Using your Cottage for all Seasons stamps and die set from issue 203

Thomas Poad, Senior Production Editor

Create this super-cosy box card with your cottage die and stamp from your cover gift in issue 203 of Cardmaking & Papercraft.

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You’ll need:

  • Your cover gift
  • Die-cutting machine
  • White and coloured card
  • VersaMark ink pad
  • White embossing powder
  • Heat tool
  • ProMarkers
  • Adhesive pearls
  • Foam pads
Merry Christmas
1. Cover a 140mm square with star paper. Cover a 140mm red square with holly paper. Cut a 100mm square into the holly square. 
2. Trim two 40x140mm pieces of card and concertina fold at 10mm intervals along the long edge. Add the panels to the stars square.
3. Cut a curve along the top edge of a 130x50mm and a 130x25mm strip of card. Add the larger panel to the middle of the concertina panel and the smaller panel to the back of the frame. Add the frame to the concertina panels.
4. Stamp the trees onto green card and heat emboss in white. Fussy cut and add to the base. Stamp, colour and fussy cut the images. Add to the base.
5. Add a stamped sentiment, ribbon and snowflake to the base.
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