Stampin’ Up! Cozy Christmas for the Happy Stampers Blog Hop

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We’re back with our Stampin’ Up! weekly team blog hop for the Happy Stampers group!  This week we’ve got a sketch challenge to play along with.  I used the Cozy Christmas stamp set to create my card for the hop.

Cozy Christmas - Stamp With Amy K

Here is the sketch that we’re using this week:

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I started by adhering a panel from the Home for Christmas DSP to a panel of Mossy Meadow card stock with SNAIL, then to a Real Red card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Cozy Christmas 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I adhered a wide panel from the Home for Christmas DSP to the card front with SNAIL, then carefully inked the sentiment from the Oh, What Fun photopolymer stamp set in Real Red and Mossy Meadow inks (since you can see through the stamp, this is fairly easy to do) and stamped it on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock.

I punched the sentiment out with the Decorative Label Punch and adhered three Decorative Label Punches from Real Red card stock to the back of the sentiment, each slid out about 1/8″ so that it layered.  I snipped off the top section of the layered punches and tucked it under the wide DSP panel, adhering it with SNAIL.

Cozy Christmas 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the Santa and house images from the Cozy Christmas stamp set in Mossy Meadow ink on a panel from the Home for Christmas DSP and I used my fine tip on my Hello Honey Stampin’ Write Marker to color the windows in the house.  I adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Mossy Meadow card stock, then to the card front with SNAIL.

Cozy Christmas 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I adhered one of the Snowflake Elements to the card front with a Glue Dot, then added an Iced Rhinestone Embellishment over it to finish the card front.

Cozy Christmas 4 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the sentiment from the Cozy Christmas stamp set in Real Red ink on a Very Vanilla panel, then I inked up the Santa and house images in Mossy Meadow ink, stamped them on scrap paper twice, then stamped them on the panel inside the card.

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what Shelagh Freemantle has created today.

Next Blog ButtonAnd just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

  1. Sandi MacIver 
  2. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  3. Shelagh Freemantle
  4. Mary Deatherage
  5. Jari Francis
  6. Kristi Gray

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Backorder List From Stampin’ Up!

Stampin’ Up! has provided us with the list of items currently on backorder with their anticipated in-stock dates.

Currently, the following items are on BACKORDER;  backordered items will be available on or before the date indicated:

15 October

  • 139584: Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper (2,554 backordered; 8,700 expected)

19 October

  • 139647: To You and Yours Shaker Cards Project Kit (1,083 backordered; 2,500 expected)

20 October

  • 139643: Reindeer Paper Clips (3,799 backordered; 5,040 expected)

21 October

  • 139683: Curvy Corner Trio Punch (3,408 backordered; 4,200 expected)

22 October

  • 139622: Spider Web Paper Doilies (9,106 backordered; 6,930 expected. 3,150 more expected 30 October)
  • 140536: Home for Christmas Enamel Dots (698 backordered; 5,040 expected)
  • 139638: Snowflake Elements (552 backordered; 2,052 expected)

23 October

  • 138281: Lots of Labels Framelits Dies (207 backordered; 528 expected)

15 November

  • 138309: Fine-Tip Glue Pen (4,223 backordered; 10,700 expected)

Date to be Determined

  • 139666: Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies (8,682 backordered)
  • 139673: Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (7,455 backordered)
  • 138288: Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (117 backordered)

Sold Out and No Longer Available

140969: Witching Décor Project Kit

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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • Real Red – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base, three Decorative Label Punches
  • Mossy Meadow – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 2″ x 5-1/8″ panel
  • Very Vanilla – Decorative Label Punch, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Home for Christmas Designer Series Paper – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 2-3/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 1-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel

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20 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Cozy Christmas for the Happy Stampers Blog Hop

  1. Yay, I’ve got this set and guess what I’m going to CASE! I love how you showcased this stamp set Amy 🙂 Makes me think of Christmas and being cozy inside. Hmmm, wonder if we’re going to get snow this year? Hard to imagine when it’s still in the 70’s, lol 😉

  2. Why isn’t anyone using Red Glimmer paper or Red Foil dot for a nose of one of the front reindeers? I would to see that. I don’t have mine yet.

  3. I so love your card amy! This DSP has so many uses as well as the stamp set. Such a cute card. Of course everything you make is fantastic.

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