Sandi MacIver, Paper Craft Artist -

NEW Card Making Video – Easy Classic Foliage Wreath Card

Hey card making friends and welcome back.  I have a NEW Card Making Video – Easy Classic Foliage Wreath Card to share with you today.  Just trying to squeeze in a few more easy Christmas Cards before they all have to go out in the mail.  Today’s card is super easy, just a bit of die cutting, some heat embossing and of course SPLATTER.

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easy classic foliage wreath card

Today’s card is a bit mixed media, a style I really like but don’t often get into for some reason, hopefully a bit more in the coming year as my design team commitments near and end and I get more time to spend on just creating instead of deadlines, LOL.  Deadlines are not always conducive to creativity, LOL

Anyway, I was in Winners yesterday picking up some more stuffed babies for Bella our rescue pup.  (she LOVES to tear the guts out of them, haha), and they had a huge display of beautiful Christmas boxes.  This color combo was on one of those boxes, and I thought to myself, “PERFECT – I’ll do this for tomorrow’s video”, so here we are.

handmade christmas card in kraft color with a blue, green and gold die cut wreath created with card making supplies from Alex Syberia Designs

Recipe for the Easy Classic Foliage Wreath Card:

Card Base:  4-1/4″ x 11″, white hammermill, score and fold at 5-1/2

Card front:  4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ Neenah Desert Storm (kraft) – second card front, cut from the same size with the Sizzix Stacked Deckle Dies from Tim Holtz.

Leaves and Sentiment:  Matte Gold 2-1/2″ x 8″

Large Leaves:  Spellbinders Waterfall cardstock

Smaller Leaves:  Simon Says Stamp Mint Cardstock

Sentiment:  White cardstock 3″ x 3-1/2″ and Vellum 2″ x 3-1/2″

Kraft colored card with a blue, green and gold leaf wreath created with new card making products from Alex Syberia Designs

Adding Artful Elements:

Use Distress Oxide Inks in Evergreen Bough and Peacock Feathers to add some depth to the colored leaves.

Next, gold heat emboss the edges of the card fronts for a distressed look.

Finally, for the sentiment, cut it once in gold and twice in white.  Stack them and then attach to the vellum die cut shadow.

Here is today’s Easy Classic Foliage Wreath Card Video



Card Making Supplies used for the Easy Classic Foliage Wreath Card:

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12 thoughts on “NEW Card Making Video – Easy Classic Foliage Wreath Card”

  1. Great video with lots of very useful tips, Sandi. I can see the ideas from this card used for many occasions. Not a lot of supplies needed, but great impact!

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