...Making your own
Christmas cards will keep
you in touch with far flung
friends and family...
These days, it's easy to create all kinds of Christmas greetings - eCards, newsletters,
photo cards and more-and it can easily overwhelm people at one of the busiest times
of the year. Here you have three simple examples.
Christmas cards to
• 3D angel Christmas .
• Snowflake Christmas.
• Paper bauble Christmas card.
aking your own cards is still a satisfying thing to create
and even nicer for someone to receive.
Now, I'm going to show how to
do one of them ... W
"T 3D Angel
•Plain coloured card
•Cardboard angel template
•Double-sided sticky sheets
or double-sided tape
A little clever cutting can have an angel
seemingly popping from the paper of this
handmade card. This also works well with other
Christmas motifs such as a Christmas tree or
Let’s do It !
• Step one : Place t he • Step two: You should have
car dboar d t emplat e in
t he t op cent r e of t he halo and
t he cent r e of t he car d
bot t om cent r e of t he dr ess
and use your scalpel t o
uncut - like t he image above
cut ar ound t he angel,
leaving t he cent r e of
t he bot t om•and t op three: Car ef ully f old
t he sides of t he angel
int act .
inwar ds so t hey st ick up a
lit t le.
• Step f ive: Cut a st r ip of double-sided t ape and st ick it in
• Step f our: Use your
t emplat e t o cut an angel
shape out of t he pat t er ned
t he cent r e of t he angel. Next , st ick t he pat t er ned angel on
t he t op, slight ly bend t he sides of t he pat t er ned angel
inwar ds a lit t le t oo f or a 3D ef f ect ..