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How to make a Luxe Christmas Card

Three-Luxe-CardsOur Luxe Christmas embellishments have been professionally designed in cool colours and contemporary style so you can mix-and-match festive graphics, backgrounds and frames with your own photos and words. They also include a great new feature – Quickcards.  Quickcards are readymade designs with placeholders for you to simply drop in photos and a personalised message. Learn how to install and use these new features.

 

Step 1: Install the new Quickcards feature

Updater-Software-Installed

  • Open Momento software and go to Updater Panel
  • Click New Software download link
  • Follow the Momento Installer instructions
  • Click Install and when complete click Close

 

Step 2: Install Luxe Christmas Embellishments Pack

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  • Open Momento software and go to Updater Panel
  • Click New tab to see new embellishment packs
  • Click Install button under the Luxe Christmas graphic
  • Install text will update to Installed with a tick icon

 

Step 3: Create a Luxe Christmas Quickcard

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  • Click Start tab at top of screen
  • Click Stationery then Greeting Card button
  • Choose your preferred shape
  • Click Layouts tab at top left then the Template icon
  • Choose Luxe Christmas from the View drop down menu
  • Double click a Layout or drag it onto the page
  • Drop your photos from Photo Panel into the placeholders
  • Click Inside Right thumbnail at the bottom of the screen to design the inside
  • Click the Add Text tool then place cursor where you want to type
  • Type a personal message in to text box and click OK
  • Voila! You’ve completed your Quickcard design

 

Step 4: Proof and Order your card

Finished-Export

  • Click Finish tab at top of screen and save your project
  • Enter a project title
  • Check for warnings and fix any issues
  • Click the Export button to create the PDF Preview and Master Book File
  • Check PDF Preview carefully checking for font, layout or spelling errors
  • When the design is perfect upload your .MBF file to your Momento account
  • Login and view your Projects to place the order

 

To create your own card design with Luxe Embellishments

Add-Snowfall-GraphicNow for a short but sweet guide on how to create a DIY card using individual Luxe Christmas embellishments.

  • Start a new greeting card
  • Drag-and-drop your favourite 2014 family photo on to the cover
  • Set Photo As Background by using the Fill Page tool, Layout menu or Right click
  • Drag on the snowfall embellishment for a simple but stylish design
  • Click right arrow to move to design the inside left of the card
  • Select and drag on the Merry Christmas graphic
  • Centre it by selecting it then clicking the Align To Centre tool
  • Keep the right side blank so you can handwrite your own message

Cheers Reindeers, have fun with your card design and view all the fab Luxe Christmas embellishments here and view some customer Christmas cards here.

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