Simply Sunday: Getting Punchy with Tidings of Christmas

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Wooo Hooo … I’m back up and running with a new modem!! Soooo … Today I’d like to share two cards that I created during World Card Making Day for a LIVE Demonstration … It highlights the Tailored Tag Punch and the wonderful products from the Tidings of Christmas Suite.

Using one of the sheets from the Tidings of Christmas Designer paper, I punched out 5 shapes, adhering two of one pattern, then flipping the punched shape over and aligning it between the center of the two already attached and then adhering the other two … trim off excess.

The greeting comes from the Tidings & Trimmings stamp set which is part of the Tidings of Christmas Suite. I stamped it in Evening Evergreen on White Cardstock and then punched out with the Tailored Tag Punch, I then punched out a piece from Soft Succulent to use as a mat behind it … it is cut in half and then placed behind the greeting and the entire piece is popped up. I finished it off with the 2020-23 In Color Gems.

On my second card I used two different sheets of the Tidings of Christmas Designer paper so I would have more variation in the paper. If you look closely, you will see two different patterns in the Sahara Sand and again on the white. They are then layered with alternating patterns and the edges trimmed off. This time the greeting was stamped in Soft Succulent and I used it to mat it as well … l love how easy it is to coordinate everything.

Instead of the gems, I used the beautiful Evening Evergreen Chevron Woven Ribbon … it brings out the Evergreen from the card mat and and from the designer paper. The card base is Soft Succulent.

You can create a multitude of patterns and color combinations when using the Tailored Tag Punch and the wonderful products from the Tidings of Christmas Suite. If you don’t have the items you need … I have a list of the supplies below for your convenience.

Thank you for stopping by today and spending some time with me. Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you

My Top 3 Pinterest Cards!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Ready for some Friday Fun?? Last night I met with my Stamp Club and we were talking about “Pinterest” and I shared “what I thought” was my #1 “pinned” card … I was wrong, so I thought it would be cool to share my Top 3 with you today!! Let’s see if any of these are the ones YOU pinned!

Card #3 ….

It is the Cute Halloween Designer Series paper from the Stampin’ Up! Aug. – Dec. Mini Catalog!

This card was featured on my Simply Sunday series of cards … and you can view the entire post by CLICKING HERE!

Card #2 ….

Well … this little cutie is going to look VERY familiar because it was just highlighted yesterday with the Penguin Playmates Designer Paper cards …

That Polar Bear is so cute and the card is so simple to make, (check out yesterday’s post for directions) it’s not a surprise this is in the Top 3, however … I thought it was the #1 Card!!

Hmmm … which one do you think it is?

CARD #1

This card BLEW all the others away with over 13K hits! Not bad considering it hasn’t been out there that long! Are you ready to see it??

It is the “Tidings of Christmas” in Misty Moonlight

A Merry & Bright card for sure coming from our Tidings of Christmas suite … these stocking are are quite lovely and the pretty paper makes this a perfect card to send to all your friends and family. To see the original post / how it was made just CLICK HERE.

I’ve put a list of ingredients at the bottom of my post so you can shop for what you need to make these popular cards! And you still have a little time left to grab those Sale-a-bration Freebies! Instructions can be found by clicking the links by the picture.

I thank you for following my blog and checking in today.

Have a nice weekend ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you

Tidings of Christmas: In July!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I’ve been bitten by the bug … blame it on Lifetime movies and their Christmas in July marathon!! lol Today I’m sharing a pretty card that I created using the Tidings of Christmas Suite… and will showcase non-traditional colors.

We begin with a Early Espresso card base … and back! I’m loving the layers on this card. I then chose the Sahara Sand pattern from the Tidings of Christmas 6″ x 6″ designer paper, it’s so cute with starry snowflakes.

The focal point of my card is the beautiful stars created with the coordinating dies from the Tidings & Trimmings bundle (part of the entire suite). The solid star is Early Espresso and the detailed star is cut from the “Gold” from the Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper.

Oh, the Metallic paper is so pretty so I used it to enhance the designer paper as well, and to jazz up my greeting …

I stamped my greeting with the VersaMark ink and then heat embossed it with our Gold Embossing powder. The raised verse in Gold looks great with the raised detailed star!

The stars were popped up to add dimension to the textured star … then I gave the banner a little wave to create some “action” to the card.

I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I spent mine trying out new techniques, so I hope you join me this Tuesday for my Facebook LIVE and a technique that is something special.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.

Have a wonderful day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you