Artisan Design Team Blog Hop – Christmastime

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Welcome the Stampin’ Up! Artisan Design Team Blog Hop where we are all showcasing the Christmastime Bundle – this is available from today! This is an exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season. 

This suite includes the Stamp Set, Shimmer Ribbon, Gold Glitter Enamel Dots, Christmastime Is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper and a Charming Rose Bracelet – the perfect Christmas Gift. 

Last time the team hopped I shared these cards focusing on the traditional reds and greens …

This time around I have made some cards which are using the stamps and dies, but showing you how they can be used beyond Christmas to really get even more value from your set. I have picked out some bright and bold colours and used the sponge brayer to create the background,

Once the background was coloured, I then used the Stamparatus and Staz-On ink to stamp on the large flower image in black. To create the texture / splatters on the background I have used the aqua painter to tap over splashes of water – It is so simple to do but creates a great effect.

I LOVE the Gold Glitter Enamel Dots – the colour on these is just so pretty! However, I wanted the dots to coordinate with the black, so I have used the Dark Basic Black Blend to colour them. Using the blends is a great way to add pretty much any colour to your embellishments.

I hope I have inspired you to try this technique for some fun and bold cards! I am now sending you on over to the lovely Jackie Aitken! Be sure to hop on all the way around the hop to check out all the amazing inspirations using this suite from the Artisan Design Team.

Would you like to receive one of these cards? Leave a comment on this blog post by Sunday 10th (11am GMT) and I’ll pick out 3 random people to post out these cards too. (You can be anywhere in the world – everyone welcome to comment) I’ll reply in the comment to let you know you have been selected!

If you live in the UK, I would love you to choose me as your demonstrator. If you would like to purchase any of these products you can click on the Shop Now button or by clicking on any of the images below. Alternatively you can also contact me by email. Please be sure to use the monthly code and I’ll send a little something out to you the following month to say Thank You!

Blog Roll – Artisan Design Team 2019


    1. Just beautiful Emma! I love the striking black against the bright coloured ombré panel. Your design is a great demonstration of the versatility of this set.

    2. Beautiful ombré effect! The die cuts for the ends of the sentiment pieces make it so much ”more”. Love!

    3. Your tips on Brayering are great, those cards look so good. Btw I LOVE this font!

    4. I absolutely love these cards. I love working with vibrant colours and have just done this technique myself. I love that this collection of products is so versatile.

    5. Stunning cards, love the beautiful ombre colours and so lovely to see a Christmas stamp set used for other occasions.

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