Simple Saturday: Signs of Santa Holiday Card

Create a handmade christmas card using Signs of Santa Bundle by StampinUp Card ideas Mary Fish

THE RESULTS ARE IN: You chose Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Series Paper as you favorite (of four choices in my poll) in the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog.

Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Series Paper – Images © Stampin’ Up!

I checked the results often and it was a race to the finish between Festive Farmhouse and Joyous Noel!  Over 1000+ votes were cast and only 4 votes separated the winner and runner-up!  Here are the results.  The poll is now closed.

Holiday DSP Poll Results Stampin' Pretty

CASE:  Copy And Share with Everyone!  Today’s card was inspired by the card below that I created previously with my Varied Vases Bundle.  You can view the original post with step-by-step instructions here.




Create a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base using Stampin’ Up! Thick Whisper White card stock and the Stampin’ Trimmer.  It cuts and scores.

Create a handmade christmas card using Signs of Santa Bundle by StampinUp Card ideas Mary FishRun a 4 x 5 1/4 piece of Whisper White card stock through the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine with the Softly Falling Textured Embossing Folder.  Adhere to card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Crop a 2 3/4 square piece of Whisper White card stock.  Emboss using the Big Shot and Softly Falling Textured Embossing Folder.  Adhere to a Basic Black Scalloped Square created with the Big Shot and Layering Squares Framelits Dies.

149967G Signs of Santa Bundle

Signs of Santa Photopolymer Bundle – Images © Stampin’ Up!

PERFECT FOR KIDS HOLIDAY CARDS!  I used the Signs of Santa Stamp Set and Santa’s Sign Post Framelits Dies for today’s card.  SAVE 10% when you purchase the Signs of Santa Stamp Set and Santa’s Sign Post Framelits Dies as a bundle.

Create a handmade christmas card using Signs of Santa Bundle by StampinUp Card ideas Mary Fish

Using the Banner Triple Punch, crop a flagged end from a pattern of Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Series paper.  Approx. 3 7/8 x 1 1/8 when finished.  Layer on card base with Snail Adhesive.

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the Santa from the Signs of Santa Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto Whisper White Thick card stock.  Crop with the coordinating framelit (Signpost Framelits Dies) and a Big Shot.  Tip:  Use the Magnetic Platform to securely hold the die in place to get a perfectly cropped image.  

Create a Holiday Card using the Signs of Santa Bundle from Stampin'Up Card Ideas Mary Fish

Color the Santa with the following Stampin’ Blends:  Light & Dark Cherry Cobbler, Dark Smoky Slate, & Ivory. Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Add 3 Frosted Epoxy Droplets and a piece of Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Series Paper to the outside flap of a Whisper White Medium Envelope for an added touch. 

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MY DESIGNER SERIES PAPER COORDINATING COLOR CHART!  The chart includes coordinating designer series paper colors for the current Stampin’ Up! annual and holiday catalogs. You can download it FREE here

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  1. Maria Rodriguez

    Aww!! this is so very sweet and adorable, beautiful way to CASE your other gorgeous card.
    Love the Softly Falling EF, it adds so much texture and the look of real snow falling.
    Fabulous card, Mary.
    Thank you for sharing.

  2. So festive and fun! I love this card, Mary – and I especially love that you CASE’d yourself to get it. Such a great image. The embossed background is everything. <3

  3. Mary,
    Your Signs of Santa card is so perfect! I am so taken by the simplicity, the texture, and of course the adorable Santa!! I just adore all of your creations! I do a lot of CASEing!

  4. *Love* both your original flower in vase and your Santa card designs, Mary. Your Santa card is too, too cute for words! And the texture from the Softly Falling embossing folder adds flair that I find very appealing. I really love the texture from the Ruffled embossing folder, too. So glad that you’re encouraging your readers to CASE your designs. Thanks *so* much!!!

  5. Jeannine Garner

    This saying belongs on this card. Such a great card!!! Thank you.

  6. Have seen so many of the cute santa stamp set and everyone I love, yours included.

  7. Ooooooh, I don’t have that dsp, 😩ok
    But I love love it , and your card , it’s
    Lovely ♥️I just ordered that Santa dsp and stamps set , 😜
    Tfs MsMary, love the snow falling too,♥️

  8. I love this cute card, Mary. It is perfect for families with children and even those of us who are young at heart. I love the flocking on this DSP and the velvet paper, too. Great job of CASEing. Enjoy your weekend.

  9. Mary, such a darling card. I purchased the Signs of Santa bundle with my grandchildren in mind. I might have to CASE your CASE.

  10. Kadie Labadie

    This just might be the PERFECT holiday card my friend. I’m in LOVE with that little Santa.

  11. Brilliant CASE of your own design, Mary! I absolutely love this card!

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