The intricate floral frame from the Merriest Frame dies sets the stage for a beautiful traditional card, complete with poinsettias and sparkle.

  • Stamps: Merriest Moments
  • Color Palette: Basic White, Real Red, Old Olive, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry (inside)
  • Accessories: Big Boss, Merriest Frames dies, Boughs of Holly DSP, Linen Thread, Gold 3/8″ Shimmer Ribbon, Vellum, Stampin’ Dimensionals, retired gold embellishment

I struggled for a bit with the Designer Series paper: it’s pretty bold, and I was trying to use it almost full size on the card front. It was too busy and it overwhelmed the floral frame. But there were some skinny scraps in the chaos that calls itself my craft desk, and they turned out to be just the thing!

More out of the box…I wanted wispy bits of gold ribbon and there was none to be had. However, the end of my gold shimmer ribbon was a little frayed, and as soon as I started pulling on it I realized it was exactly what I needed!! This time I used the warp, not the weft, by cutting a 12 inch piece of ribbon and trimming off one edge. These pieces started unraveling as though they were made for that very purpose!

Craft a little joy this season with the Merriest Moments stamps and Merriest Frames dies and embossing folder!

If elegance and romance are your style, you’ll love the Fitting Florets Collection, available now as a sneak peek to the new mini catalog coming in January 2023. The Framed Florets and coordinating dies will be available in January, but the Framed and Festive Stamps, Designer Series Paper, and Gold Swirls are available only while supplies last. Get them HERE!

Be sure to subscribe by December 10th for your Craft Escape in a box! The December kit has everything you need for adorable gift card holders. This is an all seasons kit, so make it now or make it later!

Paper Pumpkin subscriptions deliver ready-to-go projects to your doorstep every month, but you have ultimate control to skip or cancel 😱 if you decide it’s not for you. Don’t miss this kit!

Our Mini Catalog is packed with new designs and products to inspire and delight. There’s something for everyone, and one of my favorite Do-Not-Miss-This products is our Embossing Additions Tool Kit with all the tools you’ll need for perfect results.

The 2023 DIY Template is now available! It’s just $5 and you may use it to make as many calendars as you like. It includes a page of covers, 12 monthly calendar blocks (4 to a page), and a set of cutting instructions. The blocks are designed to be cut to 3 1/2″ square.

Maui Stamper 2023 DIY Easel Calendar template $5

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