Holiday Wishes with Beary Christmas Designer Series Paper

I love when products from a variety of suites come together to make a beautiful card. Today’s many-layered card features four new products (from Stampin’ Up!’s September-December 2023 Mini Catalog) from three different collections. Here’s my sweet Holiday Wishes card:

Beary Christmas Designer Series Paper, Stampin Up!, Brian King

The focal panel on this card features a polar bear who’s looking up at the night sky. With a Deckled Rectangles Die, I cropped this scene from the fifth pattern show below in the Beary Christmas Designer Series Paper:

Beary Christmas Designer Series Paper, Stampin Up! 162015 How cute is this guy? There’s barely a star in the sky, so I knew I could tell a story by adding a gold star to the sky. I pulled one of the largest stars in the Adhesive-Backed Star Trinkets (from the O Holy Night Suite Collection). Here’s a look at these gold beauties:

Adhesive-Backed Star Trinkets, Stampin Up! 162010I added a little sentiment along the side of the focal panel with two words in the Christmas Classics stamp set (part of the Joy of Christmas Suite Collection). I used tape to mask the “s” in “holidays” to build the saying on my card. Here’s a look at the Christmas Classics Bundle:

Christmas Classics Bundle, Stampin Up!, 161977I added a Very Vanilla design from the new Shining Brightly Specialty Designer Series Paper behind my star-gazing polar bear. The gold stars pair so perfectly with the star at the heart of this card. Here’s a look at these gorgeous papers and colors from the O Holy Night Suite Collection:

Shining Brightly Specialty Designer Series Paper, Stampin Up!, 162378The sweet polar bear on my card is a blend of Basic White and Very Vanilla. The ice patches are a blend of Balmy Blue and Misty Moonlight. The sky is a blend of Misty Moonlight and Night of Navy. Such a sweet mix of beautiful colors that tell a lovely story.

Beary Christmas Designer Series Paper, Stampin Up!, Brian KingIf you like the mix of Very Vanilla Balmy Blue and Night of Navy as much as I do, I hope you’ll save this for future reference:

Stampin Up! Color Inspiration - Very Vanilla, Balmy Blue, Night of Navy

Stamps: Christmas Classics  Papers: Beary Christmas Designer Series Paper, Shining Brightly Specialty Designer Series Paper, Night of Navy, Balmy Blue, Very Vanilla  Inks: Night of Navy  Accessories: Deckled Rectangles Dies, Adhesive-Backed Star Trinkets, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by today!



As with all other catalogs, I’ll be making Designer Series Paper Swatch Books and hosting Product Shares from the upcoming September-December 2023 Mini Catalog. The shares were posted last week – if you’d like to check out the options and sign up, you can see my post here.

Kits Sale

All month, Stampin’ Up! is giving a 30% discount on its Kit Collection (while supplies last). To learn more about the promotion and see a list of all the kits that were available at the start of the promotion, CLICK HERE. To shop the kits in my online store, CLICK HERE.

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  1. Suzanne Patt Cullen

    Brian, such a great card … everything about it even down to where/how you photographed it in the Fungeon …

  2. great card Brian. So wish however that the bear was stamped and cut out sitting on iceberg. But it’s lovely none the less. the addition of the star is brilliant!

  3. LOVE IT ! I have the cute Bear Punch and papers coming and now, I may have to get the stamp set ! This is an ador -BEARABLE- able card ! Giggle !!

  4. Such a peaceful card! Bear hug to you!

  5. Love, love the position of the star.

  6. Wow, love the card.

  7. An absolute PERFECT combination of products!! I love it when you do this! It reminds me to look outside the box🙃Love. Love. Love it!

  8. Love this card. Have a great Sunday!

  9. Your card is just so dang ADORABLE!!!! LOVE IT!

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