To A Wild Rose Christmas Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  Inking up the stamp set “To A Wild Rose” was a fun way to make a Christmas card with a non Christmas stamp set.  I am thrilled with the results and hope you will ink this stamp set up and make a Christmas card too.  Enjoy the hop!

The Sketch:

To A Wild Rose Christmas Card:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

DSP panel: Wrapped In Plaid-1/4 x 3-5/8

Gold Strip: Gold Glimmer Paper 5-1/4 x 1

Sentiment piece: Whisper White

Swirly pieces: Gold Glimmer Paper

The details:

The Rose:

  • Stamp your rose and leaf images (2) from the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set with Black Tuxedo Memento Ink onto a piece of Whisper White Card Stock
  • Color your images using your Stampin Blends as follows
  • Rose: Cherry Cobbler
  • Leaves:  Shaded Spruce
  • After you color in your images die cut them out using the Wild Rose Dies

The Sentiment:

  • Die cut your sentiment piece from the Wild Rose Dies using a piece of Whisper White Card Stock
  • Stamp the Sentiment from the  Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set using Tuxedo Memento Black Ink (stamp the sentiment to the right side of  the die cut piece)

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your gold strip to the bottom of the card front
  • Adhere you DSP panel to the front of the card overlapping the gold strip
  • Adhere your sentiment with dimensionals to the front of the card and off to the right side a tad
  • Adhere you flower with dimensionals on top of the sentiment piece
  • Tuck one set of leaf clusters under the top of the flower
  • Snip the other leaf cluster apart and adhere these leaves to the bottom of the flower

More details:

  • Die cut some swirls using the die from the Christmas Cardinal Die set using the Gold Glimmer paper
  • Adhere the swirls under the flower at 11 and 5 oclock
  • Punch some dots from the Gold Glimmer paper using a few different sized paper hole punches and adhere them to the front the of the card in clusters
  • Add a few of the Gold Metallic Pearls in with the Gold Glimmer dots
  • Add one large Gold Glimmer paper punched dot for the center of the flower and you are done!

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Brightly Gleaming Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Brightly Gleaming:

The recipe:

Card base: Very Vanilla 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Night of Navy 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Brightly Gleaming 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

DSP strip: 3-7/8 x 1-5/8

The Ornaments:

  • Stamp all holly and ornaments onto Very Vanilla card stock in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink using the Brightly Gleaming Stamp Set
  • Color in and or ink the images as follows:
  • Leaves, Mossy Meadow Stampin Blends
  • Berries, Night of Navy Stampin Blends
  • Swirly long ornament: Night of Navy Ink
  • Geometric long ornament: Mossy Meadow Ink
  • Short ornament: Shaded Spruce card stock and heat embossed with Copper Emboss Powder and Vera Mark Ink
  • When you are done coloring, fussy cut the leaf clusters out with your paper snips
  • Punch out all the ornaments with the Gleaming Ornament Punch Pack

The details:

  • Attach your DSP panel strip to the DSP panel
  • Attach your DSP panel to the Night of Navy mat
  • Adhere the stacked panel to the front of your card with dimensionals
  • Adhere the background ornaments with glue dots and the ornament of the top with Dimensionals
  • The little copper round ornament is from the Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements Pack
  • Attach the holly with glue dots
  • Using your Night of Navy Stampin Blend, color some White Bakers Twine and add one tiny bow to the tall green ornament
  • A few Rhinestones finishes your card

The sentiment:

  • cut a Very Vanilla strip of card stock approx 1/2 x 3-1/2
  • Stamp your sentiment using the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set, stamp in Night of Navy and Punch the end with the Triple Banner Punch
  • Tuck the sentiment underneath the berries but on top of the ornaments.

Card inspiration:

Here is the card that inspired my Alternate Monday card:

Can I help you?

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My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

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Stampin’ Up! Brightly Gleaming Foil Element Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Happy Thanksgiving!  This is such a beautiful season, may you each have a wonderful day that is full of celebration.  I hope this holiday finds you content and full of happiness and joy.

Our hop is a color challenge using the colors of Copper, Very Vanilla and Night of Navy.  The Brightly Gleaming paper goes beautifully with this color combination and though I used the paper before, the Copper Star takes center stage on this card.  The star is from the coordinating Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements.  I am only sorry I waited so long to use this product, they are gorgeous and go wonderfully with the Christmas Gleaming Bundle.  Enjoy the hop.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements:

The recipe:

Card base: Very Vanilla 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Night of Navy 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Brightly Gleaming 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

DSP strip: 3-7/8 x 1-5/8

The details:

  • attach your DSP panel strip to the DSP panel
  • Attach your DSP panel to the Night of Navy mat
  • Wrap a piece of Classic Weave Ribbon around the card in the middle of the small DSP strip

The Star:

  • Die cut a Copper star using the Stitched Star die (it will be slightly larger that the copper element star)
  • Attach the Copper Element Star to the die cut Copper star with a mini dimensional
  • Attach the star to the card front with Dimensionals
  • Stamp the holly image from the Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set in Tuxedo Momento Black ink onto a piece of Very Vanilla Card Stock
  • Color in the image as follows:
  • Leaves, Mossy Meadow Stampin Blends
  • Berries, Night of Navy Stampin Blends
  • When you are done coloring, fussy cut the leaf cluster out and attach it to the star with glue dots
  • Attach a Classic Weave Bow to the star and leaf cluster and you are finished

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

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Stampin’ Up! Night Before Christmas Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers,  today for our hop we have a color challenge for you.  The colors are Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake and Early Espresso.  Using the Night Before Christmas DSP was a good choice because all of these colors are in the paper.  I let the paper do all the work on my card which made it super quick to put together.  Just change up the paper for a completely different look.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Night Before Christmas:

The recipe:

Card base: Cherry Cobbler 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Early Espresso 5-1/4 x 4

Mat: Crumb Cake 5-1/8 x 3-7/8 Embossed with the Winter Knit EF

Sentiment mat: Cherry Cobbler die cut with the Rectangle Dies

Sentiment: Very Vanilla die cut with the Rectangle Dies

Banner strips: Night Before Christmas 7/8 x 4 and punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The details:

  • Attach your banner strips to the embossed Crumb cake panel making each strip a different length.  Cutting the tops off the strip after they are adhered
  • Attach your Crumb Cake panel to the Early Espresso mat
  • Wrap a Cherry Cobbler Diagonal Striped Ribbon around this panel
  • Attach the panel to the front of the card with dimensionals

The sentiment:

  • Stamp your sentiment in Cherry Cobbler Ink onto the Very Vanilla Rectangle Die panel using the sentiment from the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set
  • Adhere the sentiment to the Cherry Cobbler sentiment Mat
  • Attach the sentiment to the right side of the card and on top of the ribbon with dimensionals
  • Attach a bow to the left of the sentiment piece and on top of the ribbon
  • Finish with a few Rhinestones and your are done!  Easy Peasy!

Here is our team:

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Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

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Stampin’ Up! Snowman Season and Night Before Christmas Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today we have a sketch challenge for our hop.  I recently opened up a box from Mr Brown, my trusty UPS driver and low and behold, there was the Snowman Season Bundle just waiting for me to ink up.  I decided to ink up that darling snowman and then I used the Night Before Christmas DSP for my background.  Don’t you think the paper was a perfect backdrop for the little frosty guy?

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Snowman Season and Night Before Christmas:

The recipe:

Card base: Night of Navy 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat:  Cherry Cobbler 5 x 3-3/4

DSP: Night Before Christmas 4-7/8 x 3-5/8

Snow: Very Vanilla 4-7/8 x 1-1/8 cut in a curve and embossed the the Hammered Metal EF

Sentiment: Very Vanilla 2-1/4 x 3/4

The details:

the parts

  • Stamp the snowman image from the Snowman Season Stamp Set onto Very Vanilla card stock
  • Out line the inside of his body with your Light Gray Granite Stampin Blend and soften with the Color Lifter
  • Color the snowman nose with the Light Pumpkin Pie Stampin Blend
  • Stamp his arms with Early Espresso Ink
  • Punch the snowman and his arms with the Snowman Builder Punch
  • Stamp the sentiment piece with the saying from Itty Bitty Christmas in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Run the Sentiment through your machine using the Subtle EF

Putting the card together:

  • Mount your DSP to the Cherry Cobbler Mat
  • Adhere the mat to the front of the Night of Navy card front with dimensionals
  • Adhere your snow panel to the bottom of the art piece
  • Adhere the snowman with dimensionals
  • Tuck in the arms and attach with glue dots
  • Snip a small piece of Cherry Cobbler Diagonal Stripe Ribbon and adhere the front of the card
  • Adhere the sentiment on top of the ribbon with dimensionals
  • Add a bow to the left of the sentiment
  • Add some Rhinestones here and there to the front of the card for added sparkle

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

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Stampin’ Up! Snowman Season Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today for our hop we have a color challenge for you.  Our colors are Coastal Cabana, Real Red and Shaded Spruce.  This color combination is a perfect match for the Let It Snow Designer Series Paper.  My card is also using the Triangle Fold that I shared a few weeks ago.  I think I am in love with this fold and I wanted to share it again.  My last card was a Halloween card so I decided to a Christmas card today using the Snowman Season Bundle.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Snowman Season:

The recipe:

Card base:  Coastal Cabana 1/2 sheet of 8-1/2 x 11 card stock

Mat: Let It Snow DSP 4 x 5-1/4 cut at the diagonal

Scallop mat: Red Glimmer Paper die cut with the Layering Circle Die

Art Piece: Whisper White cut with the largest Stitched Shaped Die Circle

The details:

  • Stamp your snowman image from the Snowman Season Stamp Set onto the Whisper White art piece
  • Color him in as follows:
  • Outline the inside of the snowman with Light Pool Party Stampin Blend
  • Scarf and hat brim: Red Red Stampin Blends and the Coastal Cabana Stampin Write Marker.  Add a touch of Shaded Spruce for contrast
  • Nose: Light Pumpkin Pie Stampin Blend
  • After he is colored in, go over the snowman body with your Wink Of Stella
  • Mount the art piece to the Red Glimmer Paper mat with dimensionals
  • Die cut 3 snowflakes using White Glimmer Paper and the die from Seasonal Layers

Putting the card together:

  • Take your 8-1/2 x 11 card stock
  • On the landscape side score at 5-1/2
  • On the portrait side score at 4-1/2
  • Using your trimmer, place the card stock in the cutter so the diagonal ends are in the cutting grove to slice a diagonal cut through the entire card stock  You will end up with 2 card bases when you are done
  • Cut the mat from the Let It Snow DSP at the diagonal and glue them to the diagonal flaps
  • Fold  the flaps inward to made the cover for the card
  • Adhere the two diagonal panels to the two front flaps of the card
  • Adhere your art piece to the top flap only

More details:

  • Add a Real Red bow to the left of the art piece
  • Adhere your snowflakes to the front of the art piece
  • Add some Rhinestones to the centers of the snowflakes and here and there on the card
  • Finish off the art piece by adding a few Real Red Rhinestones

The Inside:

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

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Stampin’ Up! Another Bloom and Grow card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  I wanted to use the new Seaside Spray ribbon and the Feels Like Frost Paper from the Holiday Catalog and came up with my card.   inspiration.  I did not purchase the stamp set or dies that go with the paper and ribbon so I had to use a different set. Don’t you think the Bloom and Grow stamp set and dies work well?  Enjoy the hop and get your creative juices flowing to create or CASE my card.

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Bloom and Grow:

The recipe:

Card base: Seaside Spray 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Panel: Seaside Spray 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 Embossed the the Subtle EF

Thin panel: Highland Heather 3-3/8 x 5-1/2

DSP: Feels Like Frost 3-3/16 x 5-1/2

Scallop circle: Seaside Stray

Art piece: Whisper White Stitched Shaped Die circle (largest one)

The Details:

the flowers:

  • Stamp your floral image from the Bloom and Grow stamp set into a piece of Whisper White card stock with Black Tuxedo Memento Ink
  • Color in your flowers with Stampin Blends as follows:
  • Large flowers: Seaside Spray
  • Leaves Old Olive
  • Small flowers: Highland Heather
  • Round flowers on stems: Just a touch of Seaside Spray at the bottom then a dab a Wink of Stella
  • Tiny Hear flowers leave uncolored
  • Die cut your image out with the Budding Blooms Die
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Beauty and Joy stamp set onto the Whisper White Stitched Shaped Circle
  • Adhere the circle to the Seaside Spray Scallop Circle
  • Adhere your floral image to the bottom of the art piece with glue dots

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your Subtle embosses panel to the front of the card
  • Adhere your Feels Like Frost DSP to the Highland Heather panel
  • Wrap a piece of the Seaside Spray Metallic Ribbon around the the panel
  • Adhere this to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your art piece to the front of the card with Dimensionals

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Seaside Spray Metallic Ribbon to the right side of the art piece
  • Color some Rhinestones with your Dark Highland Heather Stampin Blend and attach to the art pice
  • Add some white Basic Adhesive Backed Sequins to the flowers that look like hearts and one to the art piece
  • Add a small pearl on top of each sequin and your are done!

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Perfectly Plaid Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today we have a color challenge of Cherry Cobbler, Shaded Spruce and Gold. My Perfectly Plaid stamp set  and Wrapped In Plaid paper saw the love this week.   The Wrapped in Plaid paper is my favorite out of the whole holiday catalog and the stamp set is just adorable too.  I love the feel of traditional Christmas colors and this fits the bill beautifully.

The sketch:

 

Stampin’ Up! Perfectly Plaid:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Cherry Cobbler 5-1/4 x 4

Embossed mat: Whisper White 5-1/8 x 3-7/8 Embossed with the Hammered Metal EF

Accent panel: Wrapped In Plaid DSP  2-1/4 x 3-7/8

Art Piece: Whisper White die cut Stitched Shaped Die (largest one)

Art piece mat: Gold Glimmer paper with the Layering Circle die

The details:

the art piece

  • Stamp your sentiment in Cherry Cobbler in the upper right corner of the art piece with the saying from the Perfectly Plaid stamp set
  • Stamp your tree images onto a piece of Whisper White card stock with Shaded Spruce ink
  • Punch your two stamped tree images out with the Pine Tree Punch
  • Punch one more tree out of Gold Glimmer Paper with the Pine Tree Punch
  • Adhere your art piece to the gold scallop circle
  • Adhere your trees to the left side of the art piece using dimensionals for the top tree to make it pop up a  bit

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your embosses panel to the Cherry Cobbler mat
  • Wrap some Whisper White Linen Thread around the stacked panels
  • Adhere this to the card front with dimensionals
  • Adhere the art piece to the front of the card with dimensionals

Finishing touches:

  • Color some Rhinestones with your dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin Blend
  • Add the colored rhinestones and some Gold Metallic Pearls to the right side of the art piece and one on top of the top tree
  • Add a double Whisper White Bakers Twine bow to the left of the trees

The Inside:

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Let It Snow Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Let It Snow:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White, 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Real Red 5-1/4 x 4

Top piece of DSP: Let It Snow 5-1/8 x 3

Bottom piece of DSP: Let It Snow 5-1/8 x 1-1/2  (there will be an overlap where the papers meet at the seam)

Sentiment: Whisper White 1 x 1-7/8 punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The details:

  • Die Cut a Large Real Red Scallop Circle from the Layering Circle Die
  • Die cut your snowman art piece from the Let It Snow DSP with the largest Stitched Shaped Dies
  • Adhere your art piece to the Real Red scallop mat
  • Stamp your sentiment in Shaded Spruce using the sentiment from the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set

More details:

 

  • Adhere your two DSP panels onto the Real Red mat
  • Wrap a piece of Real Red Curly Ribbon around the card at the seam
  • Adhere this panel to the front of your card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere the circle art piece to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your sentiment to the right hand side of the card front
  • Add a few Real Red Glitter Dots  from the Toile Tidings Glitter Pack and a few Rhinestones to the front of the card

The inside:

The inspiration:

Here is the card from the Thursday Blog Hop that inspired today’s creation for Alternate Monday:

You can see this card here:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Christmas Gleaming card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today our team had a sketch challenge.  The Christmas Gleaming Bundle has been sitting on my shelf for a few weeks now and I just had to get it inky today.  This is a beautiful bundle and the paper is gorgeous.  Enjoy our hop and do stop buy and visit all the team members that made cards today.

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Christmas Gleaming:

The recipe:

Card base: Very Vanilla, 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Night of Navy 5-1/4 x 4

Top piece of DSP: Brightly Gleaming 5-1/8 x 3

Bottom piece of DSP: Brightly Gleaming 5-1/8 x 1-1/2  (there will be an overlap where the papers meet at the seam)

Sentiment: Very Vanilla 5/8 x 4 punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The details:

  • Stamp the large ornament in Versa Mark Ink, then stamp right way in Night of Navy Ink onto Very Vanilla card stock
  • Sprinkle Clear Emboss Powder over the image and heat set with your heat tool
  • Stamp the small ornament and repeat the above directions only ink up the image in Mossy Meadow onto a piece of the Brightly Gleaming DSP
  • Punch out the images with the Gleaming Ornament Punch Pack
  • Stamp your holly images from the Christmas Gleaming stamp set in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Color the images using your Stampin Blends
  • Leave are Mossy Meadow and the berries are Night of Navy
  • Fussy Cut your holly out with your paper snips  (on the small ornament I only used one leaf )
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set in Night of Navy Ink

More details:

  • Adhere your two DSP panels onto the Night of Navy mat
  • Adhere this panel to the front of your card with Dimesioansls
  • Adhere your sentiment to the right hand side of the card front (over the seam)
  • Adhere your large holly leaf with dimensoinals
  • Adhere your large ornament with glue dots (I just tucked it under the leaf)
  • Adhere you small ornament with dimensionals
  • Adhere your single holly leaf with dimensionals
  • Add a large clear Rhinestone
  • Color a few other Rhinestones with your dark Night of Navy Stampin Blend and add them to the card.

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

Product List