Category Archives: Christmas

Pizza Box Gifts for my travel buddies!

Today I thought I would share with you the “Pillow Pizza Box” gifts I made for my travel buddies. When you travel for a Stampin’ Up! event us demonstrators like to make what we call “pillow gifts” for those we are traveling with – something to surprise them with on their pillow at night. For this trip, while not a Stampin’ Up! trip and each of us having our own… Read More »

Non Traditional Christmas Colors

Today I thought I would share a fun card with you using a non-traditional color for a Christmas card – Berry Burst. When I looked at this piece of paper from the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series paper I thought of the tree in the Santa’s Sleigh Thinlits and how cute that would looked layer on it. I did not want to use a shade a green and Berry Burst… Read More »

12th Sunday of Christmas

Welcome to the 12th Sunday of Christmas.  It’s never to late to make a holiday card, just look through your stamp sets and I’m sure you will see possibilities. Today I thought I would feature stamp sets you may have and how they can be used for holiday cards. The two cards below uses the Medallions from the Eastern Medallions Thinlits (part of the Eastern Beauty Bundle you might have… Read More »

PCC270 Beachy Christmas

Happy Monday, hard to believe three weeks from today is Christmas, how close are you to being ready? I still have ways to go! Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch challenge. The banner below is the design for the card. While the image has flowers, my first thought was snowflakes, then decided to use one of the stamp sets on the retiring list – Beachy Little… Read More »

11th Sunday of Christmas – Lovely as a Tree

Welcome to the 11th Sunday of Christmas, hard to believe we are just a few weeks away from the big day! This week I’m featuring the iconic stamp set Lovely as a Tree. These timeless tree images will fill any landscape and keep you in tune with nature. They’re great for water coloring, embossing and stamping in any color! Noel Eclipse card featuring Red Glimmer Paper:   Merry Little Christmas Designer… Read More »

10th Sunday of Christmas – Carols of Christmas Bundle

Welcome to the 10th Sunday of Christmas, hard to believe this is the last Sunday in November and Christmas is less than one month away. Today I’m featuring the Carols of Christmas Bundle – the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set and Card Front Builder Thinlits Dies – when you purchase the bundle you save 10%.  Deck the halls of your loved ones with these two bold, carol-inspired greetings and create… Read More »

9th Sunday of Christmas – Gift Packaging

Welcome to the 9th Sunday of Christmas 2017.  This week I’m featuring Gift Packaging.  Stampin’ Up! carries a nice variety of products perfect for your gift packaging needs. First are the Mini Pizza boxes, just the right size for holding a cookie or 3″ x 3″ (7.6 x 7.6 cm) note cards.  Boxes come in packages of 8, folded box size: 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ x 1″ and they are food… Read More »

8th Sunday of Christmas featuring Hearts Come Home

Welcome to the 8th Sunday of Christmas 2017 featuring the Hearts Come Home Bundle, which comes in either wood or clear mount stamps.  Features the Hearts Come Home stamp set and Hometown Greeting Edgelits. Let Santa’s sleigh fly over beautiful houses and landscapes!  Create a festive village in record time with Edgelits dies and the Big Shot. Combine die cuts to create the look you want.  Edgelits Dies help you… Read More »

7th Sunday of Christmas – Craft Gifts

Welcome to the 7th Sunday of Christmas 2017 featuring Craft Projects.  For all my projects I’ve used Holiday paper, but these items are good anytime of the year. First are note pads with pens – the one on the left has a pen you can open and add designer series paper, other uses your basic pen.  All you need to do is alter sizes to fit the note pad and… Read More »

6th Sunday of Christmas featuring Star of Light

Welcome to the 6th Sunday of Christmas 2017 – this week I am featuring the Star of Light Photopolymer Stamp set and matching Starlight Thinlits. Add elegance to your Christmas projects with the graceful designs and sentiments in this set. Combine images and thoughts to create classic cards and gift tags that have your personal touch.  This is a Two-Step Stampin’ set. Combine individual stamps to create the final image… Read More »

5th Sunday of Christmas featuring Half Full Stamp Set

Welcome to the 5th Sunday of Christmas, this week I’m featuring the Half Full Stamp set from the 2017 Holiday Catalog.  Tired of presenting wine bottles in bland bags? Thanks to Million Sales Achiever Linda Bauwin you can now create fun tags and wrappings with this jolly set. This set is not just for Christmas, while some of the greeting are for the holidays others can be used any time… Read More »

3rd Sunday of Christmas – Painted Harvest

Welcome to the 3rd of 12 Sundays of Christmas 2017.  Each Sunday between now and Christmas I will be featuring holiday projects using a different stamp sets or packaging options. This week I am featuring the Painted Harvest Stamp Set – it’s not just for the Fall/Harvest.  Send someone the beauty of this sunflower-themed set. Flowers and leafs are two step stamping, you can use the same color or mix/match… Read More »

2nd Sunday of Christmas 2017

Welcome to the 2nd of 12 Sundays of Christmas 2017.  Each Sunday between now and Christmas I will be featuring holiday projects using a different stamp sets or packaging options. This week I am featuring Cookie Cutter Christmas and it’s matching punch the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch. Creating these delightful characters will brighten even your coldest winter days. You’ll find yourself with a whole new set of friends each time… Read More »

Sept 2017 Sunday Stamper Cards

This past Sunday my Sunday Stampers met for our monthly stamping session, the first since the new 2017 Holiday catalog started. We made two cards using new stamp sets and one by request, a baby card – which came in handy as I needed one for a neighbor having a baby this fall. The first card we made is an Eclipse card – just like the one the other day… Read More »

Painted Harvest

Yesterday, September 1st the 2017 Stampin’ Up Holiday went live. Today I am featuring one of my favorite stamp sets from the catalog, Painted Harvest. With the Painted Harvest Photopolymer Bundle you can send someone the beauty of autumn with this sunflower-themed set! * Quantity: 13 photopolymer stamps * Suggested clear blocks (sold separately): a, b, d Leaf Punch * Punched image: 1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ (3.8 x 3.8 cm) *… Read More »

*** Carols of Christmas Special Pre-Release ***

Today marks the special Pre-Release of the Carols of Christmas Bundle, the top rated bundle from all the holiday research. While the new 2017 Holiday catalog starts September 1, this bundle is available for purchase today. The bundle includes the Carols of Christmas Stamp set (13 red rubber stamps in either clear or wood mount) and matching Card Front Builder Thinlits Dies. While you can purchase the items separately, why… Read More »

Christmas in July for PCC252

Here is my first “Christmas in July” card and the timing is perfect, the week of Hallmark Christmas in July movies comes to an end Sunday night as I watch the movies and make my card. We just love Christmas, my husband and I start decorating mid November and enjoy having the house decorated by Thanksgiving.  For my first Christmas card I decided on Real Red and Emerald Envy, with… Read More »