Sweetest Foiled Holly Border Christmas Card

by Joanne James14. September 2020 18:29

As promised here's my second card today that was inspired by the super simple sketch over at CAS Colours and Sketches this week:

I was immediately drawn to that straight horizontal line; but instead of choosing a panel of designer series paper, which you may be forgiven for thinking would have been my 'go to' for a sketch like this, I actually went with one of the Sweetest Borders Dies - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

The holly border die in this set sits on a straight horizontal line, so seemed the perfect choice. I cut if out of Garden Green cardstock and adhered to a thick Whisper White cardbase, and then used the red and green foils to paper-piece the holly and berry detail into the negative space. Easy to do and so pretty in real life - the foil shine adds a real touch of luxury to my otherwise clean and simple card:


A heat embossed greeting on the front and a little stamping on the envelope and inside of my card complete today's project:


Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (7) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
9/14/2020 9:09:24 PM #

Simple, sweet and stunning! Great job.


Samantha Johnson
Samantha JohnsonUnited States
9/15/2020 2:12:19 AM #

What a lovely take on the sketch, great Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at CC&S.


9/15/2020 5:39:31 AM #

Just gorgeous! Awesome interpretation of the sketch. Thanks for playing along with us at CAS Colours& Sketches Challenge. Looking forward to seeing your creative projects in the future galleries again.


9/15/2020 11:55:02 AM #

This is STUNNING!  What a great way to use these dies...that foil is gorgeous!  I predict a winner for sure!


Julie Peddicord
Julie PeddicordUnited States
9/15/2020 2:24:44 PM #

This is gorgeous.  Love all of the detail. Thanks so much for playing along with us at the CC&S challenge blog!


Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
9/15/2020 9:38:27 PM #



YoonYoung Kim
YoonYoung KimKorea
9/18/2020 12:18:40 PM #

Creative interpretation of the sketch! And addition of foils in empty space of the die cutting was the finising touch of this card. Thank you for playing along with CC&S challenge.


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