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Dear Santa Glass Block by Debbie Cole


Dear Santa Glass Block by Debbie Cole

From Stampendous:
CRS5058 Jumbo Cling Dear Santa Stamp Set
SSH57 Perfectly Clear Acrylic Jumbo Handle

Americana Gloss Enamels® by DecoArt®  (Black, Bright Orange, Dark Chocolate, Hauser Dark Green, Festive Green, Fleshtone, Glorious Gold, Honey Brown, Light Buttermilk, Napa Red, True Red, Saffron Yellow, Slate Grey, White)
Golden Natural Brushes by Silver Brush Ltd® (Square size ½”, Shader size #4 and #6, Round, size #3, Liner, size #00)
Cosmetic Sponge Wedges ( without oils or lotions)
Paper palette
Paper towel
Removable tape
Decorative Rice Lights (optional)


  1. Wash the glass block and wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any oils.
  2. Place Dear Santa stamp onto a Jumbo acrylic handle. Pounce a cosmetic sponge into black paint poured onto palette paper and then on a clean area of the palette. When you look at the bottom of the sponge it should be covered by paint but you should still be able to see the texture of the sponge. Quickly pounce the loaded sponge and apply to the stamp. Stamp onto the middle of the glass block. Allow it to completely dry.
  3. Undercoat all the elements of the designs with White and allow to dry.
  4. Determine basecoating by referring to the photo.
    Red areas with True Red. White areas with 1:1 mix of Slate Grey and White. Green areas with Hauser Dark Green. Flesh areas with 1:1 mix of Fleshtone and Light Buttermilk. Golden areas with Saffron Yellow. Black areas with black. Brown areas with Honey Brown.
  5. Shade the red areas with Napa Red, reinforce with 1:1 mix of True Red and Black. Highlight with Bright Orange. Highlight the green areas with Festive Green. Shade the beard and fur areas with Slate Grey. Pull heavy curved lines with Light Buttermilk, reinforce with White. Shade the golden areas with 1:1 mix of Saffron Yellow and Honey Brown. Highlight with 1:1 mix of Saffron Yellow and Light Buttermilk. The black areas are highlighted with Slate Grey.
  6. Shade the teddy bear with Chocolate Brown. Highlight with texture lines of Honey Brown + Light Buttermilk (1:1).
  7. Heat set following manufacturer’s directions. Allow to cool and add a ribbon of your choice.

Jolly Santa Card by Debi Hammons

Supplies R156_Jolly_Santa_DH_800

From Stampendous:
R156 Jolly Santa Wood Stamp by Stampendous
VersaFine Black ink by Tsukineko

Red and Kraft Card stock
Zip Dry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Colored Pencils by PrismaColor
Gold Cord
2 tiny gold bells
Corner rounder punch


  1. Cut Red card stock 6 1/8” x 4 ¼”
  2. Score at 5 ½” and fold to form card base
  3. Stamp the Jolly Santa Image on 5 3/8” x 4 ¼” kraft card stock with black ink
  4. Color as desired
  5. Glue the kraft panel to the red edge lining up the bottom edges
  6. Round the 2 bottom corners on both layers
  7. Wrap the gold cord twice around the top of the card front and tie in a knot on the right side
  8. Tie a bell to each end and trim off excess cord

Santa Collage by Kristine Reynolds

Santa Collage by Kristine ReynoldsSupplies:

From Stampendous:
R213 Santa Collage
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Copic® Markers (50-E51-E93-E40-E42-R27-R24-R22-R21-G20-G21-G28-YR21-YR23-YR24-YR20-C10-C9-C7-C5-C3-C1-B000-E53-E55-E57)
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Martha Stewart® Border punch
May Arts ribbon
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Punch the side of a black panel and adhere to a red card
  2. Stamp Santa Collage image on a white panel with black ink and color with markers
  3. Adhere image panel to card
  4. Adhere gold zig-zag ribbon to card

Snowman Warm Ears by Jennifer Dove

Snowman Warm Ears by Jennifer DoveSupplies:

From Stampendous:
V301 Snowman Warm Ears
SSC1147 Tis The Season Perfectly Clear Stamps™
Chunky White Embossing Enamel
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Copic Markers
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Emboss blue card stock using Chunky White (heat from underneath)
  2. Layer onto green card stock
  3. add pattern paper to layers
  4. add strip of blue card stock
  5. wrap with dot ribbon
  6. add all layers to red card base
  7. Color image
  8. Pop image up on card
  9. Stamp sentiment
  10. layer sentiment onto red card stock
  11. Pop sentiment up onto card
  12. Add embellishments (buttons)Copics Used: R29R46 R59 YG25 YG17 YG67 B00 BV20 Y17


PenPattern Snowman by Krissy Fossmeyer

PenPattern Snowman by Krissy FossmeyerSupplies:

From Stampendous:
P240 PenPattern Snowman
EJS02 Spoonful of Snow
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Embossed Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Red and White Baker’s Twine
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Adhere embossed cardstock atop red cardstock
  2. Stamp and color PenPattern Snowman
  3. Add Spoonful of Snow. Follow instructions for application with a heat tool, and adhere to a smaller sized red cardstock
  4. Attach Red and White twin around Embossed cardstock then adhere the Penpattern Snowman atop of that