Just a quick and easy Christmas card for you today using the Stampin’ UP! Decorated with Happiness Bundle. I am still in love with the Stampin’ UP! Painted Christmas Designer Series Paper. It’s just one of those great traditional Christmas DSPs. And the Decorated with Happiness Bundle is just one of those great Christmas Bundles so they just go together!
The card base is 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ on the 8-1/2″ side. The DSP is 2-1/2″ x 5-1/4″ and the stamped white panel is 3-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ bordered by a Garden Green piece measuring 3-3/8″ x 4-5/8″.
The Stampin’ UP! Decorated with Happiness Bundle is on the Retiring List from the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog. You have a few days to peruse the Retiring List below with the discounts coming up!
Please note that the Retiring List goes active on December 1st!
A special shout out to Deb Snyder for sharing her spreadsheets!
Yes, poinsettias can be purple…especially when they are made with Stampin’ Up Highland Heather Velveteen Paper and gorgeous Beaded Pearls!
This Joy Fold Fun Fold is so easy to make and fun to decorate, too! The First Frost Designer Series Paper was a perfect match for the Highland Heather Velveteen Paper. Take a look at this video and see how to use the NEW Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals Bundle with the Poinsettia Dies.
I started out making traditional red poinsettias with the Red Velvet Paper in the Mini Catalog. I can’t believe how easy it is to emboss the petals at the same time they are die cut. I made these cards as my hubby was sleeping after his shoulder surgery the last week of August but the purple one came to me as I was prepping for my video on September 1, I could not wait to share it!
Card Base: 8-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ scored at 5-1/2″ on the 8-1/2″ side
Inside back panel: 4″ x 5-1/4″
DSP: 4″ x 2-3/4″
Smaller card on top: 8-1/2″ x 3″ scored at 4-1/4″ on the 8-1/2″
Whisper white panels for stamping: (2) 2-3/4″ x 4″
Velvet/Velveteen Paper: 3-1/2″, 3″, and 2-1/2″ squares for the three flowers
I love a Christmas Bundle with Jesus as the main character, can I hear an Amen?
So, the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Nativity was a must get for me:)
I added some texture by embossing the sky and sand with my Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine. The sky is embossed with the Tasteful Textiles EF and the sand is embossed with the Subtle EF. That gave me a great canvas to place my nativity scene on. Just so things stood out, I picked colors that stood out against each other. The stable is Early Espresso, the sand is Crumb Cake, the sky is Seaside Spray, and the palm trees are Old Olive- I just colored the trunks with my Dark Soft Suede Blend. I used Very Vanilla to stamp Mary, Joseph, Jesus, and the donkey.
I used my trusty Stamp-a-ma-jig to place the two sentiments together on the Stitched Oval Die. Did you notice how the hooves on this donkey are lighter? I darkened the ones in the first pic- is there any big difference to you?
The sentiment on the inside is a simple reminder to keep His light in our hearts all year long:)
I knew when I got the NEW 3D Evergreen Forest Embossing Folder, I wanted to emboss foil!
I used a lovely sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Cherish the Season with the NEW Snowflake Splendor Ribbon and the Adhesive Backed Snowflakes.
I was inspired by a card l received last year from my friend, Emily Turner. I was so taken with it as were so many of my stamping girls!
Emily used Seaside Spray Cardstock, Feels Like Frost Designer Series Paper, Silver Foil, and Silver Metallic Edged Ribbon with Seaside Spray Ribbon layered on top of it. She scattered silver Metallic Pearls on it, too! Everything is still current since SU brought back the DSP and ribbon. But, she did heat emboss the sentiment from Toile Christmas with Iridescent Ice but you could CASE it with White Embossing Powder:)
Here is my first card made with the Stampin’ Up! Coming Home Bundle…
I die cut the largest circle in the Stitched Shapes Dies and used one of the snowdrift dies from the Home Together Dies to cut across the middle of the Stitched Circle. I colored the trees with my Stampin’ Up! Old Olive and Soft Suede Blends. The sentiment is from Itty Bitty Christmas. The Trimming the Town Designer Series Paper is just fantastic!
Take a look at the Coming Home Stamp Set with that VW Bug…
and the Home Together Dies.
I think I may color my trees one more time to darken the Old Olive to match the DSP:)