Now that we have Thanksgiving under our belt (which, incidentally, is positioned one loophole away from where it was before the holiday), it’s time to focus on the December holidays. I know I’ve already peppered in some Christmas cards (it’s hard to NOT play with the new sets in Stampin’ Up!’s August – December 2020 Mini Catalog), my focus will be on Christmas before I turn my attention to products from the upcoming January – June 2021 Mini Catalog – oh, what fun! Speaking of fun, here’s my card:
Tips, Tricks and Reminders
- Christmas Means More. I love stamp sets with bold sentiments that can really make a card special. The Christmas Means More stamp set features some really great sentiments from popular Christmas movies. The set is particularly fun now that we are tuning in to Christmas movies as we decorate and get in the mood. Here’s a look at the Christmas Means More stamp set.Are you able to name the movie from which each of the quotes is derived? I’m going to help you out:
- “I believe. It’s silly, but I believe” is from Miracle on 34th Street.
- “Maybe Christmas means a little bit more” is from The Grinch.
- “Every time a bell rings an angel gets its wings” is from It’s a Wonderful Life.
- “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear” is from my all-time favorite Christmas movie, Elf.
- Color Combination. I used 3/4″ wide scraps of the gorgeous, striped paper in the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper to build a fun background on this card – this is one of my all-time favorite packs of papers (love the colors, love the patterns). Here’s a look at the colors and patterns in Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper: And here’s a closer look of how these strips defined this card: Isn’t that sentiment perfect when framed inside these two dies from the Stitched So Sweetly Dies?! If you like the mix of Real Red, Pear Pizzazz and Mossy Meadow, please feel free to save this for future reference:
- More Inspiration with Christmas Means More. I’ve showcased the sentiments from Christmas Means More on two additional cards since this stamp set came to live with me. Want to see more? You can click on the pictures below to see the original post for each of these cards:
Stamp Sets: Christmas Means More Papers: Heartwarming Hugs, Real Red, Thick Whisper White Inks: Real Red Accessories: Stitched So Sweetly, Stampin’ Dimensionals
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