Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Joyful Christmas Wishes - August Pals Blog Hop

Thank you for joining us for the August Pals Blog Hop. Even though it's only August we want to provide some inspiration for your upcoming holiday projects. This month's blog hop will showcase new products from the 2013 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. We hope you enjoy seeing how we use the new stamps, new punches and other accessories!

You should have just left stop number 15 on the Pals Hop - Nancy Gleason at MyStampinSpace. If so, you are in the right spot.  If you get off track, the full blog lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

Share Christmas joy and your best wishes for the new year with cards you make yourself. Some cardstock, a little bit of ink, and this stamp set are all you need.
  • The price of silver keeps going up, and the value of your projects will go up too when you use these beautiful foil sheets! Can be embossed, cut with punches or Big Shot dies.
  • Create beautiful scripted backgrounds for cards, gifts, and more with the Pretty Print Textured Impressions Embossing Folder!
  •  Get on top of the metallic trend with beautiful silver stamped images using the Silver Metallic Encore Pad.
  • Love cool tools? Quickly and easily create custom envelope liners to match your handcrafted cards with the Envelope Liner Framelits Dies.
  • Gorgeous rhinestone-adorned embellishments are the perfect, finishing touch for cards, packaging, and more.

Stampin' Up! Supplies:
Stamps: Joyful Christmas #131802 (wood mount) or #131805 (clear mount)
Paper: Siver Foil Sheets #132178, Bermuda Bay card stock # 131197, Winter Frost Specialty DSP #132341
Ink: Silver Metallic Encore Pad #132142
Tools: Pretty Print Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #132175,
Accessories: Frosted Finishes Embellishments #132150

The next stop is Linda Callahan at Stampin' Seasons, stop number 17 on the Pals Blog Hop! I know Linda will have an amazing project to share! 

Thanks for visiting – and I hope to see you next month!

  1. Colleen Mollema at My Crafty Habit
  2. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  3. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  4. Angie Blake at Angie's Musings
  5. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  6. Diane Roberts at Score at Four and a Quarter
  7. Barb Furlong at The Love of Stamping
  8. Mary Fish at Stampin' Pretty
  9. Debra Simonis at Deb's Stampin' Grounds
  10. Laurie Chilton at Stampin' Ink
  11. Penny Nichols at Sierra Stampin!
  12. Amy Williams at Stampin' on the Range
  13. Shannon Jaramillo at Ezpeasycards
  14. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven's Retreat
  15. Nancy Gleason at MyStampinSpace
  16. Beth Beard at My Little Craft Blog
  17. Linda Callahan at Stampin' Seasons
  18. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  19. Sherrie Gross at Stampin' Sunshine
  20. Kerry Willard Bray at Stampgoodness
  21. Brian King at Stamp With Brian
  22. Nicole Picadura at Scraps & Stamps
  23. Kim Czenszak at Live Love Stamp
  24. Rae Harper at Wild West Paper Arts
  25. Michelle Gleeson at Stampin Mojo
  26. Shannon Hokanson at Paper Works
  27. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  28. Lynn Kolcun at Stampin with Avery's Owlery
  29. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin'
  30. Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit


  1. Wowza - beautiful card - love the embossed silver sheet!

    1. Thank you Linda! I love the new silver sheets!

  2. Beautiful, Beth...the embossed foil sheet is a perfect background for the elegant pointsettia!

  3. gorgeous use of the embossing folder.
    hugs, m

  4. The silver is stunning and the embellishment is icing on the cake - oops...card! One beautiful,special work of art from your heart!

  5. Stunning is the word that immediately comes to mind! That card really packs a punch (or embossing folder)! Beautiful!!

  6. Wow! Great color for your Poinsettia, especially against the silver foil paper.

  7. Oooo, so pretty! I love the silver embossing on the Bermuda Bay it's so striking. That embossed foil sets the whole thing off. Another gorgeous card!

  8. I love the embossing on the foil sheets! So pretty and classy!

  9. Oh my goodness! Love the sparkle! Total WOW card, love it!

  10. WOW. Burmuda Bay and Silver. Beautiful. I would never have thought of that combination. Very striking.

    1. Thank you Diane! I was worried after posing it that I should have used more traditional colors.

  11. WOW this truly took my breath away....absolutely fabulous and thank you for sharing the idea!!!!!!

    1. Thank you Carol! I really appreciate the blog love!

  12. the foil technique on top of the Bermuda bay is a total eye catcher and the embellishment completes it - a non traditional yet traditional looking holiday card - kudos

  13. Absolutely Gorgeous! Stunning! Brilliant! Beautiful! Breathtaking! I love it....so very nicely done.

    1. Thank you. I really appreciate your sweet comments!

  14. Wow Beth! I love all of the silver accents. BEAUTIFUL!!!!

  15. Your style never ceases to blow me away. This card is stupendous!