Stampin’ Up! Best Gifts Christmas Card

I used the Stampin’ Up! Best Gifts stamp set and the new Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers to create a Christmas card to share with you today.

I started by stamping the sentiment from the Best Gifts stamp set in Early Espresso ink on the front of an Old Olive card base.  Then I embossed a panel of Crumb Cake card stock with the Brick Wall Embossing Folder and sponged it with Early Espresso ink.  I adhered the embossed panel to a panel of Early Espresso card stock and then to the card front with SNAIL.

I stamped the image from the Best Gifts stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock, let it dry completely and then colored it with the light and dark Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral and Night of Navy Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I trimmed around the image with my paper snips and set it aside.

I stamped the same image from the Best Gifts stamp set in Crumb Cake ink on a panel of Crumb Cake card stock.  I used my Paper Snips to cut out the center and around the edges of the panel, then I added a little bit of Embossing Paste to give the appearance of snow on the Crumb Cake panel.  I adhered Foam Adhesive Strips around the cutout area and adhered the Crumb Cake stamped panel to the Whisper White stamped panel with the strips.  I adhered the layered panel to the card front with SNAIL.

I tied a bow with Real Red 1/8″ Solid Ribbon and adhered it to the card front with a rolled up Glue Dot.  I twirled the tails of the bow and adhered them with rolled up Glue Dots to the card front as well, then added three Rhinestone Basic Jewels to finish the card front.

I stamped the sentiment and holly image from the Best Gifts stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then colored the holly with the Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Markers to finish the inside of the card.

You can see a list of supplies, including card stock cuts, for this project at the very bottom of this post.

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The Stampin’ Blends are now in the online store and are available for purchase!!  You can see them all right here.

I’m offering a little ordering bonus from November 1 through November 14!  If you order at least 6 combo packs of the Stampin’ Blends Markers through me (must be ordered together in one order), you get a free Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad from me!

And if you order all 12 of the combo packs through me (must be ordered together in one order), you’ll get a free Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad AND a free Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Refill from me!

Already have a Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad and don’t need a second one?  No problem!  You can choose any Classic Stampin’ Pad with an order of 6 Stampin’ Blends combo packs or any Classic Stampin’ Pad and Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill or a Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Refill with an order of 12 Stampin’ Blends Combo Packs instead!

Just be sure to order your Stampin’ Blends Combo Packs in one order between November 1 and November 14 to get your free ink pad or free ink pad and ink refill from me!  I’ll be ordering the ink pads and refills with the thank you gifts on November 16 so I will ship them out to you with your gifts as soon as my order arrives.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Old Olive – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
  • Early Espresso – 3-1/4″ x 4-3/4″ panel
  • Crumb Cake – 3-1/8″ x 4-5/8″ panel, hand cut image
  • Whisper White – hand cut image, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Best Gifts Christmas Card

  1. Wow! Amy, you are an ARTIST! This is spectacular. I had this set on my wish list, then crossed it off. May have to re-think that. Love your layering and the ‘snow’ on the mantle, and your sponging, and….well, everything about it! Jari said it first….it is a masterpiece!

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