traditions for Paper Wings Productions November Blog Hop

Hi everyone! Happy Friday and WELCOME to the Paper Wings Productions Design Team Blog Hop & Giveaway! If you’ve arrived here from the Paper Wings Productions blog, then you’re in the right place. If you’re just stopping by for a visit, please click HERE to start from the beginning.

Now that Halloween is over, we start thinking about the holidays. What holidays do you and your family celebrate? One way to make the holidays special is to create your own decorations and greetings. Our design team has come up with projects with the theme “home for the holidays”. We hope you will hop through the projects and find inspiration for your own holiday projects. If you complete the hop, you will be eligible to win an awesome prize!


The prize is a $25.00 gift certificate to the Paper Wings Productions online store!

For a chance to win all you need to do is:
—be a follower of the Paper Wings Productions blog
—visit each of the participating designer’s blogs and leave a comment
—come back and leave us a comment on the Paper Wings Productions blog telling us you’ve completed the hop

To increase your chances of winning, “Like” our Facebook page and/or invite your friends to the hop. Be sure to leave a separate comment for each of your additional entries. We will announce the winner on the Paper Wings Productions blog on Tuesday, November 7th!


Okay, let me side-track you for a minute or three to showcase my projects! I’m still adding to my pile of Christmas cards – my plan is to have them all finished and ready to mail by December 1st and that’s only a month away! I created a pair of  ‘traditions’ Christmas cards using almost all of the sentiments in the Say It- Winter Greetings Clear Stamp Set  and a few sentiments from the Mix It Up Clear Stamp Set which just happens to be on sale right now!


These were fun and really easy. I arranged all the sentiments in a collage fashion on my Tim Holtz Stamp Platform and stamped them on a quarter-sheet of cardstock. I duplicated a few of the sentiments to fill in ‘holes’ and then trimmed the edges and cut the piece in two.


I layered the stamped collage pieces on red glitter paper and then two layers of torn vellum, and adhered them to the front of the card bases along with the holly sprays.


I embellished the holly with red Crystal Drops.


The inside is the same on both cards, which I kept very simple with just a stamped sentiment using stamps from the Mix It Up Clear Stamp Set. I’m tickled with how these turned out!


Thanks for allowing me to share my project! Now be sure to head on over to Veronica’s blog next!

Here is the complete line up just in case you get lost along the way:
Paper Wings Productions
Leslie (you’re here!)
Paper Wings Productions

Let Your Creativity Take Flight!


I’d love to enter this set of cards into the following challenges:
Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog: #283 – Sparkle

Paper Wings Productions products used:
Say It- Winter Greetings Clear Stamp Set
Mix It Up Clear Stamp Set

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper:  Stampin’ Up Thick and regular Whisper White cardstock, Stampin’ Up Garden Green cardstock, Stampin’ Up Red Glimmer Paper, Vellum
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: Creative Expressions Holly Sprays dies
Accessories: Tim Holtz Stamp Platform, Nuvo Autumn Red Crystal Drops

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun stamps and other goodies at Paper Wings Productions! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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