Tag Archives: diy christmas ideas

Christmas Card Sunday: Letters to Santa

It’s Christmas Card Sunday again, and today I’ve pulled out the retired designer paper Letters to Santa.  This cute patterned paper has the feeling of a vintage Christmas card and really does all the work for me, especially since the background paper comes from the collection, too.  Perfect coordination, a hallmark of Stampin’ Up! The… Read More »

Christmas Card Sunday: Warmth & Wonder

Today’s Christmas Card Sunday sample uses the retired set Warmth & Wonder, which you can find on my Retired Rubber Stamps Page as long as it’s still available. I decided to create a long card that could be sent in a legal-size envelope… perfect for adding your Christmas newsletter!  🙂 The trees create a curve… Read More »

Handmade Christmas Card Designs at a Discount

Have you checked out the Clearance Rack lately?  There’s lots of fall and Christmas-themed products at a substantial discount, and just in time for your handmade Christmas card designs!  If you missed out on them the first time, pick them up now while supplies last. Need some inspiration?  Click on the photos below to see… Read More »

Ideas for Christmas Cards: Lovely as a Tree

Most Sundays this year I’m devoting to ideas for Christmas cards.  Now is the time to begin planning your handmade Christmas card designs.  Just enter “Christmas” in the Search box in the upper right for  more handmade card designs. With today’s card I went back to a tried and true stamp set, Lovely as a… Read More »

Christmas Card Design Sunday: Ornament Keepsakes

Today’s Christmas card design uses the gorgeous retired Deck the Halls Designer Series Paper and the beautiful stamp set Ornament Keepsakes (which you can find for sale on my Retired Rubber Stamps page).  Simple yet elegant. The card stock colors used are Crumb Cake and Basic Black..  I pulled out my Ovals Collection Framelits Dies… Read More »

Christmas Card Sunday – Lovely as a Tree

I’m back for Christmas Card Sunday.  If you’re new here, most Sundays this year I am devoting to handmade Christmas card designs. This week’s handmade card design began with the card making template at i Love Card Sketches.  I used the always-awesome stamp set, Lovely as a Tree.  This set never fails to impress no… Read More »

Homemade Christmas Card With Ornamental Pine

Today’s homemade Christmas card started with this week’s sketch from i Love Card Sketches and Ornamental Pine. I masked off part of the focal piece with some Post-It notes and then sponged the blue across the top to create the “landscape.”  I stamped the pine branch for the foreground and then attached stamped and cut… Read More »

DIY Christmas Cards Using Holiday Home

We really are getting into the final stretch for our DIY Christmas cards if you’re planning on mailing them out.  I know I’d like to have all the cards I plan on mailing done by Thanksgiving.  But there’s still time, so don’t dismay!  After that I will still be making cards for local mailing or… Read More »

Free Craft Ideas Brought to You by Stamp4Joy

How are you enjoying the free craft ideas you’re receiving with my 12 Weeks of Christmas?   Not on my mailing list yet?  Then you’ve already missed the first four weeks! It’s not too late to receive the next eight weeks of diy Christmas ideas!  The next one is going out tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. Pacific… Read More »

Don’t Wait Until the Last Minute!

There’s just 4 hours left until we begin my 12 Weeks of Christmas, full of free project tutorials for holiday crafts.  This is exclusive for my newsletter subscribers, and you’re not going to get access if you don’t sign up now. You can join my mailing list by filling out the form below.    … Read More »

Gatefold Homemade Christmas Card

Isn’t this gate fold card beautiful? What a great idea as a way to send a family photo at the holidays. Last weekend we had a team get-together, swapping cards and stamping other projects.  This was one of the cards I received in the swap.  It was created by one of my team members, Donna… Read More »

It’s Almost Time for the 12 Weeks of Christmas!

It’s almost time!  We’re only FIVE DAYS away from Stamp4Joy’s 12 Weeks of Christmas!  Very popular with my readers, you’ll receive weekly holiday project tutorials from me FOR FREE. You’ll receive tutorials for: handmade card ideas diy gift ideas ideas for homemade gift bags, paper gift boxes, and handmade gift tags The 12 Weeks of… Read More »

Christmas Card Making Ideas: Ginger Bread House

Why not include a little ginger bread house into your Christmas card making ideas? I’ve had this little ginger bread house stamped and embossed for a while now, and I finally got around to decorating it with my little “candy.” 😉 If you’re like me, you love the pearl jewels, but always seem to have… Read More »