Holiday Card Series 2013 – Comfort & Joy


Day 9

The card I made for today was created using a masking and sponging technique and features the Let It Snow and the Mini Holiday Messages stamp sets…


I started with a white base card with the fold to the left. I created a “mask” with printer paper, just cut it to the same size as my card front, cut a square out of the center with my Spellbinders Square die set and used washi tape to tape it down over the card front. I then took a sponge and dabbed Winter Sky ink all over the inside of the square to get that blue, splotchy background. I then took a snowflake image out of the Let it Snow stamp set and stamped it in Eucalyptus ink all over the sponged area (keeping the mask in place). I then took the smaller snowflake image from the On Dasher stamp set and filled in some of the spaces.


I then carefully removed the masking piece from the front and I was left with the blue square of snowflakes. I stamped that little “comfort & joy” sentiment in the bottom right corner in cherry ink and then wrapped a bit of cherry & white baker’s twine around that front panel of the card to tie in a bit more red. The finishing touch was to add a few “twinkle” stickers in the center of some of the larger snowflakes. Very sweet and simple and again, easy to mass produce!  This would also be really cute as a 4.25 x 4.25″ card.

All stamp sets and card-making supplies used to make this card can be purchased through my secure web store at your convenience, and orders ship directly to your door anywhere in the U.S.




  1. Just when you think they couldn’t get any cuter……love it!!