Plaid Reindeer Snow Globe Card
Using designer series papers make creating beautiful holiday cards easy. In this case, the Wrapped in Plaid paper gave my card a lovely touch of plaid and gold foil. With just a small amount of the paper, this plaid reindeer snow globe card can be made quickly and easily.
Together with a little ribbon, a card can be easy to make and have all the elements of a festive holiday card.
Die-cutting an image from a favorite designer series paper can change the look of a project. I originally cut this reindeer out from shaded spruce cardstock. Although it looked fine and matched, the scrap of plaid next to me on the desk gave me a better idea. Namely, to cut out another reindeer using that bold pattern!
So I of course glued it down inside the snow globe, and used it as the centerpiece of a fun fold card!
And what’s better than a fun fold card that doesn’t require lots of hard-to-remember measurements?!
See below for how to create this festive fun fold card!
Steps to create a Plaid Reindeer Fun Fold Card:
1. Cut card stock
- From a piece of white cardstock, make a diagonal cut. You’ll end up with a large triangle. Score at 5 1/2″ and 4 1/4″ and fold the flaps in to form the front of your card. I recently showed this Diagonal Fold Card with a fun Tropical Chic card.
- Cut a 5 1/4″ x 4″ rectangle from your favorite piece of plaid designer series paper. Cut diagonally. This will give you enough for two cards. Adhere one down to the top flap of your white card base. Save the 2″ strip of plaid you cut off.
- Ink up your favorite seasonal sentiment using Shaded Spruce. This one is from the Still Scenes stamp set. Stamp it onto the lower right corner of your white card base.
- On a scrap piece of white card stock, stamp your snow globe in Shaded Spruce.
- Use the Snow Globe Scenes dies to cut out your stamped snow globe.
- With the same set of dies, next cut out a solid globe base from a Shaded Spruce card stock scrap and a patterned globe base from a white card stock scrap.
- Remember that 2″ scrap of plaid? Use the die set to cut out a reindeer from it. They are two-sided, so try using the opposite side!
4. Put your Reindeer Snow Globe together
- Adhere the deer in the middle of the snow globe using liquid glue.
- With liquid glue again, likewise adhere the detailed white globe base to the solid Shaded Spruce base, and then glue the whole piece to the bottom of the snow globe.
- Add gold ribbon around the bottom of the snow globe base, and tie a bow on the front.
- Lastly, adhere the whole snow globe to the left side flap (only!) of your card base front.
Supplies to create a Plaid Reindeer Card:
This plaid reindeer makes for a fun snow globe! The plaid paper is great to play with and find new ways to use designer series papers.
I am playing along with these challenges:
- Double Trouble Challenges #44 – Thing 1 Wrap it up, Thing 3 Tie it up, Thing 2 ArtsyStamper Challenge #5 Winter holidays.
Thanks for stopping by today! For other festive holiday cards, take a peek at these projects: