Christmas Card using the Christmas Lights Stamp Set

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You’ll love how easy this DIY Christmas Card using the Christmas Lights Stamp Set is to create! 3 colors of coordinating ink, a whimsical stamp set, and a few embellishments and you’re ready to go! I can’t wait to show you how quickly this card comes together!

Tree with Garland in blue and green using Christmas Lights Stamp Set by Stampin'Up!
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I just love how this card turned out! I needed a birthday card for someone whose birthday is on Christmas, so I decided to combine both occasions but use bright, rather than holiday, colors. Between the bright colors and the whimsical stamp set, it created pure holiday magic quickly and easily! I used 2 of our new 2022-2024 In Colors, which added a touch of cheer to the whimsical nature of this card.

Stampin Up Colors in Parakeet Party, Orchid Oasis and Coastal Cabana

If it’s too bright for you, be sure to check out my Color Combination Library where you’ll be sure to find a combination you love!

Project Measurements

  • Parakeet Party: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″
  • Orchid Oasis: 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Basic White:
    • 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside card)
    • 3-3/4″ x 5″ (stamped mat)
    • 2″ x 3″ scrap for die-cutting

Instructions

  1. Fold the Parakeet Party cardstock in half to create your card base.
  2. Adhere the 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of Basic White cardstock inside your card.
  3. Using the 3-3/4″ x 5″ piece of Basic White cardstock, stamp the tree in the bottom right corner using Parakeet Party ink.
  4. Stamp the circle garland using Coastal Cabana ink as desired to create your garland.
  5. Stamp the star garland several times using the Orchid Oasis ink.
  6. Adhere the stamped White cardstock to the Orchid Oasis cardstock and adhere to the front of the card base.
  7. Using the Cut & Emboss machine, cut out the label using the All That Dies. Stamp the sentiment of choice using the Splendid Thoughts stamp set (or stamp set of your choice.) Adhere to the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. To finish, add 3 of the Matte Dots onto the garland as shown in the sample or as desired.
DIY Christmas Card featuring the Christmas Lights Stamp Set in blue & green

Supplies Used in this Project

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Christmas Lights Stamp Set handmade card with garland and a tree
Thank you so much for stopping by!  I hope you are inspired to make simple handmade cards for friends this week!  If you’d like more detailed directions on how to make this card, feel free to email me. Give this papercrafting tutorial a try 🙂  Check back soon for more card-making ideas!
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