Christmas, Designer Series Paper, Handmade Cards, Stampin' Up!

Traditional Christmas card to Cherish the Season

Today’s Christmas card is an easy one to create and make multiples of during the silly season!

The card base is Thick Whisper White (although you cannot see it) as I have placed a piece of Gold Foil over the entire card front. The Plaid Tidings DSP is the next layer, a lovely piece for Christmas. This Designer Paper pack is on sale for the month of October saving you 15%, so make sure you add it to your next order!

I have stamped these bells in Versamark Ink onto Cherry Cobbler card, added Gold Emboss Powder and heat set it. The same process for the sentiment, although I fussy cut this one. I die cut the Cherry Cobbler card with the Nested Stitched Labels dies and cut one end off before adhering to the card.

The foliage is die cut from Just Jade card and glued above the bells. I tied some of the gold thread in a bow and added this at the very end with glue to allow it to dry. I find that the Multipurpose Glue is the strongest adhesive to hold this thread.

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Cherish the Season meets Trimming the Town

Today’s Christmas card is another Bridge Fold card that will fold flat to fit into a C6 envelope!

These bells are super pretty when cut in Silver Foil and hanging from the top of the card with some of the green foliage. These are actually glued to the front of the window sheet to show the Designer Paper behind.

The sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set and I used the Stamparatus so I could ink the image multiple times to achieve a nice dark colour. The Rectangle Stitched dies were used to cut it out.

I die cut the bells a second time in Old Olive card and replaced the holly inlaid in the bells. The red strip across the bells is Poppy Parade cardstock.

Measurements
Card base: 15cm x 14.8cm, score (landscape) at 2.5cm, 4.5cm, 10.5cm, 12.5cm
DSP: 2.2cm x 14.8cm (2 pieces), 6cm x 14.8cm
Window Sheet: 9cm x 14.8cm

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Cherish the Season SITR

Christmas is definitely going to be a different Christmas this year. With the pandemic causing chaos, we are still not out of Stage 4 isolation here in Melbourne. Luckily the weather was rather cold, windy and raining for much of the weekend, so it kept us indoors. Thankfully I have lots of hobbies to keep me occupied 😉

This card uses the Stamparatus and the Cherish the Season stamp set in this lovely combination of colour.

I set up the largest of the bells in the Stamparatus, stamped it once in Gray Granite, before rotating the 4″ x 4″ card 90 degrees and stamping it again, continuing this process of stamping in the round (SITR). Then I added the smaller bell and repeated the process.

Once the stamping was complete, I used the Wink of Stella to colour all the bells (unfortunately the photos don’t show the amazing glimmer it gives). Then I added some colour with Gray Granite and Merry Merlot, picking up some colour from the inkpad using the Wink of Stella.

The sentiment is stamped in Versamark ink, white emboss powder added and then heat set. It was cut out using the Rectangle Stitched dies. The tiny bell is die cut in Silver Foil and added with a dimensionals and a little white twine bow added.

The mat layer of Merry Merlot card was embossed with the Scripty 3D embossing folder before being glued to the card base and the centre layer glued on top.

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My Aug-Dec Mini catalogue favourite products

Have you had a chance to flip through the new 2020 August-December Mini catalogue and make a list of your favourite Christmas products?

If you haven’t seen the catalogue yet, click the image to download your own PDF copy!

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Some of my favourite products are:

Dove of Hope Bundle  – I think this one is a great bundle for our current COVID situation to give hope to all. We are currently in Stage 4 lock-down in Melbourne, we have a curfew of not being out after 8pm and only allowed out to exercise for 1 hour per day. So this bundle gave me comfort and I will be using it heaps.

Dove of Hope Bundle

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Cherish the Season Bundle

Cherish the Season Bundle

This is a card I made using this bundle and you can the blog post here

Cherish the Season Christmas Bells Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2020.

Trimming the Town DSP – I love this paper pack and you will see me share loads of projects using this over the next few months.

Trimming the Town DSP

Here is a card using these gorgeous papers and you may also notice some new dies; Pine Woods Dies. You can see the Heart of Christmas blog post here.

In the Pines & Trimming the Town DSP Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2020.

Returning favourite – Christmas Gleaming Variety Bundle – I do love a punch bundle for quick and easy projects and their ease of use.

Christmas Gleaming Bundle

Here is my bookmark card that I created last year using these products. You can see the original post here.

Bookmark card using Stampin Up Brightly Gleaming suite by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019 Holiday catalogue

NEW Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Standard Size) – this is available for Demonstrators to pre-order this month and customers to purchase from 1 September 2020. However, if you join my team this month, you can add this machine to your starter kit! How cool is that?!!!

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Unfortunately the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Mini size) won’t be available until later in the year, due to the COVID situation.

I have more great items to share with you over the coming months, but just thought I’d share a few must haves. What are your favourite products?


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Cherish the Season in 2020

Oh how I love these Christmas bells!!! The Cherish the Season Bundle includes the Cherish the Season stamp set and coordinating Sounds of the Season dies. Purchase as a bundle saves you 10%.

My background paper is from the 2020-2022 In Colour 6×6 paper pack with a white Stitched Rectangle die cut placed in the centre. The bells are two different sizes; the centre one is slightly larger than the other two. Once these were die cut, I added a little bit of Adhesive sheet to the back to place the holly and berries.

Cherish the Season Christmas Bells Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2020.

I cut the bells again in Just Jade card and Magenta Madness card, so I could remove the holly and berries and glue them into the silver foil bells. The two smaller bells are adhered with Mulitpurpose Adhesive Glue and the larger centre bell is adhered to the card with dimensionsls

The sentiment is stamped in Versamark ink, Silver Emboss Powder added and set with the Heat Tool, before fussy cutting and adding it with Mini Dimensionals. Three bows are tied in Misty Moonlight Ribbon and adhered with Mulitpurpose Adhesive Glue. To finish off I added a few Blue Gems, which are stunning!

Cherish the Season Christmas Bells Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2020

What do you think of this design? I love it and you will see a similar card on page 73 of the new catalogue where I cased this idea from!


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