Peaceful Prancing Deer Three Ways

Peaceful Prancing Deer make it easy to create quick Christmas cards! Today we’re focusing on three ways to use the Peaceful Deer Bundle and a few other supplies. Check your stash and see if you have some pretty paper, a punch, maybe a die, and vellum or foil to use for these easy layouts. Stamp on Background Paper Firstly, choose a card base and background paper to go with the punch or die you’ve chosen. This sample shows a Sahara Sand base, with Peaceful Prints Designer Series Paper. Secondly, stamp the trees from Peaceful Deer, or your chosen stamp set,…

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Can You Fold Paper To Make These Seasonal Ornaments?

Can you fold paper? That’s basically all you need to do to create these origami ornaments! It’s also a great way to use some of that paper you’ve been hoarding saving for a special project. If you’re like me, you’ll want to create these ornaments for every season! So far, I’ve got fall, Halloween, Christmas and spring covered, plus a beachy ornament as a gift for a friend. I’ll share a link to the video from Nellie that inspired these creations at the end of the post. If you prefer video format, be sure to watch! They look complicated to…

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For Unto Us Christmas Cards of Hope

For unto us a child is born. Glory to the newborn king. Oh come let us adore him. All beautiful sentiments for handmade Christian Christmas cards in the For Unto Us stamp set! This set is on the Last Chance Products list, so act now to get these beautiful greetings before they’re gone! Today I’m sharing two cards ideas for this set. Use All the For Unto Us Sentiments with the Stamparatus! The first Christmas card is simple, and showcases all the greetings. Choose whether you want them all within the card front, or whether you’d like some to extend…

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November 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit: Gifts Galore

Above all, the November 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit – Gifts Galore is a fun way to package up some holiday treats or small gifts to share with family and friends! However, the versatile elements in this kit are also perfect for many other holiday crafting projects. We all love to see piles of presents on Christmas morning. So make that your reality with the Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit! Its bright, festive colors, classic Christmas sentiments, charming snowman, and other holiday designs provide everything you need to spread some Christmas cheer! While the cellophane bags in this kit are food-safe,…

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You’re So Sweet … It’s Scary!

You're So Sweet...It's Scary card layout showing Halloween patterned paper you can create with the Frightfully Cute Bundle.

You’re So Sweet … It’s Scary is a fun sentiment from the Frightfully Cute Bundle by Stampin’ Up! Combine the greeting with a subtle, not so scary witch, and a cute little cat for a sweet Halloween card. You’re So Sweet Halloween Card Create Your Own Designer Series Paper Use the Brights Designer Series Paper as the background for a quick card. Firstly, choose from one of four patterns in the paper pack. In order to step up the card design, customize it with your own pretty paper. Just stamp the small bats in Gorgeous Grape ink all over the…

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Frightfully Cute Shaker Card

A Frightfully Cute Shaker Card is fun to make and even more fun to shake! Use the orange shades in Sequins for Everything to fill this shaker. They are perfect for our Halloween card! Then add a touch of gold with some Gold Shimmer Ribbon to accent the sparkly sequins. For some spooky texture, die cut the spider web with Snowy White Velvet paper. Don’t forget to stamp the bats and spider too! Frightfully Cute Shaker Card Recipe Begin creating the shaker card by cutting Night of Navy cardstock for a standard card base, 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Score at 4-1/4″…

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Repurposing Christmas Cards

Repurposing Christmas cards by making them into new cards is one of the most popular ways to keep them from cluttering your home. While you could just recycle them, why not give card-making a try? You’ll create a fresh original Christmas card with your own special touches! For this craft, start by simply cutting your favorite elements from the old cards. For example, cut a scene, a greeting, or a cute picture. Perhaps there is a sentiment set you haven’ t used much (or at all!) yet. Look through your old cards to see if you have images that would…

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