My Top 10 Favorite Things from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog

I truly believe Stampin’ Up! has set the “paper crafting standard” for the holidays with their latest Holiday Catalog.  Enjoy a splendid mix of new products ranging from clean and simple to vintage.  You’ll have everything you need to create cards, dress up gifts, package treats or set an engaging table.  DON’T MISS the the savings on nine different holiday product bundles (p. 2).

View the 2012 holiday catalog online
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Let’s take a tour through the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog together and I’ll share My Top 10 Favorite Things.  I would love to hear YOUR favorites.  Please share with a comment at the end of this post!

1.  Ornament Keepsakes Bundle (Wood-Mount Bundle 129949, $49.95 OR Clear-Mount Bundle 129950, $42.95), p. 3.  This is proving to be one of the most popular holiday choices by my customers.  You save 15% over buying the stamp set and framelits separately!Ornament keepsakes stampin up rubber stamps2.  Merry Minis  (Wood-Mount 127916, $14.95 OR Clear-Mount 127919, $11.95) & Merry Minis Punch Pack (126882, 3 mini punches for $16.95) p. 6.  Tags, bags and everything else.  These little coordinating cuties will warm your heart and stoke your paper crafting projects with their endless possibilities.

Merry Minis

3.  1 1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch (127811, $15.95), p. 7.  Expand your scallop circle punch family (can there ever be enough?) with this new size.  Works great alone or layered.  Try it as the perfect mat for the 1″ Circle Punch.

1 1:4 Scallop Punch
4.  Greetings of the Season (Wood-Mount 128030, $15.95 or Clear-Mount 128033, $11.95), p. 8.  A sentiment essential for the holidays.  Just add paper, ink and ribbon.  Done!

Greetings of the Season

5.  Snowflurry Bigz Die (127813, $21.95), p. 14.   Set the stage or set the table.   In addition to holiday cards, this 3-piece set of snowflakes adds a fresh touch to gifts, ornaments or place settings.  I love them cropped with our new Champagne Glimmer Paper (127885, $4.95), p. 18.  Bada “Bling!”

Snow Flurry Bigz Die
6.  Scentsational Season Bundle (Wood-Mount Bundle 129945, $36.95 OR Clear-Mount Bundle 129946, $32.95), p. 16.  It was love at sight when I spotted these adorable Scentsational Season stamps and coordinating Holiday Collection Framelits.  Emboss with either the Sugar & Spice (127829) or Peppermint Sticks (127830) Scented Stampin’ Emboss Powder for a multi-sensory experience!

Scentsational season stampin up rubber stamps7.  Festival of Prints Designer Series Paper Stack (126904, $6.95), p. 20.  A card maker’s dream!  48 double sided sheets offer small, holiday inspired patterns in a card friendly size (4 1/2 x 6 1/2).

Festival of Prints dSP

8.  Howlstooth and Scaringbone Designer Series Paper (126906, $10.95), p. 24.  Halloween CAN be chic!  My favorite Stampin’ Up! Halloween DSP to date offers not only a clever name but sophisticated prints that can work year round!

Howlstooth & Scaringbone DSP

9.  Toxic Treats (Wood-Mount 127898, $28.95 OR Clear-Mount 127901, $20.95), p. 25.  This “creepy” stamp set delivers the perfect dose of spooky fun to cards, invitations and treat holders.  Works with the Decorative Label Punch (120907, $16.95) and Labels Collection Framelits Dies (125598, $26.95) for quick, cropped elements.   Get this stamp set FREE in August as part of the Spooktacular Starter Kit Offer.

Toxic Treats

10.  Perfectly Preserved Bundle (Wood-Mount Bundle 129943, $44.95 OR Clear-Mount Bundle 129944, $38.95), p. 29.  What would YOU put in the mason jar?  This modern take on a harvest theme offers a variety of autumn images to stamp, crop and share with or without the jar.  Looks impeccable with the Orchard Harvest Designer Series Paper (126895, $10.95), p. 28.

Perfectly Preserved

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  1. This is truly the most beautiful catalogue ever. I love the snowflake dies and glitter paper.

  2. Mary, this is the best mini ever. I may need another job to buy all I want. Ornament bundle first.

  3. My most favorite is the Scentsational Season Bundle. I could just eat up that cute gingerbread man. Try stamping him with Soft Suede ink and decorating his buttons with Cherry Cobbler Dazzling Details. Yummy!

  4. So, I think I love EVERYTHING in the holiday catalog!! My favorites are the wide tulle ribbons in all 3 colors, the smaller scallop punch, the mitten punch and stamp set, and the silver dazzling details.

  5. Mary, I like the paper piercing pack! I was hoping they would come out with one for the framelets!! But I also like the Lacy Brocade embossing folder, so elegant and a nice addition. I think the prints in the festival of prints paper pack are lovely and I wish they were available in 12×12 sheets as well.

  6. Mary, Like you I think the Holiday cat is awesome. So far, my fav is the Perfectly Preserved Bundle along with the coordinating DSP. Rocks!

  7. Love the Ornament Keepsakes Bundle. That cover ornament is just fabulous. Would make great little Christmas gifts.


  8. The latest “Paper Crafts” magazine has a mason jar filled with eyeballs for Halloween … wouldn’t the Ghoulish Googlies look spooky in there!

  9. There is so much to choose from in the new holiday catalog. I have already purchased the Howlstooth DSP, the Toxic Treats, the Ornamental Keepsakes Bundle, the Scentsational Season Bundle, the Festival of Prints DSP stack, and Monster Munchies and I am not done. My wish list from this catalog has many items left to purchase. I love it all.

  10. I agree with all of your choices! It is hard to pick only 10, because this Holiday catalog is one of the best they’ve released. I love the Toxic Treats stamp set with that Howlstooth DSP…what a great combo! I am emailing you a picture of a card I made with this set. It’s one of the cards we will make at my workshop this Saturday. Hope you like it. Have a great day!

  11. I have many favorites in this holiday catalog too, it’s hard to choose just one. I would have to say at the top of my fav’s list is the Perfectly Preserved bundle. Sara Douglas’s on stage demonstration of all her jars was one of my absolute favorites!

  12. Hands-down: Howlstooth and Scaringbone DSP! and everything on pgs. 26-27 (striped ribbon, Frightening Feline, the Ghoulish Googlies, and the Googly Ghouls– say those last 2 together fast 5 times LOL)!

  13. I don’t know how you were able to choose ten as your favorites…this mini has to be one of their best and will be very rough on the pocketbook. I love all your choices, most are on my wishlist with the ornament bundle at the top.

    Thanks for your daily post…I look forward to your great ideas everyday.

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