The new Sizzix pop-up card die (available from Ben Franklin Crafts) is so cool! I just love how intricate it makes the card look but how easy it makes the construction. Basically, I just placed a double-sided Imaginisce card stock onto the pop-up tree die (that was placed in the card base die) and rolled it through my Sizzix machine. Next I adhered two panels (one on each side of the card) of cardstock over the cut out triangular openings (the perfect spots for some hand written sentiments). It is important to chose the right card stock to compliment the inside and outside of the card.
The rubber stamp Santa was made by Stampendous and can be purchased from Ben Franklin Crafts. The stamped image was colored with Copic pens and embellished with glitter. The ribbon pack and acrylic crystals are great BFC bargain purchases for your holiday crafting. I especially like the crystal package (from the wedding department) because you can cut off strips and simply apply and tear off the individual crystals. I guarantee that your friends and family will be impressed by your crafting skills if you use one or more of the new Sizzix Xmas dies. At this busy time of the year, craft easy and send someone a smile.