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Make your own Snow Globe Christmas card

Make your own Snow Globe Christmas card

Learn how to make your own festive Snow Globe card! With Christmas just around the corner, we’ve put together the perfect guide for creating a special card full of 3D Christmas details. Watch our 'Let it Snow' Snow Globe Die Set video for inspiration and follow the detailed instructions below to make your own – a unique festive card that is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit!

WATCH: Let it Snow - Snow Globe Die Set

 

What else you’ll need before you start:

• Double-sided adhesive pads (Glue can also be used)
Single-fold cards, display globe cards or cardstock of your own choosing
• Die-Cutting Machine
Optional: Peel off stickers

 

Step 1 – Making your globe scene

Start your card by picking your desired design from our compatible craft pads and cut out all elements on the sheet. Following the number order given, assemble your snow globe scene using double-sided adhesive pads.

Step 2 – Adding the display globe

Take your display globe and add double-sided tape to both sides of the outer rim. Before sticking it down on top of your assembled design, place a small heap of Polar White Flower Soft to the centre of your design ready for your display globe to seal it all in.

Step 3 – Making your card

Now it's time to make your card. You can use our 5x7 or 6x6 single-fold cards as a base for your snow globe design, or get creative and try our range of coloured & foiled card for something unique - just cut down to your desired size and fold in half.

Step 4 – Cutting out a space for the display globe
Pick which Snow Globe Die Set you would like to use (you have a choice of two styles) and start cutting out your shapes. Use the included oval die with your existing die-cutting machine (or the aperture template included with your display globe) to cut the hole in your card for the display globe.
Tip: You can skip this step by using our pre-cut snow globe cards! Click HERE
Step 5 – Draw out a guide for the die-cut decorative frame

Take a separate sheet of coloured card the same size as your folded card and place it behind your card front. Trace around the space you've just cut out onto the card below - this will give you a guide for where to place the next die, ensuring both pieces line up perfectly when you come to assemble later.

Step 6 – Cut out the frame with your die

Cut out the second layer of your card front using the main decorate frame die included in your set. Using the guide you've just made, tape down the die and cut.

Step 7 – Assembling your card

Now it's time to assemble! Start by unfolding your card and sticking it in place on top of your assembled globe (use our above video if you need some help). Next, glue down your cut-out card on top, this will give you the desired layer effect.

Step 8 – Finishing touches

Finish off your card by cutting out and adding the decorative elements included in your die set. We love the effect our Mirri card gives! For an optional step, add on extra embellishments with our peel-off stickers.

 

And there you have it, your very own Snow Globe Christmas card! As always, if you decide to create your own card, make sure to tag us so we can see!

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