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A Toile Christmas

Thanksgiving is in a couple of days and it’s going to be a small celebration with just my sister, my husband and me.  But we’re grateful we’re healthy and together.  This weekend I’m in Christmas card making mode and one of the cards I’m going to duplicate is the card I created based on this week’s Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch challenge.  I used the Toile Christmas stamp set and Christmas Cardinal Dies.  I also used the Woodland embossing folder and the Toile Tidings Designer Series paper.  The green tag behind the cardinal I die cut using the Tasteful Labels dies.  The ribbon is 3/8″ Real Red Sheer ribbon. The cardinal is stamped with Real Red ink.  Difficult to see but I also colored the cardinal with Clear Wink of Stella.  The sprig and greeting I stamped with Garden Green.

I also used the Sprig punch to die cut gold foil sprigs and red basic rhinestones to embellish the berries.

Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments to see what the design team has created.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Christmas Toile  Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets:  Christmas Toile

Paper:  Cardstock:  Very Vanilla,, Christmas Toile DSP; Gold foil

Ink:  Real Red, Garden Green

Accessories:  Cardinal dies, Woodlands Embossing Folder, 3/8″ Real Red Sheer ribbon, Clear Wink of Stella


Floral Essence Beauty

I hope where ever you live things are getting back to normal.  Here in San Antonio businesses are gradually opening but social distancing and masks are still mandated.  Being at home with loved ones, the sentiment from the Floral Essence stamp set and the colors of the challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments, Rose Rococo, Seaside Spray and Mint Macaron inspired my card.  Since many of us are still not getting out it’s good to remind loved ones all days are beautiful that begin with them.

The Whisper White layer I embossed with the Pinewood Planks 3D embossing folder.  The Rococo flowers and long leaf foliage I fussy cut.  The Seaside Spray flower I stamped then die cut with the Perennial Flower punch.  I also colored the flower petals and foliage behind it with a blender pen.  The rest of the foliage were die cut using the Sprig and Leaf punch.  The sentiment I heat embossed with silver embossing powder then die cut using the Stitched Shape dies.  I added sparkle with Basic Rhinestones.  I also colored the flowers and green foliage with Wink of Stella.  Save 10% on the the Floral Essence bundle till June 2nd. It will be available in the new catalog without the 10% discount.

  Stampin JUp Flloral Essence cardi

Visit Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration from the design team.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Floral Essence Beauty Card

Card Size: 5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets: Floral Essence

Ink: Rococo, Rose, Seaside Spray, Mint Macaron

Paper: Cardstock:  Whisper White, Seaside Spray, White Shimmer Paper

Accessories:  Basic Rhinestones, Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder, 1/2″ circle punch, Sprig Punch, Perennial Flower Punch, Leaf Punch, Stitched Shapes dies, Silver Embossing Powder, Heat tool


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