Handing out cards during the holidays is pretty much a given but sometimes store-bought cards aren’t as pretty or personal as we would like. Today I am sharing with you four FREE Christmas card templates and teaching you how to use deco foil and Cricut party foil to make them look as beautiful as the expensive Hallmark cards!
During this holiday season, the blog is usually overflowing with Christmas crafts, like the new Custom Christmas Recipe Signs or my new free festive Crepe Paper Poinsettia Tutorial, so if you are in the mood for more cheerful Christmas Crafts check out the whole Home and Holiday section here.
Download Your Free Christmas Card Templates
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- 65-80 cardstock (Craft Stash has some beautiful heavy cardstocks for card-making)
- Cricut party foil
- Deco foil
- Tombow clear liquid glue
- Basic laminator
- Laser printer (or send the free files to your local printer)
- Cricut cutting machine (or any cutting machine that works with SVG files)
- SVG & Printable Christmas Cards – Download all four of mine below via the teal button! You will be sent a password to the freebie vault and will find them under the holiday section!
If you are already a member, then login right here and find it in the Holiday or crepe flower section. Remember to use the password you were given in the first email. Need help entering the vault? Read this helpful post here.
Directions for Foil Christmas Card Template Assembly (scroll down for video)
- Print your card via the FREE printable PDF files. Alternatively, upload the SVG or PNG image file to Cricut and perform the Print Then Cut method.
- Heat up your laminator machine.
- Cut your card either with a straight cutter or your Cricut machine.
- Cut your deco foil to size to cover the printed image
- Place the deco foil over the printed image area and while holding the foil in place with your fingers run the deco foil/card together through the laminator.
- Peel your decor foil off to reveal the shimmery magic!
- If you wish to add additional colors, cut out other shapes in Cricut party foil and glue onto the card’s front.
- Enjoy your stunning card!
How to Make Deco Foil Christmas Cards Video Tutorial
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