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Alex Syberia Designs Winter Foliage Holiday Cards and Giveaway

Hi card making friends and welcome back.  The wait is over, today is the Alex Syberia Designs Christmas In July Release Blog Hop and Giveaway.  I have two cards to share with you today, the Alex Syberia Designs Winter Foliage Holiday Cards.

There are so many beautiful new products in this release it’s hard to pick favorites, but I do have a few for you, LOL.  It’s been fun creating with the new products and getting a head start on my Holiday Cards too.  The hop will give you all kinds of fabulous inspiration to get your cards started and I have added a list of all the NEW RELEASE with clickable links at the end of my blog post today.

PLEASE NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. See below for my full disclosure.

Alex Syberia Designs Christmas In July Release Blog Hop and Giveaway


Leave a comment at each stop along the hop for chances to win:

Alex Syberia Designs is giving away two £15 Gift Cards to the Alex Syberia Designs Store and one FULL RELEASE BUNDLE valued at £366 ($400USD) in total.

Alex Syberia Designs will pick the three winners from the comments left on each designer’s blog post in this hop before midnight BST on July 23rd 2023.  The winners will be announced on the ASD Release Blog Hop Post on July 24th 2023.

Alex Syberia Designs Christmas In July Release Blog Hop and Giveaway


On to my card shares for today,  the Alex Syberia Winter Foliage Holiday Cards.  Obviously created with the lovely Winter Foliage Die Set.  Don’t let this tiny die set fool you, it’s got a BIG PUNCH and it’s a must have in your stash.  (not just for holiday cards, these berries and branches work for cards all year long).  I think I have used it in almost every single card I have created for this release as you will see.


Alex Syberia Winter Foliage Holiday Cards


I had a blast making these cards so let’s jump in and I’ll give you a quick rundown.


two blue and red handmade christmas cards created with card making products from Alex Syberia Designs

Both cards are created with many of the same materials.  Cardstock is Hero Arts Hero Hues Mist, Hammermill White and Spellbinders Phone Booth Red (apparently retired, sorry about that) and Rainforest.

Both backgrounds were created using the new Falling Snow Stencil and White Paper Glaze Paste.

hand made christmas card in blue green red and white with a die cut wreath created with new card making supplies from Alex Syberia Designs

Alex Syberia Designs Winter Foliage Holiday cards Card #1

Start by creating the background by placing the stencil over a 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ card front in Mist.  Use a palette knife to add the white paper glaze.  Set aside to try

Next, die cut the two larger leaf dies, 8 times each in white, Rainforest green and Mist.  Also die cut the berry branch in green and the round overlays in red.  Once they are glued together, use a white gel pen to add highlights.

Die cut the Falala sentiment 3 times and stack.  Also cut the large Pretty Bows die 3 times layering, but offsetting to create a loopy bow.

Then, use a circle die and a pencil to draw a light circle on the card front and glue down all the pieces.

TIP – gluing just the ends allows you lots of room to tuck other pieces under.

hand made christmas card with a large white tag and die cut letters created with card making supplies from Alex Syberia Designs

Alex Syberia Designs Winter Foliage Holiday Cards #2

Start by creating the same background as above.

Next, use the Elegant Stripes Hot Foil Plate and Silver Glimmer Foil and foil a piece of white cardstock 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″.  Use the Signature Tags Die Set to cut out a large tag.

Then, die cut the Large Merry Christmas Die twice and glue them together before attaching them to the center of the tag.  Run some red and white twine through the tag hole and then mount this to the card front with foam squares.

Finally, die cut a selection of the large leaf foliage and the berry stem.  Layer then and then attach to the top right and bottom left on the tag.


Now it’s time to hop along to Rachel.
If you get lost along the way, here is the complete list of designers sharing inspiration with you today.

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Card Making Supplies used for the Alex Syberia Designs Winter Foliage Holiday Cards:

Here are the products I used today.  Compensated affiliate links used  where available at no cost to you.

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89 thoughts on “Alex Syberia Designs Winter Foliage Holiday Cards and Giveaway”

      1. Andrea Horabin

        Wow, this is the first wreath I’ve seen made on this blog hop, with out going on to Pinterest for inspiration you’ve given me some great ideas and inspiration so Thank you. 2 fabulous cards and the colours are certainly a wow factor. x X

  1. Gorgeous colors and designs! I love the beautiful wreath you created for your first card and the way you decorated the tag for your second card!

  2. Andrea Megan Hastilow

    Your totally correct saying that tiny set is so much a needed staple in a collection, the possibilities are vast. We like the colour combination you chose for your cards & how you shared two ideas for these berries & branches to look clean but classy.

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