Christmas Quickies With Couture Creations – 1

Here’s the first in a series of quick creations for the Couture Creations design team.

Today’s creation uses elements from The Gift Of Giving papercraft collection from Couture Creations.

Couture Creations Products Used

  • CO727908 – Die Cut Sentiments Set – The Gift of Giving
  • CO725937 – Le Petit Jardin Evening Branch Mini Die
  • CO725360 – Red (Iridescent Finish) Foil – Heat Activated
  • Rectangle Cut Foil and Emboss Die
  • ULT200066 – Blood Red Cardstock


I begin by matting and layering some red and white cardstock on to the front of an A6 card.

Two pieces of red cardstock were then cut out, approx 2in x 5in. To one some red foil was applied by first scrunching and rolling the foil in hand to create a distressed look. The GoPress and Foil was then used to heat set this to the card.

The GoPress and Foil was then used to foil and cut the rectangular frame on white cardstock. This panel was then fixed to the centre of the card using foam pads.

The evening branch die was then used to punch out multiple copies of the evening brands from both pieces of red card.

Each branch was then chopped down into smaller sections using scissors and glue into place along the top and bottom of the panel.

A pre-cut banner was then cut in half and some pigment ink applied to give it some colour. These were then put at either end of the panel.

I then added some glaze to the sentiment and fixed this in place with foam pads.

Finally a few gems were applied for a little twinkle.

Hope you enjoyed this little overview. If you would like to see more of my design team explorations for Couture Creations, or more of those of my team mates, you can visit the archive here.

Thanks for stopping by and I look forward to sharing more with you soon!

Bye for now.

J :)

John Bloodworth Gentleman Crafter Couture Creations Design Team Badge.

12 thoughts on “Christmas Quickies With Couture Creations – 1

  1. Gorgeous card John, love the beautiful red colour and the red foil.
    Thank you so much for the step by step tutorial, stay safe and have a wonderful day.


  2. Hi john, some days I need a bit of inspiration. Thanks, for sharing your ideas glad you ok and seem to have got through this year positively. Getting your craft room tidy is a great start. I did it recently and found stuff I had forgotten about lol. Keep safe.


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