Holiday Mini Card Magic

Stampin up christmas punch group

Punch mavens, take heart (and I speak your language)!  There's a new Stampin' Up! Hostess Level 2
stamp set for the holidays, with you in mind.  Christmas Punch offers
delightful gift tag images (scroll to see full set below) that
coordinate with Stampin' Up! punches.  They multi-task beautifully for
today's punch fest of simple to make mini gift cards. You can earn this
stamp set FREE with a qualifying on-line order.  Click here for details! 

Stampin up christmas punch snowman

Stamp Set:  Christmas Punch (115366, Hostess Level 2)
Paper:  Whisper White (100730), Ruby Red (102030) and Soft Suede (115318)
Ink:  Bermuda Bay (115655), Ruby Red (102259), Soft Suede (115657)
Cool Tools:  Small Tag Punch (1082640, Tag Punch (105934)
The Perfect Touch:  Bermuda Bay Polka Dot 1/2" Grosgrain Ribbon (115610), Stampin' Dimensionals
I stamped the snowman first with Bermuda Bay Ink on Whisper White card
stock and second with Ruby Red Ink on Ruby Red card stock.  I snipped
out the ruby hat and nose and adhered to the Bermuda image for a
spirited contrast.

Stampin up christmas punch holly jolly

Stamp Set:  Christmas Punch (115366, Hostess Level 2)
Paper:  Soft Suede (115318), Ruby Red (102030), Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Soft Suede (115657), Ruby Red (102259), Bermuda Bay (115655)
Cool Tools:  Curly Label Punch (112208), Boho Blossoms Punch (110711)
The Perfect Touch:  Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

TIP:  Here's a "wow" moment.  The three snowflake image from this stamp set coordinates with the Boho Blossom Punch.  Very cool

Stampin up christmas punch merry little christmas

Stamp Set:  Christmas Punch (115366, Hostess Level 2)
Paper:  Ruby Red (102030), Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Ruby Red (102259), Bermuda Bay (115655)
Cool Tools:  Wide Oval Punch (112082), Boho Blossoms Punch (110711)
Perfect Touch:  Circle Rhinestone Brads (109111, Ice), Bermuda Bay
Polka Dot 1/2" Grosgrain Ribbon (115610), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

TIP:  Tie your ribbon first.  Then, twist/adjust to get all the polka dot "wings" to show face up.

Stampin up christmas punch santa postage stamp

Stamp Set:  Christmas Punch (115366, Hostess Level 2)
Paper:  Soft Suede (115318), Whisper White (100730), Ruby Red (102030)
Ink:  Soft Suede (115657), Ruby Red (102259)
Cool Tools:  1 1/4" (104400) and 1 3/8" Square (103375) Punches, Blender Pen (102845)
The Perfect Touch:  Whisper White Organza Ribbon (114319)

Using a Blender Pen and a few drops of Ruby Red ink (just squeeze the
closed ink pad to create a little pool on the inside for little jobs),
I quickly added a second color to the Soft Suede image.

Stampin up christmas punch gift for you

Stamp Set:  Christmas Punch (115366, Hostess Level 2)
Paper:  Whisper White (100730), Ruby Red (102030)
Ink:  Ruby Red (102259), Bermuda Bay (115655)
Cool Tools:  Large Oval Punch (107305), Scallop Oval Punch (114889), Full Heart Punch (113693)
The Perfect Touch:  Circle Rhinestone Brad (109110, Fire), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

TIP:  This little darling (2 x 2) came to life when I layered the Heart Punch behind the sentiment.


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  1. Oh, will you look at this cute set!!! I have got to get some ink to rubber! This is the hostess set I picked for my pre-order and I have only inked the snowflakes to use on the journaling block of a 8? x 8? page I did in June. I need to get something substantial done with it!

    Have a great weekend!

  2. Wow! These are all absolutely fabulous!

  3. What fun and vibrant holiday cards! LOVE them all, Mary! Just beautiful! Hope we can hook up and say hi at the Convention SCS dinner! 🙂

  4. These are all so great! Like Tiffany I’m having a hard time doing anything Christmas yet! Thanks for the inspiration though – may have to ink up these cuties!!

  5. These are fabulous Mary! Love you color combo! {SMILES}

  6. Mary, Your cards are just beautiful. So glad that you’re able to post when you’re in the middle of moving-madness. I so enjoy the way you balance simplicity with a vibrantly-colored composition. Keep posting, Jill

  7. Love the Bermuda Bay and Ruby Red combo!

  8. And I also wanted to add that I just was commenting yesterday this was my favorite new catalog item, and WOW there it is.
    Thank you!!!

  9. wait, is the Boho Blossom punch still available?
    I will look and see.
    I don’t think I had ever ordered that, and I wanted it. (Of course with the Boho Blossom set…)

  10. Me likey!

    I especially like the snowman card.

  11. Very cute! I love your combination of ruby red with soft suede and bermuda bay.

  12. Oh my word these are just gorgeous. I am so glad I got this stamp set, you have given me some awesome inspiration. I too am a punch maven, this is why I couldn?t resist this stamp set.

  13. Eeee! SO cute! The snowman is my fave…I’m a sucker for the guys in white! 😉 Love this color combo, too–may have to use it for my Christmas cards!

  14. Colors are fabulous! I’m ready to get stamping on my Christmas cards after seeing these!

  15. Yes, I am a punch maven (though I’ve never heard the word maven—have to look it up). I love the cards and the little extras that make them more! Thanks for sharing. Mary Jo

  16. is there something in the catalog that you don’t own?

  17. Lisa Cardenas

    Those are beautiful ideas! 🙂

  18. Beautiful and cute, as the case may be! Creativity par excellence! I love each of them.

  19. Just too cute……great ideas!

  20. Thanks for showing Christmas sample cards using the “In” colors.

  21. Great Ideas Mary! As always you inspire me!

  22. Great job. I may have to case some of these.

  23. very cute!

  24. This is one of the sets that made my wish list for this catalog. I love using punches for fast and easy cards. Mary you are the best!!!

  25. Wow Lady, what you do with Stampt Sets. I see them in a whole new light. I cannot wait to get my hands on this set. Your the best. Hugs!

  26. colleen kramer

    Beautiful! Thanks for the heads up on the Boho Blossoms punch matching the snowflakes. Makes this fun set even more loveable!

  27. Cheryl McAskill

    I almost have to agree with Tiffany on the Summer being so short. This year it has rained soooooo much here in RI. Only 5 days in June it didn’t rain! and so far July has been wet. Last weekend was beautiful. We are now back to rain. I am checking for the development of webbing between fingers and toes! But I am going to start my cards next week, even possibly this weekend!

  28. Whoa! Someone was busy!

    Love your color choices with these! I gotta get this set!

  29. I LOVE this set, and you did a beautiful job with it.

  30. Bought this set – so it’s revealed . . . I’m a punch maven too! Great showcase of what you can do with this set. One is just as beautiful as the next.

    I can’t bring myself to make Christmas cards yet. Maybe in August. Summer goes by too fast.

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