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Holiday Blizzard Project – Marcia’s Holly Jolly Acetate Greetings

Holly Jolly Christmas Card
By: Marcia Mattos, Artistic Guide

Finished card size:  4.25" x 5.5"

Christmas Critters clear stamp set (Penny Black)
Snowflakes (Studio G)          
Sentiment (Studio G)
White Opaque ink pad (Staz-on)
Jet Black ink pad (Staz-on)
Old Olive ink pad (Stampin'Up)        
White (2.5" x 3" and 3" x 3.5")  and Red (2.25" x 2.75") Cardstock (Bazzil)
Other supplies:
Acetate Card (unknown)
Watercolor pencils
White puffy paint (Tulip)
Icicle Stickles (Ranger)
Mini buttons
Red ribbon
Slide Die  (Cuttebug)
Pop dots and glue dots


  1. Stamp Snowflakes randomly on the Acetate card using the White Opaque Staz-on. Round the edges using a corner rounder punch.
  2. Stamp the Critter image on White cardstock with Staz-on Jet Black ink and color it using the watercolor pencils. Sponge edges with Old Olive ink.
  3. Using a scalloped scissors, cut along the edges of the stamped image forming a rectangle. Then cut a red cardstock rectangle a little bigger than the White scalloped piece. Glue both pieces together.
  4. Add Stickles and Puffy Paint to the image (hat and snow).
  5. Add the Buttons to the stamped image.
  6. Stamp the Sentiment to the slide, sponge the edges with Old Olive ink.
  7. Add the ribbon to the slide and glue it to the card front.
  8. Apply the rectangle to the card front using pop dots.
  9. Cut another piece of white cardstock with scalloped scissors and glue it to the inside of the card (this is where you will write your message).
  10. Now sign your card!!


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8 Responses »

  1. Oh WOW!! I LOVE this card! I must try this idea! Thanks for sharing!
    Sunshine, New Zealand 🙂

  2. Amazing as usually Marcia, I love your cards!
    hugs Lu

    love it!

  4. Marcia, this is really wonderful! I love snowflakes and the acetate card just make them pop out! Love the distressed tag and the way you put everything togheter... already on my idea binder! Xoxo!

  5. How adorable. EVen if Christmas is over I want to make a card like this one.

  6. Soooo cute - I'm going to give this a go too.

  7. I do like those acetate cards. Now I have to find some to stamp on, LOL
    I am inspired by your project.

  8. Your card is adorable.