Simple Saturday Dasher

Stampin up dasher merry christmas card
Are you dashing around this holiday weekend?  This charming 4 x 4 Dasher card can be whipped up in minutes if you get a few moments to unwind.


  • Stampin up dasher gold embossing stampin pretty I'm really digging the way the gold embossing pops on Basic Black.  How about you?
  • This "frill-free" card is a good masculine option.
  • A 4 x 4 card won't get delivered in the US mail.  However, I love tucking them in with a mailed or personally delivered gift. 
  • Sometimes it's the little things.  The corner snipped with the Ticket Corner Punch is all the added pizzazz this card needs.

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Black signature ivory

Dasher stampin pretty Stamp Sets:  Dasher (116816), Contempo Christmas (WM 118734, CM 120594)
Paper:  Brushed Gold (102935), Basic Black (121045), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink:  VersaMark (102283), Basic Black (101179)
Cool Tools:  Ticket Corner Punch Small (119867), Heat Tool (100005)
The Perfect Touch:  Neutrals Brads (119736), Gold Embossing Powder (109129), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)


  1. Oh, I just LOVE this! Stunning!

  2. Absolutely stunning! I love this card!

  3. Cheryl McAskill


  4. Absolutely love this card. It’s very classy!

  5. Dasher is so versatile and makes a lovely card as you just showed us! Dasher should be in everyone’s stamp collection.

  6. Daser is stylin’ for sure all decked in gold! Another elegant and classic card!

  7. I just love Dasher in gold! The corner is the perfect touch!

  8. I love Dasher but you made it elegant on this card.
    Beautiful job!

  9. I love it!!! I was planning on doing a similar full size card using dasher (my fav) and brushed gold paper, i have never used this paper before-thanks for sharing

  10. Absolutely gorgeous! I need to make about 25 more cards today and tomorrow…I’ll give this one a try. Thanks…

  11. Love this card–it’s exquisite. Dasher has so much charactor when he’s embossed.

  12. Very classy!

  13. I love the cranberry Bliss bar, it’s not so much candy but I consider it candy in my mouth!~ I love the card.

  14. You are the master of “just enough” embellishing. Great card!

  15. This is just stunning! I’m going to have to make one of these myself.

  16. Dasher is just dashing all decked out in gold!

  17. I am waiting for my Dasher stamp to arrive. This is a really nice, simple and elegant. I am going to case your card. Thanks so much!

  18. Dasher makes for such a regal deer with the gold embossing. Love the ticket corner treatment too.

  19. I really like this card. Very simple, but I packs a punch. The more I see of this little guy, the more I want him!

  20. Oops! It packs a punch! LOL

  21. Jennifer Reynard

    Wow, the gold embossing on black really makes “dasher”
    pop. What a classy card!

  22. Chris R. from Iowa

    Wow! Vickie took my idea of saying he was dashing! You constantly amaze me with your attention to detail. The little corner made with the ticket punch is just the perfect touch. Thanks so much for sharing this with us!

  23. I just love Dasher and your beautiful work Mary.

  24. Very pretty…as is all of your work!

  25. Beautiful, Mary! Love the colors and the gold embossing really does pop on the black!

  26. This is gorgeous! The simplicity of black and white with the pop of gold is so very, very elegant!!

  27. Thanks for yet another beautiful card with Dasher – I love this stamp

  28. oh so elegant. I love the ticket corner punch on one corner…classy.

  29. Mary = very elegant – the black and gold do Dasher proud. Merry Christmas.

  30. Oh I think I’ll make these to put in my club orders this month. As always Mary..beautiful things on your blog, thank you for always sharing!

  31. Gorgeously elegant! Love it 🙂

  32. Amanda Currier

    I’m more of a silver kind-of-girl but this gold is just gorgeous! I love that Dasher stamp! Very nice!!

  33. Yes, the corner punch is a great idea–Little Dasher looks good in silver, too!! 🙂 Your cards posted are always sweet!!

  34. I just love Dasher and tire of him. So pretty.

  35. You make simple look elegant and so sophisticated. Love the card; thanks for sharing. MJ

  36. So gorgeous!A CAS for sure.

    Ter 😉

  37. I’m not usually a gold fan, but this is beautiful!

  38. I love the corner ticket punch in the corner with the brad. What a lovely touch!!

  39. Beautiful Mary!!!! I love the gold embossing:)

  40. Beautiful Card! Thanks for the great ideas!

  41. Mary your card is stunning!!! I love the layout!!! Hugs,

  42. What a beautiful card. Thank you so much for all the creative ideas you give us!

  43. hi i leke making cards i am going to get a cricket expression!!

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