Nov 01 2011

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

Welcome to Day 12, our last day ofThe 12 Days of a Clean and Simple Christmas. I’ve had so much fun creating clean and simple, quick and easy cards for Christmas that I hate for this to end. If you are joining us late and care to go back and and check out the projects, a link to this series can be found on my left sidebar, right near the top of Categories, so it’s only a click away.

I am ending this series on a super easy note as I created a trio of no stamp cards — what could be quicker! Take a look:

For this trio I used paper from Graphic 45’s Christmas Emporium 8×8. The fun thing about this pad is that it contains a ton of cutouts, giving you the option to create any number of projects as I have created today. But if cutouts aren’t for you, being two-sided paper, the reverse side of the cutouts are beautiful holiday prints — so it’s a win/win paper pad no matter your preference.

I do have other items to coordinate with the Christmas Emporium Collection, adding even further to your ability to create easily with these wonderful coordinated embellishments.

This card is 5.5″ square. On all the cardstodayI have used the Mirror Cardstock in gold to create my piping strip.

This fun vinatage image cut from the padis matted with ivory cardstock and popped up with 3D Foam Squares. You can certainly keep this totally flat for mailing if that is your preference.It’s hard to see in the photo, but a little glitz was added to Santa’s hair and fur trim with a Quickie Glue Pen and Ultra Fine Translucent Crystal Glitter.

This card is a standard 4.25 x 5.5″ tent fold card created with all the same supplies listed above.

To add a bit of glitz to this image, I used Kaisercraft Rhinestones in red for the berries. Just a little touch, but it really adds a lot.

This card is also a standard 4.25 x 5.5″ card with a book fold for a change.

On this card I added both red rhinestones to the sleigh and glitter to Santa.

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

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Please check out the projects created today by these talented designers:

Deb Saaranen

Barb Schram

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Many thanks to those of you who have hung with us for these 12 Days of a Clean and Simple Christmas. We have so enjoyed your visits and comments, more than you know! Thank you!

And now I think I’m ready for a GOOD dose of ribbon REAL SOON!!!

See you soon and have a wonderful day!

17 responses so far

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

  1. Deb Saaranen says:

    Wow, gorgeous papers! Love these vintage feel designs!

  2. Carla Suto says:

    These are gorgeous, Sharon! The wonderful vintage papers really make for beautiful designs! Thanks for sharing all the inspirational ideas over these 12 posts!

  3. Terri M says:

    Thanks for all of the inspiration. I will probably use a few of these ideas as I will need to keep my card making on the simple side this year due to recent shoulder surgery which has limited my movements. All of the cards have been lovely.

  4. Darlene says:

    Your 12 Days of Christmas have been great. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  5. Carol E Brooker says:

    I have loved all 12 days of the creativity that has been designed by all of you. Todays cards are just beautiful. I have so many wonderful ideas now that I can’t wait to get started. Thanks for sharing it all.

  6. Nan G says:

    Beautiful trio of cards! Thanks for a ton of inspiration over these 12days!

  7. Jennie says:

    Thank you Sharon, you’ve given me heaps of inspiration. All your cards are a visual joy.

    Jennie

  8. Marilyn says:

    Love those cards lots of inspiration here for sure. Thanks for sharing
    Marilyn

  9. Hi Sharon~

    Thank you for showing us these very CAS but very elegant cards. I love the ones you stamped with “mirror” paper. You must have cut the inside out with an exacto knife. I wonder if it would work as well to use embossing powder to make the shape and the sentiment? I could do that. I don’t have many Spellbinder’s yet.

    I also love the cards you made with Vintage paper. They are just lovely. And, it looks like you may have put a strip of the “mirror” paper here and there between the layers. It’s a beautiful touch. I wonder if that set of papers is mostly Santas. I guess my major question is do you have a 6×6 pad that is not all Santa Christmas…but more of a Christ-filled Christmas…or family and decorations like wreaths or trees or music? These are great “emergency go-to” cards for people who show up unexpectedly and you didn’t send them a card. They make great cards for anyone, actually!

    He IS Able!
    Traci S.

  10. These are beautiful! What gorgeous papers!

  11. Charlene says:

    Fabulous Sharon..a perfect way to end and what a great idea for those of us who have to make many cards and don’t want to risk “messing” up!

  12. Bev J. says:

    All wonderful cards-love the holly one and especially the sentiment. I love the simple cards-hate to see it end. :>)

  13. bluemoon says:

    Gorgeous, as always Sharon! They made me feel very nostalgic, reminded me of the old days of Christmas images! Thanks for sharing all your great creations!

  14. Janet L. says:

    Beautiful, just beautiful!!

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  16. OMG these are so beautiful!! Should be on the cover of a magazine 🙂

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