Very Merry Christmas Card

Snowman Season from Stampin' Up! Very Merry Christmas Card by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

I love how well the colors of Real Red and Coastal Cabana work together for a bright and cheery, non-traditional Christmas Card. These colors are found in the Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper, part of the Let it Snow Suite. The Poppy Parade ribbon coordinates beautifully!

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Stampin' Up! Let it Snow Suite BundleThe Let It Snow Suite Bundle gives you a selection of coordinating products with one simple purchase. (Item # 153386).  It includes TWO stamp set and tool bundles at 10% off plus one each of the other items listed.  Stamp sets are also available in French and German. 

Stampin' Up! 2019 Holiday Catalog Image Snowman Season

NOTE:  The Let It Snow Suite Bundle currently has components that are on backorder and expected to be back in stock on October 14, or shortly after.   You CAN purchase each item that is currently in-stock by using the item numbers listed below.   

The Let It Snow Suite Bundle includes
* Snowman Season Photopolymer Stamp Set & Snowman Builder Punch (10% off) – 152337
* Tiny Keepsakes Cling Stamp Set & Mini Curvy Keepsakes Box Dies (10% off) – 152390
* Winter Knit 3D Embossing Folder – 150645
* Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper – 150393
* Real Red Glimmer Paper – 150427
* Real Red 1/8″ (3.2 mm) Curly Ribbon – 150426 (On backorder, est. availability October 14)
* Snowfall Accents Puff Paint – 150691
* Let It Snow Embellishment Kit – 150425 (On backorder, est. availability October 14)

Snowman Season from Stampin' Up! Very Merry Christmas Card by Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettySTAMPIN’ PRETTY STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL:

Begin with a 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 card base of Whisper White Thick card stock.

Use a Stamparatus to position and stamp the image (Snowman Season) and sentiment (Itty Bitty Christmas) in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink as shown.  

Add shading to the snowman image with a Light Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends. 

Color the carrot nose with a Light Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blend. 

Bling!  Add small dabs of Shimmery Crystal Effects to the snowballs and snowflakes.  Cover with Ice Stampin’ Glitter and flick to remove the excess.  Set aside to dry. 

Snowman Season from Stampin' Up! Very Merry Christmas Card by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Use the Largest 5 1/8 x 2 7/8 and 4 1/8 x 2 3/16 Stitched Nested Label Dies to crop the center of a 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 piece of Coastal Cabana card stock. Note: This creates both the 2nd layer and the frame with one zip through a die-cutting and embossing machine. 

Adhere the Coastal Cabana layer to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Crop out the center of a piece of Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper with the 2 5/8 x 4 5/8 Stitched Nested Labels Die.  TIP: The 2 5/8 x 4 5/8 sized Nested Label Die is between the two sizes used on the frame, which gives you a little more room for error when adhering the Coastal Cabana card stock frame to the opening. 

Snowman Season from Stampin' Up! Very Merry Christmas Card by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Adhere the Let it Snow Designer Series Paper piece to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Adhere the frame as shown with Mini Glue Dots for a 3-D effect. 

Tie a piece of Poppy Parade 1/2″ Textured Weave Ribbon into a bow.  Adhere as shown with a Mini Glue Dot. 

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  1. This is such a cute card! The way you used the nested labels dies with that adorable DSP and the ribbon make this card so eye appealing. Great work—-as always!

  2. Steph Atterbury

    Adorable!!! I wasn’t sure what to do w/that stamp, but loving this layout!

  3. Beth Geraghty

    That’s very cute Mary! Love this paper.

  4. Such a beauty! Love all these fun layers and this sweet snowman. ♥

  5. Joanne P Limoges

    Thank you for sharing a darling card idea.

  6. Love this happy card with the fun snowman, the layers and the nested dies with the pretty ribbon. Great card, Mary. Enjoy your day!

  7. Kadie Labadie

    Could this possibly be the ‘PERFECT’ holiday card????
    I think so!!!!

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