Stampin Up Australia Heart of Christmas 2021 Week 7: Sparkly Christmas Cards
August 16, 2021
Hi friends. I'm back with some more Christmas creations for you today, for week 7 of Heart of Christmas. I hope we are inspiring you with ideas for your 2021 Christmas cards. Today I am featuring one of our Saleabration items which you can earn for FREE with a $90 order up until September 30th. It's called Be Dazzling Specialty Paper, and we all need a bit of dazzle in our lives right now don't we?
You get eight 6x6" sheets in the pack and it can be die cut, punched and coloured as well.
Here is my first card this week, a sparkly Christmas tree.
For my first card I have used the Christmas Tree Dies (in the Whimsy and Wonder Suite, page 25 of the Stampin Up Australia July to December Mini Catalogue) to cut a base tree in Evening Evergreen and then the garland from the Be Dazzling Specialty Paper. This paper cuts fine in the Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine, but I recommend a firm sandwich and a couple of runs through the machine. The little star was cut from a retired punch in my stash. I have used Holiday Rhinestone Jewels to decorate the garland, and my DSP is Tidings of Christmas from the Annual Catalogue. The scalloped piece is cut from the Scalloped Contours Dies (in the Annual catalogue). My sentiment is from the Sparkle of the Season stamp set in the July to December Mini Catalogue.
For my second card, I used the Sparkle of the Season bundle.
My base card is Soft Succulent and I have used the Tidings of Christmas DSP for my two DSP layers. I cut the wreath from the Seasonal Swirls Dies and then coloured it with my light Soft Succulent Stampin' Blends to tone it in with the DSP. I have added some Holiday Rhinestones to the wreath, and my sentiment is from the Sparkle of the Season stamp set.
Now lets see what other members of the Art with Heart Team have been creating for Heart of Christmas. Next up we have the lovely Catherine Proctor.
If you get lost anywhere along the way, just head back to Sharon's blog as she has a list of participants there.
New Team Members Needed
We are looking for new crafty team members to join the Art with Heart Team from right around Australia. Perhaps you just want to join for yourself to have fun with our lovely team community, be a Stampin' Up! insider and get the great discount. Or perhaps you would like to have your own family friendly home based business to run some craft classes or sell using your company maintained online store. Either way there is an AWESOME joining deal on at the moment where you can choose a free extra bundle. This means you pay just $169, to get up to $339 worth of product PLUS you get free postage on this. This deal is only on until September 30th so contact me today. I have team members right around Australia who would be happy to mentor you more locally as well, if that's what you prefer.
Thanks for following our blog hop today. I hope you have a great week and stay positive and well.
I love your sparkly cards Claire, the Be Dazzling paper is perfect for tinsel and a wreath! They look so special.
Posted by: Rachel Woollard | August 16, 2021 at 08:13 PM
I'm loving the first card, the be dazzling speciality paper and the gems really finish it off perfectly.
Posted by: Ros Davidson | August 16, 2021 at 08:38 PM
The sparkly paper is a perfect complement to the sentiments in the Sparkle of the Season stamp set. The scalloped border on your first card evokes thoughts of a Christmas tree "skirt". Lovely cards, Claire.
Posted by: CHRISTINE BLAIN | August 16, 2021 at 08:39 PM
Oh Claire, I just love both of your sparkly cards - they look amazing with that DSP!
Posted by: Catherine Proctor | August 16, 2021 at 09:16 PM
Beautiful cards Claire and the Be Dazzling paper sets off the Christmas tree perfectly. I love the large scalloped edge in your first card. The red rhinestones look lovely on the wreath in your second card.
Posted by: Rosa Leyden | August 16, 2021 at 09:19 PM
Such great cards Claire, I love the Be Dazzling paper on your cards and the jewels on them are I really loved the first one and then I saw the second one. I just love how soft succulent looks on with Evening Evergreen on Christmas cards.
Posted by: Sharon Davern | August 16, 2021 at 11:22 PM
Yes, the Be Dazzling SP is perfect for the tinsel on these trees. I love the Holiday Rhinestones for a bit of colour too. Your wreath is very delicate, but lovely with those patterned papers.
Posted by: Kate Morgan | August 17, 2021 at 05:58 PM
Wow! Your cards really sparkle with the Be Dazzling paper. Love them! Enjoy your day!
Posted by: Hilda Burton | August 17, 2021 at 10:54 PM
WOW, that glitter paper REALLY does make the cards sparkle. I love the festive feel it gives to the cards. The tree actually looks like it has tinsel.
Posted by: Wanda | August 17, 2021 at 11:41 PM
I love how you have used the Holiday Rhinestone to look like baubles on a tree. That Be Dazzling has been so good to use on Christmas cards. Love the wreath in it too
Posted by: Theresa Gerrard | August 18, 2021 at 11:16 AM
The Dazzling Die cuts look amazing! They really add a wow factor to your lovely cards.
Posted by: Tina Gillespie | August 19, 2021 at 12:22 PM
Beautiful cards Claire. The Be Dazzling paper works so well with the Tidings Christmas DSP.
Posted by: Michele Taylor | August 19, 2021 at 03:28 PM
Two gorgeous cards, Claire. I can’t wait to get my hands on the Tidings of Christmas DSP and have a play. Love those Be Dazzling elements too.
Posted by: Caroline Manwaring | August 27, 2021 at 03:29 PM