Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread Video Tutorial

Good Morning! Yesterday I posted a card made with the Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread bundle that had cookies that were die cut from the Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ designer series paper and then decorated. Today’s card has cookies that are made from die cut card stock and decorated. The detailed dies in the Gingerbread dies looks like icing that is piped on the cookies! You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

My card was also inspired by the great sketch in Freshly Made Sketches #508:

Here is the video of my Facebook Live from yesterday afternoon. I also posted a copy of the video in my YouTube channel and you can view it here if you prefer.

I adhered a strip of Old Olive Gingerbread & Peppermints 6″ x 6″ designer series paper down the center of a Real Red panel of the DSP and adhered the layered panel to the front of a Real Red card base. I cut a Basic White panel with the second largest Scalloped Contours die and stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread photopolymer stamp set in Real Red in the lower corner.

I cut one each of the outline cookie shapes from the Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread bundle from Kraft card stock and one each of the detailed cookie dies from Basic White card stock. For some of the shapes, I adhered some adhesive sheet to the back before die cutting and for some of the shapes I adhered it with liquid glue afterwards. I found both methods work well and are easy to do. I adhered all the white detailed die cuts to the corresponding Kraft cookie die cuts and decorated the bell, ornament and snowflake with red rhinestones.

I adhered the snowflake, bell and ornament to the scalloped rectangle die cut with dimensionals and adhered the panel to the card front with dimensionals. I cut three peppermints from the Gingerbread and Peppermints 6″ x 6″ DSP with the circle dies from the Gingerbread Dies and adhered them to the card front with liquid glue. I finished the card front with a bow made from ruffled Real Red Ribbon and adhered with a glue dot.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the sentiment from the Whimsical Trees cling stamp set in Real Red ink in the middle of Basic White panel. I stamped the peppermints from the Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread stamp set in Real Red and Old Olive in the upper corner and adhered the star cookie in the lower corner. I trimmed the point of the star, even with the panel and adhered a strip of Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ DSP to the bottom, tucking it under the cookie. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread bundle is so versatile and a lot of fun. Christmas cookies are a wonderful Holiday tradition and this bundle is perfect for making a couple of dozen!


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If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Real Red – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2
  • Kraft – 4-1/4″ x 4-3/4″ (die cut cookies)
  • Basic White – 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ (scalloped rectangle), 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel), 3-3/4″ x 4″ (die cut cookie details)
  • Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ DSP – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (front background), 2-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (front stripe), 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread Christmas Card

Good Morning! The Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread bundle is part of the Gingerbread and Peppermint Suite and it is so fun and versatile! I used several components of this suite for today’s fun Christmas card. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I adhered a strip of Real Red Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ designer series paper to an Old Olive Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ DSP panel. I adhered a silver foil cookie rack from the Gingerbread & Peppermint Memories & More card pack to the panel with dots of liquid glue and after it was dry, I adhered the panel to the front of a Real Red card base.

I cut a snowflake and bell gingerbread cookies from the Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ DSP with the outline dies from the Gingerbread dies that are in the Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread bundle. I decorated them with the Gingerbread & Peppermint Acrylic shapes, adhering them with glue dots. I must say that this was fun and relaxing – decorating cookies without having to clean up the kitchen! I adhered the decorated cookies to the card front with liquid glue.

I adhered the label from the Gingerbread & Peppermint Memories & More card pack to the card and decorated it with another acrylic shape. I cut three peppermints from the Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ DSP and adhered them with liquid glue and finished the card front with a ruffled Real Red bow.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the snowflake and bell cookies from the Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread photopolymer stamp set on a Basic White panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Whimsical Trees stamp set in Old Olive – I love how this sentiment goes with the other Frosted Gingerbread sentiments and warm cookies! I trimmed the bottom of the panel with a strip of Real Red Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ DSP and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread bundle is so versatile, especially with the Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ designer series paper. You can stamp cookies that can be die cut or die cut the cookies out of DSP or construct die cut cookies from card stock. The Memories & More card pack really add to the fun with different baking elements – and don’t forget that they’re perfect for scrapbooking!

Join me for a Facebook Live this Afternoon!

I’m planning to go live on my Facebook Page at 1:00 ET this afternoon to make another card with the Stampin’ Up! Frosted Gingerbread bundle, showing how versatile it is. Look forward to seeing you then!


Eden’s Garden Is Coming on November 2!

Enter and explore Eden with the Eden’s Garden Collection! This delightful and desirable collection includes early-release products from the January–June 2022 Mini Catalog—a bundle of stamps and dies that’s blooming with beauty and bounty. Plus, exclusive products you can’t uncover anywhere else—a pack of paper patterned with green and gold, a set of specialty sheets for gift-giving and textured touches, and a sparkling set of gleaming gems!

Click on the image below to download a flyer with the details:


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Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
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  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Real Red – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
  • Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel)
  • Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ DSP – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (Old Olive front background), 1″ x 5-1/4″ (Real Red front stripe), 1/2″ x 4″ (inside trim), 2 die cut cookies, 3 die cut peppermints
  • Gingerbread & Peppermint Memories & More card pack – cookie rack and label

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! October Paper Pumpkin Kit – Peaceful Christmas

Good Morning! I got my Stampin’ Up! October Paper Pumpkin kit the day before yesterday and added 10 more Christmas cards to my stash for this Christmas. The cards are so pretty in Shaded Spruce, Real Red and silver foil. Take a look:

The Stampin’ Up! October Paper Pumpkin kit makes 10 cards, 5 each of two designs. And the cards coordinate beautifully with the Peaceful Place Suite. Here are the contents of the kit:

Here’s a close-up of the stamp set with the Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Spot. I love the sentiments in the set, the font is so pretty!

Here is the first card design. The envelopes are so pretty with the silver foil trees at the bottom

I stamped the trees in Shaded Spruce at the bottom of the inside and pulled out my Real Red Stampin’ Pad to stamp the sentiment. I love how the envelopes have the stamped plaid lining the matches the circle on the card front!

The second design has more of the peaceful pine trees, both stamped and in Vellum behind the silver foil Noel cut out.

I stamped another sentiment on the inside in Real Red, and of course, the pretty trees in Shaded Spruce.

Here’s the kit unboxing video from the Paper Pumpkin YouTube channel showing how to make each card.

Paper Pumpkin publishes a different kit each month. They are usually card kits, but sometimes the kits will be little containers or other projects. On the first day of the ordering period, they publish a description so you will know the theme and whether it will be a card kit or other type of project. They will give clues about the design, but the kit will be a surprise when it arrives. You need to place your order or subscribe by the 10th of each month and the kit will be delivered to your mailbox before the end of the month. And then, the crafting fun begins!! Here’s the Preview of the November kit that will help you with Christmas treats!

The November Paper Pumpkin Kit is Gifts Galore!

We all love to see piles of presents on Christmas morning. Make that your reality with the Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit! With classic Christmas sentiments, bright and festive colors, a sweet snowman, a tree with all the trimmings, or a playful pile of presents, you’ll have everything you need to make eye-catching treat packages that are sure to spread Christmas cheer. Each Gifts Galore box contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags that are adorably styled for easy Christmas gifting. There’s plenty of joy to share with Gifts Galore!

Here are the Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags. 
  • This all-inclusive kit includes printed die cuts, die-cut boxes, cellophane treat bags, adhesive, and more!
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot

Coordinating Colors: Evening Evergreen, Flirty Flamingo, Old Olive, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription click here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.

Sign up deadline for the October 2021 kit is October 10, 2021. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period. 


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If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now Button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my Online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Akiko

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Stampin’ Up! Eden’s Garden Sneak Peek

Good Morning! Have you seen the Stampin’ Up! Eden’s Garden Early Release? I finally got my set and made this pretty Hello card with the bundle and the beautiful Ever Eden specialty designer series paper. You can find the currently available supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I embossed a panel of Evening Evergreen with the Tasteful Textile 3D embossing folder and adhered it to the front of an Evening Evergreen card base.

I adhered a panel of the Evening Evergreen Ever Eden specialty designer series paper to an Evening Evergreen mat, lining up the bottom. I cut a strip of Brushed Gold foil with the pretty Eden Dies border die and adhered it to the back of the layered DSP panel with liquid glue. I adhered the panel to the front of the card with dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Eden’s Garden cling stamp set in Evening Evergreen on the Basic White panel. I cut a brushed gold panel with the fancy label die from the Eden dies and adhered the label on top with liquid glue. I adhered the label to the card front and finished it with Genial Gems.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the the leaf spray from the Stampin’ Up! Eden’s Garden stamp set in the corners of a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of Ever Eden specialty DSP to the bottom and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Eden’s Garden bundle will be offered in the new Jan-Jun 2022 Mini Catalog and available as an early release on November 2, 2021. The Ever Eden specialty DSP will be available while supplies last during the Early Release period along with some specialty cotton paper and gemstones, but will not be carried over into the Mini Catalog. Click on the picture below to open a flyer with all the products and details:

Here are the stamps and dies in the Stampin’ Up! Eden’s Garden bundle.

And here’s the pretty Ever Eden specialty designer series paper.


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Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Evening Evergreen – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed Background, 3-5/16″ x 4″ (DSP mat)
  • Brushed Gold Foil – 1″ x 4″ (die cut border), 1-5/8″ x 4″ (label)
  • Basic White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel), 1/2″ x 2-1/2″ (label)
  • Ever Eden specialty DSP – 3-1/4″ x 3-7/8″ (front background), 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Cutest Halloween Treat Yourself card

Good Morning! Are you ready for another Halloween card made with the Stampin’ Up! Cutest Halloween bundle? Today I used the sentiments from the stamp set and the punch along with the Stampin’ Up! Cute Halloween 6″ x 6″ designer series paper to make this cute little Halloween card. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I’m entering today’s card in a couple of challenges. First is the theme (Halloween) challenge in TGIF Challenges #TGIFC338

And of course, the pretty sketch challenge in the Global Design Project #314:

I embossed a panel of the black Cute Halloween 6″ x 6″ designer series paper with the Tasteful Textile 3D embossing folder. This paper is really cool, because it’s black, but has gray distressing, so it has a lot more character than plain black card stock. So after embossing, I adhered it to the front of a Basic Black card base.

I adhered another panel of Cute Halloween DSP to a Pumpkin Pie mat and die cut a third with the third largest layering circles die. I adhered the circle die cut to an Old Olive scalloped circle die cut and adhered the layered circle to the layered square with glue dots. I popped them both on the card front with dimennsionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Cutest Halloween photopolymer stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a strip of Pumpkin Pie and cut it out with the die from the Tasteful Labels dies. I used the Halloween Punch to cut out three black cats, three jack-o-lanterns and three ghosts from the Cute Halloween DSP and adhered them together then adhered them to the card front with dimensionals. I adhered the label with a dimensional and glue dots and finished with a black and white twine bow.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Cutest Halloween stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a Basic White panel. I punched out an additional black cat, ghost and jack-o-lantern and adhered them to the panel with liquid glue. I trimmed the bottom with another strip of cute Halloween DSP and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

The sweet images and sentiments in the Stampin’ Up! Cutest Halloween bundle and the Cute Halloween 6″ x 6″ designer series paper are a fun way to celebrate the spookiness of Halloween. Are you ready for Halloween? It’s about 1-1/2 weeks away, so time is running out!


Stampin’ Up! 24 Hour Sale on Wednesday, October 20!

Can’t stop staring at a certain stamp set (or two, or three)? Stock up on stamp sets at a stellar price! For one day only, you can snag select cling stamp sets at a 15% discount. This short and stamp-tacular sale only happens once a year, so get in gear—it’s time to shop ’til you drop!

Promotion Details:

  • The sale will run for One Day Only – Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:00 AM MT – 11:50 PM MT
  • The 15% discount will apply to select cling stamp sets only.
  • Every cling stamp set from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalog (excluding the Host stamp sets) will be discounted!

Click HERE to download a PDF with the all the stamp sets that will be on sale along with the sale prices.


Current Host Code: 29VEKU9M

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
  • Pumpkin Pie – 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ (DSP mat), 1″ x 3″ (label)
  • Old Olive – 3″ x 3″ (scalloped circle)
  • Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel)
  • Cute Halloween 6″ x 6″ DSP – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed background), 2-5/8″ x 2-5/8″ (square panel), 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ (die cut circle), 1/2″ x 4″ (inside trim), four each of the punched ghost, jack-o-lantern and black cat

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season for Thanksgiving Video Tutorial

Good Morning! Have you seen the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season photopolymer stamp set used for Fall cards? Last week I made a #simplestamping Christmas card with this set and I wanted to keep playing with this set and make a Thanksgiving card. I have seen a few and I was also inspired by a thank you card that I saw in the store, so I decided to give it a try. Here is the result. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I couldn’t post my Facebook Live video, but I posted a copy of the video in my YouTube channel and here it is:

I stamped the leaves from the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season stamp set in Soft Succulent, Bumblebee and Cinnamon Cider on a Very Vanilla panel. For each image, I did a second generation (aka stamp off once) stamping over the first leaf, but slightly offset. This made the ‘bouquet’ look fuller. Then I stamped the berries in Merry Merlot.

I embossed the panel using the Timber 3D embossing folder to give it more texture and I adhered it to a Merry Merlot mat with liquid glue. I wrapped the panel with Very Vanilla Baker’s twine twice and made a bow on the side.

I stamped the sentiment from the Sparkle of the Season stamp set in Merry Merlot on a Cinnamon Cider panel and cut it out with the die from the Seasonal Labels bundle using the two step method. In the video, I made the first cut all the way, and it worked beautifully with this label die. But you have to be careful if using a stitched label die, because you will get stitching all the way to the end. I should have mentioned this in the video, but I didn’t think about it until afterwards.

I adhered the label over the vanilla twine with dimensionals and added three clear Genial Gems around the label. I popped the panel on the front of a Cinnamon Cider card base with dimensionals and trimmed the bow ends.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the images from the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season stamp set in the corners of a Very Vanilla panel. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card with Stampin’ Seal.

The Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season images are beautiful in fall colors! The shadow stamping technique works very well with these beautiful images as well. Give it a try!


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Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Cinnamon Cider – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 1-1/4″x 2-1/2″ (label)
  • Merry Merlot – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ (front mat)
  • Very Vanilla – 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ (front panel), 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Christmas To Remember Card

Happy Saturday! I pulled out the pretty Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia dies along with the Stampin’ Up! Christmas To Remember cling stamp set to make today’s Christmas card. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

Today’s card was inspired by a couple of challenges and was a lot of fun! First is the pretty sketch challenge in Hand Stamped Sentiments #374:

But I was also intrigued by the wonderful color challenge in the Global Design Project #313:

I adhered a panel of Sahara Sand Tidings of Christmas 6″ x 6″ designer series paper to a Basic Black mat. I adhered another strip of the same DSP to another mat and adhered them both to a panel of black and white gingham Pattern Party Host designer series paper. I adhered the layered panel to the larger Sahara Sand DSP panel and popped it on the front of a Real Red card base.

I die cut another Real Red panel with the Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia dies – the largest petal cluster, the medium cluster and the tiny petal cluster. I used the embossing petal die inserts to give the flower texture when die cutting. I adhered the petal clusters together with glue dots. I cut one of each of the poinsettia leaves with the leaf dies and their embossing insets and adhered the leaves to the back of the flower with glue dots. I adhered the flower to the card front with glue dots.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Christmas To Remember stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black on Basic white and cut it out with the label from the Seasonal Labels dies. I adhered it to the card front, overlapping the flower with dimensionals and glue dots. I added Bumblebee matte dots to the flower center, black dots to the card front and a bow made from black and white gingham to finish the card front.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Christmas To Remember stamp set in Real Red on a Basic White panel. I stamped a leaf sprig from the Tidings and Trimmings photopolymer stamp set in Mossy Meadow under the sentiment and adhered a strip of Tidings of Christmas DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the panel to a Basic Black mat and then to the inside of the card.

I love the rustic feel that the Sahara Sand and black and white gingham give this card! Reminds me of handmade Christmas ornaments and popcorn garland on a Christmas tree. And I love the flowers that the Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia dies make – they are the best ever!! But let’s have fun with Halloween first!


Current Host Code: 29VEKU9M

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Real Red – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 3-1/4″ x 4-3/4″ (poinsettia die cuts)
  • Basic Black – 3-3/8″ x 4-5/8″ (DSP mat), 1-1/4″ x 3-1/2″ (DSP stripe mat), 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside mat)
  • Mossy Meadow – 2-1/4″ x 2-1/2″ (die cut leaves)
  • Basic White – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (inside panel), 1″ x 3″ (label)
  • Tidings of Christmas 6″ x 6″ DSP – 3-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ (front background), 1-1/8″ x 3-1/2″ (front stripe), 1/2″ x 3-7/8″ (inside trim)
  • Pattern Party Host DSP – 2″ x 3-1/2″ (gingham panel)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

Christmas To Remember Cling Stamp Set (English)
$22.00
Tidings & Trimmings Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)
$18.00
Poinsettia Dies
$36.00
Tidings Of Christmas 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper
$11.50
Pattern Party 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Host Designer Series Paper
$18.00
Real Red 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Mossy Meadow 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Decorative Matte Dots
$8.00
Matte Black Dots
$7.00
Black & White 1/4" (6.4 Mm) Gingham Ribbon
$7.00
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$4.00
Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00
Stampin' Seal
$8.00
Mini Glue Dots
$5.25
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$120.00

Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season Card

Good Morning! I wanted to make a Christmas Card with stamped Christmas greenery and the pretty Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season photopolymer stamp set was perfect. And I did not use any dies – I just stamped the images on Basic White and I’m pretty happy with how it came out. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I started by stamping the sentiment from the Christmas To Remember stamp set in Cherry Cobbler on a Basic White panel and proceeded to stamp the greenery along the side and bottom of the panel.

I first stamped the large pinecone from the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season stamp set in Crumb Cake and Soft Suede – this a two step stamping image that comes out pretty nice. Then I stamped the leaves next to the pinecone in Pear Pizzazz, masking the top cluster so it would appear behind the pinecone. I added pine sprigs in Soft Succulent and berries in Cherry Cobbler. I added some filler greenery and finished it with some Bumblebee dots.

I adhered the panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat with liquid glue and adhered it to the front of a Pear Pizzazz card base with dimensionals. I finished the card front with Old Olive matte dots.

For the inside of the card, I stamped some greenery and berries from the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season stamp set in the corners of a Basic White panel and stamped the sentiment in Cherry Cobbler. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

This was so easy and fun to do. I was surprised at how nice the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season images look when they’re stamped on top of each other because I’m usually worried about positioning the stamp perfectly. I don’t know if it’s the shading in each stamp or the casualness of the images, but it’s very forgiving and looks very artistic. And did I say it was easy? Give it a try!


Current Host Code: 29VEKU9M

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Pear Pizzazz – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″
  • Cherry Cobbler – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (front mat)
  • Basic White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (front panel), 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

Christmas Season Photopolymer Stamp Set
$22.00
Christmas To Remember Cling Stamp Set (English)
$22.00
Pear Pizzazz 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Cherry Cobbler 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Crumb Cake Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Soft Suede Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Pear Pizzazz Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Soft Succulent Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Bumblebee Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Decorative Matte Dots
$8.00
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$4.00
Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00
Stampin' Seal
$8.00

Stampin’ Up! Lovely You for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! I used the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You cling stamp set to make a simple, elegant thinking of you card for today. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

We have a sketch challenge this week and here is the pretty sketch we are using:

I embossed a panel of Mossy Meadow with the Timber 3D embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a Mossy Meadow card base with liquid glue.

I cut a panel of Brushed Gold metallic foil with the Stitched Rectangle die. I used the Stitched Greenery die on another Mossy Meadow panel to get the die cut leafy texture on the center panel. I cut it down to 2-13/16″ x 4-3/16″ making sure I had a 5-1/4″ strip for the inside trim and adhered it to the Brushed Gold panel with liquid glue. I adhered the layered panel to the card front with dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You stamp set on a Basic White panel and cut it out with the long label from the Stitched Rectangles dies. I adhered it to the card front with glue dots and cut the small leaf from cork paper using the stitched leaves dies. I adhered the leaf with a glue dot, tucking it under the label. I finished the card front with Gold Metallic dots and a Linen Thread bow.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the branch from the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You stamp set in Bumblebee on a Basic White panel. I stamped part of the sentiment from the Art Gallery stamp set in Mossy Meadow next to the branch. I cut down the remaining die cut leafy Mossy Meadow panel to 1/2″ x 5-1/4″ and adhered it to the bottom. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

Don’t you think the embossed background goes really well with the die cut panel? And I love the sentiments in the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You stamp set. I think this design would also make a wonderful masculine birthday card with the appropriate sentiments.

On with the Hop! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to see the beautiful project Karen Ksenzakovic has created.

If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:


Current Host Code: 29VEKU9M

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021 – 2022 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog including some of the host stamp sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions. 

Thanks for stopping by and Happy Stamping!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Mossy Meadow – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed Background), 4″ x 5-1/4″ (die cut background and inside trim)
  • Brushed Gold Foil – 3-1/4″ x 4-3/4″ (die cut stitched frame)
  • Cork Specialty Paper – 1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ (die cut leaf)
  • Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 1-1/4″ x 3-1/4″ (label)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

Lovely You Cling Stamp Set (English)
$24.00
Art Gallery Photopolymer Stamp Set
$22.00
Stitched Rectangles Dies
$35.00
Stitched Greenery Die
$32.00
Timber 3 D Embossing Folder
$10.00
Mossy Meadow 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Cork 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Specialty Paper
$7.50
Brushed Metallic Cardstock
$15.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Bumblebee Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Mossy Meadow Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Brushed Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots
$9.00
Linen Thread
$5.00
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$4.00
Mini Glue Dots
$5.25
Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00
Stampin' Seal
$8.00
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$120.00

Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Leaves for the Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good morning! Welcome to the Inkin’ Krew Monthly Blog Hop! The theme for this month’s hop is “Giving Thanks” and I’m using the Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Leaves bundle to make a Thanksgiving card. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I embossed a panel of Very Vanilla with the Timber 3D embossing folder and adhered it to a Merry Merlot mat with liquid glue. I adhered the embossed pane to the front of a Merry Merlot card base with dimensionals. I stamped the sentiment from the Sparkle of the Season photopolymer stamp set in Early Espresso on Very Vanilla and cut it out with the label die from the Tasteful Labels dies. I cut the larger label from Merry Merlot and adhered them together with liquid glue.

I stamped the leaves from the Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Leaves cling stamp set in Daffodil Delight, Cajun Craze and Cinnamon cider and cut them out with the coordinating dies. I used the Intricate Leaves dies from the bundle to cut out the remaining detailed leaves from Crumb Cake, Soft Succulent and Pear Pizzazz card stock and arranged them cascading down the side of the card.

I adhered the leaves to the card front with liquid glue, and adhered the layered label over the leaves with dimensionals. I made a triple bow with linen thread and adhered it under the label with a glue dot. I finished the card front with three brushed copper metallic dots.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the leaves from the Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Leaves stamp set around the bottom and top of a Very Vanilla panel in Daffodil Delight, Cajun Craze and Cinnamon Cider. I stamped the sentiment from the Sparkle of the Season stamp set in Early Espresso next to the leaves and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

Every card I see made with the Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Leaves bundle is beautiful, and the bundle is really easy to play with! There are no sentiments, but the combination of the artistic stamps and detailed dies is perfect for creating all kinds of fall masterpieces!

On With The Hop! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Mary Deatherage’s project or click the Previous Blog button to move back to see the project that Karen Finkle created.

If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:

  1. Jaimie Babarczy 
  2. Tara Carpenter
  3. Jillian Good 
  4. Karen Ksenzakovic 
  5. Karen Finkle 
  6. Akiko Sudano 
  7. Mary Deatherage 
  8. Donna Leonard 
  9. Terry Lynn Bright
  10. Amy Koenders

Current Host Code: 29VEKU9M

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021 – 2022 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions. 

Thanks for stopping by and Happy Stamping!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Merry Merlot – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 3-3/4 x 5″ (front mat), 2″ x 4″ (large label)
  • Very Vanilla – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ (embossed background), 1-1/2″ x 3-1/4″ (label), 2″ x 6″ (die cut stamped leaves)
  • Pear Pizzazz – 1-1/2″ x 3″ (die cut detailed leaf)
  • Soft Succulent – 1-1/2″ x 2″ (die cut detailed leaves)
  • Crumb Cake – 1″ x 2-1/4″ (die cut detailed leaves)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

Gorgeous Leaves Bundle
$44.00
Gorgeous Leaves Cling Stamp Set
$21.00
Intricate Leaves Dies
$28.00
Sparkle Of The Season Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)
$17.00
Tasteful Labels Dies
$31.00
Timber 3 D Embossing Folder
$10.00
Merry Merlot 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Very Vanilla 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Pear Pizzazz 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Soft Succulent 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Crumb Cake 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Cajun Craze Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Daffodil Delight Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Cinnamon Cider Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Brushed Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots
$9.00
Linen Thread
$5.00
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$4.00
Mini Glue Dots
$5.25
Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00
Stampin' Seal
$8.00
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$120.00