Quick Holiday Card–Scalloped Edge

Free Scalloped Edge Christmas Card Tutorial

This Scalloped Edge Christmas Card is quick to make. Being short on time doesn’t have to mean short on style. The card design gets its pop from the decorative striped paper. The color palette ofScalloped Edge Christmas Card--Free Tutorial the paper includes nontraditional Christmas colors. For example, the two shades of pink replace the traditional red.  We can all feel pressed for time during the busy holiday season. That is why I included product links to the items that make this card design special. Just click on the product names and you will go to the product page.


Decorative Paper–Gingerbread Stripes
Inks: Clearsnap Dye Ink Green, Clearsnap Pigment Ink Gold
Tombow Dual Brush Pen in Rhodamine Red and Chartreuse
Scalloped Circle Paper Punches–two sizes
Scalloped Edge Cutter
Foam Mounting Tape
Aleene’s Tacky Glue Stick


  1. Create card based. The folded dimensions of the card base are 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″.
  2. Cut a 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ rectangle from the striped decorative paper and a 5 1/2″ X 2″ strip from white cardstock.
  3. Add a scalloped edge to a 5 1/2″ X 2″ strip of pink cardstock.
  4. Punch a large scalloped circle from white cardstock and punch the smaller scalloped circle from pink cardstock.
  5. Ink up the circle dot stamp with gold ink and stamp onto the pink scalloped circle.
  6. The Holly is stamped in green on white cardstock, colored in with the dual brush pen and then trimmed.
  7. Cut a 5″ X 1/2″ strip from green cardstock.
  8. Assemble card using the glue stick. Attach the scalloped circle component using a foam mounting tape.

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