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Stamp Review Crew Bonus Hop -- Carols of Christmas

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Hello!  Welcome to the Stamp Review Crew Bonus Blog Hop featuring the Carols of Christmas stamp set and coordinating Card Front Builder Thinlits.  Thanks so much for stopping by!  The Carols of Christmas stamp set and Card Front Builder Thinlits (available separately or as a Bundle) is a sneak peek from the Holiday Catalog that will be available for purchase on August 1st to help you get a head start on your Christmas projects.  

The Stamp Review Crew is an international group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators who gather for a blog hop the first and third Mondays of the month to review a single stamp set.  The number of participants varies from hop to hop, but the ideas are plentiful as we take a stamp set through its paces.  By the time you've traveled through the hop, you are sure to find a number of innovative ways to use the featured stamp set.  So sit back, relax, and get ready to start pinning ideas to your Pinterest board!

To see the line up of artists for this Bonus hop, click here.  If you've already joined the hop and are traveling forward, you've arrived from Rochelle Blok's blog where you were presented with an amazing project to inspire your creativity.  If you're traveling backwards through the hop, you've seen Dawn Tidd's project and are ready to CASE! (Copy And Share Everything)

I have three projects to share with you.

My first card features what I consider the classic Christmas colors of Cherry Cobbler and Garden Green.  The card base uses Thick Whisper White cardstock.


Supplies I used for this project -- 

Stamps:  Carols of Christmas, Holly Berry Happiness; Inks:  Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green; Stampin' Write Markers:  Regals (Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green); Cardstock:  Cherry Cobbler, Thick Whisper White, Whisper White; Adhesives:  Fast Fuse, Multipurpose Liquid, Mini Stampin' Dimensionals; Tools:  Stampin' Trimmer, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Bone Folder, Paper Snips, Big Shot w/Multipurpose Platform and Magnetic Platform, Holly Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Squares Framelits

My second card features one of the 2017-2019 In Colors, Fresh Fig, paired with Copper.  The card base for this card is Thick Very Vanilla cardstock.


Supplies I used for this project -- 

Stamps:  Carols of Christmas, Star of Light; Inks:  Fresh Fig, Versamark; Cardstock:  Fresh Fig, Thick Very Vanilla, Very Vanilla, Copper Foil Sheets; Embellishments:  Copper Trim; Adhesives:  Fast Fuse, Stampin' Dimensionals; Tools:  Stampin' Trimmer, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Bone Folder, Paper Snips, Embossing Buddy, Copper Stampin' Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Big Shot w/Magnetic Platform, Stitched Shapes Framelits

My third card isn't a Christmas card; it's a Friendship card featuring the Card Front Builder Thinlits to create a Winter scene


Supplies I used for this project -- 

Stamps:  Special Celebrations; Inks:  Early Espresso; Cardstock:  Always Artichoke, Early Espresso, Garden Green, Very Vanilla, Shimmery White, Silver Foil Sheets; Designer Series Paper:  Wood Textures Pack; Embellishments:  Metallic Enamel Shapes; Adhesives:  Fast Fuse, Multipurpose Liquid; Tools:  Stampin' Trimmer, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Bone Folder, Paper Snips, Big Shot w/Multipurpose Platform and Magnetic Platform, Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Card Front Builder Thinlits

I'll be sharing the how-to's for these projects very soon, so be sure to return to see the liners for the inside sentiment areas for each of these projects and the coordinating decorated envelopes.  

Be sure to visit all the stops on this Bonus hop to find more ideas for using the images included in the Carols of Christmas stamp set and the Card Front Builder Thinlits for your projects.  Just click on the NEXT or PREVIOUS buttons below to continue.

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Here's the listing of all the artists on the hop:

  1. Valerie Moody   
  2. Rochelle Blok   
  3. Mickey Roberts
  4. Dawn Tidd   
  5. Twila Davis
  6. Tanya Boser   
  7. Bronwyn Eastley  



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Dawn Tidd

Wow! You knocked it out of the park with these cards! They're all gorgeous examples using Carols of Christmas.


Love these very elegant cards, Mickey. They are inspiring me to begin my Christmas cards. Thanks!

Linda Callahan

Three classic beauties! These are lovely!

Rochelle Blok

Three gorgeous cars Mickey! Three different feels but all capturing the Christmas feel. Rochelle xo

Mz Cookie

These are all such pretty Christmas cards... I can hardly wait to give them a try. Thank you for sharing your creativity....

Debra Burgin

Your Deck the Halls card is perfect -- perfect for my August camps! Thanks for the beautiful inspiration!

Bronwyn Eastley

Three beautiful cards, Mickey. All unique. The middle one is my personal favourite.

Twila Davis

Oh my goodness, Mickey! Your cards are gorgeous! Wow! Great work!

Nyoka Smith

Oh my goodness !!!! I LOVE the second card in the series! The copper and Fresh Fig .... oh my!!! If I see right you fussy cut the sentiment apart and put on the circle?? Genius!! It is just GORGEOUS !!!!!

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