Festive Friday #0090 - Peaceful Cabin Spanner Card

It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge!  Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

This week’s challenge #FF0090 - International Bat Night

Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project and link up! #festivefridaychallenge  At Festive Friday, you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion. I hope you’ll make a card, scrapbook page or 3-D project and join us. You don’t need a blog to enter Festive Friday. Check out this link on how you can play along with this challenge. If you want help entering, please email me at stampinwithmelva@gmail.com and I’d be happy to help you! 

For today's challenge I created a beautiful Spanner Card featuring the Peaceful Cabin Product Suite from the July to December Mini Catalogue and used a black, silver and sequins from the Inspiration List.

Instructions - check out my YouTube video for help making this card

  1. Cut cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score at 4 1/4".
  2. Cut at 1" from the bottom to the 4 1/4" score line on both sides.
  3. Fold on the score line and crease with the bone folder.
  4. Cut 4 pieces of Designer Series Paper 3/4" x 4".
  5. Adhere to the 2 outside flaps using Stampin' Seal.
  6. Adhere 2 of the pieces to the inside of the card on the outside edges.
  7. Cut Designer Series Paper 3 1/4" x 4" and adhere to the middle flap of the front of the card base using Stampin' Seal.
  8. Cut Basic White cardstock 2 1/4" x 5 1/2" and stamp cabin image using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  9. Cut out using Die
  10. Cut Basic White cardstock 3" x 5 1/2" and stamp trees image using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  11. Cut out using Die.
  12. Adhere the trees to the cabin piece using Dimensionals.
  13. Adhere to the card base using Dimensionals - only apply the Dimensionals to the side flaps so that your card will open.
  14. Cut out 3 trees using dies from Basic Black cardstock
  15. Adhere to the back of the stamped trees using Glue Dots.
  16. Cut 10" of ribbon and tie around middle flap.  Tie a small bow and trim excess ribbon.
  17. Cut Basic White cardstock 3 1/2" x 4".
  18. Stamp trees on bottom right and sentiment above using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  19. Adhere to the inside of the card.
  20. Adhere sequins using Multipurpose Adhesive Glue.
  21. Apply Shimmery Embossing Paste along snow line under cabin and long roof edges using palette knife.  Let dry.

All of the supplies for this project can be found at the bottom of this post.

You can check out my YouTube video for tips and tricks on making this card!  Don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube Channel while you're watching!

Now it's time to be inspired by all of the amazing projects in this Blog Hop:

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    1. This is a "WOW" card. Well done and beautiful Melva.

    2. This is killer gorgeous. I can hear the peaceful quiet and feel the cold and smell the fire. FAB-U-LOUS!

    3. Wow, Melva! What a beauty! I LOVE the spanner layout you used. Awesome!

    4. Such a beautiful card!! Just placed a order for the products!!!!

    5. Hi! Melva, I just found your site and love this card you made, it's so pretty. My twin sister lent me her stamp set and dies to make this card.; Your instructions and video were just what I was looking for. I have made 7 cards already and even though I wasn't able to use the beautiful DSP I did emboss with the 3D pine trees in silver and used silver stars instead of sequins, I also used another DSP snowflakes in silver for the sides. Thanks again, my other sister liked it so much she bought it off of me.

      1. Glad you found me! I think this was my favourite card that I made last year. Was definitely my favourite suite! Wow, you've been busy!


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