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St. Nicholas Cards to Make
with Stickers and Stamps


Designed by Rosie Willis
St Matthew's Anglican Church, London, England

 

Red card with sticker

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Gold and blue card with stamped design

MATERIALS for all cards
          Card stock, red or gold
          Art paper, gold or blue, crisp finish, origami or nice texture (scrapbooking supplies are a good place to look)
          Liner paper, optional
          Envelopes, A-6 (6½" x4¾") or C-6 (6 3/8" x 4½")
          Dry film adhesive, such as Tombo MonoAdhesive or Liquid Paper Dry Line
          Paper cutter or trimmer
          Bone folder, optional
     Sticker Card
          St Nicholas Stickers
          Trim to frame design
     Rubber Stamp Card
          St. Nicholas Full Figure Rubber Stamp
          Stamp pad
          Gold embossing powder
          Embossing heat tool

DIRECTIONS

1) Choose envelope size first
2) Cut cardstock to fit envelopes (6¼" x 9" for A-6; 5¾" x 8¼" for C-6)
3) Fold cardstock in half, using a bone folder gives a nice edge
3) Cut rectangles from art paper, to mount design
          2½" x 3¾" for stickers
          2 3/8" x 3¾" for stamped design
4) Center sticker on gold rectangle or
     —stamp image in center of rectangle
     —apply gold embossing powder, covering entire design
     —tap edge to remove excess powder
     —affix powder with embossing heat tool
4) Apply dry adhesive to the back of the design piece, along all sides
5) Center design on cardstock, press in place
6) Place adhesive trim around sticker design (see picture)
7) If using a liner, cut paper ½-inch smaller than cardstock, fold in half, place dry adhesive to the right of inside fold, press in place.


Designs: special thanks to Rosie Willis, St Matthew's Anglican Church, Westminster, London, England UK

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