Hi everyone, today on the blog we have a fab tutorial from DT member Samantha Klaebe showing you how to make a cute alpaca stitched Christmas card! Using, of course, our lovely Alpaca Wishes Christmas range.
Alpaca Wishes Collection Box
Alpaca Wishes Christmas Sequins
Alpaca Wishes Die-Cut Ephemera
Alpaca Wishes Christmas Paper Pack
Alpaca Wishes Photopolymer Stamps (Christmas Alpacas)
Tape Runner/Glue dots/Multi Medium Matte
Step by step
Step 1: Cut seven strips of various patterned paper (measuring approx. 2cm x 9cm).
Step 2: Create seven banners. Using a pencil mark the centre of a strip. Then cut a line from the corner of the paper to the pencil mark. Repeat this on the other side and for all strips of patterned paper.
Step 3: Adhere banners to card front leaving room to stamp the sentiments. (Card front measurements: 10cm x 14.5cm)
Corner punch the top right corner.
Stamp sentiments in dark grey ink as shown in the photo.
Step 4: Adhere ephemera (scarf and saddle) to the alpaca using foam tape.
Step 5: Add machine stitched details. (Optional)
Step 6: Using foam tape adhere the alpaca to your card front and embellish card with sequins and twine. Adhere card front to A6 card base.
Here are a couple more gorgeous ideas using this banner technique!