This month, the theme is Home for the Holidays, so the design team created a project for the holiday of their choice. We really hope that you will be inspired by all the amazing creations the Pals are sharing with you! As you hop from blog to blog, we would love for you to leave a comment. You will find the lineup at the end of my post to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal..

The theme, Home for the Holidays, says Christmas to me.  My card showcases the beautiful Lights Aglow DSP and Peaceful Deer stamp set.


Stampin' Up!, Lights Aglow, Peaceful Deer, Stylish Shapes Dies, Festive Pearls, Rose & Gold Specialty paper, Jackie Beers


These two pieces of the Lights Aglow Designer Series Paper just seemed perfect for an old-fashioned Christmas theme.  Red and Green are the traditional colors and these are that with a touch of bling!  And when I added the Gold from the Gold & Rose Gold Specialty Paper, the texture in it really helps the papers pop!  For a little different look, I added the card base in Soft Succulent.  It is not in the DSP but was what I had chosen for some of the tree colors.

For the focal layer I wanted something more than plain white.  So I die cut the piece with the largest square in the Stylish Shapes Dies.  The stitching around the edges, plus the gold background paper, seemed to be just right.  And the little banner was the finishing touch.  I love that sentiment and by flagging the ends it helps it to stand out a bit from the focal layer.


The sweet sentiment, and the other stamps used, are all from the Peaceful Deer stamp set.  These trees are all included in the stamp set as well.  By placing the largest one center stage, and in Soft Succulent Ink, it seems to pop.  The other trees are stamped with Evening Evergreen and appear to be in the distance.

Here is a view of the open card.


A second sentiment from the set was used on the inside panel, as well as the smaller of the trees.

More inspiration awaits, so use the lineup below to visit the rest of the Design Team. The Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Then, please mark your calendars for our next blog hop on December 14th. Our theme will be Last Minute Gift/Card Ideas.


Stampin’ Pretty Pals Blog Hop

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  3. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  4. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  5. Jill Loveland at Simple Stamping
  6. Windy Ellard at Windy’s Wonderful Creations
  7. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  8. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  9. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  10. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  11. Lori Webb at Clever Copies
  12. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  13. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  14. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  15. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs




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Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you enjoyed today’s project and will come back.  I do read and reply to all of the comments individually.  They mean a lot to me.  Please reach out if you have a question.

Smile and Keep On Stamping,