Saturday, September 26, 2009

Christmas One Sheet Wonder…

Six times a year, I design and facilitate a One Sheet Wonder Class.  This months’ class included a terrific gift-able tote with 12 cards and matching envelopes (6 card designs, 2 of each).

Step by Step!

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Card 1 “Jingle All the Way” Gift Card Holder


Whisper White: 4 ¼” x 11” scored at 2 ¾”” and 5 ½” for front and inside of card, 4 ¼” x 5 ½” for back, 2 ½” x 2 ¾”, 2: x 2 ¼”, and scraps for stamping/ punching ornament and the inside scallop oval embellishment.

Real Red: 2” x 5 ½”, ¾” x 3”, 2 ½” x 2 ¼”

DSP: 1” x 3” (piece 1)

  • Fold largest WW card stock on scored lines, center and punch a 2 ¼” slot with the word window punch for gift card holder (use gift card to check width). This is the card front!!
  • Embellish outside of card with DSP, stamped image, and ribbon. 
  • Glue sides of gift card slot shut, close card, and glue card back to the gift card holder. 
  • Stamp, punch and attach interior greeting to gift card holder.

Card 2 TreeTrimmings Be Merry Card


Whisper White: 4 ¼” x 5 ½”, 2 ¾” x 3 ¾”, scrap for stamping center ornament

Garden Green: 3” x 4”

Real Red: 3 ½” x 4 ½”

DSP: 2” x 4 ¼”(Piece 2)

  • Emboss FRONT ONLY of card using Pretty Petals Embossing Folder and Sizzix Big Shot Machine
  • Stamp two garden green ornaments on the far right and left of the 2 ¾” x3 ¾” WW cardstock.
  • Stamp one Real Red ornament onto a scrap of WW Cardstock, cut out with paper snips, set aside.
  • Use the paper piercing tool and mat from the mat pack to pierce a hole in the top of each ornament.
  • Thread Gold cording through the two green ornament (holes), around the top of the WW cardstock, and tie in a bow on the front of the ornaments.
  • Thread a short piece of gold cording through the hole in the real red stamped ornament image, wrap to front and tie in a bow.
  • Adhere a longer strand of gold cording between the two green ornaments, and affix to front of card with 2 vertically aligned stampin dimensional. Wrap other end around to the back of the card, and tape in place.
  • Remove protective paper from stampin’ dimensional and attach red ornament to them.
  • Assemble card layers as per picture.

Card 3: Small Christmas Bouquet/ Welcome Christmas into your heart


Whisper White: 4 ¼” x 11” scored at 5 ½”, 2 ½” x 2 ¾”

Always Artichoke: 2 5/8” x 2 7/8”

Real Red: 3 ¾” x 4”

DSP: 3 ½” x 3 ¾”  (Piece 3)

  • Color floral image from Peaceful Wishes with the brush marker of Always Artichoke and Real Red Stampin’ Write Markers.. be gentle, use the side of the marker not the tip. Stamp on small rectangle of Whisper White Card Stock. Use Real Red Stampin’ Write Marker to carefully ink just the edge of this cardstock rectangle. 
  • Stamp greeting on lower edge of card front (very low)
  • Assemble layers as per photo
  • Tie small grosgrain ribbon bow, affix with glue dot to stem of flower.

Card 4: Patterned Pines Card


Real Red: 4 ¼”x 11” scored at 5 ½”, 1 5/8” x 4”

Whisper White: (2)5 ¼” x 4” one for card front, one for inside of card.

DSP: 3 7/8” x 1 ½” (Piece 4)

  • Line up smaller Real Red Cardstock on the left side of one of the WW cardstock so you will know how far over to stamp Merry Christmas… and then stamp on the lower/right edge of the WW cardstock.
  • Stamp the three tree image appx. 1” above the Merry Christmas Greeting, leaving room for the taffeta ribbon. Affix the DSP to small Real Red CS , and to the card front. Tie ribbon bow, and attach to card front as per photo, affix to back with mini glue dots. 
  • Attach card front to RR card Base, and attach extra WW to inside of card

Card 5: Delightful Decorations very Merry Ornament Card


Whisper White Cardstock: 8 ½” x 5 1/5” scored at 4 ¼”and scraps for 3 ornament punches & ¾” circles.

Real Red Cardstock: 3” x 4”

DSP: 2 ¾” x 3 ¾” (Piece 5)

  • Stamp ‘very merry’ in lower right corner of card front.
  • Stamp the ornament string from “tree trimming” stamp set onto ww card front… 1” from right side(lower), and 1” to the left of first string(higher) refer to picture for placement.
  • Stamp DSP using Soft Suede image. Aligning so that the string ‘hangs’ appx 1” from the right (tall) side of dsp).
  • Attach DSP to RR cardstock and to left side of front of card.
  • Stamp 3 ornaments onto scraps of WW cardstock, punch out.
  • Stamp two circle decorations onto WW cardstock, and punch out with ¾” punch, attach to two of the ornaments.
  • Attach ornament to DSP just below string/bow, attach one ornament to string hanging closest to dsp.
  • Add Dimensionals to last ornament, and attach to card front (far right side)

Card6: Poinsettia punch, Spirit of Christmasclip_image012

Old Olive Card stock: 5 ½” x 11” scored at 4 ¼”, and scrap for 5-petal flower punch & greeting

Whisper white: (2)5 ¼” x 4”, 2 1/8” x 3 5/8”

Real Red: 2 ¼” x 3 ¾”, scrap for 5 petal flower punch

DSP: 2” x 3 ½”  (Piece 6)

  • Emboss one large WW CS using elegant bouquet embossing folder and Big Shot Machine. 
  • Assemble RR, WW , and DSP coordinating layers, attach to left side of card per photo.
  • Cut 7” of 5/8” grosgrain, fold in 1/2 and attach to right side of card.
  • Stamp greeting with real red ink, punch with wide oval punch, and use Old Olive Stampin’ Write Marker to highlight edges of oval.
  • Use Paper Piercing tool and mat pack to pierce holes for old olive brads, and attach brads to greeting. Affix to ribbon and card.
  • Stamp real red poinsettia, punch with 5 – petal flower punch, repeat for scraps of Real Red cardstock and Old Olive. Assemble into flower as per photo. 
  • Use paper piercing tool to arrange three more mustard brads in center of flower.
  • Attach flower to card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Attach extra WW cardstock to the inside of the card.

The Gift Able Bag!


Whisper White Cardstock: 8 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 2” and 6 ½”. Turn 90 degrees, score at 1” and 7”

Along the bottom edge (1 ½” scored line is the bottom) cut UP on the two scored lines to the 7” scored line.

WW Cardstock: 8 ½” x 6 ½” Place 8 ½” along top of paper trimmer and score at 1” and 7” turn 90 degrees, score at 1” and 5 ½” . Cut/remove all four corners.

WW Cardstock Handles: (2) ¾” x 8 ½”, WW cardstock for bag décor (2) 3” x 3 ¾”

Real Red Cardstock (2) 4 ¼” x 5 ¾”

DSP (2) 2 ¼” x 3 ¾”

  • Fold bag along all scored lines. The 1” lip goes to the inside/top of the bag. The two halves will nestle and fit neatly together. Glue in place with Tombow Multi Adhesive (provided).
  • Cut two 8 ½” pieces of taffeta ribbon, attach to bag handles with tape. Curve handles with your fingers… and then attach to inside front (and back) of bag… one handle on the front, one on the back. Use tombow to attach, hold in place until set.
  • Stamp three trees onto smaller WW cardstock, attach to RR Cardstock leaving ¼” of RR showing on three sides. (refer to photo)
  • Attach DSP in the same manner.
  • Tie bow, attach to bag décor, securing at back with mini glue dots.
  • Attach bag décor to bag front and back.

Here is a list of the supplies used in this project…   Scroll to the very bottom of the post to see the OSW diagram too!

Stamp Sets:

Christmas Classics      

Delightful Decorations

Patterned Pines

Peaceful Wishes

Short & Sweet

Heard from the Heart

Short & Sweet

Tree Trimmings

Warm Words

Christmas Punch

Many Merry Messages



¾” circle

5-petal flower

Word Window

Scallop Oval

½” circle

scallop edge

Wide Oval


Taffeta ribbon

gold cording

earth elements brads

stampin’ dimensional

Paper Piercing Tool

Big Shot Machine

5/8” Old Olive grosgrain

Always Artichoke ¼” ribbon

Old Olive and Real Red Stampin’ Write Markers Paper Snips

Mini Glue Dots 1

2 WW envelopes per project

Embossing folders:

elegant bouquet and Petals-A-Plenty

Classic Inks:

Real Red

Old Olive

Garden Green

Soft Suede


Real Red

Whisper White

Old Olive

Garden Green  

Always Artichoke


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Whew!!! We’re done… 12 cards and a gift-able bag.. wasn’t this fun!!  I’d love to facilitate this class for you and your friends!  Email me (tabs at the top of the page) to get more information and details!

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Amy said...

Absolutely beautiful! Hard to believe it is a OSW!

Stephanie said...

WOW! You really do deserve the "heart" award. Others are charging lots o money for ideas. Thanks for sharing!

Rosie said...

Totally Awesome Sharon, thanks so much for sharing and sharing in such great detail! Very generous of you!

lisa808 said...

Awesome--thanks for the great instructions.

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gayle said...

Great project! Thanks for sharing ALL of the details. Really appreciated.