Christmas Cheer

Spread some Christmas Cheer this year with this beautiful wreath card.  You can really use any colors, however, I really enjoy this elegant look.  


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Supplies: 

  • Tidings All Around Bundle 152371
  • Whisper White Thick card stock 140272
  • Whisper White regular card stock 100730
  • Mercury Glass Designer Acetate 150441
  • Copper Foil Sheets 142020
  • Copper Embossing Powder 141636
  • VersaMark ink pad  102283
  • Heat Tool 129053
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue 110755

Measurements:

  • Thick Whisper White Card Base Score @ 4-1/4”, Cut at 5-1/2”
  • Mercury Glass Designer Acetate 4”x 5-1/4”
  • Whisper White 3-3/4”x 5”

Instructions:
  • Die-Cut the All-Around Wreath Die in the center of the Mercury Glass
  • Die-Cut the Same in Copper Foil.
  • Adhere the two layers of wreaths together with the Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  • Stamp the greeting from the Tidings All Around stamp set in VersaMark ink, cover with Copper Powder and heat set with the Heat Tool
  • Adhere the Mercury Glass (that you had die-cut) to the card front and the heat embossed paper to the front of this with the Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive.
  • Adhere the layered Wreath to the card front with the same adhesive.

Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!

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Someone Special Thank You

This someone special thank you can be used through the holidays.  The season of thanks is coming and that means letting all our loved ones know how much they mean to us.  You can thank them with this special card.  The sentiment can really be used all year round but Thanksgiving tends to bring us closer.

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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Good Morning Magnolia Cling Stamp Set [149298], Buffalo Check Cling-Mount Stamp Set [151372]
Card Stock – Whisper White [100730], Basic Black [121045], Mango Melody [146989]
Stamp Pads – Versamark Pad [102283], Jet Black Stāzon Ink Pad [101406], Mango Melody Classic Stampin’ Pad [147093],
Misc. – Magnolia Lane Memories & More Card Pack [149554], Stitched Nested Labels Dies [149638], Detailed Trio Punch [146320], Stamparatus [146276], Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper [149484], Embossing Buddy [103083], Heat Tool [129053], White Stampin’ Emboss Powder [109132], Multipurpose Liquid Glue [110755], Stampin’ Dimensionals [104430]

Measurements:

• Whisper White: 8 ½” x 5 ½” & 4 ¼” x 2 ¼” (for die cut)
• Basic Black: 5 ¼” x 4” & 4 ½” x 2 ¾” (for die cut)
• Mango Medley: 5” x 3 ¾”
• Magnolia Lane DSP: 4 ¾” x 1”

Instructions:
1. Fold Whisper White card stock in half to create card base. Glue Basic Black card stock layer to the front of card.
2. Rub embossing buddy over Mango Medley card stock. Ink Buffalo Check with Versamark and stamp. Sprinkle White Embossing Powder over top, shake off excess and set with heat tool. Cut each corner with Detailed Trio Punch and glue to card.
3. Glue Magnolia Lane DSP strip to the center of card.
4. Ink sentiment with Mango Medley and stamp onto Whisper White card stock. Ink the “Thanks” sentiment with Stazon and stamp above. Cut with Stitched Nested Label die. Cut Basic Black card stock with die that is the next size up. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the two labels together and also to position onto the card front.
5. Finish the card by adding a Magnolia sticker from the Memories & More card pack to the stamped sentiment label.

Inspire Those You Love

As we approach the holidays, we are inclined to give thanks and spread some holiday cheer.  Here is a card that will help you to inspire those you love.  This card was created using the Shimmer Detailed Laser Cut Specialty Paper.  This card is perfect because it looks so detailed and in reality, it’s very easy to put together. It always helps this time of year to have projects that can be assembled with ease.  

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Supplies:
Card Stock (CS) – Early Espresso (119686); Bermuda Bay CS (131197); Whisper White (100730); Mango Melody (146989)
Misc. – Shimmer Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper (149611); Sweet Silhouettes Dies (149541); Pearl Basic Jewels (144219); Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends (147945); Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker (100082): Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)

Measurements:

• Early Espresso CS: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored in half at 4-1/4”
• Bermuda Bay CS: 5-1/4” x 4”
• Whisper White CS: 5-1/4” x 4”
• Mango Melody CS: 1 piece for die cutting
• Specialty Paper: 5-1/4” x 4”

Instructions:
1. Die cut the word inspire from a piece of Mango Melody CS.
2. Glue the specialty paper (white side up) onto the Bermuda CS layer.
3. Glue the Bermuda Bay CS layer onto the front of the card base.
4. Using a black marker, fill in the eye of the bird.
5. Glue the die cut word onto the specialty paper layer.
6. Color 3 pearls using a Mango Melody Blends marker, and apply them onto the specialty paper layer.
7. Glue the Whisper White CS onto the inside of the card base.

Colorful Pumpkin Thanks

This colorful pumpkin thanks card was fun to create and full of love.  Everyone loves to get cards in the mail, however, the holidays make it extra special.  There is so much love this time of year.  Adding the embellishments to enhance the card makes it pop.

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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Harvest Hellos (150581); Harvest Hellos Bundle (150037) save 10%
Card Stock – Thick Whisper White (144237); Crumb Cake (120953); Cajun Craze(119684), Pretty Peacock (150880), Soft Suede (115318)
Stamp Pads – Memento Tuxedo Black (132708);
Misc. – Apple Builder Punch (150663); Come To Gather Designer Series Paper (DSP) (150454); Pretty Peacock ½” Scalloped Linen Ribbon (149751); Linen Thread (104199); Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels (150457); Dimensionals (104430), Snail Adhesive (104331); Mini Glue Dots (103683), Paper Snips (103579)

Measurements:

· Whisper White (thick) 8 1/2” x 5 1/2” & 1/2” x 1”
· Crumb Cake: 3 1/4” x 2 1/4”
· Cajun Craze: 2 1/2” square for punching
· Pretty Peacock: 1 1/4″ square for punching
· Soft Suede: small scrap for punching
· Come To Gather DSP: 4” x 3”

Instructions:
1. Use Snail Adhesive to attach the DSP panel to card front.
2. Use Snail Adhesive to attach the Crumb Cake panel, centering on the DSP.
3. Stamp the Pumpkin, leaf and stem onto the card stock, and punch with the Apple Builder Punch. Note: the leaf used on this card needs to be fussy cut – it is not the leaf that is on the punch. Use the Paper Snips for fussy cutting.
4. Run a small strip of Snail Adhesive onto lower right hand corner of the Crumb Cake panel and adhere the Pretty Peacock Linen Ribbon.
5. Use dimensionals to attach pumpkin to the card.
6. Use glue dots to attach the leaf and stem onto pumpkin.
7. Tie a large bow with Linen Thread and adhere with a glue dot.
8. Stamp “Give Thanks” onto small Whisper White Panel and position over the Linen Thread bow with a dimensional.
9. To finish your card, add three of the Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

Soft Silhouette Thanks

Create some soft silhouette thanks with the Friends Like You stamp set.  The soft background and encouraging words speak from the heart.  The colors are also softly speaking as the image soothes the mind.


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Supplies:
Stamp Sets: Friend Like You (149237) or bundle with dies and save 10% (151084)
Card Stock: Crumb Cake (120953), Soft Suede (115318), Old Olive (100702), Very Vanilla (101650), See a Silhouette designer series paper (149443)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (132708)
Other: Big Shot (143263), Magnetic Platform (130658), Friendly Silhouettes dies (149546), SNAIL adhesive (104332), Braided Linen Trim (147808), Paper Snips (103579)

Measurements:
• Crumb Cake: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”
• Soft Suede: 3 1/4” x 4 1/4”, 2 1/4” x 4 1/4”
• Old Olive: 2 1/4” x 4 1/4”
• Designer Series Paper: 3” x 4”
• Very Vanilla: 5/8” x 2 1/4”

Instructions:
1. Attach the designer series paper to the larger piece of Soft Suede cardstock.
2. Use the remaining Soft Suede cardstock and the Old Olive cardstock with the dies to cut out the silhouette as shown.
3. Attach the Soft Suede silhouette to the designer series paper first and then the Old Olive silhouette.
4. Wrap the Braided Linen Trim around these layers and tie it in a know.
5. Attach to the Crumb Cake card base.
6. Using Memento ink, stamp the greeting onto the Very Vanilla cardstock.
7. Use Paper Snips to cut a notch on the left end of the cardstock.
8. Attach this layer to the card and your soft silhouette thanks card is ready. 

Beautiful Balloon Ride

Take a beautiful balloon ride from your imagination when you put together this treat box. It can hold ideas, treats or thoughts from your heart.  Whatever you can fit in there will be appreciated.  The ribbon gives it an added touch.  The colors on this particular box are soft and vibrant all at the same time. 


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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Above the Clouds Stamp Set (149404) [or bundle with Hot Air Balloon Punch (151135)]
Card Stock – Whisper White (100730)
Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento (132708); Balmy Blue (147105); Grapefruit Grove (147142); Pineapple Punch (147141); Highland Heather (147103)
Misc. – Mini Pizza Boxes (144645); Hot Air Balloon Punch (149520); Grapefruit Grove 1/8” Grosgrain (146954); Sponge Brayer (141714); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Stitched Shape Dies (145372); Die Cutting Machine

Measurements:
· Whisper White: 3.5” x 5.5”
· Grosgrain Ribbon: 22”

Instructions:

1. Using sponge brayer, roll Balmy Blue ink over the dull side of a mini pizza box. Hint: Start light and add more ink as needed,
2. With the hole in the box at the top, stamp “You’re off to great places” in the second rectangle from the top (just under the hole- this will become the front of the box) and the birds in the largest square at the bottom (what will become the lid of the box) using Memento ink. Assemble box.
3. Using a die cutting machine, cut the largest stitched circle from one end of the whisper white card stock. Stamp clouds on circle with Balmy Blue ink, and sentiment with memento ink, then attach circle to top of box with Dimensionals.
4. Stamp hot air balloon on remaining white card stock in black, then stamp filler image with Grapefruit Grove ink and punch out. Stamp two flag banners and basket in black on leftover scraps, then fill in with Pineapple Punch and Highland Heather ink with filler stamps. Punch or cut out: Adhere flags to top of balloon and adhere balloon to top of stamped circle.
5. Once you’ve filled the box (cookie? Cards?) wrap the ribbon around the corners and tie a bow!