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‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the season for snowflakes and Christmas.  On Thursday something rare happened…it snowed in San Antonio.  We got about 2 inches of snow and for about a day we had a glimpse of a white Christmas.  It was lovely. The snowfall inspired me to create Christmas card based on the color challenge of Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight and Lemon Twist.

I used these the snowflake dies from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits to die cut the snowflakes from Silver Glimmer paper then sponged them with Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight and Lemon Twist.  The background layer I embossed with the Softly Falling Embossing folder.  I embellished with basic rhinestones, gold satin ribbon and gold sequin trip.  The sentiment is from the Christmas Pines stamp set which I stamped with Black and embossed with Iridescent Ice embossing powder for sparkle.

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‘Tis the Season Snowflake Card

Card Size:  4.00″ H x 4.00″ W

Stamp Sets:  Christmas Pines

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Silver Glimmer paper

Ink: Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Lemon Twist, Momento Black

Accessories:  Basic Rhinestones, retired Gold Sequin ribbon, retired 5/8″ Gold Satin Ribbon, Sponges, Softly Falling Textured Embossing Folder

 

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Jingle all the way on a sleigh ride

Inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments and Hallmark Christmas movies I created this card with the Sleigh Ride Edgelits and Jingle all the Way stamp set.  The Pool Party  layer I embossed with the Gently Falling embossing folder.  I used strips of Whisper White and Vellum to die cut the town, trees and sleigh.

I used Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to accent the hills and roofs.   For the sentiment I used heat stick powder and embellished with Dazzling Diamonds Glitter.  I also die cut a star from Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper. To wrap it all up I used 1/8″ silver ribbon and basic rhinestones.

stampin up sleigh ride edgelits and jinlgle all the way bundle card

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Jingle all the way on a Sleigh Ride Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:  Jingle All the Way

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, Pool Party, Vellum, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper

Ink: Heat and stick powder

Accessories:  Sleigh Ride edgelits, 1/8″ silver ribbon, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Tombow glue, Fine Tip Glue, Basic Rhinestones, Itty Bitty Accents Star punch

‘Tis the Season to Sparkle with Seasonal Layers

My card this week has been inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments  sketch challenge and all the Christmas movies I’ve been watching on the Hallmark channel.  Every year as part of preparing for the holidays I watch Christmas movies on the Hallmark channel.  All the movies seem to start with a beautiful snowy setting which made me think snowflakes which made me think the snowflakes from the Seasonal  Layers Thinlits Dies.  This die set is so versatile because it has images for every season.  It contains three different snowflakes which I die cut from Whisper White, Silver Foil paper and Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper.  I used Smoky Slate for the background layer and embossed the Whisper White layer with the Softly Falling Embossing Folder then added the 1/8″ silver ribbon in a swirl pattern using glue dots.  I then adhered the snowflakes to create my snowy scene.  The sentiment ‘Tis the Season to Sparkle’ is from the Season to Sparkle stamp set which I die cut from retired Scallop Oval Punch.

For more sparkle I added rhinestones and silver sequins.Stampin Up Seasonal Layers Snowflake Christmas cardGo to Hand Stamped Sentiments to see more inspiration from the design team.

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‘Tis The Season to Sparkle Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:  Season to Sparkle

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, Smoky Slate, Silver Foil and Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper

Ink: Versamrk

Accessories:  Seasonal Layers Thinlits dies, Softly Falling Embossing Folder, 1/8″ Silver ribbon, retired Scallop Oval punch, Silver Sequins, Basic Rhinestones

 

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‘Tis The Season with Christmas Pretty Pines

This week’s card is inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments color challenge of Elegant Eggplant, Bermuda Bay and Pear Pizzazz.  I used the Christmas Pines Bundle to create this Christmas card in these unconventional colors.

The card base is Very Vanilla, followed by the gold foil layer.  The Elegant Eggplant layer I stamped with the star background with Encore Gold ink.  The pine leaves were die cut with the thinlit dies and adhered behind the sentiment layer which I heat embossed with gold then  fussy cut and embellished with basic pearls.

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‘Tis The Season with Christmas Pretty Pines

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:   Christmas Pines

Paper:  Card stock:  Very Vanilla, Elegant Eggplant, Bermuda Bay, Pear Pizzazz, Gold Foil paper

Ink:  Gold Encore, Bermuda Bay, Versamark

Accessories: Pretty Pines Thinlit dies, Basic Pearls, Gold 5/8″ (1.6 Cm) Satin Ribbon, Dimensionals

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Lovely as a Tree for Christmas

My card is based on this week’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments which is an inspiration challenge. The challenge inspired me to use the Lovely as a Tree stamp set and the Woodlands Embossing folder to create a white Christmas card.

After embossing the white layer with the Woodland Embossing folder I colored the tree trunks with Gold Wink of Stella Glitter pen.  On another layer I stamped the trees with Chocolate Chip ink then traced the branches of the trees with the Gold Wink of Stella Glitter pen to make them sparkle then embellished with the Cherry Cobbler ribbon.

The inside of the card I stamped with silver Encore ink with stamps from the Christmas Pines set.

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Lovely as a Tree for Christmas

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets:  Lovely as a Tree, Christmas Pines

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White

Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Encore Silver

Accessories: Woodland Textured Embossing folder, 3/8″ (1 Cm) Ribbon Silky Taffeta Cherry Cobbler from the combo pack, Dimensionals

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Festive Poinsettia Flower is Joy of the Season

This week’s Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch challenge inspired my Christmas poinsettia card this week.  My card base is Whisper White.  The diagonal stripe DSP is from the Candy Cane Lane paper assortment.  Love this paper!  The Garden Green layer was embossed with the Softly Falling embossing folder.  I used a strip of Gold Satin ribbon.  After stamping the leaves and the petals of the poinsettia I traced the veins with clear Wink of Stella glitter pen.   After assembling the flower I put a gold doily behind it and used dimensionals to adhere to the Garden Green layer.  I embellished the Gold Satin Ribbon with small pearls.  I also used gold sequins and pearls to embellish the card.  I gold embossed the sentiment from the Christmas Pines stamp set on the Whisper White banner.

Stampin Up Festive Flower Poinsettia Christmas card

The inside of the card I stamped allover with the star background with Gold Encore ink then stamped in Real Red the sentiment from the Christmas Pines stamp setStampin Up Festive Flower Poinsettia Christmas card

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Festive Poinsettia Flower is Joy of the Season

Card Size:  4.25″ w x 5.50″ h

Stamp Sets:  Christmas Pines, Reason for the Season

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, Garden Green, Real Red, Candy Cane Lane DSP

Ink:  Real Red, Garden Green, Gold Encore, Versamark

Accessories: Festive Flower Builder punch, Gold 5/8″ satin ribbon, Basic Rhinestones, Pearls, Gold doily, Gold sequins, Dimensionals, Sofly Falling Embossing Folder, Big Shot, Heat Tool, Wink of Stella clear glitter pen, glue dots, Tombow glue

 

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Christmas Pines are Pretty Pines

This week my card was inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments color challenge of  Real Red, Bermuda Bay and Pool Party.  I used the new stamp set Christmas Pines and Pretty Pines Thinlits dies bundle along with the Pine Bough Textured Embossing Folder.  I love the pine bough thinlets.  There are three different sizes which create such pretty foliage.  I also used the bow dies to create the Real Red and Bermuda Bay bows.  The Pine Bough textured embossing folder created a beautiful background on the Natural Ivory card stock.  After stamping the sentiment I used the 2-1/2″ circle punch to die cut it.   I love this bundle.  There are so many possibilities!

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Christmas Pines are Pretty Pines card

Size:  4.25″ h x 5.50″ w

Stamp Sets:  Christmas Pines

Paper:  Card stock:  Natural Ivory, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Real Red

Ink:  Real Red

Accessories: gold sequins, basic rhinestones, dimensionals, glue dots, Pine Boughs textured embossing folder, Pretty Pines thinlits dies, gold metallic thread

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