The Pals Blog Hop: Christmas Gleaming Holiday Card

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Welcome to the Pals’ Blog Hop! We’re so glad you’re here because we made some great projects for “My Favorite Season”  – showcasing our favorite stamps and supplies for our holiday project.  You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

Create this Happy Christmas Card using the Christmas Gleaming Bundle from Stampin' Up! Card created by Stampin' Pretty, Mary Fish

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Stampin' Up! Christmas Gleaming Bundle 153006


Begin with a 4 1/8 x 5 1/2 card base of Basic Black Thick card stock.

Zip a piece of Crumb Cake card stock through a die-cutting and embossing machine tucked inside the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder. 

Zip through again to crop it with the 3 3/4 x 5 1/8 Stitched Rectangle Die.  Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Create this Happy Christmas Card using the Christmas Gleaming Bundle from Stampin' Up! Card created by Stampin' Pretty, Mary FishCrop a piece of Cherry Cobbler card stock with the 2 5/8 x 3 7/8 Stitched Rectangle Die. 

Wrap with a piece of Crumb Cake 5/8″ Come to Gather Ribbon, securing with Snail Adhesive. 

Adhere to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Crop a piece of Basic Black card stock with the largest Stitched Circle Die.  Adhere as shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the images (Christmas Gleaming) and sentiment (Itty Bitty Christmas) in Versamark Ink onto card stock (Mossy Meadow, Cherry Cobbler, and Crumb Cake) that has been rubbed with an Embossing Buddy. Cover with Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder.  Flick to remove the excess and set with a Heat Tool. 

Create this Happy Christmas Card using the Christmas Gleaming Bundle from Stampin' Up! Card created by Stampin' Pretty, Mary Fish

Snip the holly and berries with Paper Snips. 

Crop the ornaments with the coordinating Gleaming Ornaments Punches. 

Snip the sentiment to 1/2 x 1 1/2, flagging the end with the Tailored Tag Punch. 

Adhere all with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Tie a piece of Linen Thread into a bow.  Adhere with a Mini Glue Dot that has been rolled to a smaller size. 

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More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 13th when we showcase projects with layers of DSP and embellishments for any occasion. Don’t miss the fun!

Pals Blog Hop Line-Up
  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  3. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  4. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  5. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  6. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  7. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin
  8. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  9. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  10. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  11. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  12. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  13. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  14. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  15. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  16. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  17. Sara Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  18. Jen Roque at Stamp Camp with Jen


  1. Mary, I must tell you how much I love this card!!! I saw it when you first made it, decided I must get the supplies and make it myself. Just finished a bunch and I’m so pleased! Again, LOVE it!

  2. Maria Rodriguez

    Mary, I love, love this gorgeous and elegant card, the colors you chose are rich and look great together and provide a perfect background for these Christmas Ornaments so beautifully adorned.
    Thank you for sharing.

  3. Beautiful card Mary! I do love this set!!!

  4. Carol Carriveau

    Oh Mary, this is a fabulous card!!!!! Thanks for sharing it!

  5. Oooooh, MY . LOTS OF BEAUTIFUL CARDS and soo classy, with lots of BEAUITFUL fall colors, thanks everyone for sharing,
    Hugs to you all
    Frenchie ♥️

  6. Fantastic card Mary. So rich with color

  7. Mary, your card actually make be gasp! WOW! It’s just so beautiful. From the Subtle embossing folder piece, to the black heat embossed ornaments and sentiment, it’s just a beauty! The non traditional colors are a knock out! Thank you for sharing and giving us a PDF. I have to make this… 🙂

  8. Absolutley lovely Mary!

  9. Beautiful layering, Mary! I especially like the holly and berries!

  10. Beth McCullough

    Another lovely card, Mary!

  11. Pretty card, Mary. Love the dry and wet embossing and all the elements you used. Have a fun day!

  12. LOVE every single detail of this card. WOW!!!

  13. A “Mary Classic” card… so very elegant!

  14. I love everything about this card. The embossing of the ornament detail is a WOW!

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