Hello friends, so, I’m a big fan of Raymond Briggs, I grew up watching The Snowman & The Father Christmas movies, the beautiful illustrations along with a wonderful story are remembered and still enjoyed by many today.
If you haven’t heard of these then I urge you to check them out along with the others, and if you haven’t seen Ethel & Ernest, then you must, it’s my favourite!
So, when I had the opportunity to create some samples using the new Father Christmas collection I snapped at the chance!
I made 4 cards using the collection and these have been shown on Hochanda TV during the launch this past weekend.
Last year Papercraft Essentials magazine had a free Father Christmas stamp set which I loved and used, so I was delighted to hear that this licensed collection had been made.
Today’s card is this fun Pop Up Box Card with Father Christmas flying over the roof tops.
I love the chimney top detail and the row of terraced houses.
I distressed the background using my Oxide inks.
PRODUCT USED TO MAKE THESE CARDS
Father Christmas stamp and die set available here.
Acetate sheet available here.
Nova Markers available here.
Distress Oxide Inks available here.
MEASUREMENTS NEEDED TO MAKE THESE CARDS
1 piece of 6″ x A4 length white card.
Score along the long side at 4.1/8, 5.5/8, 9.3/4 & 11.1/4
Score along the 6″ side so the 1/2″ tab is at the top and score at 3″ down to the 4th scoreline.
The inside panels are cut from the card you cutaway, this is explained in my video below.
1 piece of 3.7/8 x 5.3/4 card to decorate the inside
1 piece of 3.7/8 x 2.3/4 card to decorate the front.
If you are using letter paper size, you will need a piece of 6″ x 11″ card.
Score along the 11″ side at 3.7/8, 5.1/4, 9.1/8 & 10.1/2
Score along the 6″ side at 3″ down to the 4th scoreline.
1 piece of 3.5/8 x 5.3/4 card to decorate the inside.
1 piece of 3.5/8 x 2.3/4 card to decorate the front.
Check out my full tutorial below to see how I made it.
This Pop-Up Box Card folds flat and will fit into a 6″ x 6″ envelope.
This Easel card is using the other bundle which you will find in the links I shared above. It creates a lovely decoupage effect and the images are very easy to colour. This was done using watercolour pencils.
This card was easy to make using the embossing folder for the background, by simply blending the background with 2 blue ink colours to give the look of a snowy nights sky.
I hope you like this new collection as much as me.
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