I received my Holiday Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp and had to play with it right away. I made two quick cards with it. I can’t wait to color the cute Gnome that comes in the stamp set. I am sure I will get to that soon.  For the first one I started by cutting the Mod tree in a 3 1/4″ x 5″ piece of Shallows paper (came in the kit). The edges were sanded and the side and top edge pierced.

Two 3 1/4″ strips of white cardstock were torn, adhered to the lower part of the layer and the edges were topped with Diamond Stickles.  The layers were adhered to the card base with foam adhesive squares, a 3 3/4″ x 11″ piece of white cardstock (from kit), folded in half. More white cardstock was cut with the Holiday Shapes die. Three stars were added to the tree and topped with a rhinestones.

A sentiment from Gnome for the Holidays (included in the kit) was stamped in the banner outline from the same set, cut out and adhered under the tree to finish off the card.

For my second card I stamped the label image from Gnome for the Holidays in Jet Black Archival ink on white cardstock, that had been cut with Simon Says Stamps exclusive Apothecary Label dies.  A little silver glitter brad (included in kit) was added on the top of the label.

Part of a Doodlebug Francy Frills cardstock sticker (included in the kit) was adhered to a 1 3/8″ x 5″ piece of Aspen Frost Basic Grey (one sheet of each design included in the kit)  paper strip. Both were adhered to a 3 1/4″ x 5″ piece of the same paper kit. Black Doodlebug Twine (from the November kit) was tied around the layers and topped with a button  before the layers were adhered to the card base, a 3 3/4″ x 11″ piece of white cardstock, folded in half.

Faux stitching was added with a white gel pen. The tiny holly image from Gnome for the Holidays was stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on Neenah Solar White cardstock and colored with Copic Markers (R24, R29, R39, YG93, YG97). The imag was cut out and adhered to the lower right of the label to finish off the card.

There is only a limited amount of those card kits available. I am glad I got mine!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day! It’s Friday!!!! Wohoo
Hugs and smiles

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

21 Responses to “Festive Holiday Card Kit”

  1. Oh I love them both! That first one with the soft aqua colour and negative die cut with glitter is perfect and I’ll be casing it….hehe….thanks!
    Your second card is wonderful too! Love the design!

  2. Oh Beate, now I feel like I ‘need’ the kit, haha! Great cards!

  3. Oh my goodness, cute as can be, Beate! That tree die is calling me….. Thanks for sharing :)

  4. Waw so pretty. love the litle christmas tree and the second one has such great colours. hugs! mojca

  5. Wow, you are on a roll…. Love these creations. Don’t have the tree die you used, but I am going to try duplicating something similar. Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. Elegant card. I really like how you used the negative part of the tree.

  7. Gorgeous cards, Beate! Fabulous details! Love your work! Have a great weekend! Hugs

  8. Two fantastic cards Beate! You weren’t kidding when you said you were STAMPING!!! You go girl. Love that first one with the gorgeous tree!
    Hugs,
    M

  9. Betty,
    Very cute cards!

  10. Both cards are gorgeous, Beate!! The Mod Tree is so fabulous!! The paper is beautiful and I love the added stars!! Thanks for the amazing inspiration!! Have a great weekend :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid’s Crafts

  11. Amazing cards! I really like that first one! It’s so different from the “norm”! Gorgeous!

  12. Love your faux snowbanks in the first card…it really makes the whole thing work. Both cards are super!

  13. Both are festive and great CAS for Christmas! Love it.

  14. I am so in love with these cards!

  15. Such pretty cards Beate! Love the Charlie Brown looking tree!

  16. Excellent job. You really made such wonderful cards with just the resources you have. Very creative. :)

  17. Very cool mailing cards ideas, I love that tree and the added stars to it, like the dimension on the snow too!

  18. mod cards, too, Beate!! love love the fabulous simple designs. super work as always!

  19. I ADORE the tree card!! That die is so special and whimsical!! LOVE it!!

  20. Oh I have that mod tree die and I haven’t had chance to use it yet – you’ve certainly given me the inspiration. Beautiful! Love the fonts on your second card :) I am so behind with my Christmas cards this year which is so not like me :(

  21. Fabulous creations – love this kit too.

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