Tis The Season

Hello everyone! Hope you’re all doing well and having a great week so far! It’s TaeEun here today with a holiday shaker card to inspire you for some last minute cards for the season 🙂 .

I paired the Holiday Border cling stamp with a poinsettia arrangement I made using Poinsesttia Wishes , Berry Bits and Winter Foliage grouped layering stamp sets. 

I white heat embossed the Holiday Border cling stamp on a watercolor paper panel. I ink blended it in Soft Amethyst, Iris Blooms, Plum Wine, Caribbean Turquoise, Azurite and Deep Sapphire. I kept the center of the panel white making the border of the panel darker.  I cut the panel with the holiday border die and set it aside. 

The ink colors I used for the poinsettias and other holiday elements are below.

I stamped them and cut them using the coordinating dies. I arranged the poinsettia cluster and secured it with a sheet of Press’N Seal.

I made the shaker part with the front panel by adhering a clear acetate sheet on the back of it and adding foam tapes. As the shaker elements I used Midnight Frost Couture Mix. After the shaker was finished I added the poinsettia arrangement to the card. The sentiment is from Easy Expressions Holiday set. I gold heat embossed the scripty part and stamped the rest in Noir.

That’s it from me for today! Hope you like my holiday shaker card 🙂 and got some inspiration for your own holiday card stash!

Have a crafty day!



Holiday card with golden accents

Hello everyone! Hope you’re having a great week so far ! It’s TaeEun here today sharing a holiday card I made using some of our new dies from October Release and holiday themed grouped layering stamp sets. 

I started by making the golden panel which was dry embossed using the Holiday Border Dies. The gold mirror cardstock looked like real metal after dry embossing! 

I then cut the letters for merry using the Bold Alphas Lower dies from some heavyweight white cardstock and heat embossed the lower 1/3 of them in gold. 

To embellish my card with some christmas-y bouquets I used some berries and winter foliage from Winter Foliage, Berry Branches, Berry Bits and Pine Cones grouped layering stamp sets. 

The leaves were stamped in Soft GardenBright Fern, Caribbean Turquoise and Ocean Teal and the berries were stamped in Lipstick Red and Pink Derby. For the Pine Cone I used the Cocoa collection

I cut the Pine Sprigs from some white cardstock using the Pine Sprig die and ink blended them in Soft GardenBright Fern, Caribbean Turquoise and Basil Mojito

I then started assembling the card. First I arranged the pine sprig and pine cone and berry bits on the top part of a beige cardbase and foam mounted the golden panel on the lower half of the cardbase. I aligned the letters and added them to the card using foam tape. I then added the holiday bouquet on the lower right corner and the small leafy embellishment on the letter “m”. I added red rhinestones to the bouquet.  

The sentiment is from Winter Foliage stamp set. I white heat embossed the “& BRIGHT” on a piece of green cardstock and inked  it with Deep Emerald to get an ombre strip. 

That’s it from me for today! Hope you enjoyed looking my holiday card! 

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Have a crafty day!


Pretty Poinsettias

Merry Christmas, friends! (Don’t shoot me; it’s November, and I can say that!)  Emily here with you today with a card that’s a little different from my normal style. I did not get to use the gorgeous Poinsettia Border stamp as much as I would have liked during the release, so I am making up for that now by playing with it to my heart’s content. 🙂 Let’s get started!

This project is a little different for me. I started  by heat embossing that stunningly detailed image onto a bright red card base using white detail embossing powder. I then used my white Prismacolor colored pencil (is it really a colored pencil if it’s white? Hmm.) to add in some shading on the poinsettias. I used a white Wink of Stella brush pen to add some shimmer and variation to the berries.


The next step was to stamp and emboss some of the pretty poinsettias and foliage from the Fresh Cut Poinsettia Outlines stamp set onto vellum using the same white detail embossing powder, then die cut them with their coordinating dies. I added some more shimmer with the white Wink of Stella pen, but it’s not really captured very well in the photos. Sadface.


The next step was to cut the greeting using the new Holiday Word Dies. I started with some of the green adhesive foil, then die cut the greeting three more times using (cheap but sturdy) watercolor paper and glued them all together. I adhered the greeting down, then arranged my vellum poinsettia die cuts and adhered them with clear dimensional adhesive. The final step was to add some sequins: Deep Sage, Glass Slippers, and Engine Red.

And that’s it! This card would be really easy to mass produce if you left off the extra vellum die cuts and only did one layer of die cut greeting… Bonus, it’s nice and flat, too! I’m all about just dropping my cards in the mailbox instead of having to actually get out and go inside the post office… ain’t nobody got time for that! I’m too busy making Christmas cards haha! Have a fantastic week, friends!