While this page will focus on Christmas Card Making Tutorials, the techniques are what is important in designing greeting cards. What Makes them Christmas Cards are the colors, papers and phrases used on the cards. The techniques can be used for any seasonal cards just by changing the colors and items used to make the cards and the sentiments you choose to use.
I have collected some videos of techniques for Card Making and have made some of my own Christmas Cards based on those techniques. Just below my cards, I have posted a video of how the card was made. I hope you can enjoy these and find just the right technique or combination of techniques for your own holiday cards or scrapbook cards.
Below is a video instruction for the Herringbone Fold Pocket Card.
Here is a great folding technique for a beautiful and unique Tri-Fold Shutter Card by Beate Johns from SplitCoastStampers. This one is great to use up scraps of your patterned papers, especially of they are from the same collection. For making Christmas or Holiday Cards, use some of your wrapping paper scraps to add to your card making designs.
Scrapbook Advice Card Making Tip: Make your Holiday Cards to match the gift wrapping - really a nice idea for those special gifts.
Here is an interesting Faux Silk Finish Technique from Terrbear38 as a great embellishment for the front of your Christmas Cards. This is a great way to recycle some of that holiday tissue paper. A great way to spruce up your scrapbook cards.
Here is a card Designed by Debbie Seyer for Spellbinders, which uses an impressibilities template in more than one way for your card making designs. I particularly like her idea for the second card, so watch it all the way through.
Here's a tutorial for a Squash Book from Dawn's Stamping Thoughts. This is a great idea for a mini book as a small grandparent holiday gift.
Here's a Tri-Fold Envelope Card from CardInspired. The Video is fun to watch for designing greeting cards with a twist and it is very fast so hold on. It's a great idea however and you actually don't need an envelope for this one.
Here is a short little video clip from JewelsPaperJewels
showing you a very easy way to add a Tied Ribbon to accent your cards that will be perfect and lie flat.
I hope this collection of Christmas Card Making Tutorials will get you started on some new techniques to try.