Trace the bird pattern below onto print fabric or paper. Cut out shapes. Use a 1⁄4-inch circle punch to punch out a hat pom-pom from white cardstock and an eye from black. Using a marker and referring to photo, draw bird legs on card front. Referring to photo and using small amounts of glue, glue flat end of beak to wrong side of body. Glue eye and wing on body. Adhere body to card front. Glue hatband and cardstock pom-pom to hat; set hat aside. Machine-stitch wing to body and body to card front. Glue hat in place.
Take a photo of a favorite quilt and print it at 4x6". Use the ornament pattern below to cut out a circle shape from your photo. Cut the ornament hoop and loop shapes from cardstock. Adhere the cut-out shapes onto the front of card foundation. (We mounted the ornament base onto a red scalloped circle cut slightly larger than the base to make it pop.) Embellish the card with rickrack, ribbon, scalloped cardstock strips, and stitching. Add a sticker or printed greeting.
Send season’s greetings via a contemporary-style card that couldn’t be simpler to make. Trace the tree pattern below, cut out the shapely half tree from a favorite patterned paper and trim the boughs with coordinating buttons.
Glue three white buttons in place to resemble a snowman, turning the holes in the buttons to resemble a face. Add a paper top hat. Use a glitter pen or glitter paint to add stick arms and a winter landscape.
Combine favorite fabrics, fusible web, and card blanks for quick stitched holiday greetings! Choose icy blues and whites for a modern look or use Christmas prints for a traditional card. Mix tree sizes and position on the card to make one-of-a-kind cards for everyone on your list.
Arrange ribbon scraps horizontally across a vertical brown paper strip. Cut ribbon scraps into a tree shpae, then glue all pieces in place. Add a star button to the top of the tree and a seasonal message for a cute card.