Carlson Craft Holiday Card


Our December holidays come alive with a light that shines through the otherwise quiet month that gives us the longest night of the year. The design team at Carlson Craft used specialty substrates, diecutting and laser cutting to portray this beautiful contrast on their 2014 holiday card.

Sparkling gold glitter paper, outlined with diecut curves, serves as the base of this card. Luxurious black velvet paper gets a matching diecut outline along with a flowing laser-cut script and laser-cut circles. The voids created by the laser allow the glitter to show through from underneath for a deeply dimensional effect.

Even more light is reflected from the black velvet with silver foil-stamped circles and type. Adding a subtler gloss and another layer of texture, a black satin ribbon is threaded through a hole at the top of the card turning the piece into a keepsake ornament.


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Project Details

Title Carlson Craft Holiday Card Client Carlson Craft Date November 2014 Design Amy Stearns, Robin Eppard,
Deb Solely, Peggy Young
Print Carlson Craft
Fine Impressions
Mankato, MN
Paper Ecological Fibers Prestige Twilight, Best Creations Gold Glitter

Production Details

Dimensions 7.25 x 5.125" Print Quantity 200 Printing Method Foil stamp Number of Colors One color (silver foil) Finishing and Binding Diecut, laser cut


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