Thursday, December 13, 2018

Making Christmas Cards Special with Quick Quotes!

Hi, Connie here with a couple of  Christmas cards using the new Holly Jolly Holiday Collection by Quick Quotes and just for fun, I printed out some Christmas cards, using a vintage photo, from my iP8720 Canon Printer Really happy with the results!

The card design is pretty simple.  Mat coordinating pattern paper to the cardstock base.  Shade with Quick Quotes PowderPuff Chalk inks (listed below).  Add a smaller piece of coordinating pattern paper to the card front, shade with the chalk inks and adhere to card front.  Mat die cut image on cardstock and adhere.

Stamp sentiment, using Quick Quotes PowderPuff Chalk ink, on cardstock and trim out.  Adhere to card front.  Add twine and small wooden embellishments.  The wooden embellishments are colored with Quick Quotes PowderPuff Chalk inks.  Colors beautifully!!!

I wanted to put a photo inside the card, so I came up with this (with the help of the iP8720 Canon Printer) ~

I got to playing around with the Image Garden (program that comes with the iP8720 Canon Printer) and made a card to go inside the created card.

I printed it in Gray ink on 4"x6" Canon photo paper.   Very easy and love the look!!!
Then I tried printing a vintage photo on cardstock ~

The trick on this one is to flip the photo (as shown in the top photo).  The cardstock size is 4"x10".  You will have a small margin
of paper to trim off.

I think certain family members will love these cards, so I will be printing more. 

Supply list:
Quick Quotes: Holly Jolly Holiday Collection
Quick Quotes PowderPuff Chalk inks: Desert Sun, Barn Board, Cactus, Vanilla Cream and Midnight Confessions.
iP8720 Canon Printer
Canon photo paper/High Gloss
Beacon 527
Stamps: Joy Clair and Darkroom Door
Scrapbook Adhesives

Thanks for stopping by~
Connie Mercer


  1. Love love love love these!! LOVING that photo one and the little house!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. You amaze me friend!! What a great idea to create the photo 'card!'Love it~ I like the cards you created up top as well, so pretty and the twine adds a great touch! TFS karen o

  3. That is sooooo cool. It is soooo vintage.


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