22 Ways to Be Fabulously Festive (even in February)



I wanted to share 22 simply gorgeous holiday cards I received this year from friends and fellow demonstrators (including my Stampin’ Pretty Pals).  Here’s a link to returning Stampin’ Up! holiday products, still available for purchase.






















HAVE A QUESTION?  Please leave me a comment below with any questions or feedback on these wonderful works of art.  I’ll do my best to track down an answer!

300 x 300 RedTulip

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You work so hard and do so much for all the Pals.  Diane R.


  1. Thanks, Katie. It’s primarily cards from my team with a few fellow demos and friends in the mix! Appreciate your feedback!

  2. I just adore Brian’s card (and pretty much all of the ones you shared!) – it is so clean and simple, but gorgeous. You have such a talented team, Mary 🙂

  3. Im honored to share your work, Robin!

  4. I was super busy yesterday and didn’t get a check to check my mail. When I opened your post this morning, I was so pleased to see my card included in all of the beautiful cards you shared! I am honored and proud! Thank you!!

  5. Thanks, Karen. I love that your card was a collaborative effort. It also reminds me of my sweet Isabel (pug) who passed away but forever warms my heart!

  6. I feel so fortunate to have them to share, Maria. Thanks for your kind comments!

  7. Karen Bernhardt

    Thank you for sharing my card. My daughter Missy James and fellow Demonstrator Susan Pennington helped make these cards. We had so much fun and of course Prissy, Scarlett and Moose are our inspiration. ( Our Pugs)
    You are such a class act.

  8. Sorry I didn’t comment yesterday about this amazing cards, I had a very busy day and later, a house full of grandkids (again, LOL!!)but I didn’t want to pass the chance to say to all of this talented ladies that their cards are beautiful. I love when you have this parades of cards friends send you Mary, love seeing the different styles, the colors, layouts, etc. Lots of sweet inspiration for sure.
    Thank you for sharing.

  9. You warm my heart, Ms. Frenchie!

  10. Your so welcome MsMary, and I mean every word of it , I mad the best decision of my life , the pals are the best !!!!
    And let’s not forget our most lovey and wonderful leader MsMary !!!
    Hugs and to you !
    Frenchie ,

  11. I’m so proud to share your talent for paper. Thanks, Jennifer.

  12. Thanks, Frenchie, for your vote of confidence and being part of my amazing Pals Community!

  13. Awwww what a beautiful line of cards , thank you MsMary for sharing mine too,
    And Cindy you would never regret you join us , lots of fun and inspiration, and great ideas , MsMary is the best !!!!
    Hugs Frenchie ,
    Looking forward to have you Cindy !!!!

  14. Wow! The pals are a hugely talented group of stampers…thank you so much for including my card with all of these other lovely ones. It is an honor to be able to be a part of your team and call myself a pal 🙂

  15. Mary, so honored to be included with such a talented group of friends and demonstrators! Their cards are all so beautiful! Hope you had a great holiday season and winter. (Not that Arizona gets much of a winter?. : ) ) Hugs!

  16. Wow! What lovely cards. So many great ideas. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Love seeing all the cards you get from Pals!

  18. Lynn Gauthier - Michigan

    Holy Buckets of cards. I’m in awe!!!
    Thanks for sharing them with us. AWESOME!!!

  19. Hi Cindy. I would love to have you join my Stampin’ Pretty Pals and the Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit promotion makes it great timing. I can assure you that you will have access to fantastic private resources (ideas, inspiration, fun), chats and get to hang out with people who have a passion for playing with paper. We ALL love stamping and sharing ideas and inspiration. Here’s information you can copy and paste in your browser. You may simply join for a test drive of demonstrator benefits (of course, I’m hoping you love it so much you stay around) or just for your own purchases. 80%+ of my team members are hobbyists! https://www.stampinpretty.com/sweeten-the-starter-kit-deal.html Hugs, M

  20. Thanks for sharing that Alison created the card originally! Love it!

  21. What a super talented bunch of Stampers. Glad to be included with them. Thanks for sharing!

  22. Mary they are all so beautiful! It’s nice to see these Christmas cards even in February! And what a surprise to see my card on your blog. I have to share that my card was designed by one if my downline members for one of our combined stamp-a-stacks. Alison Bilohlavek designed the card that I made for you. :-).

  23. Mary,
    These Christmas cards are gorgeous. Gives me lots of inspiration and ideas for future use.

  24. cindy smithers

    These cards are absolutely gorgeous!! Thank you so much for sharing Mary. It truely makes me want to join your team with such talented ladies. Right now I am riding the fence on wether or not. I work full time and more at a hospital and am 60 years old. Not quite a spring chicken. I also have my daughter and grandson and fiancee living with me.
    I will diffantely keep it in my prayers.

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