Featured Tutorials: Intermediate

Tina created this card to show off the entire die template’s design. To show the different elements, she added coloured glitter cardstock under each section to highlights each feature and set them apart from each other. Just add pearls and ribbon to give some extra pizazz!


Glittered Greetings by Tina McDonald


Glittered Greetings by Tina McDonald


Spellbinders Supplies:

  • S4-434 Holiday Greetings
  • Junior Metal Shim
  • GC-001 Spellbinders® Grand Calibur® Die Cutting and Embossing Machine

Other Supplies:

  • Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock®: Glitter Cardstock (Green, Gold, Light Blue, Blue and Red)
  • May Arts: White Ribbon
  • Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L®: Crafty Foam Tape and E-Z Runner® Permanent Strip Adhesive
  • Want2Scrap©: Self-Adhsive Baby Pearls
  • White Cardstock
  • Red Gem


  1. Prepare card base 4½ x 5¾” with side fold. Adhere blue glitter cardstock.
  2. Trim white card stock to 4 x 5¼”. Cut/emboss using Holiday Greetings in Grand Calibur Machine.
  3. Trim strips of glitter card stock to approximately 1 x 4”. Adhere to underside of white card stock die cut from step 2.
  4. Trim blue glitter paper to 1 x 4”. Die cut snowflake strip only. Adhere snowflakes with foam tape to card front over top of existing snowflakes, with the points between the ones underneath.
  5. Tie ribbon, add gem.
  6. Adhere to card front using foam tape.
  7. Add pearls to tree tops and snowflake centers.
  8. Adhere to card front using foam tape.


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If you LOVED this, take it to the next level and try a more advanced project!