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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Holiday Cards Part 3 & Stampin' Up! Holiday Promotion

Just a few more holiday cards to share today. Again, some items used are retired. The cards tho will give you a layout idea to use and help you build your own cards whether using it for Christmas or other occasions.

Layering is easy to do and makes a great card layout.

This is "one stamp" used to create the whole image of the trees, the bird, and Season's Greetings. I used Stampin' Write Markers to color in the stamp and then stamped the image on the card stock. You don't need to stamp images in only one color when you ink the stamps with the brush tip side of the Stampin' Write Markers from Stampin' Up!.

When you use the Stampin' Write markers, it is easy to only ink specific areas on a stamp. Let's say on the stamp above I only wanted the trees. I would use my marker to color in/ink the trees then stamp it on the card stock. The bird and the greeting will not show as they were not inked.

When you use Stampin' Write Markers to ink the stamps ... when you are done inking HUFF on the stamp to add a bit of moisture, then stamp. The HUFF really does make a difference.

If you are planning to make your own holiday cards this year, now is a great time to order. Next month too, Stampin' Up! will be doing a Holiday Bundle promotion which will give you discounts on a number of our holiday items. These items listed below when purchased as a bundle will give you 20% off. This promotion is valid from: October 19th thru December 16th, 2010.

Stamp Set Bundles

Bundle Description

Wood-Mount Bundle Item

Wood-Mount Bundle
Sale Price

Clear-Mount Bundle Item

Clear-Mount Bundle
Sale Price

Vintage Christmas Card Bundle
  • Bells & Boughs Set
  • Deck the Halls Designer Series Paper





Contempo Christmas Card Bundle
  • Contempo Christmas Set
  • Jolly Holiday Designer Series Paper





Tags til Christmas Bundle
  • Tags til Christmas Set
  • Decorative Label Punch





Gift Packaging Bundle
  • Gifted Set
  • Mini Lunch Sacks





Simply Adorned Gift Bundle
  • Charming Set
  • Simply Adorned 1" x 1-1/4" Charm
  • Simply Adorned 24" Chain





Non-Stamp Set Bundle

Bundle Description

Bundle Item

Bundle Sale Price

Frame Gift Bundle
  • Definitely Decorative Chunky Frame
  • Small Chocolate Chip Dotted Flourish D├ęcor Elements



Looking forward to answering any question you may have as you are making your holiday cards this year. Think of all the joy you will have making the cards, and the excitement each person who receives one will feel. Sending handmade cards truly expresses a part of you with each one you make and send to family and friends.

Ordering on-line is available on my Stampin' Up! website ... just CLICK HERE, then click on Shop Now to get started.

Mary Director
Stampin' Up! -- Discover Your Creativity
(On-line ordering now available thru my website)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What great ideas you have! Love all your stuff! Thanks for sharing!

Pam in Washington

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