Tall and Skinny Card with Christmas Pines

Tall and Skinny Christmas Card with Pretty Pines

I had a lot of fun making this card, tried a lot of new things, and learned a lot in the process. This card is tall and skinny, breaking the standard sized card mold. I did make sure it would still fit in a regular letter envelope, though! I also added a banner that opens to reveal a sentiment underneath.

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First Flakes with Snow Place

First Flakes with Snow Place

This is the first card I’ve made with this little snowman. I’ve used the penguin from this set a lot, but only because you can get away with stamping penguins in the summer. It’s a little harder to get away with little guys actually made of snow. I’m so glad to have the chance to finally give him a spin!

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Mistletoe Christmas with Petals and Paisleys

Mistletoe Christmas with Petals and Paisleys

I was going to put pinecones on this card; I had them made and everything. Then, I decided that instead of pine boughs I’d use these cute little sprigs from the Pretty Pines thinlits because they matched the Petals and Paisleys paper. Then I realized they looked like mistletoe, so I made a bow to tie them up. I’m sure I’ll use those pinecones eventually.

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Christmas with Pretty Pines

Christmas with Pretty Pines and Warmth and Cheer

This card combines two of my favorite items from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog. They are actually part of two different suites, but they still go so well together! I’m referring, of course, to the Pretty Pines Thinlit Dies and Warmth and Cheer Designer Series Paper.

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