Paper Craft Christmas Cards

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For the past two years James and I have created handmade Christmas cards for our loved ones. This year we decided to take a different approach to the craft by using layers of paper cut-outs as our base.

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For the more complex designs, we first created them digitally, and then printed out guides for cutting each color.

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Each layer was cut out very carefully.

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For some of the cards we used colored construction paper, but for those with a more dynamic color palette, we painted each piece individually by mixing acrylic paints.

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Once we had each paper layer complete we assembled and glued them together.

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Each card is unique, and we had a lot of fun coming up with the different designs. The best part is knowing they will each bring a smile to our loved ones this Christmas season.

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3 Comments on “Paper Craft Christmas Cards”

  1. crystalgmartin says:

    Wow, those are beautiful! It’s a card and a gift all in one!

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