Joy to the World Christmas Ornament Handmade Card

These pretty handmade Christmas cards remind you of a snowy winter night when everything is peaceful and covered in white.

These pretty handmade Christmas cards remind you of a snowy winter night when everything is peaceful and covered in white. Learn how to make them here.

These beautiful Christmas ornament cards were made with the Stampin Up Hearts Come Home stamp set and the coordinating Hometown Greetings Die Set. These stamps and dies can be used for so many holiday projects. When you buy the stamp set and die set as a bundle, you save 10%!

Creatively Homemade Supplies Needed

Hearts Come Home Stamp SetHearts Come Home Stamp SetHometown Greetings Edgelits DiesHometown Greetings Edgelits DiesLayering Circle Framelits DiesLayering Circle Framelits DiesMetallic Enamel ShapesMetallic Enamel ShapesGold 1/8Gold 1/8″ RibbonShimmery White CardstockShimmery White CardstockInk Pads in Dapper Denim and Night of NavyInk Pads in Dapper Denim and Night of NavySponge DaubersSponge DaubersFine Tip Glue PenFine Tip Glue Pen

 

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These pretty handmade Christmas cards remind you of a snowy winter night when everything is peaceful and covered in white. Learn how to make them here.

Cut the paper

  • Whisper White card base:  8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″.  Place the long edge at the top of a scoring board and score at 4-1/4″.  Fold along the crease line to form your card.
  • Night of Navy cardstock:  5-1/4″ x 4″
  • Whisper White cardstock:  5″ x 3-3/4″
  • Shimmery White cardstock:  4″ x 3″
  • Night of Navy cardstock:  3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″
  • Whisper White cardstock:  3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″

Sponging

  • Using Dapper Denim ink and a sponge dauber, sponge ink in circular motions onto the bottom half of the 3-1/2″ square of Whisper White cardstock.
  • Using Night of Navy ink and a sponge dauber, sponge ink in circular motions onto the top half of the 3-1/2″ square of Whisper White cardstock.  Take care to blend over the edge of the Dapper Denim ink.

Die Cutting

  • Using a Precision Plate and the village die (with the church), cut the church scene from Shimmery White cardstock.
  • Switch back to the magnetic platform and die cut a scalloped circle (from the Layering Circles die set) from the Whisper White cardstock piece that is 5″ x 3-3/4″.  You want to use the largest scalloped circle in the Layering Circles die set.  The top of the circle needs to be about 3/4″ from the top of the cardstock and centered side to side.
  • Use the same scalloped circle die to cut a circle from the Night of Navy cardstock square.
  • Put the navy scalloped circle back on your magnetic platform and center the 2-3/4″ circle die on it.  Run it back through your die cut machine.  This will create a thin scalloped circle border.

Stamping

On the bottom of the Whisper White cardstock piece with the scalloped circle cut out, stamp the Joy to the World sentiment using Night of Navy ink.

Assembly

  • Adhere the Night of Navy rectangle to the card base.
  • Center the village die cut behind the scalloped circle on the Whisper White piece with the sentiment.  You want the cross positioned near the top of the scalloped circle.Cut off any extra that would stick out behind this layer.  Add a strip of adhesive to the bottom of the church die cut to hold it in place behind the circle.
  • Turn the Whisper White cardstock over and add adhesive all around the circle opening.  Also use a fine tip glue pen add glue to the village pieces themselves.  Stick the sponged square to the back of the scalloped circle, making sure that the sponged side will face forward.
  • Using a fine tip glue pen, add adhesive to the back of the navy scalloped circle border.  Lining up the scallops, place it on the inside of the scalloped circle that contains the village scene.  It might be helpful to put a large mounting block on top of this to hold it in place for a minute or two as it dries.
  • Tie a small bow from 1/8″ gold ribbon.  Trim the ends.
  • Use a mini glue dot, adhere one of the ribbon trimmings to the center of the top of your village scene ornament.  Run the ribbon straight up to the top of the edge of the cardstock and secure on the backside.
  • Add adhesive to the back of the decorated Whisper White piece and stick it to the card.
  • Use a mini glue dot to adhere the bow to the top of the ornament.
  • Add 3 metallic star embellishments around the church steeple.

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These pretty handmade Christmas cards remind you of a snowy winter night when everything is peaceful and covered in white. Learn how to make them here.

While you are here, be sure to check out the rest of my handmade Christmas card ideas.  Happy crafting!

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