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Christmas House Pop Up
by Jeanne Jachna

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There is nothing better than HOME for the holidays!   I love sending one of a kind handmade cards for all occasions.  I've always felt that special fold cards were a little complicated and out of my league.  With the introduction of EASEL craft dies,  Poppystamps makes it easy enough for even me to make!

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In fact, the hardest part about making this card was deciding what colors to make it.  Since my daughter recently moved into a turn of the century modern colonial I thought she'd get a kick out of this one decked out like her own house with Evergreen painted shutters and entrance.

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The card base is made by cutting the largest die twice and assembling the two pieces.  Next cut the smaller house shaped die and add a sentiment.  Cut another smaller house shaped die cut (the pieces in pink) and decorate it for the cover of your card.

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The die set includes snow drifts to hang from the window sills and porch roof.  I cut mine from glitter paper. I was so tempted to hand cut little candles to put in the windows! 

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Here's how the sentiment looks on the inside of the card.  I stamped a sentiment from the CHRISTMAS TIME stamp set on a Memory Box Stitched Oval.  The fancy font, and pretty stitching on the  oval makes this even more beautiful!

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The easel card can be displayed like this.  I see little tree decorations placed around it on the mantle - comfy cozy.

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This card looks fussy with it's colorful layers but was so easy to make!  I'm tickled pink that I could make a fussy card like this! 

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Comments

Amazing Easel Card Jeanne ... I already have it in my Wish List!!! Hope all is well!!!

Hi Jeanne, This is a fabulous card, I love how you have created this card, I would love to live in a house like this.
Stay safe, stay well, and have a lovely weekend.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

This is a great die and you've made a great card with it! it's on my wish list for when I win the lottery!

Oh Jeanne...this card is amazing! I must put this die on my wish list as it is the best die I have ever seen! So many uses for it, I would use it allll the time! Poppy stamps should make other dies like this, like a candyshop, a post office, lemonade stand, Santa worhshop,, etc.....ohhh I could go on and on! These easel cards are perfect. I need to be realllly good so Santa will fill my stocking with more dies!
Thanks for sharing.

Adorable and a two-fer as a card and decor, Jeanne!

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