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Holly Bauble Christmas card

Holly Bauble Christmas card


A white deckle edge card has a torn square of red mulberry paper. On this is a square of gold card with deckle edges. A Christmas bauble stamped on white card is mounted on the gold square. The bauble is coloured with Tombow pens. Dots of glitter glue complete the design.

Materials used

  • Bright white single fold deckle edge greetings card 100mm x 100mm (4 ins x 4 ins)
  • Stamp Funstamps F-D24 Holly Bauble
  • Red mulberry paper
  • Gold card
  • White card
  • Black ink pad
  • Tombow pens
  • Adhesive
  • Diamond glitter glue
  • Deckle edge scissors


Tear a 7mm (2¾ ins) square of red mulberry paper. It will tear more easily if you paint around the square with water before you start tearing. A small watercolour brush is ideal for this.

Give the square of red mulberry paper a quarter turn and mount it on the greeting card with adhesive.

Stamp the bauble on a piece of white card and cut out a square slightly larger than the bauble.

Colour the bauble with Tombow pens.

Mount the bauble card on a piece of gold card with adhesive. Trim round the gold card with deckle edge scissors leaving a small border around it.

Mount the gold card on the greeting card with adhesive.

Add dots of glitter glue to the white areas of the greeting card.

Holly bauble card made by Linda Jefferson and reproduced with kind permission.

Funstamps rubber stamp F-D24 Holly Bauble reproduced with kind permission of the copyright owners Funstamps.

This project was originally published at Card Inspirations. It is reproduced here here with kind permission. Card Inspirations are sponsors of the Card Making Inspirations web site.

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