Stampin’ Up! Brightly Gleaming Ornaments Christmas Card

Happy Hawwwmp Day, y’all!! How’s your week going?  Good, I hope!

My card today is a Christmas card – in non-traditionalish colors.  I used the Brightly Gleaming Specialty DSP and the Christmas Gleaming bundle.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by the interesting sketch over at CAS(E) This Sketch this week!

And that non-traditionalish color scheme is from the TGIF Color Challenge!

I started with a panel of Pretty Peacock card stock.  Across the top, in Celestial Copper Delicata Ink, I stamped the small ornament image from the Christmas Gleaming stamp set.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere a shorter panel of Brightly Gleaming Specialty DSP to create the divided card front.

I ran a length of SNAIL across the seam and used it to adhere some Pretty Peacock 1/2″ Scalloped Linen Ribbon – with some Glue Dots on the back, too.

I cut the largest circle Stitched Shapes die from a piece of Grapefruit Grove cardstock and stamped that same small Christmas Gleaming ornament in Celestial Copper Delicata Ink. Then I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to pop the circle onto the card front.

With my Stamparatus, I stamped three of the large Christmas Gleaming ornaments in the Celestial Copper Ink on Crumb Cake.  When it was good and dry, I punched them with the matching Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack (bundled with Christmas Gleaming).

I adhered them to the card front with Liquid Glue and a few Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The sentiment, from Christmas Gleaming, is stamped in Pretty Peacock on Grapefruit Grove and fussy cut.  Then I adhered it with Liquid Glue.

I added three little bows from Grapefruit Grove Nature’s Twine with Glue Dots, some Star Designer Elements and a Pretty Peacock gem from the Noble Peacock Rhinestones – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Christmas Gleaming.  Using a sticky note – I masked off the “&” on the stamp and inked the remainder with Pretty Peacock ink.  Then I stamped the sentiment in Pretty Peacock on Crumb Cake card stock.  In the corner, I used a sticky note mask to layer a couple of ornaments in Celestial Copper Ink. TIP:  stamp the “front” ornament first.  Cover with mask.  Stamp the “back” ornament.  When dry – remove the mask and…boom!  Another Star Designer Element finished it off.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Grapefruit Grove mat and into my Crumb Cake card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more layered ornaments in Celestial Copper on the front…

…and the Brightly Gleaming Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This card sort of grew on me as I played with the fun Christmas Gleaming stamped ornaments and punched them with their matching Gleaming Ornaments punches.  The color scheme plays well with the Brightly Gleaming Specialty DSP and Copper accents, don’t you think?  I hope you like!







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Folks – the new Paper Trimmer will be coming to customers soon!  I’m not sure exactly when – but…we demonstrators are able to get hold of them right now!  And…folks who join the team right now can pick the new Paper Trimmer as part of their Starter Kit!

I did a quick video giving y’all a sneak peek – check it out!

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Watch for more information in the weeks to come!  In the meantime, check out this video!

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Crumb Cake Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Gleaming Ornament punched ornaments

Grapefruit Grove Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3/8″ x 1 7/8′ (fussy cut sentiment); 2 7/8″ Stitched Shapes circle die cut (behind ornaments);

Pretty Peacock Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front);

Brightly Gleaming Specialty DSP: 3 3/8″ x 3 7/8″ (on card front); envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix


Sometimes, when you’re a sweet Aussie with a romantic soul – who often stops to smell the posies…

…you end up with a single petal…stuck to your nose!


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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Brightly Gleaming Ornaments Christmas Card

  1. Pretty copper ornaments! Cute picture of Finn too…for a second, I thought that it was a Dimensional cover! 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Amy! And it darned sure COULD have been a dimensional cover! 🙂

  2. Very pretty card, though I still prefer traditional colors. Cute dog, too!

    • stampsnlingers

      I do, too – but fun to do something a little different every now and again! Thanks, Julie! 🙂

  3. tamihewlett

    Love the copper ornaments! They are striking. I also admire how you use these colors for a Christmas card! Way to think outside the box.

  4. Wonder if Finn figures it just another Dimensional shell 😉 Pretty unique card!

    • stampsnlingers

      Maybe! Something on your nose is just something on your nose!! Thanks, Karen! 🙂

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