I used the Good Tidings stamp set from Stampin’ Up! to create the Christmas card I am sharing with you today.
The sketch inspiration is from the challenge over at Just Add Ink this week
Good Tidings is a two step stamp set, and all of the images except the sentiments are meant to be stamped twice. Depending on your preference, you can either stamp the more solid image darker or stamp it off on scrap paper, then add the second image on top of it. And, depending on your preference, you may stamp that second image lighter or darker. I played around a little with each set of leaves and berries until I got the coloring I wanted. If you look carefully on the sheet the stamps come on, it is marked with numbers and letters. (1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, etc.)
I used Old Olive on the holly leaves, Cherry Cobbler on the berries, and Early Expresso on the stem. Since I was going to fussy cut out the holly, I stamped those images on Whisper White Thick card stock.
I kept the inside very simple, with just a strip of the same Merry Little Christmas DSP adhered to the side of my Whisper White panel. The sentiment is also from the Good Tidings stamp set.
A complete list of supplies and card stock cuts will be at the end of this post.
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Card stock cuts for the Good Tidings Christmas card
Whisper White Thick 4 1/4 x 11 base; 3 1/2 x 4 holly leaves
Whisper White 4 x 5 1/4 (cut 2), 3 x 3 for Stitched Shapes square
Cherry Cobbler 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 for scalloped square
Merry Little Christmas DSP 1/2 x 5 1/4 (cut 2)
Stampin’ Up! supplies needed to create the card (click on any photo to purchase from my online store)
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