Pretty Pines ‘Tis the Season Christmas Card

Stampin Up Christmas Pines Holiday cards idea - Mary Fish stampinup

A simple but festive Christmas card is so easy to achieve using the Christmas Pines Photopolymer Stamp Set and coordinating Pretty Pines Thinlits Dies. The bundle is jam-packed with 22 stamp images and 13 dies and is available at a 10% savings when you purchase them together!

Christmas Pines Pretty Pines

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  • The Crumb Cake card base is matted with Basic Black and a snappy argyle pattern from the Warmth & Cheer 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Stack.  The patterns in this stack are perfect for holiday cards and beyond.
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Images © Stampin’ Up!

  • The band of 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon and the pine boughs are a great backdrop to the framed sentiment from the Christmas Pines Stamp Set.

Stampin Up Christmas Pine Holiday card idea - Mary Fish stampinup

  • Add a little interest to the inside sentiment with a small panel of DSP and Basic Black cardstock.  This is such a simple way to boost the WOW! factor of any card.

Stampin Up Christmas Pines Holiday card idea - Mary Fish stampinup

  • A Crumb Cake envelope embellished with a little more DSP results in a beautifully coordinated holiday card.
  • Need more enabling?  This fabulous alternative idea from Stampin’ Up! uses the Christmas Pines stamp set and Pretty Pines Thinlits Dies!  Aren’t those pinecones adorable?
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Images © Stampin’ Up!

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11 Comments:

  1. Mary-how was the sentiment cut out? Was it on a framelit or fussy cut? I didn’t see a framelit, so i am thinking fussy cut bubut it looks too perfect! ?
    Thanks!

    Kathy

  2. Anita Ritchie

    Love these cards. I can’t get enough “pine” in my life. Maybe because I grew up in the ‘long leaf pine state.’

  3. Kadie in Arizona

    GORGEOUS card my friend. Makes me want to grab a blankie and turn on ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’.

  4. Wow, wow, wow! Love how the black mat makes your design and color choices pop right off the page!

  5. I have been waiting for you to do a card with this set. I absolutely love it!

  6. Patti MacLeith

    So beautifully simple, Mary.

  7. Terry Lynn Bright (TL)

    Love this card! What did you use to cut out the sentiment? It does not look ‘fussy cut’!

  8. Terry Lynn Bright (TL)

    Oops – never mind… Read all the comments – of course AFTER posting my question… duh…

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