Clean and Simple Christmas in July card
During the month of July I am excited to have been invited to be the Guest Designer at Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge. This week at the Stamp Ink Paper Challenge, we are creating a clean and simple Christmas card. It’s Christmas in July! Be sure to go over to the page and check out all of the Design Team’s cards this week and if you are up to a challenge…. add a photo of your card as well!
Star of Light stamp set & Starlight Thinlits Dies
Ink Smooching a winter sky
To create this cool and crisp winter scene, I first started out with a piece of Watercolor paper, a small section of Freezer paper with shiny side up, a stack of paper towels, a Stampin Spritzer filled with tap water and a few stamp pads. Ink Refills ( aka re-inkers) will work as well. After dripping a moderate amount of ink onto the paper, it is misted with the water and the color will dilute. The shiny side of the Freezer paper will keep the fluid in place. This is a lot of fun to watch, as it gives instant results. Be sure to allow the paper ample time to dry before adding stamped images.
Clean and Simple Christmas card
Star of Light stamp set and Starlight Thinlits dies work perfectly for many styles of cards. I have even used them in non-Christmas cards! My inspiration for this card came from my kids. They are hooked on the movie Frozen and we are seeing all sorts of snowflakes in our home during the hot summer months. The die cut I choose could perhaps be a star of a snowflake. I placed it in a setting that would allow it to be interpreted either way.
For a visual demonstration on how I created the background, check out the video demonstration link below.
measurements for this project
Thick Whisper White card stock base: 4 1/4″ x 11″
Whisper White card stock layer: 3 3/4″ x 5″
Watercolor Paper card stock panel: 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″
I created a visual demonstration of this project that is posted on my YouTube channel. CLICK here to watch or watch below.
Here is a list of supplies I used to make this card project. Links are here that you can click to get product info and purchase items, at no additional cost to you, as well. Thank you for your support with your purchase 🙂
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YOUR Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator
Ho, ho, ho! Our Christmas in July promotion makes it easier than ever to sign up to be a demonstrator! You will receive a FREE Essentials Gift Pack including Paper Snips, SNAIL Adhesive, Grid Paper, two D Blocks (one for you and one for a stamping friend!), and a Bone Folder. That’s an added value of $52 US/$68 CAN! And to give you a taste of the perks of being a demonstrator, we will also include the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the holiday catalog for FREE ($20 US/$26 CAN)! With so many basic items provided for you, you’ll be able to get your brand, new business off to a fast start—and spend your Starter Kit dollars on things like your favorite stamp sets and accessories!
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For information on this month’s live events, click here for details and supplies
In answer to many questions, yes I am a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and YES you can join my team. I have a non-geographical team, which means you can live anywhere in the US and participate on my team. I hold monthly meetings via FaceBook LIVE in which you assemble a prepared project. Now is also the best time to join as a hobby demo. It’s a win=win for you !