Stampin Up “Reason For The Season” Christmas Card

Hi Stampers,  Here is another Thursday blog hop for you to enjoy.  Today we had a sketch challenge using Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive and Crumb Cake.  Now of course I wanted to do a Christmas card for you.  Have fun and enjoy all the cards our Happy Stampers team created for you.


Here is the sketch:


Stampin Up “Reason for the Season” Christmas card

I love the Festive Flower punch from Stampin Up.  It makes such beautiful poinsettias.  Depending on the size of petal you use, you can make small or large flowers.  In my card today I used 8 small petals to create the perfect size I needed for the card.

Stampin Up Reason for the Season card by Kristi @

Here is the recipe for the card:

Card base: Crumb Cake 4-1/4 by 11 scored at 5-1/5

Mat: Old Olive 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Home for Christmas DSP 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Banner: Crumb Cake 2-1/8 x 5

More Details:

Stampin Up Reason for the Season card by Kristi @

Flower: Cherry Cobbler inked with Cherry Cobbler

Leaves: Old Olive inked with Old Olive

Center of Flower: Crushed Curry with some gold dazzling details added for sparkle

The Sentiment:

Stampin Up Reason for the Season card by Kristi @

The banner was cut using the Triple Banner Punch.  Can I say this is one of my favorite new punches from Stampin Up.  It makes such clean ends when you are making banners.  After I punched it out I sponged the edges with crumb cake.  I then used versa mark ink and then gold embossing powder to set my sentiment and make is pop.

I added a gold satin bow at the top to finish off the card.  The card would not be complete without a few bits of glitz.  Some gold sequins, candy dots and pearls were added here and there for the perfect finish.

Visit the Team:

Please visit each talented team member by clicking onto their name or using the “Next Blog Hop” button below.  This will link you to each site to make visiting each blog fast and easy.  Enjoy and Happy Stamping, Kristi

Sandi MacIver

Amy Koenders

Shelagh Freemantle

Mary Deatherage

Jari Francis

Kristi Gray

Heather Wright-Porto


Can I Help You?

Do you need products to make this card and need a demonstrator?  I would be happy to help you.  You can click on to the “shop with me” button at the top of my blog or contact me and I would be most happy to help you.

Here are the products I used to make this card:


Price: $5.25

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