CUTplorations December Challenge: Mixed Media Happy Holidays Card

Hello everyone…First week of December… The holly jolly season has began! There will be more and more Christmas theme projects you will see on my blog šŸ˜€ And the project today, the first Monday of the month, I created a mixed media Happy Holidays card inspired by thisĀ CUTplorations December Challenge image.

CUTplorations December Challenge

I created the card background withĀ Senecio 1 – ARTplorations Stencil, watercolor paper 140 lbs, Gelli Plate, and 2 shades of green arcylic paints. When I work with Gelli Plate, I always ended up with more than one prints that I can use for other projects.

After the gelli print dried well, I sprayed some light teal acrylic paint spray and dried it with craft heater. I run the panel through my diecutting machine with the largest die fromĀ Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting Dies. I added it on the card base with Tombow Xtreme Adhesive.

CUTplorations December Challenge: Mixed Media Happy Holidays Card

I die cut theĀ Happy Word DieĀ andĀ Holiday Word DieĀ out of Gold Metallic Cardstock. I added them on the card with liquid glue.

I stamped the stocking image fromĀ Warm Hands Warm Hearts StampĀ with Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad and colored it with color pencil. And then I cut it using the matchingĀ Warm Hands Warm Hearts Coordinating Dies. After that,Ā I added some liquid glue on the top of the stocking and added some glitter on it. Set it aside to dry.

I added the stocking, snowflakes and silver sequins on the card. That’s all my card for you today šŸ™‚ I hope it inspire you to create and share your project with us for this month’s challenge.

Need more inspirations? Come over to STAMPlorations Blog today to see projects from the design team. And it is your turn to create and link up you project here. Rememeber that you canĀ link up as many projects as you want (1 project per blog post), and youĀ must use at least 1 STAMPlorations product (stamp, stencil, die, or coloring page, or digi stamp).Ā So… now it is your turn to create and I cannot wait to see your project.

Before you go… I have a discount code for you to use at STAMPlorations store. You can save 20% off on your order by using this code: STAMPGIRLHELEN at check out. You can use it for all new released, regular-priced, sale-priced, and retiring products. Enjoy and save!

Thank you for stopping by today… hope you all have a fabulous day!


I play along at:







Be Sociable, Share!

THANK YOU so much for leaving me some love. Your comments made my day!

Have a fabulous day,

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2 thoughts on “CUTplorations December Challenge: Mixed Media Happy Holidays Card

  1. You’ve created a lovely background with your gelli plate; a perfect canvas for your stocking and sentiment! Festive fabulous, Helen!