Scuba Diving Santa Card

Scuba Diving Santa Card

Posted by Kara Pogreba on 19th Nov 2019


Santa Claus is diving deep into the sea to spread holiday cheer to his underwater friends.

Step 1: Ink blend two 4¼ x 5½ white cardstock panels with Distress Oxide inks using a blender brush. One layer will be the background, and the other will be the sea cave opening.

Step 2:  Cut out the sea cave opening with the Lawn Fawn Stitched Pond die.

Step 3: Use a stiff paint brush to flick on a mixture of water and Lawn Fawn Liquid Stardust on both panels.

Step 4: Create the images:

  • Stamp out the images using a Copic friendly ink.
  • Color with Copic markers.
  • Add Glitter Pen details.
  • Die cut them out with the coordinating dies.

Step 5: Create the pull tab:

  • Die cut the slit opening on the back panel two times to create a long slit.
  • Die cut the pull tab mechanism and insert it into the slit from the back of the panel
  • Die cut the notch on the panel where the pull tab meets the bottom edge.
  • Trim the pull tab attachment to fit the Santa die cut image.
  • Die cut and glue the sleeve, slip it around the pull tab, and adhere it to the back of the panel to secure the pull tab.
  • Cut off any extra pull tab at the bottom of the card.
  • Die cut a pull tab handle, as well as the left over notch, adhere them together to the pull tab at the bottom of the panel.
  • Adhere Santa to the mechanism.

Step 6: Add foam tape to the back of the sea cave opening, leaving space for the pull tab to move freely.

Step 7: Adhere the submarine to the sea cave to hide any portion of Santa that is showing.

Step 8: Arrange and adhere the die cut images in and around the cave.

Step 9: Add the sentiment:

Step 10: Adhere the back panel to a top folding notecard.

Pull the tab several times to make sure it moves freely.


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Products Used:

Lawn Fawn Clear Stamps - Christmas Fishes - SKU: LF2024

Lawn Fawn Clear Stamps - Ho-Ho-Holidays - SKU: LF2029

Lawn Fawn Clear Stamps - You Are Sublime - SKU: LF1686

Lawn Fawn Clear Stamps - Mermaid for You - SKU: LF1167

Lawn Fawn - Lawn Cuts - Christmas Fishes - SKU: LF2025

Lawn Fawn - Lawn Cuts - Ho-Ho-Holidays - SKU: LF2030

Lawn Fawn - Lawn Cuts - You Are Sublime - SKU: LF1687

Lawn Fawn - Lawn Cuts - Mermaid for You - SKU: LF1168

Lawn Fawn - Lawn Cuts - Stitched Pond - SKU: LF2067

Lawn Fawn - Lawn Cuts - Let's Toast Pull Tab Add-On - SKU: LF1822

Lawn Fawn - Lawn Inks - Jet Black - SKU: LF1302

Lawn Fawn - Lawn Inks - Clear for Embossing - SKU: LF1811

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad - Black Soot - SKU: TDO-55815

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad - Blueprint Sketch - SKU: TDO-55822

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad - Peacock Feathers - SKU: TDO-56102

MISTI Stamping Tool – Original - SKU: MISTI

Picket Fence Studios Life Changing Blender Brush Set - SKU: BR-103

Lawn Fawn Glue Tube - SKU: LF1664

Tombow Mono Dots Adhesive DISPENSER - Permanent, 39 ft - SKU: 62147

Tombow Double-Sided 3D Foam Tape - SKU: 62137

Ranger Anti-Static Pouch - SKU: INK62332

Copic SKETCH Marker - Chartreuse - YG13

Copic SKETCH Marker - Grass Green - YG17

Copic SKETCH Marker - Veronese Green - G09

Copic SKETCH Marker - Lemon Yellow - Y13

Copic SKETCH Marker - Golden Yellow - Y17

Copic SKETCH Marker - Cotton Candy - RV52

Copic SKETCH Marker - Heath - V01

Copic SKETCH Marker - Lilac - V04

Copic SKETCH Marker - Robin's Egg Blue - B02

Copic SKETCH Marker - Process Blue - B05

Copic SKETCH Marker - Light Orange - YR02

Copic SKETCH Marker - Chrome Orange - YR04

Copic SKETCH Marker - Cadmium Orange - YR07

Copic SKETCH Marker - Cool Gray No. 0 - C0

Copic SKETCH Marker - Cool Gray No. 1 - C1

Copic SKETCH Marker - Cool Gray No. 2 - C2

Copic SKETCH Marker - Cool Gray No. 4 - C4

Copic SKETCH Marker - Warm Gray No. 2 - W2

Copic SKETCH Marker - Cotton Pearl - E00

Copic SKETCH Marker - Light Suntan - E13

Copic SKETCH Marker - Dark Suntan - E15

Copic SKETCH Marker - Copper - E18

Copic SKETCH Marker - Soft Sun - E21

Copic SKETCH Marker - Prawn - R24

Copic SKETCH Marker - Lipstick Red - R29

Copic SKETCH Marker - Black - 100

Lawn Fawn Liquid Stardust - SKU: LF2000

Lawn Fawn Glitter Pen - SKU: LF1725

Lawn Fawn Embossing Powder - White - SKU: LF1537