One of the things I LOVE about the holiday season is the baking and the candy making. My husband, Kim, and I always whip up a batch of my famous Momma’s Candy, as well as several batches of cookies. While we certainly eat our fill and gain those extra holiday pounds, we also gift the neighbors with our homemade goodies. What could be a sweeter presentation than this cute “Taste of Christmas” card to attach to the plate! It’s time to play at Festive Friday – Home of the Inspo List!
For this week’s challenge, we are inspired by Apple 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, green, baking, and gingham on my card this week. I can’t wait to see what YOU create!
Colors of the Day
The Stampin’ Schach’s Design Tips
Can you believe there is NO stamping on this card? That’s right. The sentiment, the die cut cooling rack and all of the stickers are from the Gingerbread & Peppermint Memories & More card pack! Talk about FUN and EASY! I used the paper from the retired Peaceful Prints collection, because it was still on my desk from the last card I made. If you didn’t happen to earn this paper for free during Sale-A-Bration, don’t despair! There are tons of awesome prints which will look just as cute. You wouldn’t even need to use the pine die cuts that accent the sentiment. It’s still an adorable card without them. I happened to have some in my Box of Misfit Card Parts, and they worked just fine on this card. (The Box of Misfit Card parts is the place where I toss all of those things that I prepare for a card that I think initially will look fabulous…but three hours later, I still can’t get them to look quite right. I have a lot of things in that box!)
To download the free step-by-step tutorial for today’s Taste of 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.
For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the Festive Friday Challenge Design team:
Christmas Whimsy Kit Available Now
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!
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
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