I was asked to make 20 Christmas cards for a customer to give to all her church members.
I really wanted to please my customer so I designed the card without putting much thought into how time consuming this project would be when I needed to create 20 of them. #lessonlearned
Project Favorite: color scheme
Least favorite: stamped snow
Click below to find out how many hours it took to make these 20 cards - it may shock you!
Time: 16 hours
Cut paper for 4 different color schemes
punch 120 snow flakes
glue 60 pearl embellishments
die cut 20 Merry Christmas words
glue on each letter in MERRY and the Christmas die cut for 20 cards
embellish and glue each snowflake
cut and tie each ribbon
stamp interior of each card with 4 different stamps
stamp each envelope with 4 different stamps
hand color envelopes
cut, print and stamp 20 inside Christian holiday messages
stamp white snow onto each card and let dry for 24 hours - and when that didn't work and they were still wet, I blow dryed them for an hour.
NOTE: Stamping the snow with white ink - The white ink is a 'pigment based ink' which differs from dye based ink that absorbs into paper and dries instantly. this was my #lessonlearned
Red card stock paper
4 shades of muted card stock metallic blue paper
White card stock paper
White A2 blank cards
White A2 envelopes
Glitter paper for snowflakes
White stamp pad
Brown stamp pad
Sea green stamp pad
6 different stamp sets
2 craft punches
Merry die cut (Tim Holtz)
Christmas die cut (Close to my Heart)
Without knowing everything you just read, what would you have paid for this card set?