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Creating the Perfect Christmas Card

If you’re looking to address your friends, family, and loved ones in a truly personalised fashion this festive season, then why not opt for creating your own greetings cards and seasonal invitations! A wonderful way to add a sprinkling of handmade charm to any celebration, here at The Range we’ve got all the desirable Christmas Craft Essentials to help your next DIY project stand out.

 

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Die Cutting

Designed to help any keen crafter shape and sculpt the perfect pattern, our extensive collection of dies and die cutting machines are guaranteed to help work wonders. With plenty of designs to choose from, it’s never been easier to add layers of festive charm to any item of handiwork. Suitable for use with machines such as the Gemini Die Cutting and Embossing Machine, creating something personal will no doubt raise spirits this Christmas.


Stamps and Embossing Folders

Much like die-cutting, embossing is another stunning way to add a flurry of wintry wonder to any handmade card, decoration, or invitation this Christmas. Designed to add layers of texture and depth to materials such as card and foil, why not spruce up your next greetings card with help from folders such as the Hello Winter Cut and Emboss Folder.

Are you after a straight forward way to entertain little ones with big ideas? If so, then why not try accentuating handmade cards with stamps, stickers, and stencils! With special craft sets, such as the Peel and Stick Christmas Sequin Picture that is suitable for children, getting messy has never been so much fun.

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Paper Packs and Embellishments

Great for those that are looking to create something truly unique and personalised, here at The Range our impressive selection of paper, card, and foam packs are sure to inspire creativity.

Ideal for creating backdrops, wintry scenes, and even for adding layers of texture when combined with the use of Dies and Embossing Folders, Paper Packs are a wonderful and highly versatile way to ensure your piece of handiwork stands out.

With seasonal designs filled with snowmen, wreaths, and even softly-falling snowflakes, these must-have crafting essentials are guaranteed to help ensure your hard work really stands out on the mantelpiece.

Looking to add extra detail to your masterpiece? Why not try experimenting with Glitter, Gems, and even accessories such as Washi Tape and Buttons, Pins, or Beads.

 

Our Top-Tips

When you’ve gathered all the essentials needed to help you create your picture-perfect design, here are a few handy tips worth remembering:

1. Always Leave Space for Writing – There’s nothing worse than creating a wonderful wintry design then realising there’s no space for well-wishes. To avoid this, always make a note of where you’re going to add text and then work around that area.

2. Experiment with Portrait and Landscape Layouts – Don’t be shy to try out different orientations when it comes to designing your cards. Why not opt for a landscape scene or even a portrait-orientated dangling bauble design!

3. Don’t Be Afraid to Create Multiple Versions of The Same Design – There’s nothing wrong with copying the same design but adding a sprinkling of something different each time. If you’re proud of it, then why not flaunt it!

4. Ensure You Leave Plenty of Time for Creativity – Once you know what you’re going to create, ensure you leave ample time to plan and carry out the process. There’s nothing worse than a rushed design.

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