Ink . Stamp. Share ScrapBook Blog Hop ~ Cosy Christmas Inspiration

Welcome to the  Ink & Share Scrapbook blog hop,  we are  group of international Stampin UP! demonstrators sharing our ideas and creativity with you.

You will have either arrived from  Alison’s post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME.  This month we have a cosy Christmas picture as our inspiration.

Once again I have chosen to use a 12 x 12 page – mainly because Stampin’ UP! has 12 x 12 card stock in all its colors which gives me a fantastic choice

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Pretty Blue Snowflake Christmas Card

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We have had some unseasonally warm weather here in North Texas, just last week we were out walking in shirtsleeves musing that it would never have been possible to walk without coats in November when we lived in our native UK! Well the weather has started to cool now and by all accounts we are due a cold front in the coming days, so it is time to think of some seasonal cards.

I am using the Snowflake Wishes Stamp Set for today’s Christmas Card along with some blues and greens and a twist of Snowflake Splendor Ribbon which has a very pretty iridescent effect.

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Holly Leaf Christmas Card ~ Quick and Simple

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Time for a little Christmas Cheer! 🙂

I have paired the ‘Tis the Season Designer Series Paper with the Joyful Holly Stamp Set to create a quick and simple Christmas card………… plus there is a video to show how quickly you can produce a whole bunch to send to your friends and family – imagine how amazed they will be to receive a card made by your own fair hands!

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‘Tis the Season Gift Tags

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Gift Tags are the one things I always seem to forget to either buy or make and have a last minute dash in the last few days of gift wrapping. I know we are only a third of the way thru October but I decided I might as well start early and tuck them away for a few weeks. (Keeping fingers crossed that I will remember where I put them!)

These are two very simple designs using the pretty and versitile ‘Tis the Season Designer Series Paper along with the perfectly aptly named Tag Buffet Stamp Set.

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Ink . Stamp . Share Blog Hop August – December Catalog.

Once again  I am thrilled to be taking part  in the Ink . Stamp . Share blog hop,  we are a group of Stampin’ Up!®️Demonstrators from around the globe here to bring you inspiration through creativity!

You will have either arrived from Tricia’s  post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME!   This month’s theme is to showcase the new products from the August – December Catalog.

I have chosen to use the Little Treat Box Dies  along with some Designer Series Papers (DSP) and Black Glitter Paper to create some great little gifts which would be perfect for your Christmas or Halloween Celebrations.

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2020 August ~ December Mini Catalog is now LIVE!

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I am so excited!  Our new seasonal mini catalog is  now live, and it is a month earlier than normal. There are super- duper products for all your Christmas, Thanksgiving and Halloween crafting needs ~ plus a little Valentines have sneaked in there as well.

I shall be sharing projects with you over the coming weeks as well as using them in my classes and stamp camps.  But take a few minutes to have a look at what is to come!!

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Christmastime is Here – still available

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The Christmastime is Here bundle was launched on November 1st with just lovely papers and embellishments – it is available while stocks last – well guess what? these items are still available!

I am sharing the card I made and sent to all my lovely customers using the Christmas Rose Stamp Set, the Roses Dies, Specialty DSP and 1/4″ Gold Shimmer Ribbon.  Although this is a Christmas card the products lend themselves to other occasions simply by changing out the greeting.

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Merry Christmas and A Peaceful Holiday

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Merry Christmas to all my lovely family, readers and followers,  wherever you are in the world I wish you a peaceful holiday season.

Since it is Christmas I have given myself a little treat with this card – lots of gold and 3, yes 3 different stamp sets to create it! The leaves come from the  Tidings All Around  stamp set, the dotty circles from Artisan Textures and the greeting from the Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set!

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Christmas Gleaming ‘Merry Christmas’

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Today’s card has very  traditional Christmas colors and uses some of the products from the Brightly Gleaming Suite from the 2019 Holiday Catalog.

I have used the ornaments from the Christmas Gleaming Stamp set with one of the coordinating punches from the Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack in my design making a simple but very effective card for the holiday season.

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Christmas Countdown Cardinal

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The 2019 Holiday Catalog has the most beautiful Advent Calendar Kit – it has all the pieces you need to create a calendar that will last for many years.  Check out my post here. 

There is a coordinating stamp set that goes along with the advent calendar kit – Christmas Countdown, that I have used to create today’s Christmas Card.  It has a little watercoloring and I used  Wink of Stella to give the cheeky little cardinal a little shine, although sadly it does not really show in the photograph!

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