Oct 25 2011

The 12 Days of a Clean and Simple Christmas – Stamp Simply Style – Day Seven

Welcome to Day 7 of The 12 Days of a Clean and Simple Christmas – Stamp Simply Style. So happy to have you stop in!

I consider the cards I made for today some of the absolute easiest and quickest to make when it comes to mass producing, and I think you’ll agree.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I started stamping years agoJUST to learn to make cards that looked like this. I loved the look then, and I still do — and I also appreciate how quick and easy they are to make, yet lending a classy appearance. These cards are absolutely flat for mailing.

The paper on both cards is SU Very Vanilla and Mirror Cardstock in Gold.

This card is 5.5″ square and the wreath square and matare cut with square Nestabilities.

The wreath stamp is a wood mount by Rubber Soul/Wordsworth — so pretty — called Wreath.

Image is stamped with Versa Mark andembossed with Super Fine Embossing Powder.

I’m still using my home made embossing buddy asmy purchaed oneis still *temporarily misplaced*. And I’m really loving my version, almost better than the store-boughts because I made it bigger (easier to hang on to plus its not as easy to loose). To make one just put 1/4 cupcorn starch in a white cotton sock and tie off with a heavy rubber band. Works fabulously.

This card is standard 4.25 x 5.5″ — same supplies as above, with the exception of the stamp — this uses another wood mount stamp by Rubber Soul/Wordsworth called Merry Christmas 2.

As I do not have Nesties in the shape I needed for this sentiment, this sentiment panel and gold mat are merely cut at the paper cutter.

Here’s a closer view of Merry Christmas 2 — a very pretty stamp.

And that does it for today!

If you missed the beginning of this 12 day series, please feel free toscroll back to the first 6 days.

There are a variety of Rubber Soul/Wordsworth stamps that would work very well for cards of this nature.

The Penny Black stamps also work well for this stype of card.

All items used are available at The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store, as linked above.

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Deb has a CAS Christmas project today — be sure to check it out!!!

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NOTE: I still have some used SU sets for sale at 50% off the prices marked. If you are interested in any, just email me at [email protected].

Thanks for coming again today — I do look forward to you stopping in each day — MANY thanks!

Have a wonderful day and I’ll be back tomorrow!

25 responses so far

25 Responses to “The 12 Days of a Clean and Simple Christmas – Stamp Simply Style – Day Seven”

  1. Deb Saaranen says:

    So CAS and so elegant…love both of these over the top beautiful designs!

  2. Barb(GrandmaUpNorth) says:

    So elegant – I think these are one of my favorites. However since I’ve said that every day so far….can’t wait for tomorrow. I’ve gotten such good ideas lfrom you!!

  3. Carla Suto says:

    These are unbelievably elegant and gorgeous, Sharon! I might have to pick up some of that mirror paper and use a similar design for my mass mailed Christmas cards! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!

  4. Kelly Wentling says:

    Stunning! Love the super clean lines and this gorgeous mirror paper! Thanks for the embossing buddy tip too. If I ever misplace mine, I’ll know what to use now.

  5. Janet L. says:

    Your cards are simply stunning, Sharon! I love the classy elegant look of them.

  6. Carol E Brooker says:

    Really beautiful cards, thank you for sharing them.

  7. Deanna Collins says:

    Oh Wow! These are so beautiful, so elegant and yet so simple. I love every card you create and only wish I could be as happy with the CAS cards I attempt to make. I’m not sure why they just don’t seem to look right, yet when I see your cards they are stunningly beautiful. Thanks so very much for sharing your beautiful talent with us.

  8. Juanita in Ohio says:

    Tres chic!!! TFS.

  9. Nina says:

    So beautiful and elegant.

  10. Jennie says:

    Very classy and so elegant.

    Jennie

  11. bluemoon says:

    So elegant and fancy!

  12. Bernice says:

    Hi Sharon.. each day seems to be better than the ones before it.. all are beautiful.. these two are just elegant..

  13. Rob says:

    Simply Beautiful!!

  14. Marjorie says:

    These are the most beautiful cards and I think they have also been my favorites. However, each one that you make is beautiful. I think I might have to order this mirror paper as it is gorgeous. I have made all my cards already, but I would have it on hand for a very early start next year!!

  15. Kathie says:

    I still love this look too! Elegant and classy! I am really enjoying all of these Christmas cards!! Thanks so much

  16. Toni Storie says:

    Wow, that gold mirrored card stock is absolutely amazing!

  17. Shirley N says:

    Simple and elegant, gorgeous cards Sharon!

  18. Bev J. says:

    Every time I see you use that mirror paper I think ‘I need to get some’. Love the gold embossing with the gold paper-so pretty!

  19. Thanks for the tip for making my own embossing buddy. I now have it sitting in it’s own spot just above my stamping area. AND I have cased some of your cards again. Thanks for the inspiration.

  20. Estelle says:

    I got so much inspiration from all the lovely “12 days of a clean and simple Christmas” – thank you very much for sharing. I have a stack to make (all for personal use) and should now get through these much quicker that anticipated.

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  22. Sue says:

    Omygosh, what gorgeous, elegant Christmas cards! Thanks so much for your list of supplies, and your beautiful pictures. These are just stunning.

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