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How to Make 5 Easy Christmas Cards
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How to Make 5 Easy Christmas Cards

Difficulty Beginner
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1hour

Make this year extra-special by sending handmade Christmas cards to your loved ones. By following this simple step-by-step guide, you can create beautiful Christmas cards that will bring joy to your friends and family.

These are ideal projects for anyone wanting to try Christmas card making, with various styles to try. Discover great handmade Christmas card ideas and learn new techniques.

Project and instructions by Gill Fraser.

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How to Make 5 Easy Christmas Cards

Concertina Christmas Card

Create a spectacular Christmas card design that’ll stand out on any mantelpiece with this beautiful concertina Christmas card blank!

Add a handful of subtle embellishments to bring this beautiful silhouette scene to life; we've used gems, mini bows and some handmade toppers, but why not try adding a colour wash with watercolours or a heat embossed greeting, the possibilities are endless.

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How to Make a Christmas Aperture Card

Aperture card blanks are ideal for papercrafters of all abilities. 

The cut-out aperture means you can layer colourful cardstock or paper behind the card front to create a dimensional effect, then add Glossy Accents to the cardstock within the aperture to create a beautiful enamel effect - just like an actual bauble.

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How to Make a Heat Embossed Card

If you want to learn a new papercraft technique, heat embossing should definitely be at the top of your list. Add shiny accents to wooden toppers and stamped sentiments using a heat tool, ink pad and your choice of embossing powder - there are loads to choose from!

Follow our how-to guide by Hobbycraft Artisan Gill Fraser to find out more.

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How to Make an Easel Card

An easel card is a great way of creating a Christmas card with a difference. This dimensional notelet is created using two card blanks to create an easel-like structure that will be sure to add a sprinkling of festive cheer to your loved ones homes.

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How to Make a Die-cut Christmas Card

Create a beautiful die-cut Christmas card for your nearest and dearest this year with the help of your die-cutting machine and a stunning festive die set.

Die-cut toppers are a lovely way to embellish handmade cards, gift tags and even DIY Crackers. 

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