Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Stylish Christmas

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! Stylish Christmas:

Stampin' Up! Another Stylish Christmas card by Kristi @

Here is the card recipe:

Card base: Merry Merlot 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Gold Foil 5-1/4 x 4

Art piece: Whisper White 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

The details:

Stampin' Up! Another Stylish Christmas card by Kristi @

  • Stamp your poinsettia in Merry Merlot onto the front of the art piece and also onto a piece of Whisper White Scrap paper
  • Cut out the flower from the scrap piece of paper
  • Stamp the flourish twice in Merry Merlot ink on the right and left side of the stamped flower on your art piece
  • Stamp your leaves around the flower and flourishes in Old Olive

More details:

Stampin' Up! Another Stylish Christmas card by Kristi @


  • Add some Metallic Thread loops on top of the stamped flower adhering the loops with glue dots
  • Mount the cut out flower on top of the Metallic Thread with dimensionals
  • Add Pearls to the center of the flower
  • Adhere some pearls and mini sequins here and here around the poinsettia
  • Stamp the sentiment in Old Olive and attach to the front of the card

Another version in a different color:

This card was done the same way except the colors were Poppy Parade and Granny Apple Green. I also gave it an “alternate” look by adding two flowers.

Stampin' Up! Another Stylish Christmas card by Kristi @

The card inspiration:

Stampin' Up! Stylish Christmas card by Kristi @

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