A Rustic Style Country Christmas Card Tutorial

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Posted on 2nd October 2015 by Nessa Stokes
Filed under Card Making Ideas, All Papercraft Tutorials

Hello,It's Nessa here and I have a Rustic Country Christmas card to share with you today,I am ging to show you step by step  how I have made it,it is very simple ...

 

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I used some Buff card and a woodgrain effect stamp to make my background,I inked all of the edges,then added some splatters of white acrylic paint to give the effect of snow..

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I stamped my greeting out onto some White Smooth card and added a strip of hessian effect ribbon to my woodgrain panel,then stuck it onto a Cream Hammered card base...

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I trimmed the greeting down and die cut some leaves from some Dark Green card using a Clearly Besotted die-the lovely Mulberry paper Poinsettia flowers came in a pack from my local craftstore ..

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The flowers were pretty but I wanted to make them a little more"rustic"so I inked the edges with a gold ink pad-the die cut leaves were inked both with gold and silver ink for a frosty effect ...

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The assembled card-there is lots of lovely texture on this card,from the paint on the wood effect background panel,the lovely Hessian effect ribbon and the Mulberry paper flowers ...

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The faux Hessian ribbon has the same effect as standard Hessian but withoutt the bulk-it is available by the metre from The Ribbon Girl 

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The Mulberry flowers give a lovely 3D effect to the card ...

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Hope you have enjoyed this little tutorial-it is a very simple card and you could easily mass produce this design,I think Organza Ribbon and some cream Poinsettia fowers would look lovely too-what do you think?

See you soon,

Happy Crafting!

Nessa xxx

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3 thoughts on “A Rustic Style Country Christmas Card Tutorial”

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Sylv

05th October 2015 at 7:10 pm

Fabulous rustic card, love the faux Hessian ribbon and wood effect background xx

Angela Dodson

05th October 2015 at 9:50 am

love the rustic festive style Nessa, particularly liking the paint spatter and wood grain background x

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