Gingerbread House Card
Christmas, Christmas Cards, Fold-It, fold-it card, Stamps of Life

Gingerbread House Fold-it Card

Gingerbread House Card

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I LOVE gingerbread houses so I’m so excited to share a card that I made with the Gingerbread House Fold-it die set from The Stamps of Life. This die set makes a card shaped like a gingerbread house. You can also use it as a large die cut to put on the front of a card or on a scrapbook page. This set includes the large die to make the gingerbread house as well as several candy pieces that you can use to decorate the house.

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

Supplies:

  1. Gingerbread House Fold-it Die Set
  2. Cardstock: Gingersnap, Strawberry, Kiwi, Powdered Sugar
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks: Strawberry, Gingersnap, Kiwi
  4. Patterned Paper: Merry Collection
  5. Gingerbread Girl Die Set
  6. Border Dies
  7. Christmas Sentiments (Merry Christmas Sentiment)
  8. Art Glitter Glue
  9. Nuvo Glitter Drops – Silver Moondust (You could also use The Stamps of Life 3D Ink.)
  10. Kiwi Epoxy Dots

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Lisa

Snowglobe Shaker Card
Christmas, Christmas Cards, Copic, Shaker Card, Stamps of Life, Winter

Snowglobe Shaker Card

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a snowglobe shaker card that I made with the Snowglobe2Stamp, Extras4Snowglobe, and the add-on snowglobe shaker die set from The Stamps of Life. I also used the Candy2Share stamp set for the peppermint candies.

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

Supplies:

  1. Snowglobe2Stamp and dies
  2. Extras4snowglobe and dies
  3. Snowglobe Shaker Add-on Die Set
  4. Candy2Share and dies
  5. Cardstock: Strawberry, Kiwi, Powdered Sugar
  6. Patterned Paper Pad: Woo Hoo Collection and Merry Collection
  7. The Stamps of Life Inks – Strawberry, Forever Black
  8. Stitched Rectangle Dies
  9. Acetate
  10. Nuvo Glitter Drops – White Blizzard (Can use 3D ink from The Stamps of Life)
  11. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for alcohol marker coloring)
  12. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Rustic Brown (for alcohol marker coloring)
  13. Art Glitter Glue
  14. Spectrum Sparkle Clear Overlay
  15. Copics: Red – R24, R29/Green – YG11, YG13, YG17/Brown – E21, E23, E25, E27

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Lisa

Snowglobe Christmas Card
Background Dies, Christmas, Christmas Cards, Copic, Stamps of Life, Winter

Snowglobe Card

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a Christmas card that I made with the Snowglobe2Stamp and Extras4Snowglobe stamp sets from The Stamps of Life. The Snowglobe2Stamp set comes with a large snowglobe, Christmas tree, snowman, gingerbread house, snowflakes, and sentiments. The Extras4snowglobe stamp set comes with a reindeer, gingerbread girl, gingerbread boy, rocking horse, nativity scene, snowflakes, and a “Happy Winter” sentiment. I used both sets to make my card as well as the snowflake background die from The Stamps of Life. There is also an add-on shaker set to turn this snowglobe into a shaker. You will see more about that in my next post.

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

snowglobe christmas card

Supplies:

  1. Snowglobe2Stamp and dies
  2. Extras4snowglobe and dies
  3. Snowflake Background Die
  4. Cardstock: Strawberry
  5. Stitched Rectangle Die
  6. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for alcohol marker coloring)
  7. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black (for alcohol marker coloring)
  8. Misti Stamping Tool
  9. Versamark Ink
  10. Heat Tool
  11. White Embossing Powder
  12. White Gel Pen
  13. Art Glitter Glue
  14. Copics: Background – B0000, B00, B01, B02/Christmas Tree – G02, G03, G07/Snowglobe (red) – R24, R27, R29/Snowglobe (gold) – YR24, YR27/Reindeer – E21, E23, E25, E27

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Lisa

Christmas Light Bulb Card
Christmas, Christmas Cards, Fold-It, fold-it card, Stamps of Life, Tag

Christmas Light Bulb Card

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a card that I made with the Christmas Light Fold-it die set from The Stamps of Life. This die set makes a card shaped like a Christmas Light Bulb. You can also use it as a large die cut to put on the front of a card or on a scrapbook page.

To see how I made these cards, watch my YouTube tutorial. Supplies are listed below.

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

Card 1

Supplies:

  1. Christmas Light Fold-it
  2. The Stamps of Life Cardstock: Kiwi
  3. Glitter Cardstock
  4. Dotted Tags
  5. Kiwi Ink

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Lisa

Lattice Gift Card Holder
Christmas, Gift Card, Stamps of Life

Lattice Gift Card Holder

Lattice Gift Card Holder

Today on my blog I’m sharing a gift holder that I made using the Lattice Gift Card Holder die set from The Stamps of Life. This die set comes with various dies that you can use to decorate the gift card holder with a Christmas theme, birthday theme, or just about any occasion. Some of the dies it includes are flowers, cupcakes, ice cream cones, flowers, and a Christmas tree. The inside and outside of the gift card holder can be decorated. There is also a die to make the sleeve for the gift card to put inside!

There is a video tutorial on my YouTube channel. The link to the video is below.

Lattice Gift Card Holder Inside_Logo

Watch the Video Tutorial Here:

Supplies:

  1. Lattice Gift Card Holder
  2. Strawberry Cardstock
  3. Kiwi Cardstock
  4. Gingersnap Cardstock
  5. Merry Collection paper pad
  6. The Stamps of Life Embellishments

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Lisa

 

 

Gingerbread Man Handmade Cards - The Stamps of Life
Christmas, fold-it card, Gatefold Card, Gift Box, Stamps of Life

Gingerbread Man Cards

Today on my blog I am featuring three projects that I created using the Gingerbread Man Fold-it die set from The Stamps of Life.

Gingerbread Man Handmade Cards - The Stamps of Life

Watch my video tutorial for all three projects here:

Project 1

For the first project, I created a gingerbread man fold-it card. A fold-it card is an A2 sized card shaped like a gingerbread man. It can easily fit into an A2 sized envelope.  You can either have the card open at the top or on the left side. I chose mine to open from the top. The die set also has several die pieces that you can use to decorate the gingerbread man. Some of the dies include a face, clothing, icing, and more.

The card stock I used for this card includes ginger snap, powdered sugar, and strawberry. I used a piece of patterned paper from the Joyful collection paper pad for the blue plaid overalls. I added epoxy dots for the buttons. I inked the edges of the smaller gingerbread die cut with gingersnap ink. I think this added a nice touch. It makes it look like a toasted cookie!

Since this is a fold-it card, I decorated the front and the back and I think it turned out super cute!

Gingerbread Man Handmade Cards - The Stamps of Life

Gingerbread Man Fold It Card - The Stamps of Life

For my next project, I created a gingerbread gate fold card. I used the largest die in the set and cut it out of gingersnap card stock. I used the second largest die and cut another piece of gingersnap card stock. Again, I used gingersnap ink and ink-blended the edges to make it look slightly toasted. I adhered those together and then added his clothing and icing.  The card stock is gingersnap, powdered sugar, and spearmint. The patterned paper is from the Joyful collection paper pad. I fussy cut the peppermints and adhered them to the front of the pockets. I also used foam adhesive to add three as buttons.

Supplies:

  1. Gingerbread Man Fold-It Die Set
  2. Ginger Snap Cardstock
  3. Powdered Sugar Cardstock
  4. Strawberry Cardstock
  5. Gingersnap Ink Pad
  6. Joyful Collection Paper Pad

Project 2

I used a gate fold card die to make the card base and adhered the gingerbread man to the front left opening. I used spearmint cardstock for the bow tie and pockets. The patterned paper I used is from the Joyful collection paper pad. I fussy cut the peppermints from one of the pieces of paper and adhered them to the pockets. I added foam adhesive to the three peppermints that I used as buttons.

Gingerbread Man Handmade Cards - The Stamps of Life

For the inside of the card, I used a piece of powdered sugar cardstock. I stamped the peppermints as shown. The inside of the peppermints were stamped with strawberry ink. The Merry Christmas sentiment is from the ChristmasTree2stamp and was stamped with spearmint ink.

Gingerbread Gatefold Inside

Supplies:

  1. Gingerbread Man Fold-It Die Set
  2. Gatefold A2 Card Die Set
  3. Ginger Snap Cardstock
  4. Powdered Sugar Cardstock
  5. Spearmint Ink Pad
  6. Gingersnap Ink Pad
  7. Joyful Collection Paper Pad
  8. ChristmasTree2Stamp (for “Merry Christmas” sentiment)
  9. Candy2Share Stamp (for peppermint candy inside of card)

Project 3

For my third project, I made a treat box using the Gingerbread man fold-it die set as well as the box-it die set.

Gingerbread Man Handmade Treat Box - The Stamps of Life

I die cut and decorated two gingerbread men, one for the front of the box and one for the back of the box. Both gingerbread men were decorated identically.

I also used the box-it die which I cut with gingersnap card stock to match the gingerbread men. I connected the box-it die cut to both gingerbread men, added some grass filling, and some candy canes.

Gingerbread Man Handmade Treat Box - The Stamps of Life

Supplies:

  1. Gingerbread Man Fold-It Die Set
  2. Box-it Die Set
  3. Ginger Snap Cardstock
  4. Powdered Sugar Cardstock
  5. Strawberry Cardstock
  6. Gingersnap Ink Pad
  7. Merry Collection Paper Pad

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Lisa

 

The Stamps of Life September 2019 Card Kit and Reindeer2Stamp - 7 Cards
Birthday Cards, Christmas, Distress Ink, masculine cards, Spectrum Noir, Stamps of Life, Tim Holtz

The Stamps of Life September 2019 Release – Card Kit and Reindeer2Stamp – Card Tutorial

The Stamps of Life September 2019 Card Kit and Reindeer2Stamp - 7 Cards

I am so excited to share the September 2019 release of The Stamps of Life card kit and stamp called Reindeer2Stamp. The card kit comes with a holiday-themed 6 x 6 paper pad, large storage envelope, sentiment stamp set, chipboard Christmas trees, white twine, mint chip ribbon, strawberry ribbon, felt flower embellishments, Joyful word die with shadow, blue bling, and 11 solid color 8 1/2 x 11 card stock sheets.

The video below shows the unboxing of the card kit as well as the stamp and die set. There is also a tutorial of how I made the seven cards shown.  The card kit is available through The Stamps of Life website if you join their card kit club before October 15, 2019 (while supplies last). After that time, if there are any available, they usually put them up for purchase on their website several months afterwards. The reindeer2stamp stamps and dies are currently available.

Information about The Stamps of Life Clubs can be found here: https://www.thestampsoflife.com/club.htm

The Stamps of Life Reindeer2Stamp Card with TagThe Stamps of Life September 2018 Card KitThe Stamps of Life September 2018 Card KitReindeer2Stamp_MidightandBrownThe Stamps of Life Reindeer2Stamp with Distressed BackgroundThe Stamps of Life September 2018 Card KitThe Stamps of Life September 2018 Card Kit - Gingerbread House

Watch the Unboxing of the September 2019 Card Kit and Card Tutorial Here:

Supplies:

  1. The Stamps of Life September 2019 Card Kit
  2. Reindeer2Stamp – https://www.thestampsoflife.com/shop/reindeer2stamp.html
  3. Reindeer2Stamp dies – https://www.thestampsoflife.com/shop/reindeer2stamp-Dies.html
  4. The Stamps of Life Circle Dies – https://amzn.to/2mGn3Fh
  5. The Stamps of Life Stitched Rectangle Dies – https://amzn.to/2mGojbt
  6. The Stamps of Life Square Dies – https://amzn.to/2mHL2DU
  7. The Stamps of Life Chocolate Ink Pad – https://amzn.to/2mMOdKo
  8. The Stamps of Life Strawberry Ink Pad – https://amzn.to/2nj4rLJ
  9. The Stamps of Life Artichoke Ink Pad – https://amzn.to/2lOMjJ4
  10. The Stamps of Life Candy Ink Pad – https://amzn.to/2nbTR98
  11. ChristmasTree2Stamp dies – https://amzn.to/2mJogvk
  12. (Matching ChristmasTree2Stamp stamp set, although not used in my tutorial – https://amzn.to/2njpjCA)
  13. The Stamps of Life Center Step Up Card – https://www.thestampsoflife.com/shop/Center-Step-Dies.html
  14. Sizzix Framelits with Stamps 660192 (for small banner on Card 1)
  15. Lawn Fawn Jet Black Ink – Use with alcohol markers – https://amzn.to/2lLPYaJ
  16. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Card Stock – https://amzn.to/2ldjsOw
  17. Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers
  18. Framelits 662732 (tag dies) – https://amzn.to/2leEexg
  19. Versafine Black In Pad – https://amzn.to/2mJsa7s
  20. White Color Box Ink – https://amzn.to/2lCrVLu
  21. Stamps of Life House Fold-it – https://www.thestampsoflife.com/shop/Sizzix-House-Fold-its.html
  22. Masking Paper
  23. The Stamps of Life Tropical Leaf Stencil – https://www.thestampsoflife.com/shop/Tropical-Leaf-Stencil.html
  24. Martha Stewart Fine Glitter – Clear – https://amzn.to/2nkEbAH
  25. The Stamps of Life Border Dies – https://www.thestampsoflife.com/shop/Border-Dies.html
  26. White acrylic Paint – CraftSmart – https://amzn.to/2mHXNhM
  27. Paint brush
  28. Heat Gun
  29. foam tape
  30. Scor Tape – https://amzn.to/2mN18vS
  31. Scor Tape (2 inch) – https://amzn.to/2lcSo1V
  32. Strathmore 300 Series Bristol Smooth Pad – https://amzn.to/2mGOe2G
  33. Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire – https://amzn.to/2lbt7oK
  34. Distress Ink – Black Soot – https://amzn.to/306CJ6D
  35. Distress Ink – Tumbled Glass – https://amzn.to/2mHWdwm
  36. Blending Tool – https://amzn.to/2O7jinG
  37. Tombow Liquid Glue – https://amzn.to/30rEkQG
  38. Misti Stamping Tool – https://amzn.to/38n9TAd
  39. Spectrum Noir Markers – LG5, JG5/DR1, DR5/GB5, GB7/TN2, TN3, TN4, TN8, TN7, TN6/IG1, IG5

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