Stampin’ Up! Poinsettias & Pinecones Christmas Card

Happy Happy Hawwwmp Day!  Hope you’re week is going well!  And hope that you’re excited about doing a Christmas card-making party with me on the 17th, using the Wonder of the Season Memories & More Card Packs!!  Check it out above on the Wonder of the Season Flash Sale Party page – you’ve only got until Friday to get signed up!

My card today uses the spectacular Poinsettia Place DSP (on sale right now!!) plus the coordinating Poinsettia Petals stamp set and bundled Poinsettia Dies!  Take a look-see:

How gorgeous is that flower??!

The layout for this one is from the Inspire.Create inspiration Challenge this week!

I started with a small piece of the pinecone-strewn paper from the Poinsettia Place DSP that I adhered to a mat-sized piece of Early Espresso for the card front.

From Very Vanilla, I cut a bunch of flower petals from the Poinsettia Dies: 2 large, 1 medium, 1 small and 1 teensy.  Tip: on the two-piece dies (one piece cuts the shape and the other embosses the veining) – run the card stock thru your cutting machine with both dies in place.  Then carefully remove just the cutting die and run it back thru with the embossing die still in place.  That will give you a really nice emboss!!

I adhered all the flower pieces together with Liquid Glue.

Next, I stamped the berries outline image from Poinsettia Petals three times in Early Espresso on Very Vanilla.  I used the fill-image in Cherry Cobbler – then cut them all out with the matching die in the Poinsettia Dies.

I cut three Mossy Meadow berries (have I mentioned this is one of my favorite dies EVER?!?).

To build the collage, I used a little Stampin’ Seal to adhere a length of Old Olive ribbon from the Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack.

Then I added berries – both kinds! – under and around the ribbon with Liquid Glue.

On a 3/4″ wide piece of Very Vanilla, I stamped the Poinsettia Petals sentiment in Cherry Cobbler.  Then I cut the ends with the Banners Pick a Punch.  I edged the strip with my Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Marker and adhered it to the card front – using a Stampin’ Dimensional under the left end and Liquid Glue on the flower.

I added some Cherry Cobbler rhinestones from the Holiday Rhinestone pack and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Poinsettia Petals sentiment in Cherry Cobbler on a Very Vanilla panel.  I also added some Early Espresso and Cherry Cobbler berries.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to an Early Espresso mat and into my Cherry Cobbler card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more berries on the front…

…and more of the Poinsettia Place DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I think it goes without saying – but…I’m going to say it anyway!….that this Poinsettia Place Suite – anchored by Poinsettia Petals and the Poinsettia Dies – is going to go down as one of the favorite Stampin’ Up! sets of all time!  What say you?

And – the fact that you can get the Poinsettia Place DSP for 15% off?  Yes, please!

I hope you like LOVE!







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Wonder of the Season Christmas Card Special Bundle!

And – a Christmas Card-Making party with me!

To help you get ready for Christmas-Card-Sending season, I’ve put together a quick flash sale Special Bundle!  If you bought each of these goodies separately, you’d spend about $109 including shipping and tax.  But – with this Special Bundle – you can get the whole shooting match – enough to create 40 beautiful cards and envelopes – for just $89!  Check it out!

  • Wonder of the Season Memories & More Card Pack   $12.00
  • Wonder of the Season Memories & More Cards and Envelopes – TWO packs – $23.00
  • Cherish the Season Stamp Set – $18.00
  • Wishes & Wonder Stamp Set – $22.00
  • Stampin’ Seal – $8.00
  • Shaded Spruce Ink Pad (can substitute a color if you’ve already got this one!) – $7.50
  • FREE WITH BUNDLE:  Wonderful Gems Pack – $8.00

Get all this for just $89 – includes shipping and tax.

ADD-ON PACK – Makes another 40 cards and envelopes!

(available only with the purchase of the main bundle)

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  • Wonder of the Season Memories & More Cards and Envelopes – 2 packs – $23.00

Get the Add on pack for just $32 – includes shipping and tax (order as many as you need!)

Now – here’s the fun part! (At least I think it is!!).  When you order my Bundle, I’ll send you a Zoom link for a special Christmas Card Making Evening with me! 🙂  We’ll all get together on 17 November at 7pm Eastern and we’ll make a stack of Wonder of the Season Christmas cards together!  Bring your cocoa and Christmas cookies and enjoy an evening of fun and crafting!  Since Zoom is a free web-based meeting website – we’ll all be able to chat and see each other!  Yeah!!

What say you?  Sound like fun? I think it will be a good time!  Head over to my Wonder of the Season Flash Sale Party Page to get started!

Hope to see you all on the 17th!

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We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you’ll get a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! Now’s a great time to stock up and save on some of our most popular paper designs!

Here’s the deets:

  • Sale prices will be in effect until 31 October 2020 at 11:50 pm (MT)
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount

Here are the papers you can pick up at this great savings!

Past Paper Pumpkin Kits and Refills Available Now While Supplies Last!



While constructing the new online store, Stampin’ Up! had to temporarily suspend the offering of past kits and refills from Paper Pumpkin. But good news!! Paper Pumpkin Past Kits and Refills are available in the online store again!!

The available refill kits available now include the September Refills and October Refills! Yay! Those are the cute fall treat boxes and the Christmas card kit refills! These products will only be available while supplies last and require a Paper Pumpkin subscription to order.

Stampin’ Up! will continue to release new past kits and refill products each month as inventory and demand allow. If you’re interested in purchasing these products, they’re typically released—if available—on the 4th Monday of each month. So keep checking the online store for more refills and past kits!

Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in These Projects: 

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Cherry Cobbler Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Early Espresso Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Very Vanilla Card Stock:  3/4″ x 3 7/8″ strip (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Poinsettia Dies die cut flowers and berries

Mossy Meadow Card Stock: Poinsettia Dies die cut berries

Poinsettia Place DSP:  3 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ (front panel); envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix 

Just a dog.

Staring out into his pasture.

…with hitch-hikers inexplicably attached to his shoulder blade.  And – as it would turn out later…a LOT of other places! 😉



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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Poinsettias & Pinecones Christmas Card

  1. This is such a beautiful card. Your Zoom party sounds like it will be a lot of fun. I hope you get many takers. We have those ghastly hitchhikers in our lawn. Even washing our socks doesn’t remove them…only hand picking. I can’t imagine what it’s like trying to comb them out of a fur coat. Have a wonderful day. It’s definitely a crafting day!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yep – they stick to clothes like crazy! 🙁 Thanks so much, Karen – happy crafting! 🙂

  2. Susan K

    Et Voila! What a beauty! Perfect card for the sketch. Love how you used the paper—got more of it yesterday so need to make this to use some of it…and so it’ll impress friends at Christmas! TFS. Bet Finn had more fun getting those pesky hitchhikers than he did getting rid of them!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yeah – the brushing them out part isn’t nearly as fun as the getting them in part! Thanks so much, Susan! 🙂

  3. Oh, that poinsettia is stunning in vanilla! Perfectly layered and designed! A good watchdog must remain vigilant for the pasture intruders even when stickers are present in ones fur… 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Yep – push thru the discomfort! That’s what a guard dog does for sure!! Thanks, Amy! 🙂

  4. Weeds on the shoulder blades and other places?
    This is one beautiful card. Will have to CASE this one!

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