How to Create a Christmas Book by Steph Ackerman

by Art Anthology

Create a Christmas scene inside a chipboard book.


  • Twilight Stencil
  • Limeaid Velvet
  • Big Dip o Ruby
  • Ash Velvet
  • Grass Colorations
  • Aloha Velvet
  • Mud Texture Paste
  • Spellbinders Dies
  • Bazzill Cardstock
  • The Robin's Nest pattern papers
  • May Arts ribbon
  • Chipboard Book
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Paint a chipboard book with Big Dip O Ruby.

    Step 2

    Mix Ash Velvet with Limeaid Velvet and paint the inside sections of the book.

    Step 3

    Paint a layer of Aloha Velvet mixed with Gesso on the left side.

    Step 4

    Spritz a tree with Grass Colorations.

    Step 5

    Use Mud Texture Paste with the Twilight Stencil to add stars to the left side. Add die cut reindeer and sleigh.

    Step 6

    Adhere pattern paper to the back and create a "skirt" for the tree. Die cut an angel for the top of the book. Adhere the tree and fussy cut packages to the bottom.

    Step 7

    Tie ribbon around the box. Add cardstock and pattern paper to the front and back to finish the book and also hold the ribbon in place.

    Step 8

    Display on a mantel or a shelf during the holidays.

    Step 9

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