Hip to be Square Christmas Card

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Hip to be Square Christmas Card featuring Endless Wishes and White Christmas stamp sets by Stampin' Up! #aworkofcarte #whitechristmas #endlesswishes #christmascards #stampinup

Fun 'n Crafty Blog Hop!Hello stampers! I feel like it’s been an eternity since I’ve been able to craft or write for my blog! A quick one for you today though since I am so excited about this Hip to be Square Christmas card using the technique created by Ink Stains with Roni. This card features the White Christmas and Endless Wishes sets. I used some All is Calm designer series paper and a little bit of Lost Lagoon Silky Taffeta Ribbon for the bow. The colors I used are Lost Lagoon and Pear Pizzaz. The lighter blue snowflakes on the inside of the card are stamped in Coastal Cabana.

This card is a square card but it’s made from one sheet of card stock. Just like with smaller quarter sized cards, you can get two of them to a sheet. The final measurements of this card is 3 1/2” x 3 1/2”. I used a 10 1/2” x 3 1/2” flat sheet, scored it at 3 1/2” and 7” and then scored each outside flap on the diagonal (running the same direction). Pretty simple to make if you have a diagonal score board (I didn’t so I made a jig out of post it notes). Each layer is 1/4” smaller than the previous layer, which leaves 1/8” overhang on each edge.

Here’s what it looks like on the inside:

Hip to be Square Christmas Card featuring Endless Wishes and White Christmas stamp sets by Stampin' Up! #aworkofcarte #whitechristmas #endlesswishes #christmascards #stampinup

I think this is definitely one of my favorites that I’ve made so far! That’s all I have for you today. If you want more information on how to create this type of card, check out the original tutorial “Hip To Be Square” by Ink Stains with Roni.

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Updates on the move and the family:

Well it’s been a month since we began the move. As of Monday, we officially no longer live at the apartment — we turned in the keys! It feels so good to have that project behind us. Moving is such hard work and I hope we don’t have to do it again any time soon!

This week was a challenging week for us. Our oldest daughter ended up in the hospital for a 4 day 3 night stay. They suspect that it was that nasty enterovirus but, since the treatment was the same either way, we opted not to have them test for it. She’s doing much better than she was on Thursday and we’re thankful for the care she received.

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6 Comments on “Hip to be Square Christmas Card”

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  2. I love this beautiful card! The design is so fun, and it is neat to receive cards outside of the usual A2 size.

    I hope that you are getting settled in your new place and that your daughter is doing better!

    1. Thanks Sara! We’re pretty much settled — all that’s left is figuring out what to do and where to put all those kitchen gadgets I’ve been collecting over the years. Craft room is done! Will post pictures soon.

  3. What a clever idea for a fun and beautiful card! My girls had fun opening it up and trying to figure out how you made it.

    1. Thanks Angela! One of the Fun N Crafty girls received a swap with this type of card and I just had to make one too! Pretty easy to do but I recommend having the diagonal score board for it. Might make it a ton easier than a post it note jig!

  4. Loved this card! It was a fun surprise for how it folded; I totally have to try it. Thanks for sharing your fun ideas and great eye for combining stamps and papers in a cool way. :)

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