10 Cards of Christmas Past


I thought it might be fun today to share with you some of my favorite Stampin’ Pretty cards “of Christmas past.”  Please note that many of the items are retired.  I’m providing the complete supplies list for your convenience!


Stamp Set: Scentsational Season (Wood-Mount 121026, Clear-Mount 121190), Fabulous Phrases (Wood-Mount 117002, Clear-Mount 120501), Sweet Essentials (Wood-Mount 126455, Clear-Mount 126457)
Paper: Crumb Cake (120953), Whisper White (100730)
Ink: Early Espresso (126974), Old Olive (126953), Daffodil Delight (126944), Cherry Cobbler (126966), Island Indigo (126986)
Cool Tools: Little Labels Punch Pack (126881), Holiday Collection Framelits Dies* (127814), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439)
The Perfect Touch: 3/8″ Designer Printed Brads (122940), Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine (123125)


Stamp Sets: Pendant Park (WM 115456, CM 120012), Short & Sweet (WM 115060), Tree Trimmings (WM 116722)
Paper: Whisper White (100730
Ink: VersaMark (102283)
Cool Tools: 1/2″ Small (119869), 3/4″ Medium (119873), 1″ Medium (119868) Circle Punches, Heat Tool (100005)
The Perfect Touch: Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109129, Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
Other: Stampin’ Up! 3 1/2 x 5″ Note Cards and coordinating Envelopes (107311, Pack of 20)



Stamp Set: Four the Holidays (116921, Stampin’ Up! Holiday Mini Catalog)
Paper: Merry Moments Designer Series Paper (115672), Real Red (102482), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink: Garden Green (102272)
The Perfect Touch: Real Red 3/4″ Polka ot Grosgrain Ribbon (115608), Playground Designer Buttons (116313), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
Envelope: Very Vanilla Medium Envelope (107300), Merry Moments Designer Series Paper (115672)


Stamp Set: Winter Post
Paper: Autumn Vine Designer Series Paper, More Mustard, Sage Shadow, Really Rust
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Stampin’ Up! Markers: More Mustard, Really Rust, Sage Shadow
Cool Tools: Paper Piercer and Template (Stampin’ Up!’s Crafter’s Tool Kit), 1/2″ Circle Punch, Pillow Note Die, Big Shot, Tag and Small Tag Punches
The Perfect Touch: Circle Rhinestone Brads (Fire Collection), Stampin’ Dimensionals, Sage Shadow 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon, Alpine Ribbon Originals (Felt), Linen Thread


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)


Stamp Sets: Jolly Bingo Bits (W120857, C121187), Pennant Parade (W122740, C122742)
Paper: Pool Party (124386, 2011-2013 In Color 12 x 12 Textured Card Stock Assortment), Basic Black (121045), Cherry Cobbler (119685), Whisper White (100730)
Ink: Basic Black (101179)
Cool Tools: 1″ Circle Punch (119868), 1 1/4″ Circle Punch (119861), 1 3/8″ Circle Punch (119860), 1 3/8″ Square Punch (119877), Extra Large Tag Punch (119866), Large Tag Punch (119876), Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch (119275)
The Perfect Touch: Jewels Basic Rhinestones (119246), In Color Designer Printed Brads (122940), Cherry Cobbler 3/8″ Quilted Satin Ribbon (124105, Stampin’ Up! Holiday Mini Catalog), Cherry Cobbler/White Baker’s Twine (123125), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)


Paper: Riding Hood Red, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla
Cool Tools: 1″ Circle Punch
The Perfect Touch: Little Felt Flurries, Vintage Brads (Antique Brass), Word Flurries Rub-Ons


Stamp Set: Contempo Christmas (W118734, C120594)
Paper: Regals Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack (117154), 2011-2013 In Color Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack (122384), More Mustard (100946), Lucky Limeade (122926), Cherry Cobbler (119685), Very Vanilla (101650), Silver Glimmer Paper (Holiday Mini Catalog, 124005)
Ink: Cherry Cobbler (119669)
Cool Tools: Extra Large Oval Punch (119859), Blossom Bouquet Triple Layer Punch (122464), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439), Stocking Accents Originals Die (Holiday Mini Catalog, 124099), Snow Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (Holiday Mini Catalog, 124096), Circle Scissor Plus (112520), Circle Scissor Plus Glass Mat (112531), Paper Piercing Tool (116631)
The Perfect Touch: Antique Brads (117273), Silver Cord (retired), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Envelope: 2011-2013 In Color Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack (1222384), 3/16″ Corner Punch (119871), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334)


Stamp Set: Snowflake Soiree (Wood-Mount 127922, Clear-Mount 127925)
Paper: Very Vanilla (101650), Brushed Gold Card Stock (102935)
Ink: VersaMark Ink Pad (102283)
Cool Tools: 3/16″ Corner Punch (119871), Heat Tool (129053)
The Perfect Touch: Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109129), Very Vanilla 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon (120999), Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons (127555), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Glue Dots (button, 103683)


Stamp Set: New Years (Clear-Mount Only 132336)
Paper: Howlstooth & Scaringbone Designer Series Paper (126906), Primrose Petals (126841), Basic Black (121045), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink: Jet Black Stazon (101406)
Cool Tools: 1″ Square Punch (for flagged end, 124094), 2 1/2″ Circle Punch (120906), Scallop Edge Border Punch (119882), Paper Snips (103579)
The Perfect Touch: Primrose Petals 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon (126844), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)


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  2. dear Mary, I am sorry I mad so many spelling errors. My fingers were going too fast.
    What I was trying to say. What a beautiful parade of wonderful cards. I remember most of these cards. Thank you for the memories.
    You are so talented. Have a beautiful Christmas holidays. hugs, Ellen Hinds

  3. Mary, What a great parade of beautiful cards. I remember most of these cads. You are so talented. Thankk you for thgememories. Have a Beautiful christmas holidays. Hugs, Ellen Hinds

  4. Thanks for passing along inspiration for me. I appreciate that you show me and tell me how cards are made. I like all you’ve posted today, with my faves being Dasher, Four the Holidays, and Snowflake Soiree. You’re creatively talented.

  5. HI Frenchie . . . we gobbled up the chocolate covered peanuts. Your thank you card should arrive today! Hugs, M

  6. Thank you Mary for the beautiful and fabulous walk down memory lane, all of this cards are just lovely, the one made with the “Winter Post” set looks so vintage, the one made with the “Snow Flake Soiree” is so beautiful, this images are so detailed and gorgeous, just like the real snow flakes.
    Thank you for sharing.

  7. These are all so nice. Thank you for posting all these together and with the supplies needed.
    This took you some time to list all the supplies and I really appreciate your sharing this.

    Have a Happy New Year

  8. Holy Buckets of memories, eh! These are some beauties for sure! It’s neat how you listed the supplies. I searched a couple of these and they are some awesome stamp sets too! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

  9. Thank you for posting Christmas Cards of the Past, Mary. Pushes me to make 2015 cards, now. Seems this time of year rolls around all too quickly. I, too, like them all.

  10. Ooo, MsMary you make me want to get my retired Christmas stamps out and play with them!!!!
    I loved them all,
    Hugs Frenchie ,
    Ps , by any chance did you get my candy package ,
    Please say you did ……..
    Let me know ok MsMary,
    Love u

  11. Cindie McDuffee

    A very nice retrospective. So nice to see some beloved retired sets again!

  12. Linda Riesgraf

    Thanks for the blast from the past, Mary. Love them all, but especially the Dasher card. It is so clean and simple, but has just the right touches to make it pop…..something you are so very good at.

  13. What a great trip down memory lane. Especially love the hot cocoa ‘Christmas Cheer’ 3×3 card.

  14. I love them all. I must say the Four the Holidays and Dasher cards are my favorites!

    Merry Christmas!

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