A trendy (and easy to create!) felt pennant adds a fun finishing touch to this hip Christmas card.Debbie Olson, Thinking Inking
Cut card base to 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and fold in half. Cut patterned paper for card front to 5-3/8" x 4-1/8". If desired, use corner rounder to round lower edges of both patterned paper and card base. Sand edges of patterned paper if you are using a vintage paper. Using distress ink, lightly stain edges of card base. Finally, attach patterned card front to card base with glue or double-sided tape.
From coordinating piece of patterned paper, cut trim piece and mat layer for card front. If desired, create a decorative edge with either a die or a punch. Attach matted trim piece to card base. Note: Mat layer shown in die below.
Die-cut panel for sentiment and stamp sentiment onto panel. Using distressing ink, lightly stain the edges then attach sentiment panel to card front with foam tape.
Using a variety of felt pieces that coordinate with patterned paper, cut five triangles as banners. (The ones shown above are 7/8" across at the top x 1-5/8" to the bottom point.) Glue felt triangles to baker's twine.
Using foam tape, attach banner to card base and tie bows on both ends.