This gnome is so kind and gentle that I thought he would make a perfect companion for December. In a month when it’s easy to get lost in Things To Do and Places To Go, holding out a light to help someone find their way seems like a perfect message for this month.

  • Stamps: Peaceful Deer, Kindest Gnomes, Friends are Like Seashells (stars)
  • Color Palette: Basic White, Mossy Meadow, Crumb Cake, Real Red, Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Smokey Slate, Basic Gray
  • Accessories: Big Boss, Gnome dies, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Dimensionals

It was a happy accident when I realized the images from Peaceful Deer were in perfect scale to use with Kindest Gnomes. The result is a Winter Wonderland feeling, and though it doesn’t really represent living on an island in the middle of the Pacific, it does represent my desire to slow down when things get overwhelming.

I colored the gnome’s beard and used the Color Lifter to create a softer (dare I say gentler?) beard. The light in his lantern is layered so it seems to glow. And when I colored the bunny I left a white patch on the chest and of course the cottontail!

(HINT: The Gnomes BUNDLE is retiring, but the dies will carry over into the spring. That means the Gnome stamps are retiring but there just might be a new coordinating set of stamps in January. Get the bundle and save. IYKYK.)

Crystal and Cheryl are my crafting buddies, and I hope you’ll spend a few minutes seeing what they’ve done for December. I invite you to share this post with your friends/crafting buddies and imagine how you can shine your lights together. If you need crafting supplies, I hope you’ll consider shopping HERE with me. Thanks!

Maui Stamper Clearance Rack December 2022

The CLEARANCE RACK has new goodies! Get them while they’re HOT!! Shop HERE. Looking for LAST CHANCE products from the July-December mini catalog? You can find those HERE and the savings are just a great.

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

Contact me to make your payment – I use Square to invoice, and you don’t need an account to use it.

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 we’re closing in on the last few weeks of availability. Remember that supplies are limited, so if you love something, don’t wait!

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