A Jolly Week of Holiday Card: Holly Jolly Christmas Collection

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Since our Holly Jolly Christmas Collection hit the shop, I've been in a holiday card making frenzy! I've been creating with all the new bundles of holiday goodies and mixing and matching too. This collection will have you singing “jingle all the way” to the craft room!

The Christmas Critters Bundle is ready for all the card mischief. How cute is that little naughty kitty?

The Better Not Pout Bundle is great for bringing the holiday nostalgia. I adore this patterned paper.

Here, I went wild and mix and matched various products together. How about all that pink for Christmas? I am here for it!

This was a two-for-one deal playing with the Belly Laughs Cover Plate Die. What a fun layout for any images you want to highlight!

The Jack Frost Cover Plate is an instant classic. How gorgeous does it look just white on white??

The Holly Bundle is a show stopper and fan fave! Embossing the Holly Jolly Word Die in gold makes a beautiful centerpiece for this Party Green holly card. I don't know which one is my favorite!! How do you chose?

Stamped and Die Cut Holly Leaves with Jolly Holly Stamp Set!

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The Jolly Holly Stamp Set was designed with two-step stamping in mind! This versatile set can be used in a variety of ways so let's check out what some of our team have made!

Erika Post

Erika started off with some clever masking over a piece of Matcha Cardstock which was created with the Direct-to-Paper Technique. She then ink blended Eucalyptus over the masked leaves, peeled back the masked leaves, then stamped her patterns in Spruce. To add more interest, she added solid stamped die cut holly and berries. Don't forget a flick of gold metallic watercolor to keep it all festive!

Erika Post

This simple design was created with a little garland out of the smallest stamped and die cut leaves and berries. Using the patterns and leaves in two colors from the same color family gives such a pretty look. I like the wintery blue-greens in the mix!

Ilina Crouse

Ilina's card has a mix of spa greens and blue-greens, too. I love her addition of the red beads from the Vienna Sequin Mix to the sweater print leaves. This card is so clean and simple and would be perfect for making a batch of holiday cards.

The Jolly Holly Stamp Set is a must-have this holiday season for cards, tags, and gifts, too! Check out all the products in the shop using the links below. Thank you for visiting!

Ink Blending and Flicking- Holiday Style!

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Catherine Pooler Inks blend like a dream and you can create so much drama and interest to a simple card with these techniques.

Ilina Crouse

Ilina created this pair of gorgeous cards. She started by blending the top of her card panel on this one with Fiesta Blue and Cummerbund Inks. By letting it soften to white, you get a beautiful glow around the stamped and die cut gifts from the Tied with a Bow Stamp Set. She created a snowy texture by flicking on white Acrylic Paint.

Ilina Crouse

I love the interest lina created with the scored edged on the white cardstock layers! I'm definitely going to add that detail to some of my cards! The stack of gifts is a perfect focal point for this winter scene.

All the products are linked below, check them out in the shop!

This Holiday Paper Project is a Wrap!

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Our 6×6 Patterned Papers are perfect for cards and scrapbook spreads but there are loads of other holiday projects you can create. Brand Ambassador Amanda, made an adorable little holiday booklet featuring the Wrapped Patterned Paper.

All tied up with twine, this little booklet is just so cute! The Party color combo of It's a Girl, Rockin' Red, Melon Ice, Lime Rickey, Mardi Gras, and All that Jazz makes us so happy!!

Tucked inside are little tags and pockets, which are great places for adding notes or holiday photos.

Amanda did it up right by adding stamped and colored images from the Naughty List Stamp Set. Look how she used the Tree Trimmings die as a focal point for this stamped sentiment.

What a precious and creative little project! Anyone would be over the moon to receive this gift and why not add photos of your holiday with the pets? I don't know about you, but I am ready to try one of these myself!!

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These Naughty Pets are Taking Over Christmas!!!

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The Naughty Pets Stamp Set was the inspiration behind our Holly Jolly Christmas Collection photoshoot this year! We hope this real live puppy peeking out of a present, complete with presents and a plate of cookies makes you smile and gets you in the holiday card making mood!

The Christmas Critters are ready to bring some jolly belly laughs to everyone on your card sending list! The pups and kitties in the Naughty List Stamp Set have gotten up to holiday mischief but have still stolen our hearts as the focal points of these cards.

hand made holiday card featuring pet stamped images
Lisa Harrolle

Lisa added a bold sentiment from the Merriest Sentiments Stamp Set to her Naughty List card. I just love this ink blended and water bleached effect along the center of her card to draw your eye to all this cuteness!

Copic Queen, Jenn, had to get in on the Naughty List action this year! She framed up her cards with some Wrapped Patterned Paper frames and then let these mischievous little kitties be the stars!

hand made holiday card featuring pet stamped images
Amanda Fitterer

Amanda brings all the fun details to her line art coloring. How precious are the faces of these little pets? This bright and colorful card is bringing the festive to the holiday season!

hand made holiday card featuring pet stamped images
Lisa Harrolle

Make a background out of sentiments? Why not?!?! The hand-lettered Merriest Sentiments Stamp Set looks great all stamped out in this soft holiday color combo. What a fun layout!

hand made holiday card featuring pet stamped images

This tangled up Mr. Kitty was just begging to be paired with the CP classic String Lights Background Stamp. A little emboss resist and sparkly watercolor flicking and this card is all blinged up and ready to go!

hand made holiday card featuring pet stamped images

We couldn't get enough of making cards with the Christmas Critters Bundle. Color up a batch of pets and have a blast making a variety of cards with pops of Wrapped Patterned Paper. We're sure this will fill your heart with joy and make your cards the talk of your town!

Holly Jolly Christmas Collection Available Now!

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The Holly Jolly Christmas Collection is in our shop and we can't wait for you to get your favorites! This collection was curated to have something for everyone on your holiday card list.

Keep your eyes peeled on the blog and our social media pages as we post more card making inspiration to get your creative wheels turning. By the time your picks arrive, you'll be raring to go!

handmade card of reindeer

FREEBIE!!! Grab the adorable Dasher Stamp Set for FREE!

  • order must total over $50 before shipping and tax
  • add the Dasher Stamp Set to your order, don't forget the dies!
  • not valid on subscriptions
  • while supplies last or through September 21

Check out the links below, or head to the shop here to see what's new!


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Not the most famous (wink wink) but certainly the most dashing…the Dasher 3×4 Stamp Set is FREE with $50 or more (before tax and shipping) orders through 9/21, or while supplies last! Just our way of adding a bit more jolly to your holiday card making this season!

This cute little line art reindeer stamp is all decked out and ready to make its appearance on your next holiday paper project.

*Freebie available while supplies last. Coordinating dies are available for purchase.

Get Extra Jolly with the Jolly Extras!! Holly Jolly Christmas Collection

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Amp up the jolly good time you will have when making your holiday cards this year! Mix and match our Jolly Extras Bundle items with any of the other items in our Holly Jolly Christmas Collection for all the extras you need to take your cards to the next level!

This must-have bundle starts with the Jack Frost Cover Plate. The Holiday One Liners and Merriest Sentiments Stamp Sets give you all the holiday sentiments you need and the Vienna Sequin Mix will bring the bling this season!

Jolly Extras Bundle

  • Jack Frost Cover Plate Die
  • Holiday One Liner Sentiments Stamp Set
  • Merriest Sentiments Stamp Set 
  • Vienna Sequin Mix

Hit that bundle button and add these great products to your cart with one click! You'll also get a discount!

Catherine Pooler

When you are looking for that just right hand-lettered holiday sentiment, grab the Merriest Sentiments Stamp Set. With cute phrases like “oh what fun” and “jingle all the way”, this set is a perfect extra extension to any of the stamps in our Holly Jolly Christmas Collection. 

Kristie Goulet

Add a quippy little sentiment to your holiday cards with the Holiday One Liner Sentiment Stamp Set. This collection of small, straight line sentiments was created to be used with our Sentiment Banner Dies or could work nicely inside a card too! With lines like “I've got the mistletoe” and “bring on the bling” this set is bringing some jolly to the holiday party!

This bundle of supporting stars will be the first thing you'll want in your Christmas cart! …and speaking of first thing- be first in line for Early Ordering and first-out-the-door shipping by joining StampNation today!

Members get to order Tuesday, September 13th at noon and also will be able to participate in a member-only LIVE that afternoon!

Click here to start your membership right now! See you there!

Tree Trimmings Die- Double Your Fun!

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During the holiday decorating, once you've clipped the tree and made the wreath, you will have a nice collection of Tree Trimmings! This was the inspiration behind the beautiful Tree Trimmings Die.

This versatile die was created to cut a lovely focal point wreath out of your card layer. You can also take the negative die cut trimmings and decorate with them!

Use the die to add beautiful texture to an ink blended card layer. Adding sequins as berries is a great way to add some bling!

Lisa Harrolle

Lisa also used the die cut layer as a stencil for this card. She then took the negative pieces and layered them for a wreath with lots of dimension.

Lisa Harrolle

I LOVE the added detail on this card of the cluster of negative cuts with the sequins. It's adorable!

Simple ink blend your cardstock, then die cut the Tree Trimmings Die and you'll have tons of little pieces to adorn cards like this!

Lisa Harrolle

You could even create a whole swag!! These pets have the halls decked!

Jennifer Dove

With the Tree Trimmings Die you will get double duty whether you use it traditionally, as a stencil or the negative pieces! This fun die will be the perfect accent to any holiday or winter card design. 

You Bring the Jolly Because We’ve Got the Holly! Holly Jolly Christmas Collection

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Who doesn't love some holly and berries around to bring in a festive holiday season? The Holly Bundle brings that charm, stamp style!  We've jollied up the classic greenery in the Jolly Holly 6×8 Stamp Set and coordinating Dies with festive and funky patterned accents.

Holly Bundle

  • Jolly Holly Stamp Set 6×8
  • Jolly Holly Dies
  • Holly Jolly Layered Word Die

Grab the bundle for products that work beautifully and get a discount! Or, pick and choose your favorites from the collection. Available 9.14.

Catherine Pooler

Oh by golly! The Jolly Holly 6×8 Stamp Set and Dies features large multi-step holly leave stamps in both solids and patterns. We didn't forget to add the berries or the mistletoe either!

The Jolly Holly Word Die is a perfect addition. These statement stamps will be fantastic for all your Christmas paper projects and are ready for traditional and non-traditional ink color combos!

Ilina Crouse

There are endless ways to create with the Jolly Holly Stamps. This simple bundle is ready for cards that will deck the halls of everyone on your holiday list!

Get the Dasher 3×4 Stamp Set for FREE with any order of $50 or more during our Holly Jolly Collection release week September 14-21! (September 13th for StampNation Members) It's just another way we're passing along more jolly for you to have a festive season!

Who Doesn’t Love Christmas Critters? Holly Jolly Christmas Collection

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Animal lovers are going to go wild for the Christmas Critters Bundle. This whimsical bundle features the Naughty List line art stamp set with coordinating dies along with perfectly coordinated accessories for lots of card making options!

These naughty pups and kitties are up to all the holiday mischief and we love it! The Naughty List Stamp Set and Dies features line art stamp pets getting into the holiday decorations like our kitty tangled in lights and bulldog eating the candy canes.

Christmas Critters Bundle

  • Naughty List Stamp Set
  • Naughty List Dies
  • Tree Trimmings Die
  • Wrapped Patterned Paper

Love a discount? Grab our bundles, we've put these products together for you for endless card making possibilities. Want to pick and choose your own? You can do that, too!

Use the Wrapped Patterned Paper to add color and accents to your projects. This bundle is ready for stacks of cards that are sure to bring joy to your recipients. 

Amanda Fitterer

The pets are at it again in true CPD style! Make one of these sweet pets the star of your holiday card or make stacks of cards featuring one of each.

Lisa Harrolle

It also has the Tree Trimmings Die which creates a beautiful wreath motif but will also make a fun focal point for a pet.

Lisa Harrolle

This bundle hits the shop along with the rest of the Holly Jolly Christmas Collection September 14th BUT StampNation Members get the Perk of shopping early, Tuesday, September 13th.

They will get their orders first in the queue to ship out AND get an Exclusive LIVE of card making with me! Holiday Card Classes are also coming in September and November for StampNation so why not join today and get in on all the action!

This One’s All Tied Up With a Bow! Holly Jolly Collection

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Our newest Collection will have you ready for the holidays just in time this year! From Santa's suit accoutrements to patterned gifts and a Ho Ho Ho, you'll be whistling Deck the Halls all season long. Our new products will hit the shop on September 14th. Unless you're a StampNation Member, then you get to shop on September 13th starting at Noon Eastern!

Planning this year's Christmas paper projects is a wrap with the With a Bow Bundle! This perfect bundle has all the basics you need for loads of fantastic holiday cards and more.

Stamp the gifts from With a Bow Stamp Set in your favorite holiday color combo and arrange them in endless ways. Add the Ho Ho Ho Word Die to the mix for a fun and festive sentiment!

With a Bow Bundle

  • Tied With a Bow Stamp Set
  • Tied With a Bow Dies
  • Ho Ho Ho Word Die

Purchase the bundle at a discount, or

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Ilina Crouse

Make a statement on your holiday cards with the Ho Ho Ho Word Die. Ink up your pieces in a variety of ways or even add embossing powder for some glitter or bling! 

Ilina Crouse

Pairing this word die with a cute stamped gift box from the Tied with a Bow Stamp Set. This adorable stacked and layered word die is a great focal point for a card or can be pieced apart to arrange in any way you like!

Kristie Goulet

Join us for tons of card making inspiration all week long and you'll be ready when these products hit your mailbox!

Monday, September 12th
LIVE Card Making

Tuesday, September 13th
LIVE Card Making & StampNation Early Ordering OPENS!!
3pm StampNation Exclusive YouTube

Wednesday, September 14th
General Ordering OPENS at 9am
Noon Release Party on YouTube!

You Better Not Pout because the Holly Jolly Collection is Coming to Town!

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Our Holly Jolly Christmas Collection hits the shop on September 14 (Sept. 13 for StampNation Members) and the release fun has begun!

First up is the Better Not Pout Bundle for those of you that have been very good crafters this year! Nice listers unite for the Better Not Pout Bundle. This Santa-themed bundle includes the Old Saint Nick 6×8 Stamp Set and coordinating dies.

It also features the Belly Laughs Cover Plate which makes a perfect background piece for your stamped images. Add pops of pattern with the Better Not Pout Patterned Paper and your holiday cards will be ready for the big day!

Better Not Pout Bundle

  • Old Saint Nick Stamp Set 6×8
  • Old Saint Nick Dies
  • Belly Laughs Cover Plate Die 
  • Better Not Pout Patterned Paper

These products can be purchased individually, or in a bundle with a discount!

The Better Not Pout Patterned Paper pack features a traditional with a twist Spa Color combo of Pink Champagne, Rouge, Peppermint Scrub, Lemongrass, Green Tea, Wintergreen, Sea Glass, and Bay Breeze. The prints and patterns bring classic elements like candy cane stripes, Santa gear, reindeer, and holly and spruce! 

Be sure to save this blog post so you can come back later and get inspired to create with these fun products!

Lisa Harrolle


Not the most famous (wink wink) but certainly the most dashing…meet the Dasher 3×4 Stamp Set!

This cute little line art reindeer stamp is all decked out and yours free with any order of $50 or more during release week! Supplies are limited so dash over to the shop starting September 14th (or 13th for StampNation Members) and grab your holiday faves.

Add your Holiday card making supplies to your cart, when it's over $50, add the Dasher Stamp Set to your cart and don't forget the coordinating dies!

FREE Shipping and new 12×12 Patterned Paper

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Head over to the shop and grab everything on your wish list, 'cause this weekend, we're paying for your shipping! Can I hear a WOO HOO!?

Fine print: use code at check out, not valid on subscriptions, best rate shipping and method will be chosen when we ship your order, in-stock items only

But there's more…

Our first two packs of 12×12 patterned paper are now in the shop!

Head over to Shop Now!

Festival of Fall with Guest Designer Tiffany!

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Clubhouse friend, Tiffany Pryce-Russom hopped in to guest with us for our All Things Fall Release and created a stack of gorgeous cards with the Harvest Festival Bundle.

Tiffany used the All in One Thank You Word Die to cut out her die layer from the top half of her white cardstock layer and then overlaid this over some patterned paper from the Harvest Festival paper pack. She then doubled up the “thank yous” and inlaid them back in place. She added a pop of with the gold cardstock and a few splatters of ink.

This fun design featured top and bottom half strips of the patterned paper. What a fun layout! She used the tag die from the Notecard Frame & Tag die to create a focal point which she decorated with die cut leaves and her sentiment.

Stop the presses, there is a bunny in this pile of leaves!!

Tiffany pulled her Hops & Peeps Stamp Set into the mix for this sweet card. Stamping and die cutting a bunch of leaves is an easy way to create eye-catching groupings- even for a leaf pile!

All the texture! Tiffany used some ink smooshing and splatter to make a fantastic background technique piece. She then cut that down to make two mini slimline cards. These have the same layout and sentiment but use slightly different stamped images. What a fun pair!

Grab these products from the shop and get ready to create gorgeous cards this fall!