Tag Archives: christmas

Believe Christmas Greeting Card

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Hello everyone! I’ve been a busy little bee creating loads of Christmas projects and I’ve fallen into a Victorian groove lately. Or at least this is my version of it. I think it’s the scripty font on sentiment die cut and the vintagy Santa.

Believe Frosty Window Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

This combination of paper patterns reminds me of wall paper in a lovely old house in England. Not that I’ve ever been. Maybe someday. Travel goals.

Believe Frosty Window Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 02

The chipboard window is finished to look very antique and has faux snow in the panes to look like a frosty Christmas scene.

Believe Frosty Window Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 03

Holiday die cuts are layered here with spacers for depth and some have more of the “snow.”

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A tiny number tag is clipped on to accent the window. All of the elements here are layered over a pretty die cut doily in crisp white.

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Last but not least sparkly jingle bells, ribbon, and twine.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Believe Christmas Greeting Card

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Double Window Ornament

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Celery Plaid Ribbon, Ivory Burlap String

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Peace and Joy Bi-Fold Card with Video Tutorial

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Hey there all my peeps! I’m super excited to be sharing my project today as I am totally in love with how it turned out! Annnnnnd there’s a video tutorial so you can make one just like it!

Peace and Joy Bi-Fold Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

I mean if this doesn’t look festive…..well then I don’t know what does! This paper is super Christmasy.

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I am a little bit obsessed with creating flowers and to make these coordinate with the holiday theme I added Prills and faux snow.

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Can we just talk about these snowflakes???? I just got some shabby embossing powder with tiny gold flakes in it and I think it puts these chippies over the top.

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Adding sequins here cuz that’s what I do lol.

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More flowers and die cut leaves. Tucking in a little loopy twine bow really fills in the arrangement.

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Opening the first fold. Wouldn’t it be fun to add a picture here….or maybe a gift cad????

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The frame makes a lovely spot to add a sweet sentiment.

Please enjoy this process video so you can see how I created this card.

 

 

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Peace and Joy Bi-Fold Christmas Greeting Card

Really Reasonable  Ribbon~ Red Plaid Ribbon Bold Check, Red Burlap String.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~Snowflake Shape Set

Echo Park~ Tis the Season

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Fun and Festive Christmas Value Cards

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Hey there everyone! I’ve spent the morning filling up the shop with some fabby value Christmas Cards. They are chock full of holiday fun with festive images, layers of patterned papers, die cuts, bling, and coordinating bows : )  I’ve added them to the Handmade Holiday Section of the shop along with all the other Christmas creations.

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You can find all these cards in the Handmade Holiday Items Section of the shop.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

Vintage Santa Love Christmas Greeting Card

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Hello everyone! I hope you enjoyed a lovely holiday with your family. This year we had two Thanksgivings  so that we could spend time with all the Peeps. Last night we had dinner with our Niece and her Husband and family. It was really a great time with delicious food and new friends!

But back to work today…..Santa’s elves never rest after all. I’m sharing a Christmas greeting card with a gorgeous Santa image.

Vintage Santa Love Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

The images are traditional….but I think it has almost a Victorian theme. Maybe it’s the font on the  sentiment die cut?

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I know I’m obsessed with vintage buttons….but this is a record amount for me to add to one card. And I ain’t even mad lol.

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Pretty coordinating  trims and flowers : )  I’ve layered in a die cut wreath here as well and tucked in a crisp white doily to create a base for the embellishments.

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Have you noticed a trend here with the dark plaids?  If I’m being honest….I want to put plaid on every project from now on.  This time it’s paired with black patterns on kraft cardstock and I love how it turned out!

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Vintage Santa Love Christmas Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Swiss Dots on Red Satin, Red Cherry Blossoms, Ivory Burlap String.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Christmas Greeting Card

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Happy Thanksgiving to all my peeps who are celebrating today! I am thankful for each and every one of you. I’m hoping you have a happy and blessed day full of family and fun and especially pie…lots and lots of pie!

I wish I had a Thanksgiving card to share today…but I’ve already shared all of them so I’m staying on the Christmas theme.

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I super love this card. The chipboard frame really pops against the dark colored patterned papers.

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Pretty holiday inspired flowers and die cuts are layered over Christmas images and a crisp white diecut doily.

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This tree is so pretty. My favorite piece from the ephemera pack.

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I’ve balanced the larger arrangement with a giant poinsettia. I really love poinsettias….but we have cats so it’s not safe to decorate with them here : (

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Pearls seem to be a classy little accent on this card with darker colors….like a pearl necklace on a little black dress.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ The Most wonderful Time of the Year Christmas Greeting Card.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Red Plaid Ribbon, Red Cherry Blossoms, ATG Refills.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Flourished Frame Marie

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day ( with pie ) G

Merry and Bright Snow Globe Christmas Greeting Card

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Hello everyone! I’m still having so much fun playing with my Christmas crafting supplies and I’ve created a sweet card to share today with some holiday elements and some surprise additions.

Merry and Bright Snow Globe Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

This little snowman is just too cute.  It’s really a snow globe…..but I got a little carried away with the flowers…tee hee. And look…..vintage buttons. I bet you never saw that coming lol.

Merry and Bright Snow Globe Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 02

I bet you weren’t expecting blue flowers on a Christmas card right? But I think they look perfectly coordinated to the image. I used a bit of faux snow to give them more of a wintry look.  There are also silvery  berry clusters tucked in along with red flowers and twine.

Merry and Bright Snow Globe Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 03

I decided to use a double cardstock matting here to really make the layers pop. I really love this combination of red plaid and blue.

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This smaller arrangement balances the larger one. I’ve added Stickles to the leaves to accent them and make them more festive. You can see I’ve added a few pearls too….because you can never have enough bling.

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Inside the card is finished with coordinating papers.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Merry and Bright Snow Globe Christmas Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Red Burlap String, Swiss Dots on Red Satin, Red Sweetheart Blossoms, Silver Bead Berry Spray, Scotch Advanced Tape Glider.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Silent Night Winter Birds Christmas Greeting Card with Video Tutorial

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Hello everyone and welcome back! I’m sharing a lovely nature inspired Christmas greeting card today that I created using the Winter Birds Christmas Tags printable from our shop. I really do love birds in winter….well all the time really. But there’s just something so sweet about a fragile little creature out in the elements and still being lovely.

I chose the patterned papers to coordinate with the tag. The dark red paid balances the holiday foliage pattern.

 These super beautiful flowers are new to RRR and I can not even tell you how much I love them!!! I’ve made a small arrangement here with the blooms and altered chipboard and glittery accents.

The die cut wreath matches the one on the tag perfectly and creates a nice base for all the layers. Adding a bit of chunky twine and a simple tied bow of satin ribbon helps to balance the flowers and tucking in a doily helps to break up the busy patterns.

I am obsessed with actual vintage buttons and I always think they are well worth the work to scour antique shops to find them…like a vintagy treasure hunt.

All I needed to finish this card was a tiny sentiment and clip in holiday green.

We’ve prepared a process video for this card so you can see how it was created.  I hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it.

 

Polly’s Paper Studio~Winter Birds Christmas Tags, Silent Night Winter Birds Christmas Greeting Card.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Snowflakes on Red Satin, Mums Cream, Mums Red, Rose Bud Cream, Red Burlap String.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Snowflakes Shapes Set

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Vintage Santa Bingo Christmas Greeting Card

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Hey there Peeps! Did I ever tell you how much I love adding GSL chippies to my Christmas projects? Well I do…..so much. And I can alter them for any style so that makes them pretty much the perfect embellishment. For this card I’m mixing a bit of vintage with a bit of retro and I think it’s pretty fabulous!

Vintage Santa Bingo Greeting Card

 

I used the chipboard to create a bit of a frame for this Santa image.

 

I choose the colors to coordinate with the papers.

 

And layered them up to create a lovely focal point on this card.

Then topped it off with gorgeous flowers and holiday embellishments.

A bit of ribbon and vintage buttons and voila…Christmas perfection : )

 

I selected the chippies and wiped them down to prepare them for altering.

Embossing powder is a great way to add detail. I’m using silver for the frame and metallic red for the berries.

I finished the snowflakes in white with a sparkly top coat and the stars in chartreuse because it’s fun to say and it looks very vintagy.

Here’s the pan for the arrangement. It looks so festive!!!

Loving the retro and vintage style mixed up.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Vintage Santa Bingo Christmas Greeting Card

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~Layered Frame Bella Round, Snowflake Shape Set, Winter Shapes Set, Deco Stars.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~Satin Swiss Dots on Red, White Rose Bud, Red Rose Bud, Mums Cream, White Open Roses, Red Aster Daisy, White Spiral Stamens.

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Santa Must Like You Greeting Card

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Hey there all my favorite peeps! I’m sharing a card today with the cutest cheeky sentiment. I mean it’s Christmas time lets have a little fun right?

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Santa in a onsie is pretty much the most holiday thing don’t ya think?

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I’m using very traditional colors here but mixing it up with a whimsical focal image. I think my girl Martie would approve. shout out to Martie whoop whoop!!!!

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Pretty holiday inspired flowers with ribbon and twine…..swooning.

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An itty bitty rose for this corner too so it’s not left out : )

Polly’s Paper Studio~Santa Must Like You Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Satin with Gold Edge in Forest, Ivory Burlap String, Red Tea Rose, Red Open Rose.

Okay I’m off to do the shopping. But not for fun stuffs…..we are out of food lol the cupboards are bare….so I’m on my way to the markets. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

 

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Tag with Video Tutorial

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Hello there everyone! I’m sharing a tag today that I created with Graphic 45’s St. Nicholas Christmas Collection.

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This is one of my all time favorite Christmas papers.

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I’m paring it with loads of lovely dimensional flowers.

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And altered chipboard pieces.

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Ribbons and twine that coordinate perfectly.

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Of course the back is finished with patterned paper to match the front.

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Spacers between the layers for depth and dimension.

Please enjoy this video tutorial we have prepared for you on how I created this tag…..

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Snowflakes Shapes Set, Deco Stars.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Plaid Ribbon Bold Red Check Snowflakes on Red Satin, Lipstick Red Seam Binding, Red Burlap String.

Graphic 45~ St Nicholas Collection.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G