Pickup Truck Christmas Card

Ready to get started on this year’s stash of Christmas cards?  Today’s cute pickup truck Christmas card is ready to deliver holiday cheer!  Welcome to Festive Friday, where we are celebrating Parent’s Day with a Watercolor twist!  I went with the twist.

pickup truck Christmas cardI am so happy Stampin’ Up! came out with a new pickup truck set.  Ride with Me is an adorable set, complete with pumpkins, balloons, and a tree to haul in the back.  It includes sentiments for birthdays, encouragement, fall, and Christmas, making it a very versatile set. Because I need to get started on my holiday cards, I opted to create a Christmas card. I hope you enjoy it!

pickup truck Christmas card

Colors of the Day
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Stampin’ Blends are our friends! I used the Light Pool Party Stampin’ Blend to create the frosty winter sky.  Dark Real Red shaded with Dark Smoky Slate was used for the truck. Light Balmy Blue was used for the window, and of course, Dark Basic Black is the perfect color for the tires. As for the tree, what could be better than Light and Dark Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends?

pickup truck Christmas cardAll that glitters! To lend a frosty feel, a tree was die cut from Sparkle glimmer paper using a die from the In the Woods collection.  A strip of Sparkle glimmer paper forms the roadway.  Snowy hills were created simply by tearing strips of Whisper White cardstock.

pickup truck Christmas cardThe sentiment says it all! What could be more appropriate for a pickup truck Christmas card than a sentiment which says, “Wishing you loads of Christmas cheer!”  It was punched out with the Timeless Label punch, then trimmed down.

pickup truck Christmas cardThe gingham paper from Stampin’ Up!’s  Annual Catalog is one of my favorites, and is available in all colors as part of the 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Stacks.

pickup truck Christmas cardDownload the tutorial! If you would like complete step-by-step directions for this card, including paper measurements, please click on the button below! For more step-by-step tutorials, don’t forget to visit my 2019 PDF Tutorial Gallery!

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Won’t you leave me a comment to let me know what you think of today’s card? And don’t forget to visit The Festive Friday team members for more inspiration. As always, if you ever have a question about the cards I create or the techniques I use, I am only an email away. Until next time…

Festive Friday Design Team

Ann Schach

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert

Beth McCullough

Anne Marie Hile

Nicole Watt

Miranda Webber

Patricia Chalas

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10 Comments

  1. So dang cute! Love the truck and all the sparkly goodness!

  2. Love, love, LOVE this one, Ann! Such a fun little scene you created and the pops of sparkle are perfect. Now you have me convinced that I need this stamp set.

  3. Super card!!! Love the added glimmer to your perfectly designed and colored card.

  4. I love your Christmas truck! I’m getting a start on the holiday stash this week too! Really, you can’t start too early, right?!

  5. This is perfect! I just ordered the Ride With Me bundle and your card will be my first CASE. I especially like how you used the Blends to make everything about the truck stand out. Thank you, Ann!

  6. Your pick up is adorable! I can’t believe that is time to take out the xmas spirit already.

  7. Another Ann Schach masterpiece! Love it Ann!

  8. What a wonderful Christmas card Ann. Love the white glimmer paper that you used.

    Mary

  9. Love, love, love your torn paper background! That and the sparkle strip make the whole card look so real. Fantastic!

  10. This is just adorable Ann! I currently have this set out on my desk, having borrowed it from a dear crafty friend – I might have to do a quick case to help my Christmas stash too! So cheery and I love the snow drifts and frosty elements too – they set your truck off a treat!

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