Every year, without fail, no matter how organised I try to be, I always seem to leave making my Christmas cards to the last minute. I like creating and sending unique cards which is great, but it means that I can really struggle to get my cards finished in time as each card needs so much thought.
This year, I have decided to mass produce one card design , to speed up the process and ensure I actually have some hand made cards to send out to my loved ones!
- Come up with your design and make a prototype to follow. You can keep it fairly simple, everyone is happy to receive a hand made card!
- Make sure when you sit down to make your cards you have everything you need to hand to complete the cards – don’t do as I did and run out of tape…
- Turn on a good film, grab a glass of wine or a cup of tea and snacks to keep you going.
- Break the card design down into individual elements.
- Batch make each element – complete one, clean up your supplies then start on the next element (make one extra of everything, just in case!)
- Elicit help if you can find some. My husband was happy to help me as I put him in charge of the die-cutting and embossing, and he did such a good job – he probably took more care than I would!
- Final assembly – Work methodically and plan a reward for when you have finished that last one!
If you need any supplies to help out, Stampin’ Up! has free delivery running until 22:50 tonight – just click the link!
Good luck with making those Christmas cards!
Thanks for reading,