Sunday, November 16, 2014

Non-Christmas Stamps on A Christmas Card

Sometimes it's fun to challenge yourself by using stamps for Christmas Cards that have nothing to do with Christmas.  The banners in the Whimsical Banners Set from Inspired by Stamping offered some inspiration for me.  Using the triangle shaped pennants as Christmas trees and bending the banner hanging line I came up with this card.

Inspired by Stamping, Crafty Colonel, Whimsical Banners, Elegant Christmas Sentiments, Christmas Card

I stamped and embossed (with clear EP) the pennants on shiny silver cardstock and cut them out.  I stamped the sentiment and embossed it with clear embossing powder also. I shaped the banner holder line on my acrylic bloc and stamped it onto the white cardstock.  The ribbon is Inspired by Stamping Christmas Ribbon. 

Do you use non-Christmas stamps on any of your Christmas cards?

Happy Stamping!
Products Used:
Whimsical Banners
Whimsical Banners
Inspired by Stamping Christmas Ribbon Collection
Christmas Ribbon


  1. Love your idea of using banner dies for the trees, it makes them look contemporary and clean. Really great design!

  2. Great use of banner pieces! Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at the Take It, Make It Challenge

  3. Thank you for joining us at craft stamper make it take it blog. What a great use of the pendant as a tree!

  4. Hi Donna
    What a clever idea. Will have to look at my stamps in a different way.
    Fantastic card.
    Have a great week chuck.
    Ang x

  5. This is so cute ..... love how you've used the banners. Thanks for joining in with the TIMI challenge .... good luck! Linda xx

  6. Lovely card and what a great idea to use the pennants as tree.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More @ Allsorts ' Anything goes' challenge and good luck x Susan x

  7. Such an elegant and stylish card Donna.

    Thanks so much for sharing your lovely work with us at Penny Black and More challenge.

    I have some candy here and you are very welcome to enter.

    B x

  8. This really makes you look at your stamps differently, you've interpreted the challenge brilliantly. Great make. Thank you for joining us in the TIMI challenge this month. Nikki K. xx

  9. Love your banner tree's, thanks for joining in the Take It Make It Challenge. Elizabeth x

  10. Beautiful trees, great use of the banner stamps ...Thank you for joining us for the Take it Make it Challenge over at Craft Stamper, good luck. xoxox

  11. You've created a peaceful, beautiful Christmas feeling on your lovely card. I love your design!
    Thanks for playing with us at TIMI challenge!


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