Nothing Sweeter for Christmas

There are always a few hidden gems in Stampin’ Up! catalogs – the 2018 Holiday Catalog is no exception. As we take in the catalog, we flip right past some products because we don’t think we need them – then we see cute projects made with the passed-by products and everything changes. Today I’m sharing a sweet card I made with a hidden gem of a bundle – Nothing Sweeter – that I’ve recently fallen in love with. Here’s my card:

Nothing Sweeter, Warm Hearted, Stampin' Up!, Brian King

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  • Nothing Sweeter & Warm Hearted. I love a good sentiment stamp set – and Stampin’ Up! has given us a gorgeous, multi-holiday set with Warm Hearted. You can buy Warm Hearted for just $10 in Stampin’ Rewards with a qualifying order of $150 or more. If you’d like to learn more about how to earn Stampin’ Rewards, please email me here. Warm Hearted Host Set, Stampin' Up!, 147777How perfectly does this sweet “Merry Christmas” sentiment pair with this cropped Christmas tree on my card? The flat top of the sentiment begs for a topper showpiece – and this sweet tree is jut what it needs! Here’s a look at the elements of the Nothing Sweeter Bundle:Nothing Sweeter Bundle, Stampin' Up! 149955How perfect are these two sets together?!
  • A Closer Look at Nothing Sweeter. This Nothing Sweeter Bundle is meant to resemble frosted cookies – and the result is really sweet (pun intended). Here’s a look at a Stampin’ Up!-made sample from the Holiday Catalog: Nothing Sweeter, Stampin' Up!In this sample, the Cookie outline is stamped with Soft Suede ink on Crumb Cake cardstock and cropped with a heart-shaped die from the Sweetly Stitched Framelits Dies. The artist who created this project then applied White Embossing Paste to the inside of the heart to give it the look of a frosted cookie. How sweet is that?! Nothing Sweeter, Warm Hearted, Stampin' Up!, Brian KingFor my project, I stamped the outline of the tree with Mossy Meadow ink on Mossy Meadow cardstock. I cropped the tree with a tree-shaped die from the Sweetly Stitched Framelits Dies and added the stitched element at the same time with that die. I added a Crushed Curry star from the snowflakes in Santa’s Signposts Framelits Dies. A perfect fit!
  • Festive Farmhouse. If you are looking for a Designer Series Paper to frame a sweet Christmas tree, Festive Farmhouse has twelve options. I chose this page with Mossy Meadow and Whisper White stripes. Such a rich pattern that allows the tree to shine. Here’s a closer look at the colors and patterns in the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Papers:Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper, Stampin' Up! 147820

Bundles: Nothing Sweeter  Stamp Sets: Nothing Sweeter, Warm Hearted  Papers: Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper, Mossy Meadow, Cherry Cobbler, Crushed Curry, Whisper White  Inks: Mossy Meadow, Cherry Cobbler  Accessories:  Sweetly Stitched Framelits Dies, Santa’s Signposts Framelits Dies, Stampin’ Dimensionals

What do you think? Did you pass over this fun Nothing Sweeter bundle? I hope my project helps you to take another look. Thanks for stopping by today!

Brian

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20 Comments

  1. What??!!! I don’t recall seeing this sweet little bundle!! but I’m surely going to take a second look!!!
    Love, love the stitched look on this images, the little Christmas Tree looks like it has actual stitches on it.
    Beautiful layers and colors Brian, thank you for sharing and for pointing out to us this lovely bundle.
    XO

    • Thanks, Maria! There are two dies used with this tree – one cuts it out, and the other adds the stitching. You can layer them together to pass them through the Big Shot. I’m so glad you like it, my friend. <3 Thanks!

  2. I’m so glad you like this bundle. The card and tree is dear and only gets better with the yummy sentiment!

  3. This is adorable! The added stitches are sweet! And I do love that sentiment as well!

  4. Just adorable ..love the little bit of plaid, too!

  5. I love the old-fashioned feel to your card. It is such a sweet set!

  6. Just got the Nothing Sweeter bundle. Can’t wait to play with. Hope I can create something as cute as your card!

  7. WOW! The stitching on that lovely tree got me excited – it looks so real!
    Wonderful card and yes, evidently I passed right by this set. So, I’ll take another look at it and add it to my next order. I know all my “quilty” friends will go bonkers over a Christmas card with that tree on it. Thanks for pointing this one out Brian.

  8. A very sweet card indeed!

  9. Oh My! How did I miss this! Leave it to you to open up other possibilities for this set besides tags for baking treats! Leave it to you to also help me spend more $$! LOL

  10. Brian, Love your card !!! This set is definitely a sleeper in the catalog!
    But I’ve seen some really adorable projects made with this set! Thanks for sharing your creativity with us !!

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