Perfectly Plaid Christmas Card

Perfectly Plaid Christmas Card

My Perfectly Plaid Christmas card uses the classic Christmas Wrapped in Plaid Designer Series Paper. Are you wondering where to find the beautiful copper dotted paper?  Look no further than the Copper Dotted Treat Bags from Stampin’ Up! I cut the bag into strips and used it as another copper accent for my card.

Perfectly Plaid Christmas Card

Have you noticed how I repeated the criss-cross pattern three times?  I used the Tufted embossing folder twice, once each on the Shaded Spruce cardstock and the Copper Foil paper. The Copper Dotted Treat Bags also carries out that same theme.  Repetition helps focus the viewer and brings continuity to your card.

Perfectly Plaid Christmas Card

Finally, I repeated the plaid on the inside of my card to carry out the overall plaid theme of my Perfectly Plaid Christmas card.

Card Cutting Details

  • Shaded Spruce cardstock (card base) – 4-1/4 x 11; score and fold at 5-1/2
  • Wrapped in Plaid Designer Series Paper – 3-5/8 x 4-7/8
  • Whisper White cardstock – 3-3/16 x 4-7/16
  • Shaded Spruce cardstock – 3-1/8 x 4-3/8
  • Copper Dotted Treat Bag – 1/8 x 4-3/8
  • Whisper White cardstock – scraps for two trees
  • Copper Foil Paper – scrap for one tree
  • Whisper White cardstock (inside of card) – 3-3/4 x 5

 

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Heirloom Frames & Embossing Folders

Heirloom Frames & Embossing Folder

Aren’t the Heirloom Frames Dies and Embossing Folders beautiful? I was looking for something to enhance the Detailed Deer die and the Feels Like Frost DSP; I think the Heirloom Frames and embossing folders are perfect. 

Heirloom Frames & Embossing Folder

Check out the detail on the embossed oval — isn’t it amazing? It looks so complicated, however, die-cutting and embossing the oval is deceptively simple.  Be sure to watch my video below for a few simple tricks that simplify the process.

Heirloom frames and embossing folder

The small flourish at the bottom of my card is such a simple touch, but it helps to balance the sentiment. Both the greeting and the embellishment are available in the Dashing Deer stamp set.

 

Card Cutting Details:

  • Night of Navy cardstock (card base) – 4-1/4 x 11; score and fold at 5-1/2
  • Silver Foil Paper – 4-1/4 x 5-1/2
  • Feels Like Frost Designer Series Paper – 3 x 4
  • Night of Navy cardstock – scrap (die-cut deer)
  • Sparkle Glimmer Paper – scrap (die-cut snowflakes)
  • Whisper White cardstock (inside of card) – 3-3/4 x 5

 

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Joy to the World Christmas Card

Joy to the World

My Joy to the World Christmas card is both stunning and easy to create. I thoroughly enjoy creating a variety of Christmas cards and love how this turned out. Gail Ellis of Blue Rose Paper Treasures inspired my card.

Joy to the World

The Pinewood Planks embossing folder adds to the woodland feel of the three pine trees. The Perfectly Plaid stamp set and Pine Tree Bundle are part of the Wrapped in Plaid Suite Bundle that can be found in the 2019-2020 Holiday catalog from Stampin’ Up!

Joy to the World

Isn’t the Wrapped In Plaid Designer Series Paper amazing?  Black Watch plaid is my very favorite–it’s perfect for my Joy to the World Christmas card!

Wrapped in Plaid

Card Cutting Details:

  • Shaded Spruce cardstock (card base) – 4-1/4 x 11; score and fold at 5-1/2
  • Gold Glimmer paper – 3-1/2 x 4-3/4
  • Wrapped in Plaid DSP – 3 x 4-1/4, plus scrap for oval behind the sentiment
  • Whisper White cardstock (emboss with Pinewood Planks folder) – 2-3/4 x 3-1/2
  • Whisper White cardstock – scrap to stamp and punch three pine trees and the sentiment
  • Whisper White cardstock (inside of card) – 3-3/4 x 5

 

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Feel the glow of God’s Peace…

God's Peace Christmas Card

I love creating Christmas cards, and I especially love cards with a religious theme.  The “God’s Peace” stamp set helped me to focus on the true meaning of the Christmas season.  Hopefully, during the hectic holiday season, you, too, will be able to feel the glow of God’s Peace.

God's Peace Christmas Card

I used the Frosted Frames dies to die cut the Sparkle Glimmer Paper and the Seaside Spray cardstock.  I added black rhinestones to the corners.  If you do not have black rhinestones, you quickly make them by coloring clear rhinestones with a black Sharpie marker.

God's Peace Christmas Card

Have a blessed Christmas and feel the glow of God’s Peace.

Cutting Instructions:

  • Seaside Spray cardstock (card base)  4-1/4 x 11; score at 5-1/2
  • Black Foil paper 4 x 5-1/4
  • Sparkle Glimmer paper 4 x 5
  • Seaside Spray cardstock 3 x 3
  • Whisper White cardstock (inside of card) 4 x 5-1/4

 

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Who doesn’t love a Snowman?

Christmas card using Snowman Season Bundle from Stampin' Up!

Who doesn’t love a snowman?  Oh my gosh, isn’t he just the cutest? 

I love to make Christmas cards of all types; Religious, floral, snowman, Santa, trees, etc. I love them all.  I especially love using unexpected colors for my cards — anything but the usual red and green combination.

Doesn’t the Swirls and Curls embossing folder I used on the Purple Posy cardstock background make you think of swirling snow? Love it!

You will find the Snowman Seasons bundle on pages 18-21 in the Stampin’ Up! 2019 Holiday Catalog. You can see the entire suite of products in my ONLINE STORE.

Snowman Season Christmas card by Kathleen Wingerson www.kathleenstamps.com

Check out his jaunty hat and sparkly snow, thanks to the Clear Wink of Stella brush marker.  Again, who doesn’t love a snowman?  The Snowman Builder punch means no fussy cutting, an added plus to the Snowman Season Bundle.

I used the Frosted Frames dies to cut out the snowflakes — it is just the right touch to highlight the snowman and give the overall feeling of winter.

 

Cutting Instructions

  • Gorgeous Grape (card base) – 4-1/4 x 11; score at 5-1/2
  • Basic Black cardstock – 3-1/8 x 5-1/8
  • Purple Posy cardstock – 3 x 5
  • Basic Black cardstock – 2-5/8 x 3-1/8
  • Shimmery White cardstock – 2-1/2 x 3
  • Sparkle Glimmer paper – scraps to die cut snowflakes
  • Whisper White cardstock – 2-3/4 x 4: stamp snowman and punch out with Snowman Builder Punch
  • Whisper White cardstock – 3-3/4 x 5 (inside card)

 

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Coloring Good Morning Magnolia

Card using Good Morning Magnolia from Stampin' Up! by Kathleen Wingerson www.kathleenstamps.com

Coloring the Good Morning Magnolia stamp set is so satisfying.  I especially love coloring with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers.  The Good Morning stamp set, on page 38 of the 2019-2020 annual catalog is part of the larger Magnolia Lane Suite. The suite contains many beautiful products to help you create amazing cards. Check out the Magnolia Lane Suite in my ONLINE STORE!

Magnolia Lane stamp set showcasing Stampin' Blends

Just some simple coloring with the Stampin’ Blends and you have a lovely card.

Coloring Good Morning Magnolia with Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers

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Cutting Instructions:

  • Thick Whisper White cardstock (card base) 4-1/4″ x 11″; score at 5-1/2″
  • Thick Whisper White cardstock  4″ x 5-1/4″ stamp the Magnolia with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. Color with Mossy Meadow combo pack, Petal Pink combo pack, Soft Suede combo pack, Pineapple Punch light Stampin’ Blends
  • Whisper White scrap 1″ x 3″ stamp sentiment with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.  Die-cut with Stitched Rectangle Dies

 

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