Extra Large Christmas Card – Creativity Abounds Oct ’21 Blog Hop…

Thank you so much for stopping by today, whether you have come straight here or hopped from someone else, welcome, and I hope that this extra large Christmas card will get you in the mood for some Christmas crafting of your own.

My other half loves the cards that I make, but I know that he especially loves the bigger cards, so for our family this year I decided to make extra large Christmas cards, using the Merriest Moments bundle, and yes, my three Christmas colours, Cherry Cobbler, Evening Evergreen!

An extra large Christmas card in greens and reds, made using the Merriest Moments bundle from Stampin' Up!

I should really have put something in the photo to help you see the size of it, but this card is made from a whole sheet of Thick Basic White card! I cut it first to 29cm and then scored it in half at 14.5cm. The Cherry Cobbler Mat is 14cm x 20.5cm and the Basic White Layer is 13.5cm x 20cm.

Onto this Basic White layer I stamped a lot of the foliage and berries from the stamp set, focussing on three key areas. The bottom, the top left and the middle right. I didn’t worry too much if some of the foliage overlapped in the middle because I knew I was going to be putting flowers onto each ‘clump’

A close up of an extra large Christmas card in greens and reds, made using the Merriest Moments bundle from Stampin' Up!

The poinsettias were stamped in Cherry Cobbler, one in first generation and then one stamped off, to give a lighter shade. I cut these out using the dies and then layered them together with a Gilded Gem in he middle.

The sentiment panel is also from the Merriest Moments bundle, and has a lovely stitched edging. I stamped my favourite sentiment onto it in Evening Evergreen and then layered this onto a Cherry Cobbler mat before popping it onto my card with dimensionals and adding a super sparkly bow.

I hope that my extra large Christmas card has inspired you to get those stamps out and see what you can create…

Until next time, Happy Stamping xx

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