Merriest Moments Trio

Create Christmas cards and a purse treat holder using Stampin' Up's! Merriest Moments Bundle and the Something Fancy Dies for YouTube Live. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Christmas Crafts

 

Welcome to Workshop Wednesday!!

 

It was so fun to create these projects live last night on my YouTube Channel, youtube.com/stampingala.  If you missed the live presentation, you can watch the replay below.

 

 

This time of the year, you cannot have enough Christmas cards.  I used the Merriest Moments Bundle to create these beauties.

 

Create Christmas cards and a purse treat holder using Stampin' Up's! Merriest Moments Bundle and the Something Fancy Dies for YouTube Live. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Christmas Crafts

 

The images are stamped in Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive.  I added metallic touches with Gold Foil die cuts.

 

Create Christmas cards and a purse treat holder using Stampin' Up's! Merriest Moments Bundle and the Something Fancy Dies for YouTube Live. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Christmas Crafts

 

The second card has a more detail.  This card is perfect for the avid stamper.  

 

Create Christmas cards and a purse treat holder using Stampin' Up's! Merriest Moments Bundle and the Something Fancy Dies for YouTube Live. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Christmas Crafts

 

The window is die cut using the Window Dies.  

 

Create Christmas cards and a purse treat holder using Stampin' Up's! Merriest Moments Bundle and the Something Fancy Dies for YouTube Live. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Christmas Crafts

 

Finally, the 3D item is a treat holder/purse created with the new Something Fancy Dies that will be available to purchase in January.  

 

Create Christmas cards and a purse treat holder using Stampin' Up's! Merriest Moments Bundle and the Something Fancy Dies for YouTube Live. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Christmas Crafts

 

 

If you would like to create these projects, you will need the following products:

 

 

 

Create two greeting cards and a treat box with Stampin' Up's! Happiness Abounds and the Cup of Tea Bundles. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #3D, #Wedding, #Birthday, #Thinking of You

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Perched in a Tree Trio

Greeting cards and a gift card holder created with Stampin' Up's Perched in a Tree Bundle and the Mini Pocket Envelope Dies for YouTube Live. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Water Color, #Christmas Cards, #Christmas

 

Welcome to Workshop Wednesday!!

 

Today’s projects feature the Perched in a Tree Bundle and the Mini Pocket Envelope Dies.  If you missed the live presentation, you can catch the replay below.

 

 

 

I paired the Aspen Tree Die with Deckled Rectangle Die to create a background for the beautiful water colored bird.  

 

Greeting cards and a gift card holder created with Stampin' Up's Perched in a Tree Bundle and the Mini Pocket Envelope Dies for YouTube Live. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Water Color, #Christmas Cards, #Christmas

 

The image is stamped with Versamark on Shimmery White cardstock and heat embossed with Silver Embossing Powder.  Next, I water colored the image using a Water Painter and Balmy Blue Ink.  

 

Greeting cards and a gift card holder created with Stampin' Up's Perched in a Tree Bundle and the Mini Pocket Envelope Dies  for YouTube Live.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Water Color, #Christmas Cards, #Christmas

 

The branches are also stamped with Versamark and die cut.  

 

 

The three silver leaves add an elegant touch to the Mini Pocket Envelope for giving gift cards this holiday season.  

 

If you would like to create these projects, you will need the following products.  You can shop from my online store 24/7.

 

 

 

Create two greeting cards and a treat box with Stampin' Up's! Happiness Abounds and the Cup of Tea Bundles. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #3D, #Wedding, #Birthday, #Thinking of You

 

 

 

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Makeover Monday – Jingle Jingle Jingle

 

Welcome to Makeover Monday!!

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Makeover Monday. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Two Step Stamping, #Heat Embossing

 

Just a few elements are added to yesterday’s card to step it up.  The beautiful Red Glimmer paper is so festive.  It is a must have for your Christmas projects.

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Makeover Monday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Two Step Stamping, #Heat Embossing

 

The Santa hat is fussy cut and adhered with a single Dimensional.  

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Makeover Monday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Two Step Stamping, #Heat Embossing

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Makeover Monday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Two Step Stamping, #Heat Embossing

 

Here is a look at both cards, side-by-side.

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Makeover Monday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Two Step Stamping, #Heat Embossing

 

Here are the dimensions:

  • Real Red, 5-1/2 X 8-1/2
  • Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
  • Sweetest Christmas DSP, 5 X 3-3/4
  • Basic White, 4-1/2 X 2-1/4
  • Real Red & White Glimmer, 4-3/8 X 2-1/8
  • Basic White, 4-1/2 X 3/4, die cut
  • Real Red, 3-7/8 X 1-3/4
  • Basic White, 4 X 2, stamp & die cut
  • Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
  • Basic White, 5 X 3-3/4

 

 

 

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Simple Sunday – Jingle Jingle Jingle

 

Welcome to Simple Sunday!!  For today’s Simple Sunday project, I am using the Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set.  I love this festive stamp set and all of the creative possibilities with it.

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's! Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Simple Sunday. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Heat Emboss, #Easy Cards

 

This fun and whimsical stamp set is perfect for quick and easy cards.  It has lots of options for sentiments as well as some very cute images.

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's! Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Simple Sunday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Heat Emboss, #Easy Cards

 

I chose to use both of the Jingle images, the outline is heat embossed with Silver Embossing Powder and the other is stamped in Real Red.

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's! Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Simple Sunday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Heat Emboss, #Easy Cards

 

Two die sets are used as well, the Stitched Rectangle Dies and the Penned Petals Dies.  

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's! Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Simple Sunday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Heat Emboss, #Easy Cards

 

The inside of the card completes the sentiment with “all the way”.

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's! Jingle Jingle Jingle stamp set for Simple Sunday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Heat Emboss, #Easy Cards

 

Here are the Dimensions:

  • Real Red, 5-1/2 X 8-1/2, score at 4-1/4
  • Basic White, 4-5/8 X 2-5/8
  • Sweetest Christmas DSP, 4-1/2 X 2-1/2
  • Real Red, 3-3/4 X 1-3/4
  • Basic White, 4 X 2, stamp image and die cut with the Stitched Rectangle Dies
  • Basic White, 5 X 3/4, die cut using the Penned Petals Dies
  • Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
  • Basic White, 5 X 3-3/4
  • Sweetest Christmas DSP, 5 X 1/4

 

 

 
 
Check back tomorrow to see how this card is stepped up for the avid crafter!!
 
As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Makeover Monday – Caroling Mice

 
 
Welcome to Makeover Monday!!  The Caroling Mice stamp set is so fun to work with.  What do you think?
 
 
Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's Caroling Mice Host Stamp Set for Makeover Monday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Watercoloring, #Heat Embossing
 
 
Several elements have been added to step up this card from yesterday’s Simple Sunday card.
 
 
Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's Caroling Mice Host Stamp Set for Makeover Monday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Watercoloring, #Heat Embossing
 
The is image heat embossed in Silver, fussy cut and water colored using a Water Painter.  Stampin’ Blends Markers were used to add the detail to the mouse.  The complete list of colors used can be found at the bottom of this post.  
 
 
Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's Caroling Mice Host Stamp Set for Makeover Monday.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Watercoloring, #Heat Embossing
 
 
Here is a look at both cards, side-by-side.
 
 
Christmas card created with Stampin' Up's Caroling Mice Host Stamp Set for Makeover Monday. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Watercoloring, #Heat Embossing
 

 

Create one of your own with these dimensions:

  • Real Red, 11 X 4-1/4, score at 5-1/2
  • Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
  • Parakeet Party, 5 X 3-3/4, emboss with the Merry Melody Embossing Folder
  • Parakeet Party, 4-3/8 X 3-1/8
  • Fluid 100 Water Color Paper, 4-1/4 X 3
  • Fluid 100 Water Color Paper scrap
  • Butterfly Kisses DSP, 1 X 4-1/4
  • Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
  • Fluid 100 Water Color Paper, 5 X 3-3/4

 

 

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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Trees for Sale – Makeover Monday

 

Welcome to Makeover Monday!!  Today’s project is a stepped-up version of yesterday’s Simple Sunday card using the Trees for Sale stamp set.

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up'! Trees for Sale stamp set.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Makeover Monday

 

The Stylish Shaped dies are used to frame the images and background squares.  Coastal Cabana designer series paper is flagged for added interest. 

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up'! Trees for Sale stamp set. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Makeover Monday

 

The beautiful Pool Party Sheer ribbon and the single rhinestone give this card the finishing touches.

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up'! Trees for Sale stamp set. #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Makeover Monday

 

Here is a look at both cards, side-by-side.

 

Christmas card created with Stampin' Up'! Trees for Sale stamp set.  #Julie Gilson, #Stampin' Gala, #Makeover Monday

 

Here are the dimensions:

  • Bermuda Bay, 11 X 4-1/4, score at 5-1/2
  • Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
  • Basic White, 5 X 3-3/4, emboss with the Timber EF
  • Bermuda Bay, 3 X 3, die cut with the Stylish Shapes dies
  • Coastal Cabana DSP, 2 X 5-1/4, flag the end
  • Coastal cabana, 2-1/2 X 2-1/2
  • Basic White, 2-1/2 X 2-1/2, stamp & die cut with the Stylish Shapes dies
  • Basic White, 3/4 X 3-3/4
  • Basic White, 5-1/8 X 3-7/8
  • Basic White, 5 X 3-3/4

 

 

As always, thank you for choosing me as your Stampin Up Demonstrator!!

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