Hi everyone! I feel a little chill in the air today…Christmas is coming! eek! Another card for my stash using Memory Box NEW products. It’s fun to stamp and color more this year. I love dies but I used to love coloring…coloring is some what of a discipline for me…I kinda want to do a little, then get up and do something else! lol
The main images are from the New Spirit of Christmas stamp set and coordinating die set. My card last week is the poinsettia is from the same set.
I colored with Copics on X-press it copic coloring cardstock. I started the cardinal with R17, then brought in R46 and the darkest R89. The beak is Y35 and 38. The holly is G12, 14, 16, 17 and 19. The berries are R27 and E07.
The pattern paper is from Memory Box new Christmas Plaid 6×6 paper pad.
I decided to use Taylored Expressions Earl Grey as my neutral color instead of Toffee that I use so much.
I stamped the A2 cardbase with the big Merry Christmas stamp from the NEW Joyous Christmas Wishes stamp set. It’s full of beautiful sentiments for the season! ❤ It’s not perfect… I should’ve practiced first! Tape it down so it doesn’t flip up while you’re stamping! lol
Hi everyone! Here it is a beautiful day in October and I’m inside typing up a blog post! My priorities. lol
I have stamps that need used though, so it’s so easy to keep busy and forget to get a supper plan! oops!
Today I’m using two stamps from the new Spirit of Christmas stamp set and coordinating die set. The Poinsettia and the sentiment.
I stamped the poinsettia, leaves and berries (from the Holiday Greenery stamp set) in Memento Tuxedo Black on Copic X-press it cardstock and colored with Copic Sketch markers. I die cut the poinsettia and cut the leaves and berries by hand, then I colored them. I used the R24 and 27, YG93 and 95, T7 for the shadow.
I cut a x-press cardstock white panel 4 x 5 ¼ inches and stamped some branches from the Winter Greenery stamp set in Olive ink.
I stamped the sentiment from the Spirit of Christmas set in Lawn Fawn Lobster ink. I love this set… the perfect sentiment for the inside is in the set also. “Wishing you a Merry Christmas”. I like how the Copic x-press it cardstock takes the stamp pad ink.
I made an A2 card base from Taylored Expressions Sweet Basil cardstock. Taped on the white panel and mounted the leaves and berries and poinsettia with foam mounting tape.
That’s it… fun to color! Holler if you have any questions!
Hi everyone! The forecast is…brrrrr…looking at this card! A tunnel card using new Memory Box dies. Evergreen Sky Collage is the top layer, next down the Lamplight Tree Collage, next down Tall Fir Collage, next down Small Pine Tree Collage and next down the Cabin Snowglobe. I used the new Snowy Forest 3D Embossing Folder for the background.
I inked up the trees with Evergreen Bough and Pine Needles Distress Oxide Inks and the mini round ink blending tools. I find these easier to keep the ink where I want it. I did mask off a few places with post it tape.
I added a little Memory Box Fairy Sugar Dewdrop glitter glue to the clouds, lamp post, smoke and roofline. I really like this stuff, it’s thinner than the other glitter glues. I squirt out a blob and paint it on… I like having that control and it covers nice.
The JOY sentiment is from the beautiful new stamp set with coordinating dies, Spirit of Christmas. Gorgeous sentiments and images to color! So many cards I want to make! hehe ❤
Ink your cardstock with the same Distress Oxide inks I used on the trees or Taylored Expressions Spearmint cardstock is a great match. I die cut the poppystamps Pointed Rectangle Frames die and added it over the top with Tombow Mono Multi glue.
On the inside I used one of the awesome sentiments from this new poppystamps stamp set, Joyous Christmas Wishes. I love it so much! Beautiful verses for the inside of our cards this year! YAY!
I’m excited to be making Christmas cards!
Have a great rest of the week and thank you so much for stopping by!
p.s. All of the dies I used today are so versatile! Use them alone or with other dies you already own! So many possibilities!
Shopping links for this card… a 15% off sale going on at SSS too…link below my linkdeli links…
Hi everyone! A paper pieced Inlaid die cut card to share with you today! It sure is hard to cover up a neat background! lol
I started by cutting the Holly die in the gingham pattern paper. There were only 5 or 6 inside pieces to keep track of to place back in! I was surprised! Dave thought that out for us and made it easy! YAY! I die cut in TE Oreo cardstock and placed it in the gingham rectangle, flipped it over, covered it with 2 inch Scor-tape and started piecing in the leaves, berries and branch leaves.
The gingham paper is from the Pebbles Merry Merry Collection from a couple years ago, called Holly Berries 733552. It’s the back side. Maybe you have it in your stash! ❤
I used the dot papers from the NEW Garland Stipes and Dots paper pad from Memory Box. The solid leaves were just some cardstock scraps.
Then I die cut the Memory Box Bubble Circles medium size die three times, glued them together, then punched some circles and glued them on for the berries/bubbles on the circles. I was going to tie jute around the panel and under the sentiment BUT I forgot the plan and taped it to the cardbase so I had to come up with another plan! haha
I like it! lol
The sentiment is from the super fun new Memory Box stamp set Christmas Tiles. I drew around the stamp with a pencil to get the shape and hand cut it out so it’s not perfect but hey, it adds to the charm, right?! haha
It’s an odd size but will still fit in an A7 envelope and mail for one forever stamp!
Thank you for stopping by today! Holler if you have any questions!
p.s. Breanna is coming home today! She’s very weak but we’ll get her fed better and get her stronger to fight this! So thankful! Keep praying for us! We appreciate it so much!
Hi everyone! Here it is September and time for ALL the excitement of the 10th STAMPtember at Simon Says Stamp!!! Throughout STAMPtember there will be exclusive collaborations, contests, prizes, special promotions, announcements, and more surprises!
Starting today with this blog party, participants listed on the SSS blog will be sharing a special code for a free gift with your order today. You’ll want to click around to see what code you want to use when you order! A code scavenger hunt!
Click over to SSS store HERE to see the release and see the stamp set I used to make this Christmas card!
This is the NEW Chunky Christmas stamp set. I stamped on Neenah Solar White cardstock and heat embossed with Ranger Gold Detail Embossing Powder and colored in with Distress Ink Refills and water. Faded Jeans for the blue, Fired Brick for the berries and Peeled Paint for the leaves. The die cut pine branch is from the Christmas Foliage die set.
I used some NEW Memory Box Fairy Sugar glitter glue in Dewdrop, Ruby and Sunlit Gold. The frame is Stitched Rectangles. I skipped a die so I’d get a wider frame when I die cut them.
I think that pretty much covers it… thank you so much for stopping by and enjoy the blog party!
Have you seen these NEW stamp sets and dies? Shoot me now! haha Hey, it’s not my fault! lol Sorry it’s muffled sounding. ugh. I just download right to the blog from my phone but they change it. sigh. I should go back to you tube I guess. Bear with me this time…
Thanks for stopping by! I’ll be back tomorrow for the SSS STAMPtember Release Blog Party!