Sparkly Reindeer Christmas Card

It’s never too early to start making holiday cards.  In fact some of you will be receiving this Sparkly Reindeer Christmas card from me.  I LOVE reindeer.   I LOVE plaid.  I LOVE sparkle.  This card is right up my alley, and I hope you like it, too.  It’s Sunday, and time to play with The Paper Players!

sparkly reindeer Christmas card

This week, the amazing Joanne has a wonderful sketch for us. It is SO versatile, as you can see from what the design team has created for your inspiration.  I can’t wait to see what YOU create!

sparkly reindeer Christmas card
Colors of the Day
Sparkly Reindeer Christmas card
The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips

Get your cranking arm and punching hand ready! Today’s card relies on both the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and the Deer Builder Punch.  The fabulous plaid deer was punched from Peaceful Prints paper, which is available as a Sale-A-Bration product.  It’s free with a $50 order.  But hurry, Sale-A-Bration ends September 30th.  And what about those sparkly Black Glitter Paper snowflakes? They are courtesy of the Stitched Snowflakes dies.  The fun embossed background was made using the Wintry 3D embossing folder.

sparkly reindeer Christmas card

To download the free step-by-step tutorial for today’s Sparkly Reindeer Christmas card, which includes all the paper measurements and all of the current products used, please click on the button below. For every card which has been posted on my blog this year, there is a free tutorial.

2021 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
2020 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
2019 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of The Paper Players design team:
Christmas Whimsy Kit Available Now

new kit Christmas Whimsy

Christmas Whimsy is an adorably festive card kit with a modern design! Santa’s elves might be hard at work in the North Pole but with this all-inclusive kit, the hard work is done for you! All pieces are printed, die cut, and ready for you to craft. The simple steps of this kit are perfect for beginning crafters and kids, too! Grab a kit or two and gather around for a simple Christmas activity that everyone will enjoy. The kit contains everything you need to create eight elf centered Christmas cards including printed card bases, die cuts, embellishments, an exclusive stamp set, a Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Spot, and more!

New Set Christmas Whimsy

Item Number 158166   $19.00
  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—4 each of 2 designs.
  • Includes printed card bases, printed die cuts, adhesive, embellishments, gold foil die cuts, gold twine, and coordinating envelopes with gold foil accents.
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Gray, Crumb Cake, Evening Evergreen, Gray Granite, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade, Real Red, So Saffron, Soft Succulent, Soft Suede
Order Today!
IF You Have a Big Wish List – Please Read about Our Starter Kit Special – I Would LOVE to have you join my team!

Do you have a BIG WISH LIST? Consider becoming a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator. The Starter Kit is a great value! For $99, choose $125 worth of products, and it ships for FREE (an additional 10% savings)!  PLUS, during Sale-A-Bration you will get to pick a qualifying bundle from the July–December 2021 Mini Catalog to add to their Starter Kit—for free! This could be an added value of up to $60.25, depending on the bundle you select.  Click HERE to see a list of the qualifying bundles.  There couldn’t be a better time to join the Stampin’ Up! family.

  • SAVE at least 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! Once you join, you’ll enjoy a 20 – 25% discount on your favorite Stampin’ Up!® items.
  • NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS! There’s never an obligation to host parties, sell products, or purchase anything else after the kit.
  • THERE’S NO RISK! NO PENALTY TO DROP! If you reach $300 in sales by the end of the first full Stampin’ Up!® quarter after you sign-up, you automatically renew your demonstrator discounts and benefits for another quarter. To continue, you will need to reach $300+ in sales (includes personal purchases) to renew from quarter to quarter. If you don’t reach $300 in sales, you can “drop” with no penalty.
  • CONTINUE the BENEFITS and DISCOUNTS! From the time you join through the end of the first full Stampin’ Up!® quarter, you will be able to take advantage of demonstrator discounts and benefits. The Quarters are January – March, April – June, July – September, October – Dec. You will have the balance of the quarter in which you join PLUS the first full quarter to reach your first $300 in sales (includes personal purchases) and renew for another quarter.
  • JOIN TODAY! Purchase the starter kit through me and instantly become a member of the Schach Pack Pals. You’ll have access to private Facebook groups, receive newsletters, and will be able to engage with a community of other stampers.
  • Questions about joining? Email me at [email protected] If you are ready to join NOW, CLICK HERE!
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Current Host Code Information

Ready to order supplies to make your own cards? I would love to be your Demonstrator. Click Here to place an order in my online store.

When checking out, if you apply the Host Code to your online orders of at least $50, but under $150, you’ll get a free gift from me. If your order is over $150, please do not apply the host code – you will be receiving your own host rewards, as well as your gift from me. All orders of $50 or more earn points toward my Loyalty Rewards Program.

Current Code: XEF3G6PM
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NEED A COPY OF THE CATALOG? If you do not currently have a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator, please email me at: [email protected]  and I will drop one into the mail to you free of charge, pronto!

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Looking for an oldie but goodie? Check out my retired stamps which I have for sale.

Retired Sets for Sale
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As always, if you have any questions about the cards I create or the techniques I use, I am only an email away! Until next time…

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Changing of Leaves Card

Fall is my favorite time of the year! I love everything that goes along with this season:  cool, crisp mornings with droplets of dew shimmering on the grass; squirrels scurrying about, busily filling their “larders” with acorns and nuts;  the roar of the crowds as they cheer on their favorite football teams – “Let’s go, Hawks!” But one of my favorite harbingers of fall is the changing of leaves. It’s Sunday, and time to play with The Paper Players!

changing of leavesThis week, sweet Claire has a Clean and Simple challenge with a timely theme:  Fall Fun!  Because it is Clean and Simple week, remember that we are looking for cards that:

  • Have minimal layers and embellishments
  • Have plenty of open space, also known as “white space”
  • Are simple and uncluttered

Go grab those stamps, papers, and inks! We can’t wait to see what YOU create!

Changing of leaves
Colors of the Day

changing of leaves

The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips

Today’s card is a simple one to create. The large sentiment takes center stage and steals the show, while the Blackberry Beauty Ephemera Pack does all of the “heavy lifting”, providing the frame and the leaves with acorns die cut.  Other than that, a trio of champagne rhinestones adds a touch of bling. How easy is that?

changing of leaves

To download the free step-by-step tutorial for today’s Changing of Leaves Card, which includes all the paper measurements and all of the current products used, please click on the button below. For every card which has been posted on my blog this year, there is a free tutorial.

2021 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
2020 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
2019 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of The Paper Players design team:
Christmas Whimsy Kit Available Now

new kit Christmas Whimsy

Christmas Whimsy is an adorably festive card kit with a modern design! Santa’s elves might be hard at work in the North Pole but with this all-inclusive kit, the hard work is done for you! All pieces are printed, die cut, and ready for you to craft. The simple steps of this kit are perfect for beginning crafters and kids, too! Grab a kit or two and gather around for a simple Christmas activity that everyone will enjoy. The kit contains everything you need to create eight elf centered Christmas cards including printed card bases, die cuts, embellishments, an exclusive stamp set, a Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Spot, and more!

New Set Christmas Whimsy

Item Number 158166   $19.00
  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—4 each of 2 designs.
  • Includes printed card bases, printed die cuts, adhesive, embellishments, gold foil die cuts, gold twine, and coordinating envelopes with gold foil accents.
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Gray, Crumb Cake, Evening Evergreen, Gray Granite, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade, Real Red, So Saffron, Soft Succulent, Soft Suede
Order Today!
IF You Have a Big Wish List – Please Read about Our Starter Kit Special – I Would LOVE to have you join my team!

Do you have a BIG WISH LIST? Consider becoming a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator. The Starter Kit is a great value! For $99, choose $125 worth of products, and it ships for FREE (an additional 10% savings)!  PLUS, during Sale-A-Bration you will get to pick a qualifying bundle from the July–December 2021 Mini Catalog to add to their Starter Kit—for free! This could be an added value of up to $60.25, depending on the bundle you select.  Click HERE to see a list of the qualifying bundles.  There couldn’t be a better time to join the Stampin’ Up! family.

  • SAVE at least 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! Once you join, you’ll enjoy a 20 – 25% discount on your favorite Stampin’ Up!® items.
  • NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS! There’s never an obligation to host parties, sell products, or purchase anything else after the kit.
  • THERE’S NO RISK! NO PENALTY TO DROP! If you reach $300 in sales by the end of the first full Stampin’ Up!® quarter after you sign-up, you automatically renew your demonstrator discounts and benefits for another quarter. To continue, you will need to reach $300+ in sales (includes personal purchases) to renew from quarter to quarter. If you don’t reach $300 in sales, you can “drop” with no penalty.
  • CONTINUE the BENEFITS and DISCOUNTS! From the time you join through the end of the first full Stampin’ Up!® quarter, you will be able to take advantage of demonstrator discounts and benefits. The Quarters are January – March, April – June, July – September, October – Dec. You will have the balance of the quarter in which you join PLUS the first full quarter to reach your first $300 in sales (includes personal purchases) and renew for another quarter.
  • JOIN TODAY! Purchase the starter kit through me and instantly become a member of the Schach Pack Pals. You’ll have access to private Facebook groups, receive newsletters, and will be able to engage with a community of other stampers.
  • Questions about joining? Email me at [email protected] If you are ready to join NOW, CLICK HERE!
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Current Host Code Information

Ready to order supplies to make your own cards? I would love to be your Demonstrator. Click Here to place an order in my online store.

When checking out, if you apply the Host Code to your online orders of at least $50, but under $150, you’ll get a free gift from me. If your order is over $150, please do not apply the host code – you will be receiving your own host rewards, as well as your gift from me. All orders of $50 or more earn points toward my Loyalty Rewards Program.

Current Code: XEF3G6PM
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NEED A COPY OF THE CATALOG? If you do not currently have a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator, please email me at: [email protected]  and I will drop one into the mail to you free of charge, pronto!

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Looking for an oldie but goodie? Check out my retired stamps which I have for sale.

Retired Sets for Sale
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As always, if you have any questions about the cards I create or the techniques I use, I am only an email away! Until next time…

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Wreath Christmas Card

Today’s card features an icon of the holiday season – a Christmas wreath. I love Christmas wreaths, and I hope you love this wreath Christmas card.  It’s time to play at Festive Friday – Home of the Inspo List.  It’s a special day for us at Festive Friday, as we welcome three new designers to the team:  Jaydee, Joanne James, and Diane Evans. Welcome, ladies!

wreath Christmas card

For this week’s challenge, we are inspired by Balloons Around the World Day.  Remember, at Festive Friday you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion. Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. I used red, stripes, and shiny on my card this week. I can’t wait to see what YOU create!

wreath Christmas card

Colors of the Day

wreath Christmas card

The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips

This fun wreath was created using the Seasonal Swirls dies. I die cut two pine wreaths, one from Old Olive card stock, and one from Mossy Meadow card stock. I then cut them apart and used the fronds to create a spray on one side of a Brushed Metallic Gold panel.  A starry swirl, die cut from Brushed Metallic Gold,  was then overlaid on the pine fronds.  A few Cherry Cobbler decorative dots and gold embossed pine cones add interest.   In hindsight,  I could have added a small bow and more pine cones.  I can’t wait to make another wreath Christmas card with these additions!

wreath Christmas card

To download the free step-by-step tutorial for today’s Wreath Christmas Card, which includes all the paper measurements and all of the current products used, please click on the button below. For every card which has been posted on my blog this year, there is a free tutorial.

2021 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
2020 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
2019 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
Christmas Whimsy Kit Available Now

new kit Christmas Whimsy

Christmas Whimsy is an adorably festive card kit with a modern design! Santa’s elves might be hard at work in the North Pole but with this all-inclusive kit, the hard work is done for you! All pieces are printed, die cut, and ready for you to craft. The simple steps of this kit are perfect for beginning crafters and kids, too! Grab a kit or two and gather around for a simple Christmas activity that everyone will enjoy. The kit contains everything you need to create eight elf centered Christmas cards including printed card bases, die cuts, embellishments, an exclusive stamp set, a Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Spot, and more!

New Set Christmas Whimsy

Item Number 158166   $19.00
  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—4 each of 2 designs.
  • Includes printed card bases, printed die cuts, adhesive, embellishments, gold foil die cuts, gold twine, and coordinating envelopes with gold foil accents.
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Gray, Crumb Cake, Evening Evergreen, Gray Granite, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade, Real Red, So Saffron, Soft Succulent, Soft Suede
Order Today!
IF You Have a Big Wish List – Please Read about Our Starter Kit Special – I Would LOVE to have you join my team!

Do you have a BIG WISH LIST? Consider becoming a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator. The Starter Kit is a great value! For $99, choose $125 worth of products, and it ships for FREE (an additional 10% savings)!  PLUS, during Sale-A-Bration you will get to pick a qualifying bundle from the July–December 2021 Mini Catalog to add to their Starter Kit—for free! This could be an added value of up to $60.25, depending on the bundle you select.  Click HERE to see a list of the qualifying bundles.  There couldn’t be a better time to join the Stampin’ Up! family.

  • SAVE at least 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! Once you join, you’ll enjoy a 20 – 25% discount on your favorite Stampin’ Up!® items.
  • NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS! There’s never an obligation to host parties, sell products, or purchase anything else after the kit.
  • THERE’S NO RISK! NO PENALTY TO DROP! If you reach $300 in sales by the end of the first full Stampin’ Up!® quarter after you sign-up, you automatically renew your demonstrator discounts and benefits for another quarter. To continue, you will need to reach $300+ in sales (includes personal purchases) to renew from quarter to quarter. If you don’t reach $300 in sales, you can “drop” with no penalty.
  • CONTINUE the BENEFITS and DISCOUNTS! From the time you join through the end of the first full Stampin’ Up!® quarter, you will be able to take advantage of demonstrator discounts and benefits. The Quarters are January – March, April – June, July – September, October – Dec. You will have the balance of the quarter in which you join PLUS the first full quarter to reach your first $300 in sales (includes personal purchases) and renew for another quarter.
  • JOIN TODAY! Purchase the starter kit through me and instantly become a member of the Schach Pack Pals. You’ll have access to private Facebook groups, receive newsletters, and will be able to engage with a community of other stampers.
  • Questions about joining? Email me at [email protected] If you are ready to join NOW, CLICK HERE!
****************
Current Host Code Information

Ready to order supplies to make your own cards? I would love to be your Demonstrator. Click Here to place an order in my online store.

When checking out, if you apply the Host Code to your online orders of at least $50, but under $150, you’ll get a free gift from me. If your order is over $150, please do not apply the host code – you will be receiving your own host rewards, as well as your gift from me. All orders of $50 or more earn points toward my Loyalty Rewards Program.

Current Code: XEF3G6PM
************

NEED A COPY OF THE CATALOG? If you do not currently have a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator, please email me at: [email protected]  and I will drop one into the mail to you free of charge, pronto!

************

Looking for an oldie but goodie? Check out my retired stamps which I have for sale.

Retired Sets for Sale
************

As always, if you have any questions about the cards I create or the techniques I use, I am only an email away! Until next time…

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