Monday, December 13, 2021

Demonstrator Training Program December Blog Hop

 Thank you for joining us for our Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator Training Program Monthly Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us today for this blog hop for ideas and creative inspiration. We are a group of Stampin' Up!® Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin' Up!® business and reach some goals we have set. We really appreciate your support.

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I love it when I can take a simple layout and use it in different ways.  Do you notice anything familiar about this card?  It's the same layout I used for the Arctic Bears card for Kylie's Highlights Gallery on Dec 6th.  Isn't it neat how simply changing the paper and stamp set creates a completely different card.  I encourage you to try this 'Trix',  and mix it up.  Make two cards, change the layers &/or their placement on the card.  The dsp for this card is on the right, the cardstock from my Dec 6th card was on the left, same measurements.



And here's the card details:

4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Basic White card base  (5 1/2 x 8 1/4 folded in half portrait orientation)

2 1/2 x 4 1/4 Sweet Stockings DSP  Item #156281 

3 x 4 Painted Christmas DSP  Item #156292 

3/4 x 3 1/2 Basic White Cardstock (CS) for the sentiment

3 x 3 Basic White  CS for the leaf die cut.

*Retiring* Arctic Bears stamp set  Item #156428 

Christmas Season Bundle Item #156801 

Inks:  Evening Evergreen & Soft Succulent

Pearl Basic Jewels

Bakers Twine Essentials Pack

Wink of Stella Glitter Brush 

***Click here to shop the supplies used for this card on Lesley's online Stampin' Up!® store

Assembly & Trix:

*  Adhere the first layer of DSP to the card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue (glue)

*  Adhere the second layer with glue.  ***Trix, use grid paper to line up the layers of dsp on the card to get evenly spaced overlapping layers.

*  Stamp the leaf from Christmas Season stamp set in either Evening Evergreen or Soft Succulent and die cut using the  coordinating Seasonal Labels dies.

*  Stamp the sentiment from the Arctic Bears stamp set using the same colour as the leaf stamp, on the 3/4 inch wide sentiment strip and adhere to the card with dimensionals. 

*  Adhere the leaf to the sentiment layer with glue.  ***Trix, add a bit of bling if you wish using Wink of Stella Glitter brush.

*  Tie a small bow with White Bakers Twine and adhere to the leaf with a glue dot.

*  Embellish with Pearl Basic Jewels.  

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

As mentioned at the top, this is a blog hop so make sure you 'hop' around to all the amazing projects on this hop! Click on the links below to visit them.

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  1. This is a versatile layout, and lovely card.
    Christina Barnes

  2. Love how you used the same layout as your arctic polar bear card. Looks great! Thank you for taking part in our Demonstrator Training Blog Hop this month.

  3. Lovely cards. Love the trix and will be having a go at this. Thanks for sharing

  4. Great card design, Leslie! Simple, yet stunning.

    1. Thx so much Mary Ann - SU coordination always makes it easy eh! 🙂

  5. Lovely card design Lesley, so pretty x

  6. Great layout! Will be using it for future cards I need.

  7. I love your cards Lesley, the layout is fabulous and looks so different with alternative elements x

    1. Thx so much for your kind words! & Thx for visiting and leaving a comment 🙂

  8. Love your cards Lesley, they are so pretty! Thank you for sharing! Ann x


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