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Christmas Card Fundraiser

Hello fellow card makers,

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I find myself thinking of everything that I am so blessed to have and very thankful for.  So I am doing a very special Christmas card project this year.  I have created two different designs - see images  below - for this year's Christmas cards. This year is a little different.  I will be donating $1 from each card that is ordered to the Lydia House/.

The Lydia House is an emergency shelter for women and families that are victims of domestic violence. Some families end up staying here through the holidays and donations help bring a little holiday spirit to their lives.  The Lydia House is operated through the Open Door Mission.  Check out their website if your want to volunteer.

The first Christmas card design, Madonna and Child, has a red and gold color scheme. It is made with gold mirror paper and embossing to add a little sparkle and shine. The inside of the card reads: May the miracle of Christmas live forever…

Gift card holder tutorial

Hello stampers and card makers,

I have a very easy project for you with a huge WOW factor. I'm looking for ways to give gift cards that's creative and not run-of-the-mill.  Check out my coffee themed gift card holders.



The gift card holder fits into a standard A2 envelope and each holder holds a standard credit card size gift card. Below are the step by instructions and exactly what you'll need to make this project.

Materials:
Base cardstock (garden green), cut 5 3/8 x 6 1/8Front and back cover (crumb cake), cut 2 – 2 ¾ x 4 5/8Insert panel (garden green), cut 2 5/8 x 4 ¾Gift card panel (white), cut 2 1/8 x 3 13/16For die cuts, scraps of base cardstock and whiteEmbellishments: ·Burlap ribbon – 6 ½” ·Jute ·Hemp ·Crystal glaze
Dies – coffee setCoffee themed stamp setsTombow GlueScoring toolScissorsInk pads
Step 1: Score base cardstock at ½” along the long side; score at 1 1/2 and 4 1/2 on the short side. Trim away the 1/2” scored section on the 1st and 3rd panels.



Step 2: Die cut i…