02 September 2020

Introducing Amazing Paper Grace Christmas Cascade Collection

We all love interactive and kinetic cards! Introducing the Christmas Cascade Collection!

This holiday collection allows you to make a Cascading Card inside of a Shadowbox Frame, mounted on a card base or unmounted. Don't worry, these motifs make great conventional cards as well.

We listened to you, and we heard loud and clear that our community loves dynamic and purposeful cards. In previous collections we gave you 3D Vignettes in a Christmas way.  Now we've found a way to merge a Collection favorite, Shadowbox Vignettes, in a new format.   

Becca Feeken with Amazing Paper Grace sent me these lovely dies to start my Christmas Card making!

Hi there, today our Creative Team is sharing our makes from the Christmas Cascade Collection.  Let's take a second to sort this out...

 What's a Christmas Cascade?

Amazing Paper Grace takes a spin on Christmas by building a new collection around something you already have in your stash - the Shadowbox Dies.  Becca loves building upon what you already have and making it new again. 

Christmas Cascade is made up of sets of 3" motif dies where each set has 3 motifs.  That's enough for each leaf of your waterfall but again, you could make them the center of your A2 or your A7 card. These, paired with the Waterfall base will allow you to use any dies to make your next Waterfall Card.

The Inspiration behind Christmas Cascade

The inspiration for Christmas Cascade was to produce a motif to use from an enclosure card all the way up to full A7 card with background layers.  This "cardlet" size has been a favorite in our stash because the elements can easily transition into all of the Amazing Paper Grace Collections and to all size cards.  Hint:  This is not the last time you will see "Cardlets"

Each of our Creative Team members will show you how to make a Christmas Cascade Card that is a waterfall card and a Christmas Cascade Card that is a flat card.

My Projects For Today
First up is my Flat Card made with Amazing Paper Grace S5-430 Holiday Word Blocks by Spellbinders. You have 4 different word blocks here and one small poinsettia flower. That gives you lots of possibilities of creating different cards with only one set of dies.

I die-cut NOEL from gold mirror cardstock. The empty space in letters I fill with red paper and spaces between letters with white paper. I adhered the sentiment on the double 3D tape to give some dimension to my card.
I decorated this sentiment with holly leaves that I cut off from HO HO HO word block.
Next, I foiled "From our Family to Yours" from Elegant Holiday Glimmer Sentiments. I used a Gold Glimmer Hot Foil Roll.

Here is what the dies look like:  

Second up is my Waterfall Card using Amazing Paper Grace S6-166 Christmas Cascade Card Base by Spellbinders.

It was my first time when I was using a Cascade Interactive Card. I can surely say that I love it. I have really enjoyed creating this card.
During creating I couldn't wait to see a final effect :)

I was making small cards one by one and then adhere them to my Cascade base card.

On the top page, I put two decorative corners and then on the top a vallum paper with the sentiment Tis the Season. Next pages I decorated with word block from the same set of dies - S5-430 Holiday Word Blocks designed by Becca Feeken.

Here is the Spellbinders video showing amazing new samples as well as a tutorial showing you how to put the Cascade Card together: 

Christmas Cascade Availability:
These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now!

Christmas Cascade Inspiration Hop!
Click on the links to each member to be inspired across a broad range of talent:

Visit Kate Skonieczna - you are here

You could win an Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month! 
Enter to win on our new Instagram Account https://www.instagram.com/amazingpapergrace_creates/.
All the entry details are there, look for this image below:

If you like my creation, please leave a comment. I really appreciate that.

Thank you 


  1. Beautiful cards Kate! Love the colors!

  2. Your talent shines in these cards. They make my heart sing...

  3. So beautiful love the waterfallcard.

  4. Wonderful projects! I love your color choices - so festive, yet elegant ❤

  5. Love these Kate! I especially love the soft blue and gold together!

  6. Kate, this is so amazing!!! The gold foil really takes it to the next step!!!