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Dear Santa by Kristine Reynolds


From Stampendous:
CRS5058 Jumbo Cling Dear Santa Stamp Set
FREG03 Aged Scarlet Embossing Enamel
EP200 Stamp N’ Bond Heat-Activated Adhesive Powder
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Perfectly Clear Acrylic Jumbo Handle

Cardstock by Bazill Basics®
White Cardstock by Mohawk
Alcohol Markers by Copic® (G12, G14, G17, R21, R22, R24, E41, E43, C01, C03, Y19, E21, E23, E29)
May Arts Ribbon®
Heat Tool
ZipDry™ Paper Adhesive by Beacon Adhesives®


  1. Stamp words on a white panel with Rhubarb and Ivy ink.
  2. Back panel with a green panel and adhere to a dark red card.
  3. Stamp image on a white panel with black ink and color with copic markers.
  4. Back panel with green cardstock panel.
  5. Adhere panel to card.
  6. Tie ribbon around card.
  7. Sprinkle embossing enamel on card and heat from underneath until melted.
  8. Use stamp n’ Bond to adhere Cotton Ball fun flock to image.

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.

House-Mouse® Santa Mouse by Kristine Reynolds


From Stampendous

HME01 Santa Mouse Stamp
R182 Holiday Giving Stamp
MEM01 Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad by Tsukineko
MGK02 Christmas Micro Glitter Kit

Red, Green and White Cardstock by Core’dinationsRed ink pad
Copic Markers
Spellbinders oval and scalloped oval Nestabilities Dies
Embossing Folder by Darice
Sand It Kit by Core’dinations
Die cutting machine
Glue Pen


  1. Fold a 5-1/2″ X 8-1/2″ panel of red cardstock in half to form card base.
  2. Layer a 5-1/4″ X 4″ panel of green cardstock on card front.
  3. Stamp Holiday giving in red ink on a 5″ X 3-3/4″ panel of white cardstock and adhere to green panel.
  4. Run a 3-3/4″ X 1-1/2″ strip of green cardstock through die cutting machine in embossing folder. Sand to reveal light green core.
  5. Glue embossed panel to card front as shown.
  6. Stamp Santa Mouse in Memento ink on white cardstock and die cut with appropriate oval die.
  7. Color image as desired.
  8. Layer image panel on a die cut green oval and a die cut red scalloped oval.
  9. Adhere to card front as shown.
  10. Use glue pen to add glitter to fur on hat and ground under feet.

Stockings Hung by Tobi Crawford

Tobi Crawford created this darling card for The Twinery Blog. Maxwell Mouse is enjoying the stockings hung for Santa’s visit.

You can find her directions for creating it HEREStockings Hung by Tobi Crawford

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