Handmade Holiday Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp.

To create this card, I started by ink blending the background using Peacock Feathers, Chipped Sapphire, and Villainous Potion Distress Oxide Inks. After it was dry, I added Glitter Glitz gel through the Holiday Boho Circle Stencil. I die-cut the First Night Die multiple times and adhered them together. I added it to the background and die-cut some of the parts with metallic cardstock and inlaid them in place.

I finished off the design by adding a printed sentiment strip. Here’s a closer look…

Also, I applied ink through the same stencil on the front of the envelope. I masked off the center of the design to leave an open area to write the recipient’s address…

There is much more inspiration to see. Click HERE for the next stop on the hop. Click HERE to start at the beginning of the hop.

Here’s the complete Blog Hop list…

Simon Says Stamp Blog

Nina-Marie Trapani

Caly Person

Nichol Spohr

Jennifer McGuire

Cathy Zielske

Lisa Addesa

Amy Rysavy

Sidnie Des Jardins

Heather Ruwe

Suzy Plantamura

Yana Smakula

Heather Hoffman

Lea Lawson

Looking for even more inspiration using THIS release? I shared another project HERE

and HERE

I also have a few sneak peeks of projects I haven’t blogged about yet using this release.

The first card features the Delicate Pine Branches Embossing Folder and the Etched Berry Branch Die…

This one features the Candy Canes Stencils and the Cherry Glitter Glitz Gel…

Simon is so generous and giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop so be sure to leave comments along the way for your chance to win. Simon Says Stamp will announce winners on their blog on Wednesday. Good luck!

Wait, there’s more…

Use the code HDMADE4U to receive a FREE Salvaged Patina Distress Oxide Ink Pad. Valid while supplies last or until 11/14 at 11:59 EST.

Thank you so much for stopping by. I’ve linked to the entire Handmade Holiday Release below as well as products used on today’s cards.

(Affiliate links used at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support.)

(Affiliate links used at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support.)


  1. Kathy
    November 18, 2021

    Gorgeous Heather!!

  2. Maureen Reiss
    November 16, 2021

    Your cards are all soooo Beautiful!!!

  3. Scraporcraft
    November 16, 2021

    Great project design shares. Nice use for the envelope and background on the peace card.

  4. tina Z
    November 16, 2021

    This is such a lovely, elegant holiday card.

  5. Shar Zar
    November 15, 2021

    All of your card designs are so impressive.

  6. Steffi H.
    November 15, 2021

    The holiday grid stencil is my favorite from this release.
    Thanks for bringing it to live.

  7. Tammy Hanson
    November 15, 2021

    Wow. You have been busy. Gorgeous cards. Love the variety.


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