to work up with is less likely to loose its shape if knocked.  You will need some clippers shape and chunky enough … Continue reading Hanging Christmas Angels

Make an Envelope Gift Box

Perfect for wrapping small Christmas presents this design is elegant and neat. You start with a template – I’d recommend enlarging this to at least A3. Cut the template out in card and score and fold along the dotted lines. Next select a paper to cover your template.  I went with a gorgeous hand marbled paper.  I didn’t make this myself, its a purchase from … Continue reading Make an Envelope Gift Box

Make a Pom Pom Wreath for Christmas

No Christmas is complete without a wreath or two to deck your home.  This wreath is easy to make and a great craft project to do with children. All you need to get started is A couple of pieces of cardboard the size of the wreath you want to create or why not upcycle an old cardboard box Scissors Pom Pom maker (you can pick … Continue reading Make a Pom Pom Wreath for Christmas