Victorian Inspired Christmas Card


Victorian Inspired Christmas Card

As Tiny Tim says, "Merry Christmas, Everyone!" Wish your loved ones a season filled with classic holiday cheer with this Victorian Inspired Christmas Card. Guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone's face, this handmade card looks professionally done and is sure to help fill your home with the Christmas spirit. Handmade Christmas cards like this one are a great way to show people how much you care...and your loved ones are sure to appreciate you going the extra mile to create a lovely Christmas greeting by hand.

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts




  • Sizzix Bigz Die – Festive Gent - #660034
  • Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 17PK – Holiday Words: Block - #660057
  • Cardstock
  • Patterned Paper
  • Adhesive Foam
  • Ink
  • Paint
  • Rivets
  • Sanding Block
  • Small Ornaments
  • Twine
  • Velvet Leaves



  1. Cut a piece of cardstock to size and fold in half to form a card base.
  2. Distress the card front with ink and splattered paint.
  3. Cut a band of patterned paper to fit across the card front; do not adhere to the card front yet.
  4. Attach a piece of paper with cream patterned paper to the card front. If desired, distress with ink.
  5. Wrap twine around the patterned paper twice and tie into a knot. Attach the patterned paper to the card front.
  6. Die-cut the phrase "Season's Greetings" out of cardstock, adhere to a piece of craft cardstock, trim to size and distress with a sanding block and ink. Embellish with rivets and attach to the card front.
  7. Die-cut a Festive Gent out of cardstock and distress with paint, let dry and attach to the card front using adhesive foam to give dimension.
  8. Embellish with small ornaments, velvet leaves and twine bows.

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