Here are the instructions for Summer Fullerton’s sweet holiday cards, which can be found on page 47 of the Winter 2009 issue.

holiday gift card holder by Summer Fullerton

holiday gift card holder
by Summer Fullerton

  1. Cut a 4.25 x 9.5 card base from white cardstock and fold accordingly—right side fold in approx. 2.25” and left side fold in approx. 3.25”. The end result should be a 4.25 x 4.25” square card.
  2. Cut patterned paper accordingly—pink snowflake approx. 2 x 3.75; round right corners; green dot approx. 3 x 3.75; round right corners; red stripe approx. .75 x 3.75; teal snowflake approx. 1.25 x 4.25; scallop edge.
  3. Adhere papers to card—pink paper on inside fold and from left to right layering green, red, and teal papers on the outside fold.
  4. Use black ribbon to cover seam and edge with holiday word stickers.
  5. Punch scallop from a scrap of green cardstock and attach sticker. Use a safety pin to attach tag to ribbon.


have yourself a merry little christmas
by Summer Fullerton

  1. Make a 4 x 6 card from black cardstock; round right corners.
  2. Cut patterned paper accordingly—3.75 1.75 for the red stripe; 3.75 x 3 for the pink snowflake; 3.75 x .75 for the teal snowflake.
  3. Round upper right corner of teal paper and round lower right corner of striped red paper.
  4. Adhere papers to card front as shown.
  5. Attach word stickers between teal and pink patterned papers.
  6. Stamp greeting on scrap piece of coordinating green cardstock (approx. 1.25 x 2.75); round right corners.
  7. Sew button in place.

Designer’s tip: Try stamping on the non-textured side of your cardstock—it produces a cleaner image.