Let it Snow Christmas Shaker Card Folio

Prima Christmas in the Country Fold Out Card Folio by Kathy Clement Photo 01

Let it Snow Christmas Shaker Card Folio with Spellbinders All Is Calm Word Frame

Hello, Friends!  I think you are going to love this Let it Snow Christmas Shaker Card Folio.  It’s perfect for gift giving, quick and easy to make, and pretty enough to use as part of your holiday décor.   Pretty papers from Prima’s Christmas in the Country provide the backdrop for a festive shaker element made with Spellbinders Amazing Paper Grace All is Calm Word Frame.

Spellbinders Amazing Paper Grace All Is Calm Word Frame Shaker Element by Kathy Clement Photo 01

Adorn the 6 1/4″ square folio with some handmade poinsettia flowers, Christmas ribbon and holly leaves.

Spellbinders Amazing Paper Grace All is Calm Word Frame Shaker Box by Kathy Clement Photo 01

Here’s a close up of the shaker element.  I love the way the sparkly sequins shimmer behind the lattice work frame.  It’s just like looking at Christmas lights through a wintry window!  This die set comes with two different sentiments.  I die cut the Let it Snow sentiment from red metallic paper and regular cardstock.  If you offset the sentiments slightly when you adhere them together, it creates a bit of a drop shadow effect.

Suspend some cute Christmas Charms from the spine.

A Peek Inside

I love to make projects that are part card, part mini album, and part gift!  Create a little waterfall mechanism on the left to store photos of the season.

How about a Christmas Tea Party in a Box?  You can fill yours with little treats and treasures that will bring joy to the recipient.

Use your scraps to dress up individually wrapped Ghiradelli Chocolates, honey dipper, cookies and honey packets.  And you are never too grown up for a peppermint stick!  The vellum envelope holds a holiday tea bag and a post card to write your personal greeting.

Decorate the flap pages, or leave room to add photos.

Maybe I’ll try to work up a Throwback Thursday tutorial so you can learn how to build the base.  Then you can decorate it up with your own favorite papers.  Would you like that?

You can find a linked supply list below this post.

Thanks for stopping by!

Cheerio,

kathy

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13 thoughts on “Let it Snow Christmas Shaker Card Folio

  1. Rosemary D Schroader

    Your card is gorgeous, Kathy! Yes, yes, yes–please do a throw-back Thursday tutorial on how to make the base! Thank you for your hard work!

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  2. Ann Heatherton

    I live for your next tutorial, so yes please, if you get the time.
    I adore that when your embellishments seem complete, you find one more spot to fit yet another adornment. But it never appears crowded or overdone. That, Kathy, is a well-honed talent.

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  3. Martie Rollin

    This folio embodies Christmas with all the joy we expect to see! Ginny, of Polly’s Paper Studio uses this poinsettia die year round on lots of cards. It continues to amaze me that 2 paper artists can use the same dies, yet the flowers look completely different…wonderful to see!! YES! Strong vote for a process video on this folio! I agree with Dana…there is always something new to learn!

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  4. Dana Roepke

    Beautiful – love this shaker, collection and the poinsettias made with print paper! I would love to see a TBT for this card – always learn new things 🙂

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  5. Cheryl Wells

    Beautiful folio, Kathy – I love your flowers, and a tutorial would be fantastic – thank you for sharing your talent!!

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  6. Susan Steele

    Oh yes!!! Would luv to see you doing a tutorial for Throwback Thursday on how to make the base of your folios! Great idea! And yes … luv how you decorated this Christmas folio all up …inside and out! Luv all your ‘Kathy’ details! Hugs, Suzy Q

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  7. Gena Krannig

    What a gorgeous folio, Kathy! There’s nothing better than a cozy, warm, country Christmas! Your folio has such a beautiful, rustic feel to it. I absolutely love he shaker window and those lovely poinsettias. The country images are beautiful and the tea party box is fantastic! And that’s a big YES on doing a throw back Thursday tutorial. Would love it! Thank you for sharing! Hugs!

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