It’s time for another challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments. We can’t wait to see what you do with this fun sketch! I found this sketch a little challenging so I took a little bit of a license with it. (Sorry, teamies!) That said, I really like how my card came out and that’s what it’s all about, folks. 😀 I couldn’t wait to play with Winter Woods! The background of birch trees was stamped with my Stamparatus, using the hinged plate technique.

Holiday Card Featuring #WinterWoods, #StillNight, #Christmas, #Holiday, #SecretsToStamping, #StampinUp

Holiday Card Featuring #WinterWoods, #StillNight, #Christmas, #Holiday, #SecretsToStamping, #StampinUp




My Secrets to Making This Winter Woods Project

  • The tree stamp doesn’t reach to the bottom of an A2 card so the sketch was perfect for that. I chose a bright patterned paper from Under the Mistletoe, adhered it to the tree paper. Then, they were adhered to Real Red cardstock and cut a piece of retired 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon. Once that was secured, I adhered the entire panel to the Crumb Cake panel.
  • The rest of the elements on the card were stamped, cut and adhered. Once the card was finished, my card critic daughter wanted the tree thinlits to glisten so I colored them with Silver Wink of Stella. I also added tiny pearls to the leaf thinlit for a little glam!


The video below shows how easy it is to make a pattern with stamps, using the Stamparatus – the amazing new stamping positioning tool that will open up your world of crafting.



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Real Red 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon

Real Red 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon


I am submitting this card to the following challenges and hope you will look at their wonderful designs then play along as well:


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