(GIVEAWAY) 2 Easy, Festive Slimline Cards- Lydia’s Crafty Corner

by Lydia Evans

Hi there, everyone! Happy Friday! Lydia here. Today, I’m going to be sharing 2 ideas for festive slimline cards.

Now, a lot of slimline cards I come across are all different sizes, so I think that you can really have a play to see what size works for you. My cards here are made from a 7 1/2″ square piece of cardstock folded in half to give me a 3 3/4″ x 7 1/2″ card base.

For the first card, I stamped the sentiment, and then stamped my images using Build-A-Flower: Poinsettia Layering Stamp & Die Set. I stamped the outlines using Embossing Ink and heat set using Antique Gold Embossing Powder. Then, I added the other layers using Frayed Leaf, Forest Glades, and Evergreen Inks. To add a little more sparkle, I added some splatter using Antique Gold Ink Spray.

I used the same image for the second card. This time, I stamped it twice; for the green image, I did the same as the other card, and the pink one uses Blush, Rouge, and Crimson Inks for the layers. I die cut the stamped images using the matching dies and layered these on top of each other. For a little added interest I added a plain layer to this card that was 3 1/4″ x 7″.

For a video to see how these came together please watch the video below. Head over to YouTube to see how to join this giveaway for the chance to win one of three $15 gift certificates:

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Build-A-Flower: Poinsettia
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Blush Crisp Dye Ink
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Rouge Crisp Dye Ink
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Crimson Crisp Dye Ink
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Frayed Leaf Crisp Dye Ink
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Forest Glades Crisp Dye Ink
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Evergreen Crisp Dye Ink
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Embossing Ink
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Antique Gold Crisp Embossing Powder
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Antique Gold Metallic Ink Spray —…
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19 comments

Cindy C. November 6, 2020 - 10:13

Both so gorgeous!!

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Yvonne Boucher November 6, 2020 - 10:18

Lydia, your cards are lovely. I’m really enjoying the slimline cards. Thank you for sharing your talent and inspiring us to create!

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Maureen Reiss November 6, 2020 - 10:59

These are really Beautiful!!!

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Pam Boedeker November 6, 2020 - 11:10

These cards are just beautiful. I love the slimline because it’s a different size pallet to work with . . . nice change from A2 over and over again.

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PMck November 6, 2020 - 11:23

Such beautiful cards. Thanks for the ‘how to’.

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Karen Hale November 6, 2020 - 11:38

Beautiful holiday cards, Lydia. I haven’t made any slimline cards as yet and I really like the size you chose. Thanks for the inspiration and informative video tutorial.

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stampingrama November 6, 2020 - 12:01

Oh my stars!! These cards are breathtaking, Lydia! Am going to take a peek at the video now…I am in love with slimline cards! The larger palette has so many possibilities!!

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Arlene R Goldberg November 6, 2020 - 12:08

I love the slimline look. I make cards that are postcard size and love the cuteness of the size! Beautiful work!

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Phyllis November 6, 2020 - 12:17

My two favorites- poinsettias an slim line cards.

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Jan Castle November 6, 2020 - 12:32

Nicely done Lydia!!!! Loved the video showing your creations!
Paper Hugs,
Jan

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Marisela Delgado November 6, 2020 - 23:48

Is it just me, but I didn’t hear anything about the giveaway in her video. Maybe I missed it. 💜 Anyway, great video and beautiful cards!

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Jackie Posnansky November 7, 2020 - 04:51

Beautiful cards! I love using poinsettias on my cards for the holidays. Great inspiration!

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Inkin' Chickie November 7, 2020 - 06:18

Great look to both cards. I like the size used for the design.

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Jo Anna November 7, 2020 - 10:08

Lovely cards, especially like the first one. Thanks for sharing

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Patti Visaggio November 7, 2020 - 14:39

Stunning! I especially like the green poinsettias. Beautiful!

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1948mary November 8, 2020 - 16:59

Love the new slim line cards. Will be trying them soon!!!! Thank You so much. Love tutorials…..

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mypaperepiphany November 8, 2020 - 21:35

Wow stunning cards! Thanks for the video!

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Patricia Wilson November 9, 2020 - 06:54

These are beautiful cards and the layering stamps made it relatively easy. What a great idea to use the poinsettia to make leaves for the main flower. Wish I had thought of that one!!!!! Thank you.

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Lori Lehnen November 10, 2020 - 08:09

Fantastic cards!
Really love the look of the Slimline cards.
Thanks for the informative video and for the inspiration!

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