Tuesday, November 26, 2019

How to make Star of David Shaped Hanukkah Card Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you a super cute fun fold card.  Today, I am going to share another project in my 25 Days of Christmas Holiday Card Series 2019.  I am going to share with you a Star card, and yes I did say this was a fun fold.  Which I know if you follow me (and if you don't why would you not :)) you know that I don't do them a lot.  My rule is if something is to many steps I am probably not going to do it.  And, I know must of you are the same way.  I also designed this card to be a Hanukkah card for my Jewish friends out there.  Here's a look at my project.

Tips & Tricks: 

I used the Brightly Gleaming Designer Series Paper for my card today, and it is cut at 8 3/4 x 10".  You going to line it up at 5 on the 10" side and make a center mark.  Then you are going to turn the designer series paper in the trimmer from the center point to the bottom corner and make cut it to make a triangle.   Then you are going to pull in the Simply Score and score at 4 3/8 and 5 7/8 on all three sides.  When you are lining up make sure that you are keeping the point in the corner slightly away from the top of the score board so you don't damage you points.  You will want to fold and burnish your score lines into a mountain and valley fold.  

You are going to need a piece of 5 x 5 piece of Very Vanilla cardstock and you are going to line up the cardstock with your folded card and trace around.  Then cut inside the lines to get the insert for your card.  At this point you can stamp your sentiment on the inside.  I used the candles from I say Hello Photopolymer Stamp Set and stamped them in Tuxedo Black ink because I colored them using my stampin blends.   The other set I used was the A Wish For Everything bundle since it has great sentiments and matching dies that you create the prefect sentiment for any project.

I stamped my candles three times but masked off the ones that I wanted.  I wanted to create a little menorah so the candles were the easiest way to do this.  I then colored them candles with my Night of Navy light stampin' blend and the Light Mango Melody one for the tops.  I just did simple coloring to fill in the candles.  I then stamped the sentiment at the top and bottom of the candles in Night of Navy ink.  I used snail adhesive to adhere it to the inside of the card.
Once you get the sentiment in it's time to fold up your card.  And, it's just a simple mountain valley fold starting in one corner, and you are going to do go around until you get to the last side and you are going to tuck the last one in to the first one.  Basically you are tucking each inside corner under the other.  It makes more sense when you watch the tutorial.
The die cut HAPPY will be attached to the oval with liquid glue, and the hanukkah is stamped.  I finished off the card with some of the star designer elements.  

Video Tutorial: 

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Thanks for dropping by today, I hope that you have enjoyed today's little project.  I will see you again tomorrow for another cut little card.  
Happy Stampin' 
Rick Adkins 

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